The 9th Annual Roots Picnic in Philly Lineup Revealed, Includes Future, Usher and More Angela Wilson February 2, 2016 feature, Hip Hop Community News, Hip Hop Culture | Hip Hop Arts and Lifestyle, Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories The groundhog didn’t see his shadow today, which means Spring is set for an early arrival. Preparing for a lit summer festival season, The Roots announced the star-filled lineup for the 9th Annual Roots Picnic, hosted in Philadelphia. Usher, Future, Kehlani, Willow Smith, Migos, DMX and others are part of the 23 artist bill in the hype summer picnic. Watch Broad City’s Abbi and Ilana deliver a video announcement of the lineup: Penn’s Landing’s Festival Pier will host the event on Saturday, June 4. Tickets go on sale on Friday, February 5 on Ticketmaster. Just last week, Philly councilman Mark Squilla introduced a bill to screen all musical acts for approval before performing in the city. Wonder how that’ll affect the festivities.