The remote event took place in lieu of the traditional Roots Picnic, which was canceled due to coronavirus concerns. There were appearances from a handful of celebrities, including Janelle Monáe, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Michelle Obama, who shared an important message about voting. The musical lineup was also impressive, featuring artists such as The Roots (of course), Snoh Aalegra, and EarthGang. Above, watch H.E.R.'s compelling performance of "I Can't Breathe" at the 19:53 mark!