Jun 12, 2017

BET Experience 2017: Everything You Need To Know

As the BET Experience makes its return to Los Angeles June 22-25, it will bring with it one of its most impressive celebrations of black culture yet.

During the festival’s fifth year, fans and celebrities alike will get to embark on an exciting musical and entertainment experience as the festival organizers will continue their focus on millennials. Additionally, attendees will gain insight on the BET brand’s purpose and vision through a unique way.

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Chris Brown (Mike Pont/FilmMagic)

It wouldn’t be a proper BET experience without the embrace of music made by black performers. Chris Brown, Bryson Tiller, Desiigner, and Jhene Aiko are among the list of popular artists set to take center stage with incredible performances at this year’s event.

Charlamagne Tha God, media personality and author, is set to host this years’ AT&T-sponsored Genius talks. The subject matter of the talks ranges from brand awareness to self-empowerment. Featured speakers include Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, Nick Cannon, and Ava DuVernay.

Other popular festival attractions are set to return, including the Celebrity Basketball Game and Sunday’s Celebration of Gospel music. Celebrities that are set to pay within this year’s basketball game include Snoop Dogg, Soulja Boy, DJ Mustard, and The Game.

Snoop Dogg (Getty Images)

Snoop Dogg (Getty Images)

To participate in one of the most jam-packed events of the season, interested festival goers can purchase tickets to the event here. Make sure to get your tickets before the festival kicks off on June 22, 2017!

For more information on this year’s festival, head to the BET Experience’s website to discover the excitement behind this much-anticipated event.