Danny Brown

Goldie Glo

Moosh of OCD: Moosh & Twist

Posdnuos of De La Soul

Mr. MFN eXquire

DJ Sylo


Twist of OCD: Moosh & Twist

Lip Locked

Mos Def (aka Yasiin Bey)

Dave of De La Soul

Posdnuos of De La Soul

Maseo (De La Soul) on the wheels of steel

Black Thought

Tuba Gooding


Black Thought of The Roots

Twist going wild...

...Maybe A Little Too Wild

Pour Me A Cold One

Saturday, June 2, 2012 marked the start of the two day Roots Picnic, now in its fifth year. Held at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia, PA, the event featured performances from The Roots, De La Soul, Wale, OCD: Moosh & Twist, Danny Brown, Mr. MFN eXquire and many more. Click through this slideshow to see exclusive photos from the event. All photos by Lucas Alvarado / Far Fetched Future.