NIGERIAN ARTISTS TO HEADLINE 2023 NBA ALL-STAR GAME

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The National Basketball Association has reported that three Afrobeat musicians from  Nigeria will headline the forthcoming NBA All-Star Game halftime show in Utah.

 

 

Oscar-nominated singer Temilade popularly known as Tems, Grammy Award-winning singer Burna Boy, and Marvin records artist, Rema are billed to perform at the games this Sunday for an Afrobeats-focused set.

 

 

Afrobeat music which originated from West Africa is currently making waves globally and putting out African culture to the global world.

 

 

During the All-Star game that took place in November 2021 in Kigali, Rema was the main headliner and is also one of the youngsters in Africa to headline the show.

 

 

The games which will begin before Sunday will have Post Malone, an American rapper perform a medley of his songs during the first arena-hosted All-Star Draft. 

 

 

American actor Vin Diesel will be hosting the games for the night and also announcing the All-Star game players, while singer Jewel will be performing the national anthem of the United States.

 

 

The NBA All-Star Game is usually a three-day-long event from Friday to Sunday and a basketball exhibition game hosted by the National Basketball Association every February. 

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