Hip-Hop’s presence was felt heavy during the 2019 NBA All-Star Game with Meek Mill providing the opening performance as the basketball stars were introduced to fans, and J. Cole highlighting halftime with a melody of hits and surrounded by a group of North Carolina’s most dedicated fans.

Dreamchaser head honcho Meek Mill performed Championships tracks “Intro” and “Going Bad” before transitioning into “Uptown Vibes” for the introduction of Team Giannis. For Team LeBron, Meek pulled out his classic “Dreams & Nightmares” for a high-energy performance from start to finish.



Going from Dreamchasers to Dreamville, J. Cole’s set began with the recently released “Middle Child” before working through a melody of a 21 savage dedicated “a lot,” “ATM,” “Love Yourz,” and a set wrapping “No Role Modelz.”

Before the game kicked off, Charlotte’s own Anthony Hamilton gave a rendition of the “Star Spangled Banner” that was infused with some of his soul and R&B flare, while Carly Rae Jepsen delivered the Canadian anthem.


As for the game itself, Kevin Durant won his second All-Star Game MVP after a 31 point performance to help LeBron James, Damian Lillard and Team LeBron complete a comeback victory in a thriller.

 

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In attendance enjoying the game was Jamie Foxx, Janelle Monae, Spike Lee, Gabrielle Union. Migos, Karlie Kloss, 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, Hasan Minaj, and Bad Bunny.