Black Thought and ?uestlove of The Roots will unveil the design of “The Roots Mural Project” this weekend in their hometown of Philadelphia. The two founders of The Legendary Roots Crew will be joined by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Ernel Martinez, lead artist of The Roots Mural Project and Jane Golden, Director, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and others.
The Roots Mural Project chronicles the history of the band, in a paneled style painting honoring the group’s amazing legacy. The Roots’ mural is part of The Mural Arts Program, which was launched in 1984 and is the nation’s largest mural program. The Roots will unveil their new mural on Saturday, October 27 from 1-3 pm at World Communications Charter School.