iHeartRadio has just announced the lineup for their second annual "iHeartRadio Living Black! Empowered by AT&T."
The month-long celebration, in honor of black history month, will end with a special event on Feb. 23, featuring performances by artists, Big Sean, H.E.R, Moneybagg Yo, Ari Lennox, and a special performance by Lizzo at the iHeartRadio Theater in Los Angeles.
The event will also feature performances by fellow hip-hop and R&B big shots, J. Cole, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Saweetie, and more.
"iHeart Radio's Living Black!" will be broadcast live on Tik Tok and across iHeartMedia's several hip hop and rap radio stations as well as on the iHeartRadio app.
iHeartRadio describes "Living Black!" on their website as,
"a stylized high energy mix of innovative performances from a few of our favorite chart-topping artist wrapped around live DJ interludes and finely curated break out segments where we get to be a fly on the wall, dropping in and out of funny bits and insightful and conversations that elevate and honor Black culture helmed by some of today's hottest entertainers and cultural power players."
The culminating Feb. 23 event will be produced by Emmy and Grammy award-winning producer Rikki Hughes. Hughes is currently the executive producer at Magic Lemonade media production company and is recognized as a 2022 AT&T Dream in Black Future Maker.
Doc Wynter, President of Hip Hop and R&B Programming for iHeartMedia, said in a statement,
“We are thrilled to once again honor Black History Month and Black culture through on-going and informative discussions about race and some very special performances during this year’s iHeartRadio Living Black!,”
Thea Mitchem, Executive VP of Programming Hip Hop and R&B Strategy for iHeartMedia, echoed similar sentiments,
“iHeartRadio Living Black is a bold celebration of Black culture and showcases the beauty and influence of the Black experience."
Can't tune into the celebration? "iHeartRadio's Living Black!" will be available on iHeartRadio's YouTube channel and Facebook page on Feb. 24, at 8:00pm ET / 5:00 p.m. PT through March 6.
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