The Roots to per­form orig­i­nal NBA themed mu­si­cal at All-Star Game

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NEW YORK The Roots will per­form an orig­i­nal NBA-themed mu­si­cal fea­tur­ing for­mer “Hamil­ton” ac­tor Daveed Diggs, DJ Jazzy Jeff, ac­tor Michael B. Jor­dan, mu­si­cian Ji­denna and rap­per Dar­ryl “DMC” McDaniels at the NBA All-Star Game on Sun­day.

The NBA an­nounced on Thurs­day that the mu­si­cal ti­tled “The Evo­lu­tion of Great­ness” is a “his­tor­i­cal, mu­si­cal and vis­ual jour­ney from the 1950s to the present.” The per­for­mance will be held prior to the in­tro­duc­tion of the East and West teams in New Or­leans.

DNCE and DJ Khaled will per­form at events the night be­fore the game, and Grammy-win­ning artist John Leg­end has pre­vi­ously been an­nounced as the half-time en­ter­tainer.

The NBA All-Star Game will air at 8 p.m. EST on TNT.

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