Fresh off their headlining-comeback appearance in the Desert at Coachella, OutKast has been selected as this year’s headlining act for the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE, taking place in Los Angeles, CA, June 27 – 29, 2014. BET Networks and AEG made the announcement today.
Celebrating their 20-year anniversary, OutKast are ready to create history as they take the STAPLES Center stage by storm on Saturday, June 28, 2014 alongside Rick Ross, A$AP Rocky, K. Michelle, Ty Dolla $ign, August Alsina and hosted by DJ Khaled.
“This is an exciting time for The Coca-Cola® Company as we return as the presenting sponsor of the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE,” said Lauventria Robinson, Vice President, Multicultural Marketing, Coca-Cola North America. “Coca-Cola® and Sprite® fans can look forward to many surprises and staying refreshed with delicious ice-cold Coca-Cola® products throughout the entertaining festival.”
“The BET Experience at L.A. LIVE is a truly unique experience where innovative brands come to play and engage directly with our trendsetting consumers in an interactive setting they can’t find anywhere else,” said Louis Carr, President of Broadcast Media and Advertising Sales, BET Networks.
Are you excited about Outkast’s return to music? What’s your favorite song from the duo?
Singers & Rappers Turned Actors
1. Alicia Keys was smokin' hot in the 2006 movie 'Smokin' Aces' and 'Empire'.Source:AP 1 of 20
2. jJill Scott made her acting debut in the fourth season of 'Girlfriends'Source:Instagram 2 of 20
3. 50 Cent lost up to 54 pounds in order to accurately portray his emaciated character in the film All Things Fall Apart.Source:Instagram 3 of 20
4. Snoop Dogg has become an enduring fixture on the big screen as well as the small screen,4 of 20
5. Mos Def starred in Monster’s Ball, 16 Blocks, The Italian Job,The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Be Kind Rewind and more.5 of 20
6. LL Cool J has been in several movies and co-stars on a popular television series NCIS Los Angeles.6 of 20
7. T.I. had a supporting role in American Gangster and was one of the lead characters in Takers.7 of 20
8. DMX has parlayed his rough, rugged, and raw presence in to several movies.8 of 20
9. Common9 of 20
10. Andre 3000 has made numerous guest appearances on television. He scored the lead role in the Jimi Hendrix biopic.10 of 20
11. Lenny Kravitz and one of the sexiest men alive, made his debut in Precious.11 of 20
12. Ludacris was in 2 Fast 2 Furious but got rave reviews for 'Crash'12 of 20
13. Eminem turned to acting in the movie 8 Mile which was loosely based on his life.13 of 20
14. Whitney sissled on the silver screen in 'The Bodyguard'14 of 20
15. Ice-T found success in Law and Order SVU as Detective Tutuola15 of 20
16. Beyonce made her acting debut in MTV's 'Hip Hopera: Carmen'Source:AP 16 of 20
17. We watched Will Smith grow up on 'Fresh Prince of Bel Air.Source:AP 17 of 20
18. Jennifer Hudson got an Oscar for her role in Dreamgirls in her very first role.Source:PR 18 of 20
19. Ice Cube hit it big with his first major motion picture role in Boyz n the Hood.Source:PR 19 of 20
20. Queen Latifah made her venture into acting with a role in 'Jungle Fever'Source:PR 20 of 20
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