It’s Lit: The Roots Set To Kick Off NBA All-Star Game 2017


The Roots are set to bring the hip-hop and live sounds to the 2017 National Basketball Association All-Star Game, set to go down in New Orleans, Lousiana.

The Grammy Award-winning group, hard at work on their 17th studio album End Game, will open up the 66th edition during the “Entertainment Series presented by JBL,” before the East and West All-Star teams duke it out on the court.

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Ahead of John Legend’s headline halftime performance, “The Legendary Roots Crew” will warm fans up with a musical nod to the history and evolution of the game of basketball.

Watch the vibes unfold on TNT at 8 p.m. (EST) on Sunday, Feb. 19.

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