BATTLE CREEK, Mich., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning group, The Roots, did a surprise performance of the Kellogg's "Cereal and Milk" song at the Kellogg's Recharge Bar yesterday in New York City. The group celebrated breakfast by performing with milk and cereal inspired instruments, including bowls, spoons and milk jugs and were joined by eight young musicians from their high school, the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts.
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About The Roots
Formed in 1987, in Philadelphia, PA, the legendary Roots Crew, consists of Black Thought (MC), Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson (drums), Kamal Gray (electronic keyboards), F. Knuckles (percussion), Captain Kirk Douglas (electronic guitar), Damon Bryson (sousaphone) and James Poyser (electronic keyboard). Having previously released twelve projects, The Roots have become one of the best known and most respected hip-hop acts in the business, winning four Grammys, including "Best R&B Album" for Wake Up!, "Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance" for "Hang in There" (with John Legend) and "Best Group or Duo R&B Vocal Performance" for "Shine." The ensemble was most recently nominated for "Best Rap Album" for the 2011 release of undun. This brings the band's GRAMMY nomination count to twelve. Additionally, The Roots have also become the faces of Philly's "Fourth of July Jam," an annual concert held during the Fourth of July with the biggest names in music, and "The Roots Picnic," a yearly star-studded mix of musicians, that has become a celebrated institution during awards season. Recently The Roots were named one of the greatest live bands around by Rolling Stone and became the official house band on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallonwhere they currently perform every Monday- Friday.
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