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Video: The Roots – Rising Up Feat Chrisette Michelle and Wale, Tour Dates

by Winston "Stone" Ford

After the abbhoration that was Birthday Girl, we get yet another video from the Roots’ forthcoming album Rising Down. Neither video measures up to the one for 75 Bars though.

Rising Down drops next week. Also, the Roots have teamed up with Erykah Badu and added more tour dates for you pleasure, including a two night stint in DC at DAR Constitution Hall.

The Roots Tour Dates

May 3 – Jazz & Heritage Festival, New Orleans, LA
May 4 – House of Blues New Orleans, LA
May 4 – Fox Theater w/ Erykah Badu, Detroit, Michigan
May 6 – Sepsum at U of Montreal w/ Erykah Badu, Montreal, Quebec
May 8 – Orpheum w/ Erykah Badu, Boston, Massachusetts
May 9 – Radio City w/ Erykah Badu, New York, New York
May 10 – The Pier w/ Erykah Badu, Baltimore, Maryland
May 11 – Crocodile Rock (Roots Only), Allentown, Pennsylvania
May 14 – Constitution Hall w/ Erykah Badu, Washington. DC
May 15 – Constitution Hall w/ Erykah Badu , Washington. DC

May 16 – Chrysler Hall w/ Erykah Badu, Norfolk, Virginia
May 17 – Special Events Center w/ Erykah Badu, Greensboro, North Carolina
May 18- Landmark Theater w/ Erykah Badu, Richmond, Virginia
May 20 – Misner Park w Erykah Badu, Boca Raton, Florida
May 23 – Fox Theater w/ Erykah Badu, Atlanta, Georgia
May 24 – Summer Camp Festival (Roots Only), Chillicothe, Illinois
May 25 – UCLA Jazz & Reggae Festival (Roots Only), Los Angeles, California
May 27 – Andrew Jackson Hall w/ Erykah Badu, Nashville, Tennessee
May 29 – Fox Theater w/ Erykah Badu, St. Louis, Missouri
May 30 – Chicago Theater w/ Erykah Badu, Chicago, Illinois
May 31 – Chicago Theater w/ Erykah Badu, Chicago, Illinois
Jun 1 – Harrah’s Concil Bluff (Roots Only), Council Bluff, Iowa
Jun 2 – Fillmore Theater w/ Erykah Badu, Denver
Jun 4 – Cuthbert Amphitheater (Roots Only), Eugene, Oregon
Jun 5 – Marymoor Park w/ Erykah Badu, Seattle, Washington
Jun 7 – Festival Pier ROOTS PICNIC w/ Gnarls Barkley,Dap Kings,Santogold,The Cool Kids,Deerhoof,Diplo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jun 8 – Paramount Theater w/ Erykah Badu, Oakland, California
Jun 10 – Humphrey’s Theater w/ Erykah Badu, San Diego, California
Jun 12 – Greek Theater w/ Erykah Badu, Los Angeles, California
Jun 13 – City Stages Festival (Roots Only), Birmingham, Alabama
Jun 14 – Mesa Ampitheater w/ Erykah Badu, Phoenix, Arizona
Jun 17 – Warehouse Live (Roots Only), Houston, Texas
Jun 18 – House of Blues (Roots Only), Dallas, Texas
Jun 19 – House of Blues (Roots Only), New Orleans, Louisiana
Jun 22 – Rochester Music Fest, Rochester, New York
Jul 4 -Summerfest 2008 (Roots Only), Milwaukee, Wisconsin