March 21, 2012 - Kid Cudi and hip-hop icons De La Soul are among the high-profile music acts set to play at the 5th annual Roots Picnic, which is hosted each year by Grammy-winning artists The Roots in their hometown of Philadelphia.
November 20, 2008 - A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul and The Pharcyde are among the artists donating memorabilia to the first Rock the Bells online charity auction, scheduled for Dec. 1-15. Proceeds from the auction, which will feature items from the artists who participated in the 2008 RTB International Festival Series tour, will be donated to the American Diabetes Association, according to a press release.
July 16, 2007 - Thousands of indie rock fanatics--a good mix of fresh, young folks and music-loving grown-ups--visit the Pitchfork website for news and reviews, and at least 17,000 of them are now turning up every year to see the bands they've been reading about online.
April 24, 2006 - The Flaming Lips have mapped out a summer full of festival appearances and headlining gigs supported by a few big names as the band continues to support its recently released "At War With the Mystics."
March 21, 2003 - San Francisco's Golden Gate Park will host the We the Planet Activism and Music Festival on April 20, an event that will feature Alanis Morissette, Cake and an acoustic set from Bonnie Raitt.
October 11, 2001 - Dates have begun to emerge for De La Soul's Spitkicker tour, which will feature Biz Markie. The jaunt kicks off on Oct. 19 at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass., and will visit more than 20 cities.