Posted by | Ray Cornelius

BET announced yesterday that it was bringing the 2014 BET Experience back to L.A.’s STAPLES Center for three days of music and comedy concerts, June 27-29. The network is teaming up with AEG for a myriad of activities including live tapings of 106 & Park  and The Music Matters Showcase.

Kicking off Friday, June 27 are Grammy winning artists soul music giants Maxwell, Jill Scott and Marsha Ambrosius. Hip-hop titans A$AP Rocky, Rick Ross, Ty Dolla $ign join R&B bad girl K. Michelle and rap newbie August Alsina on Saturday, June 28. Closing out the weekend will be the Queen of Hip Hop Soul Mary J. Blige along with Trey Songz, Tamar Braxton and Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson.

“We are proud to once again be working in partnership with BET to co-host the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE,  said Dan Beckerman, President and CEO, AEG.  “Combining the assets, the creativity and the experience of each of our brands to produce such an all-encompassing event as the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE will once again create an incredibly memorable weekend.  We look forward to welcoming the thousands of fans from all over the U.S. that will come to Los Angeles and L.A. LIVE to attend this one-of-a-kind tribute and celebration.”

In addition to concerts, comedy shows and the “BET Awards,” the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE will feature: BET Experience Fan Fest, GRAMMY Museum Exhibit, Genius Talks, and tons of After Parties.

Ticket sales begin this Friday, March 14, 2014 at 1 p.m. at www.BETExperience.com and www.AXS.com

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