(AllHipHop News) Kendrick Lamar and Janell Monae will be performing at the White House for a special event this 4th of July.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will be hosting military veterans and their families for fireworks, barbecue, and a concert for which Kendrick and Janell will be performing.
According to White House press secretary Josh Earnest, White House staff along with their families from the administration will also be attending the July 4th event.
“On Monday, the President and the First Lady will celebrate the Fourth of July, as they always, do by hosting military heroes and their families for an Independence Day celebration, with a barbecue, a concert, and a view of the fireworks on the South Lawn of the White House,” Earnest said during a press conference. “White House staff and their families from throughout the administration will also attend this event for the fireworks viewing. T
Kendrick Lamar visited the White House last year after he shook the music industry up with his uplifting and controversial effort To Pimp A Butterfly.
Following the visit, President Obama even told People magazine that thought provoking cut from the record “How Much A Dollar Cost” was his favorite song of the year.
Bad Boy songstress Janell Monae has also made an appearance at the White House, as she paid a visit to the landmark earlier this year to discuss Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative regarding criminal justice reform.