LA LA ANTHONY AND 2 CHAINZ TO HOST YOUTUBE ORIGINALS EVENT “HBCU HOMECOMING 2020: MEET ME ON THE YARD” WITH PERFORMANCES BY 2 CHAINZ, SAWEETIE, CHLOE X HALLE, NLE CHOPPA AND TYE TRIBBETT
PERFORMANCES BY 2 CHAINZ, SAWEETIE, CHLOE X HALLE, NLE CHOPPA AND TYE TRIBBETT
APPEARANCES BY DESI BANKS, PRETTY VEE AND MORE
BET TO SIMULCAST GLOBAL LIVESTREAM PREMIERING OCTOBER 24
(Los Angeles, CA) October 14, 2020 - YouTube Originals today announced that HBCU alumni La La Anthony and 2 Chainz will host “HBCU Homecoming 2020: Meet Me On The Yard,” featuring performances from 2 Chainz, Saweetie, Chloe x Halle, NLE Choppa and Tye Tribbett with the FAMU Marching 100 Band & Choir and appearances from Desi Banks and Pretty Vee with additional names to be announced soon. YouTube is partnering with BET to simulcast the event LIVE on Saturday, October 24 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT. “HBCU Homecoming 2020: Meet Me On The Yard,” produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment and Live Nation Urban, was announced last week as part of a global slate of new and returning projects, focused on racial justice, amplifying Black voices, and elevating Black culture.
“We are so excited to be a part of this show. HBCUs are such an important part of our culture and the annual homecoming tradition just can’t be stopped. We are honored to partner with YouTube and Live Nation to bring all the excitement of an HBCU Homecoming weekend to a virtual world stage,” said Executive Producers Jesse Collins and Dionne Harmon, Jesse Collins Entertainment.
“HBCU Homecomings are an integral slice of black culture. As a college student and young black man I attended quite a few homecomings, as an artist manager my clients have performed at many HBCU homecomings, and as an event producer my company has the pleasure to produce many of these great events for these great institutions. It is my honor to work with YouTube Originals and my friends at Jesse Collins Entertainment to bring this virtual celebration together to celebrate what is a cultural pillar of the black community,“ said Shawn Gee, Executive Producer and President of Live Nation Urban.
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