The Roots at Fox Theater
THE ROOTS will perform at the Fox Theater in Oakland on Friday, July 14th! W. Kamau Bell will open the show. Presale begins Thursday, May 18th at 10am! (password = drip) The general on sale begins Friday, May 19th at noon via the Fox Theater's official website TheFoxOakland.com. Listen to THE ROOTS: https://soundcloud.com/the_roots Watch THE ROOTS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbZwpdul2Oa5Fl6hxllcSzA About THE ROOTS: Formed in 1987, in Philadelphia, PA, the legendary Roots Crew, consists of Black Thought (MC), Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson (drums), Kamal Gray (electronic keyboards), F. Knuckles (percussion), Captain Kirk Douglas (electronic guitar), Damon Bryson (sousaphone) and James Poyser (electronic keyboard). Having previously released twelve projects, The Roots have become one of the best known and most respected hip-hop acts in the business, winning four Grammys, including "Best R&B Album" for Wake Up!, "Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance" for "Hang in There" (with John Legend) and "Best Group or Duo R&B Vocal Performance" for "Shine." The ensemble was most recently nominated for "Best Rap Album" for the 2011 release of undun. This brings the band's GRAMMY nomination count to twelve. Recently The Roots were named one of the greatest live bands around by Rolling Stone, became the official house band on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where they currently perform every Monday- Friday. The Roots celebrated the release of their 11th studio album ...and then you shoot your cousin in May 2014.