Kendrick Lamar performs at NBA All-Star Weekend - watch

Vanilla Ice also made a surprise appearance at the event

Kendrick Lamar performed at the NBA All-Star weekend last night (February 15), reports Billboard.

The rapper appeared at New Orleans' Smoothie King Center stadium to play two tracks from his 'Good Kid, M.A.A.D City' album. Introduced as "the Grammy-nominated rapper", Lamar performed on a makeshift stage in front of fans and celebrities like P Diddy, Drake, Nelly and Ludacris. You can watch footage of his performance at the top of the page.

Despite Lamar being the only announced performer for Saturday's leg of the exhibition basketball event, another rapper also made an appearance. Vanilla Ice was revealed as a surprise guest later in the night, when he played 'Ice Ice Baby' for the crowd with a troupe of backing dancers.

Performers at the second day of the NBA All-Star weekend, which takes place today (February 16), include Pharrell Williams, Janelle Monae, Earth, Wind And Fire, and Jason Derulo.


Read More On This Artist

More News
Google to start publishing lyrics online
Thom Yorke tops list of most legally downloaded artists on BitTorrent in 2014
Fat White Family share new song for Christmas - watch
Gerard Way: 'I miss the theatricality of My Chemical Romance'
14 more songs from Madonna's upcoming album leak online, including Pharrell collaboration
St Vincent hosts radio show for BBC 6 Music's 'Three Wise Women' Christmas...
The War on Drugs' Adam Granduciel: 'I didn't like the way Mark Kozelek criticised...
Avril Lavigne denies rumours that she's in rehab
Prince shares lyric video for 'ANOTHERLOVE' - watch
Arctic Monkeys share short documentary film to mark end of 'AM' world tour
Wale and A-Trak release new Seinfeld-themed 'Festivus' mixtape
Madonna asks fans not to listen to her leaked album tracks
Bryan Ferry's son Merlin injured in car crash
One Direction sing 'Santa Claus Is Coming To Town' with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots - watch
Footage emerges of a young Björk telling the nativity story - watch
Kanye West impersonator turns 'Yeezus' into a Christmas album - listen
$39 million settlement reached for 2011 Sugarland stage collapse which killed seven
Darkside's Dave Harrington joined by Antlers' frontman for Joni Mitchell cover - listen
Justin Timberlake joined onstage by country singer Garth Brooks - watch
The National make Christmas cameo in 'Bob's Burgers' - watch
Slipknot share video for 'The Devil In I', filmed live at Knotfest
Joey Bada$$ shares new song 'Curry Chicken' – listen

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM