It’s official. The Gucci Gang will be at the Staples Center for the sixth annual BET Experience at L.A. Live presented by Coca-Cola come June 21.
Fresh off his viral appearance at Rolling Loud and guest spot on the Deadpool 2, HipHopDX is exclusive reporting that Lil Pump has been added to the previously announced star-studded list of performers. The hot-button Florida rapper will will take the Staples Center stage on Saturday, June 23.
See below for the updated lineup for the BET Experience 2018. Tickets are available here.
BET EXPERIENCE 2018 AT STAPLES CENTER CONCERT SCHEDULE:
Thursday, June 21
LL Cool J feat. DJ Z-Trip
Friday, June 22
Saturday, June 23
2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater
[This article has been updated. The following was published on May 2, 2018.]
For the BET Experience 2018, Hip Hop fans from all walks of life will find several of their favorite artists in the mix of the celebrated annual event.
This year’s fun fest will go down at L.A. LIVE and will be presented by Coca-Cola from June 21 – 24, 2018. The line-up of events will include Genius Talks, Acoustically Speaking, BETX Celebrity Basketball Game, BETX Main Stage, Coca-Cola Music Studio, BETX House of Fashion and Beauty, BETX Live and the Kicksperience, along with a newly added activation, Celebrity Dodgeball.
Embed from Getty ImagesFat Joe and 92.3’s Big Boy will stand-in as the BETX Celebrity Basketball Game coaches and the players have been revealed as Nick Cannon, Caleb McLaughlin, Miles Brown, Nipsey Hussle, Tank, Rapsody, Rich Homie Quan, Lil Rel, Trevor Jackson, Casanova, Lecrae, Rotimi, Lil Dicky, Kap G, Erica Ash, Christian Keyes, Doug Christie, Travis Greene, Bambi, Chris Staples, Larry “Bone Collector” Williams and members of the Compton Sounders Drummers, Syncopated Ladies and World of Dance. Jemele Hill, Big Tigger, Gia Peppers and Christian Crosby will all serve as the guest commentators. Embed from Getty ImagesMaking its BET Experience debut, the BETX Celebrity Dodgeball Game will pit Nick Cannon, Wild ‘N Out guests and several Love & Hip Hop cast members including Ray J., Safaree, Stevie J., Yung Joc, K. Michelle, Nikki Mudarris, Rasheeda, Momma Dee and Karlie Redd against one another as Christian Crosby and Gia Peppers provide the play-by-play commentary alongside DJ Brittany Sky. Embed from Getty ImagesFor the three-night series of concert events, BET has once again teamed up with renown entertainment company AEG for a line-up of star-studded performances, which will come to an apex on June 24 with the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards. Embed from Getty ImagesThe BET Experience 2018 at L.A. Live will feature Nas, Rae Sremmurd, Chris Brown, SZA, A$AP Ferg, Nipsey Hussle, Playboi Carti, LL Cool J featuring DJ Z-Trip, Ludacris, Ne-Yo, Kamaiyah, Ella Mai, Wondagurl while Leikeli47, Tee Grizzley, Duckwrth, Jessie Reyez, YBN Nahmir, Molly Brazy, Lil Skies, Lil Baby, Derez Deshon, Bryant Myers, A. CHAL, M. Mereba and other special guests will take on the BETX Main Stage. Embed from Getty Images
The Coca-Cola Music Studio will debut the live talents of up-and-coming Hip Hop and R&B acts including DaniLeigh, DJ Mal-Ski, Lauren Sanderson, Trinidad Cardona, Domani Harris, LouGotCash and Rap Rises alumni Peso Da Mafia.
And the M&M-sponsored Acoustically Speaking will splice intimate and candid conversations with performances from Jussie Smollett, Lecrae and Gallant. Big Tigger is also slated to host.