The 2019 NBA All-Star Game is just around the corner, and with that the league has just announced the celebrity-filled lineup of musical performances, seeing both J. Cole and Meek Mill taking headlining duties. Mill has been tasked with the opening act as the All-Star teams make their on court introductions. On the other-hand Cole will perform a medley of his hits during the halftime show. North Carolina native Cole is no stranger to the job, considering he performed during 2012’s event.
Along with the two aforementioned industry powerhouses, Carly Rae Jepsen and Anthony Hamilton will join in on the musical acts with Jepsen set to perform the Canadian National Anthem and Hamilton to perform the U.S. National Anthem.
The 2019 NBA All-Star Game is set for February 17 and will take place at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. LeBron James will play captain for the West while Giannis Antetokounmpo takes on the duty for the East. Catch the 68th annual event live on TNT at 8 p.m. EST.
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2019 GRAMMY® Award-nominated artist and North Carolina native @JColeNC will take the court in his home state to headline the 2019 #NBAAllStar Game halftime show (Sunday 2/17 @NBAonTNT)! pic.twitter.com/eT6mTdJRYB
— NBA (@NBA) January 30, 2019