Chris Brown, Snoop Dogg and More to Join BET Experience Celebrity Basketball Game
Move over LeBron James and Steph Curry; some hip-hop all-stars are coming through to show off their skills at the BET Experience Celebrity Basketball Game later this month. Chris Brown and Snoop Dogg are just a few of the artists set to hit the court during the BETX Celebrity Basketball Game sponsored by Sprite and State Farm on June 24 in Los Angeles.
Snoop Dogg and Fat Joe will serve as the coaches for the opposing teams while some of hip-hop's best including Chris Brown, The Game, YG, Joey Bada$$, Soulja Boy, Nick Cannon, DJ Mustard, Jidenna, Amine´ and Dave East are confirmed as players. Singers Bell Biv DeVoe, Rotimi and Trevor Jackson, actor Brandon T. Jackson, producer Stevie J, boxer Floyd Mayweather and retired NBA player Doug Christie will also join the teams.
ESPN guest announcers Jemele Hill and Michael Smith are expected to give the play-by-play of the game when tip off goes down at 12 p.m. PST. For those that can't make it out to L.A. to witness the game, the BETX Celebrity Basketball Game will be streamed live to fans at home on bet.com.
To attend the game, tickets for the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE are available here.
The BET Experience takes place at L.A.’s Staples Center from June 22 to 25. In addition to his coaching duties, Snoop Dogg will take the stage to perform tracks off his new LP, Neva Left. Rappers like Wiz Khalifa, Pusha T, Desiigner, Playboi Carti, A$AP Rocky, Schoolboy Q, Rae Sremmurd, Gucci Mane, Migos, Young Thug and Lil Yachty are also scheduled to rock the mic.
Recently, DJ Khaled was added to the BET Experience lineup. Khaled, whose song, "I'm the One," climbed to No. 1 on the Billboard 100 in May and went platinum, is expected to perform with a star-studded list of friends, many of whom are likely to appear on his forthcoming album, Grateful.
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