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February 18, 2019

Celebrate 20th anniversary of The Roots' 'Things Fall Apart' at World Cafe Live

Local artists to perform the iconic hip-hop album

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The Roots at BET Awards Sthanlee B. Mirador/Sipa USA

The Roots arrives at the 2016 BET Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, June 26, 2016.

Saturday, local Philly artists will perform The Roots' fourth studio album "Things Fall Apart" at World Cafe Live.

The concert will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the iconic, Grammy-nominated hip-hop album. It was released Feb. 23, 1999.


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"Things Fall Apart" was a commercial success and a breakthrough for the Philadelphia hip-hop band, capturing their explosive live sound and pushing it mainstream. "You Got Me" and "The Next Movement" are a few of the album's standout hits.

Ill Doots will perform "Things Fall Apart" in its entirety with a lineup of special guests, including Chill Moody and Hardwork Movement.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the venue. Doors open at 9 p.m. for the 9:30 p.m. show.


"Things Fall Apart" – 20 Year Celebration

Saturday, Feb. 23
9:30 p.m. | $15-$20 per person
World Cafe Live
3025 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104


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