Nate Dogg will headline the 2003 Hip-Hop and R&B Expo/concert at the new Fresno Grizzlies Downtown Stadium in Fresno, California on August 3.
Rap acts N2Deep will also headline the Expo, while 29 area artists will perform on two separate stages.
The Expo is co-sponsored by local radio station B-95, Roc-A-Fella Records, Saturn, the city of Fresno and other local businesses.
The Expo/concert will feature a rap battle where the first and second place winners receive studio time to record, as well as a DJ battle and a female and male model contest.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the National Marrow Donor Program and there will be a donor drive at the event.
Tickets for the event start at $27.50 and go on sale June 28. You can purchase tickets by going to tickets.com.
In related news, Nate Dogg continues his run on the charts with 50 Cent.
The duo's "21 Questions" reigned at number 1 on Billboards Hot R&B/Singles chart for four weeks.The song was unseated this week by 50's own "Magic Stick" collaboration with Lil Kim which sits at number 2 and Monica's "So Gone," which is number 1.
Nate Dogg is also featured on part 2 of the G-Unit Radio series, International Ballers. Nate Dogg teams with Lloyd Banks and Snoop on "From Southside to Long Beach."