Puff Daddy is to host a gala fundraiser at Playboy Mansion, Billboard reports. The event will benefit CITY, short for Community’s Inspiring Today’s Youth, a non-profit based in Los Angeles that seeks to provide mentorship for young entrepreneurs. The gala is scheduled to be after the Grammys Monday (February 15).
Virgin Group founder Sir Richie Branson is to be the keynote speaker at the CITY gala fundraiser hosted by Puff Daddy. On the bill to perform are Kool of Kool & the Gang, Chanel West Coast and DJ Paul Oakenfold.
Other events scheduled to be a part of the gala include a celebrity poker tournament and a fashion show from Hemp Blue.
“We are honored to have such an incredible roster of distinguished guests joining us to raise visibility for these important charitable causes,” executive producer Ryan Long says in a statement.
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin and businessman and philanthropist John Paul DeJoria are to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and Legacy of Inspiration Award, respectively.
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