NBA All-Star Weekend

Feb
6
Alicia Keys Set to Headline NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show

Alicia Keys

From the Inaugural Ball to the Super Bowl to the Grammys and now NBA All-Star Weekend. Alicia Keys will headline the halftime show at the 62nd NBA All-Star Game in Houston this month.

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Feb
27
Lil Wayne Surprises with Performance at NBA All-Star Pre-Game Concert

Lil Wayne

Before Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game, Lil Wayne hit the outdoor stage for an impromptu performance during the Pre-Game Concert. His set was not televised, but DJ Irie captured some footage. A long-haired Weezy plugged his skater clothing line Trukfit and performed “The Motto” and “I’m on One” as Young Money president Mack Maine joined him on stage.

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Feb
27
Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake, & Chris Brown Go Courtside at NBA All-Star Game

Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne

The stars were shining on and off the court at the 2012 NBA All-Star Game. Familiar faces filled out the front row at Orlando’s Amway Center as the NBA’s biggest stars faced off at Sunday’s main event.

Young Money MVPs Lil Wayne and Drake watched one of their own, Nicki Minaj, intro the players before the pink-haired Barb gave her boss a big wet kiss. Weezy, who predicted the West would win, smiled for a photo with Rev. Jesse Jackson and rocked a pair of million-dollar Beats by Dr. Dre headphones covered in Graff Diamonds.

Following his electrifying performance with Pitbull during halftime, Chris Brown grabbed a seat courtside next to Gym Class Heroes frontman Travie McCoy and a flaming red-haired Neon Hitch. Cee Lo Green and National Anthem performer Mary J. Blige were also in the house.

Check out more candid courtside pics below.

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Feb
27
Pitbull, Chris Brown, & Ne-Yo Heat Up Halftime at NBA All-Star Game

Pitbull and Chris Brown

Pitbull delivered a slam dunk performance at the 2012 NBA All-Star Game at Orlando’s Amway Center on Sunday. Mr. 305 provided plenty of excitement and surprises during his halftime show medley. The sharply dressed rapper opened with “I Know You Want Me,” followed by “Krazy,” and “Rain Over Me.” Chris Brown joined him for “International Love,” working up a sweat in a suit as he danced feverishly to his new single “Turn Up the Music.” Ne-Yo and Nayer helped Pit close out the 13-minute extravaganza with “Give Me Everything” as confetti fell onto the court.

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Feb
27
Mary J. Blige Sings the National Anthem at NBA All-Star Game

Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige showed her stars and stripes at Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game. Dressed in all black with curly hair, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul presided over the court with a soulful rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

While Mary was in Orlando, she was thinking of her friends in Hollywood attending the Academy Awards. “Had a great time at the game. Congrats to my girl Octavia on her Oscar win 2night,” she tweeted in support of The Help actress.

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Feb
26
Nicki Minaj Performs at NBA All-Star Game [Video]

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj kicked off the NBA All-Star Game with a medley of her hits including “Moment 4 Life,” “Turn Me On,” “Starships,” and “Super Bass.” The Young Money diva changed wigs as she ran through her lively set at Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., while the NBA’s biggest stars from the East and West conferences took the court.

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Feb
26
Lil Wayne, J. Cole Party During NBA All-Star Weekend

Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne partied hard during NBA All-Star Weekend in Orlando, Fla. The sports fanatic hosted a celebration with Orlando Magic star Dwight Howard on Saturday night. Decked out in his colorful Trukfit gear and All-Star shades, Weezy held court with his YMCMB family including Busta Rhymes, Birdman, Lil Twist, and Lil Chuckee. Things got turned up when he hit the stage with Bussa Buss and dove into the crowd. J. Cole, Flo Rida, Pleasure P, and other music stars also joined the NBA’s finest at the All-Star bash.

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