The Roots

The Roots

The Roots are a brilliant and iconic hip hop group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The group is composed of Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, and several other talented musicians. The Roots have been creating musically complex, socially conscious rap music since 1993 and have made a significant contribution to the hip hop genre. The Roots music combines elements of R&B, original beat-making, jazz, blues, soul and even classical sounds for an innovative and unique sound that stands alone in the hip hop scene. Their incredible talent has created hundreds of standout The Roots songs over their long career including “The Seed (2.0),” “You Got Me,” and “How I Got Over.” The Roots continue to innovate hip hop culture with their inspiring collaborations, amazing live performances and thought-provoking lyrics.

If you are looking for live entertainment that is sure to turn your event into an unforgettable experience, book The Roots! Famed for their expansive range of styles and genre, from hip-hop and soul to reggae influences and jazz rhythms, this band will make any venue or gathering come alive. From corporate functions to private parties, The Roots are sure to provide the perfect atmosphere for your guests. Reliability and professionalism come as standard when booking The Roots – making sure that your event runs smoothly and successfully in every way possible. Get ready for an incredible atmosphere filled with music, dance and good times – book The Roots today!

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How to book The Roots?

Email, call or fill out our contact form below. We will get in touch with you to go over some preliminary questions about your event. Following our initial consult we will reach out to The Roots’s agent for availability and an accurate quote. To book we will send you an offer authorization form for the artist to accept. Once accepted we’ll get the final contract and deposit together to confirm your show!

How much does The Roots cost?

The Roots’s pricing varies greatly depending on a variety of factors including: date, type of event, distance from previous/next event (routing), length of performance and more! Any website that lists an artist’s fees and price can be off by tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars. While we are happy to give ballpark guidance, all quotes we send you are the true numbers established by The Roots’s agent.

What happens after I book with you?

Following your confirmed booking we will schedule planning meetings for all of the details and logistics. Our parent company, Contemporary Productions, can handle everything from the artist’s sound, lights and instrument rental to managing your entire event. We can also staff your event with a Contemporary Booking coordinator to ensure all parties are happy and that the show goes off without a hitch!

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