Off the back of a nomination at this year’s BET Awards, AKA is now set to perform at the BET Experience Fan Fest in Los Angeles.

The two-day event will see AKA perform alongside the hottest names in music right now including

  •  Desiigner, 
  • Fat Joe & 
  • Remy Ma, 
  • O.T. Genasis, 
  • Kevin Gates, 
  • Rae Sremmurd, 
  • Dreezy, 
  • Bibi Bourelly, 
  • BJ the Chicago Kid, 
  • Ro James, 
  • Dreezy, 
  • Unlocking the Truth, 
  • Jay Watts, 
  • Tye Tribbett, 
  • Tasha Cobbs, 
  • Devon Franklin and 
  • Tim Downman Jr. 

In addition to this, up-and-coming acts Chloe x Halle, Kodie Shane, Jacquees, Jovanie, Unlocking the Truth: M&G, Detroit Che and Candice Boyd will take the Coca-Cola® Music Studio stage.
The BET Experience is, as its name suggests, an entire experience as opposed to just a concert addition to the BET Awards. Part of this includes Celebrity Basketball and this year it will feature Snoop Dogg, Nick Cannon, Omarion, Wale, Ty Dolla $ign, The Game, Desiigner and “Black-ish” stars Miles Brown and Marsai Martin among other high-profile celebrities. ESPN guest announcers Jemele Hill and Baron Davis, and actor Deon Cole will hold it down at the celebrity Slam Dunk contest as judges. Expect to see O.T. Genasis, Silento, Lecrae, Syd the Kyd (The Internet), Doug Christie, Guy Gupuy, Marcellus Wiley, Kenny Dobbs, Lil Durk, Rotimi, Erica Ash and Young Greatness as additional game players.
The BET Experience Fan Fest runs from 25 to 26 June and culminates in the 2016 BET Awards taking place on the night of the 26th at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Catch the BET Awards across Africa on BET (DStv channel 129) on Tuesday 28 June at 19:00 CAT.