comscore The Roots to perform NBA-themed musical at All-Star Game | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Features

The Roots to perform NBA-themed musical at All-Star Game

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS

    The Roots are the house band for “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” on NBC. The band will perform an original NBA-themed musical at the NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 19.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS

    The Roots arrive at the 2016 BET Awards in Los Angeles. The band will perform an original NBA-themed musical at the NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 19.

NEW YORK >> The Roots will perform an original NBA-themed musical featuring former “Hamilton” actor Daveed Diggs, DJ Jazzy Jeff, actor Michael B. Jordan, musician Jidenna and rapper Darryl “DMC” McDaniels at the NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 19.

The NBA announced on Feb. 16 that the musical titled “The Evolution of Greatness” is a “historical, musical and visual journey from the 1950s to the present.” The performance will be held prior to the introduction of the East and West teams in New Orleans.

DNCE and DJ Khaled will perform at events the night before the game, and Grammy-winning artist John Legend has previously been announced as the half-time entertainer.

The NBA All-Star Game will air on TNT.

Comments (0)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Leave a Reply

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up