Previous first woman Michelle Obama has joined forces with the hip hop band for their annual get down, which will also serve as a voter registration push this year.
Obama tweeted Tuesday about her nonpartisan firm, When We All Vote, partnering with The Roots for the occasion.
“Couldn’t be more excited that @whenweallvote is teaming up to co-host @TheRoots Picnic on June 27!,” she tweeted. “Be part of us and get registered to vote: http://weall.vote/rootspicnic.”
Obama will co-host the 13th yearly party, which will be held nearly this yr due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with Quest Adore and Black Assumed.
H.E.R., Lil Little one, SZA, Roddy Ricch, Snoh Aalegra, D-Nic and Kirk Franklin are between the artists slated to execute. Kerry Washington, Tom Hanks, Janelle Monáe, Chris Paul and Lin-Manuel Miranda will make appearances, in accordance to organizers.
The picnic will stream on YouTube Saturday, June 27, commencing at 8 p.m. EST.