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“We Got You: Philly by Tarik” Video Series

Join Tarik “Black Thought” Trotter of The Roots on a tour of Philly arts and culture, food, history, shopping and green spaces.

“We Got You: Philly by Tarik” Video Series

Join Tarik “Black Thought” Trotter of The Roots on a tour of Philly arts and culture, food, history, shopping and green spaces.

Tarik “Black Thought” Trotter of GRAMMY-winning hip-hop band The Roots hosts “We Got You: Philly by Tarik,” our new travel series. Watch Tarik and his friends — Luvvie Ajayi, Tai Beauchamp, Dustin Ross, Vanessa Simmons and Cory Townes — explore Philly’s arts scene, foodie spots, live music venues, historic sites and more. Want to check out Philly's best? We got you.

Dope Art & Live Music? We Got You.

Tarik takes style influencer Tai Beauchamp to an outdoor mosaic museum. Later, he meets up with New York Times best-selling author Luvvie Ajayi for southern-inspired bites and live music.
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Cheesesteaks & Global Eats? We Got You.

Tarik and Dustin Ross, co-host of weekly podcast “The Friend Zone,” meet up at a famous cheesesteak shop in North Philadelphia. Later, Luvvie Ajayi and Rakia Reynolds, founder and CEO of Skai Blue Media, strike up a conversation over Moroccan food and belly dancing.
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Black History in Philly? We Got You.

Tarik and lifestyle editor Cory Townes check out the iconic Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church in Philadelphia’s Historic District and visit a stop on the Underground Railroad in Germantown.
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Fresh Kicks & Vintage Finds? We Got You.

Tarik takes Dustin Ross, co-host of weekly podcast “The Friend Zone,” to a sneaker boutique in Washington Square. Later, Tarik and style influencer Tai Beauchamp visit a cool vintage and consignment shop in Northern Liberties.
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'Gram-Worthy Parks? We Got You.

Tarik and TV star and entrepreneur Vanessa Simmons visit an outdoor oasis behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The duo heads to the city’s only urban beach, where Vanessa gets a surprise visit from her uncle, Danny Simmons, an abstract artist and philanthropist who lives in Philly.
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