THE ROOTS: Tomorrow


New track featuring R&B singer Raheem DeVaughn, from their forthcoming album …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin [pictured, above]. Due May 13th on Def Jam.

ROLLING STONE: …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin will be the Roots’ 11th studio album (aside from collaborative projects) and their first since 2011’s Undun. The record is due for release on May 13th through Def Jam. Shortly after the new album comes out, the Tonight Show house band is hosting their annual Roots Picnic at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia on May 31st. The group will be playing a set on their own as well as one backing Snoop Dogg, and the festival lineup also features performances by Janelle Monáe, Action Bronson, A$AP Ferg and Biz Markie, among others. MORE