BET NETWORKS and AEG announced a star studded lineup for the highly anticipated Sprite® Celebrity Basketball Game and BETX Stage appearances at the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola®. Fan Fest is free for attendees and has fun activations and engaging activities for all ages at the Los Angeles Convention Center Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. PST.
Participants in Saturday’s hot ticket Sprite® celebrity basketball game include Snoop Dogg, Nick Cannon, French Montana, Terrell Owens, Omarion, Keri Hilson, Wale, and Soulja Boy alongside guest announcers, former NBA All Star Baron Davis and ESPN’s Jemele Hill.
Additionally, retired NBA player and current NBA analyst, Kenny “The Jet” Smith, will guest judge the annual celebrity Slam Dunk Contest along with Washington Wizards’ John Wall, who will also coach the game along with Tyrese, recently named the first-ever “Mayor” of BET Experience. Tip off for the Sprite® celebrity basketball game is at 1:00 p.m. PST and will be streamed LIVE to fans at home on www.bet.com.
On Saturday, June 27, fans will also be able to attend free concerts all afternoon, including an “LA to the BAY” set with performances by Too Short, Cypress Hill and Vince Staples; and an electrifying performance by Wondaland presented by Janelle Monae in honor of her joint venture with Epic Records. The free concerts continue Sunday with “Inspiration Nation” featuring spiritual artists Lecrae and Dee-1; Latin Stage with Los Rakas; and Carnival with Machel Montano and more!
As previously announced, BET Networks will make its return to Los Angeles for the weekend long music festival, the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola®, June 25 – 28, 2015. Teaming up with AEG, one of the leading entertainment companies in the world and developer/operator of L.A. LIVE and STAPLES Center, the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola® will feature some of today’s hottest artists including Kevin Hart, Nicki Minaj, Ice Cube, snoop dogg and Kendrick Lamar. The four day event will showcase the best in music, comedy concerts, entertaining and interactive activations at the free fan festival, “106 & PARK” tapings, seminars and celebrity appearances.