Nicki Minaj, Ice Cube tapped for 2015 BET Experience

Nicki Minaj Visits “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”
Nicki Minaj has been announced for the BET Experience June 25-28 at L.A. Live. She is pictured during a December performance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”
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Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube are the first acts tapped for the 2015 BET Experience, the network announced early Tuesday.

In its third year, the festival has expanded to four dates. Set for June 25-28, the festival packs concerts, wellness seminars, celebrity panels, exhibits and a free fan expo over multiple venues at L.A. Live.

BET built the festival around its hit award show.

Comedian Kevin Hart will open the festival with a stand-up show on June 25. Minaj will anchor night two and Snoop and Cube will top the following night’s bill.


Sunday’s headliner and additional acts have yet to be announced.

Last year’s BET Experience featured Outkast, Maxwell and Jill Scott, Rick Ross, Future, the Roots, Mary J. Blige and Trey Songz.

Tickets go on sale Feb. 20. Pre-sale information can be found on the festival’s website.

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