Diddy Hosts Vibe MusicFest

Sean “P. Diddy”

Combs will host the opening event of the first Vibe MusicFest, one of the summer’s

most highly publicized music events taking place June 10-12.

Combs will grace the stage at the Georgia Dome, Friday June

10 during the festival’s opener, and will participate throughout the night’s

performances.

Free, co-host of BET’s “106 & Park” and

DJ Drama, will round out hosting duties for the festival.

Headliners include hip-hop and R&B acts Kanye West, John

Legend, Lauryn Hill, Big Boi, Faith Evans, Ludacris, Amerie and others.

Siblings Damien “Jr. Gong” and Stephen Marley will

perform a special musical tribute commemorating what would have been the 60th

birthday of their father, reggae legend Bob Marley.

With concerts scheduled throughout the evenings, MusicFest goers

can participate in seminars, and artist showcases during the day on Saturday

June 11, led by celebrities and national figures such as Chuck D., Reverend

Al Sharpton, T-Boz, Michael Eric Dyson and Bishop Eddie Long.

Closing out the weekend is a Gospel Review, with performances

by Fred Hammond and Yolanda Adams on Sunday June 12.

Seminars and expos

will take place at the Georgia World Conference Center. Tickets for the nightly

concerts can be purchased at the Georgia Dome Box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com,

and via phone at Ticketmaster 1.800.326.4000.

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