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N.E.R.D. Will Headline The NBA All-Star Halftime Show

N.E.R.D. released one of the hottest albums at the tail end of 2017 and now they are getting ready to headline the NBA All-Star game halftime show. They will perform a medley of their hits as well as music from their new album No One Ever Really Dies.

The All-Star Weekend takes place next month in Los Angeles and the game will happen at the Staples Center.

Fergie will perform the national anthem and Kevin Hart will open before the actual game.

 

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Kendrick Lamar Will Perform At The 2018 Grammys

Kendrick Lamar has been added to the list of performers at the 2018 Grammys. The show will also have performances from Childish Gambino, Sza, Bruno Mars, Khalid and Cardi B.

Lamar has seven nominations including Album Of The Year. He is scheduled to open the show that will take place January 28th at Madison Square Garden in New York. It will air live on CBS at 7:30 p.m. ET.

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Trumpet Awards Announces Performers And Honorees

 

The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, the annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions, will air exclusively on Bounce on Sunday, February 11th at 9:00 PM ET.

Larenz Tate and Power series star and Erica Ashwho appears on Survivor’s Remorse and stars in the upcoming BET legal drama series In Contempt, will serve as this year’s hosts. The gala black-tie ceremony will be held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia on Sat. Jan. 20, 2018.

The 2018 honorees were announced today: Jermaine Dupri, Cameo, Richelieu Dennis, Tamika Mallory, Marley Dias, Dr. Lonnie Johnson and Rhyon Brown.

Doug E. Fresh, Keke Wyatt, Anthony Hamilton, Bow Wow, Sir the Baptist, Arrested Development, Estelle, Bilal, Big Daddy Kane,V. Bozeman, Donald Lawrence, Major, We’ McDonald, Mr. TalkBox, Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling, Rhyon Brown, Michel’le, Stokley Williams and Carl Thomas will perform at the event.

Cee-Lo Green, Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell will be among the presenters.
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Prince: Live On The Big Screen

The Prince estate has announced a concert event of the late musician onscreen with a super-band of his lifelong collaborators. PRINCE: Live On The Big Screen will feature never-seen audio and video of Prince. It will take place on April 21st which will be the second anniversary of his passing. The show is part of Celebration 2018, a series of events meant to honor Prince all year long. Tickets go on sale January 20th. So far there is no word on the event being available to fans not able to attend via streaming or a video release of the concert at a later date.

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Black Milk Releasing New Album Fever

Black Milk is releasing Fever, the follow-up to 2014’s If There’s A Hell Below. He posted this video of him and his band working in the studio and the album is finished. There is no specific date for the release but it will be sometime in 2018.

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