Black News: The Roots Move to Atlantic City

The Roots

Philly-bred hip-hop collective The Roots have taken up temporary residency in Atlantic City.

The Grammy-winning group, who serves as the house band on NBC’s ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,’ kicked off a series of monthly concert shows at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa’s intimate Music Box Theater on Friday, July 24.

"As Philly natives, we have been to Borgata before and know it’s the leader in the Atlantic City nightlife scene," said group member Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson. "We couldn’t be more excited to make Borgata our new home."

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