(AllHipHop News) In the immortal words of Jay Z: “when it’s hot, it’s hot.” Today (February 6th) the NBA announced that two of the hottest Hip Hop artist will be performing at this year’s All Star Game as Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell have been tapped for performances.
Pharrell will perform before the game during the player introductions and promises “surprise guests”. This news comes days after Pharrell was announced as a performer for this year’s Academy Awards show on March 2nd, two weeks after the NBA All Star Game. Kendrick Lamar will perform before the NBA Slam Dunk Contest the day before the big game.
The NBA All Star Game will air on TNT on February 16th and will be held at the New Orleans’ Pelicans newly named arena, Smoothie King Center. The Slam Dunk Contest will occur on the preceding day.
Check out Pharrell and Kendrick Lamar’s only collaboration to date, the good kid, mAAd city song, “good kid” below: