Grammy nominated artist J.Cole, the first hip-hop artist signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label, announced today on BET’s “106 & PARK” that he will be joining an all-star lineup to perform at the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE on Saturday, June 29, 2013. Cole, a producer and songwriter, will take the stage alongside the likes of Miguel, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q and hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg at STAPLES Center for the biggest music concert of the night. Each artist will perform full sets. Also, Cedric the Entertainer, one of the reigning Kings of Comedy, will host a comedy show “Cedric the Entertainer & Friends” featuring some of today’s hottest comedians that same evening at Club Nokia.
Cole has enjoyed a string of hits from his underground mixtapes and collaborations with recording industry giants Jay-Z, Rihanna, Miguel and Trey Songz to his much anticipated debut album Cole World: The Sideline Story for which he was nominated in the Best New Artist/Best Rap Hip Hop Album categories by both the Grammys ® and BET Awards. Cole will also perform songs from his new albumBorn Sinner, available on June 25th on Roc Nation/Columbia Records.
Acclaimed actor, comedian, and new director, Cedric “The Entertainer”, has thrilled audiences the world over with his hilarious movie roles, TV shows, and live stand up performances. He is best known as being one of the four iconic comedians who were the stars of Spike Lee’s, “The Original Kings of Comedy”, an MTV docu-film based on their phenomenally successful Kings of Comedy Tour which broke arena and stadium records across the country during its unprecedented three year run.
Tickets for the Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, J.Cole, Miguel and ScHoolboy Q show are on sale now atwww.betexperience.com and www.axs.com/betexperience. Showtime is 7:00pm. Tickets for the Cedric the Entertainer & Friends show go on sale Friday, April 12th at 10am. For more information and a list of other activities and performances during the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE visitwww.betexperience.com.