With her European leg of her Pinkprint Tour winding down, Nicki Minaj announced she will be headlining the 2015 Jordan Brand Classic at The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.
YES, we are excited about this. This year marks the 14th year of the Jordan Brand Classic, and the second time it will be in Brooklyn. Nicki Minaj will be following previous performers YMCMB label mate Drake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. The game itself goes down April 17th, so basketball fans and barbz grab your tickets now.
About the 2015 Jordan Brand Classic:
Now in its 14th year, the Jordan Brand Classic will return to Brooklyn, N.Y., in April with games showcasing the top boys, girls and international basketball players. For the third consecutive year, Barclays Center will host the top boys in the nation on Friday, April 17, as part of a quadruple-header event. These future stars follow in the footsteps of some of the greatest in the game, including Jordan Brand athletes Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and Jabari Parker. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN2 at 8 p.m. EST.
The International Game, now in its eighth year, will tip off the event by featuring elite 16-and-under basketball players from around the world at 1:30 p.m. EST.
At 3:30 p.m. EST, Maya Moore — Team Jordan athlete, reigning MVP and champion at every level of the game — will host the inaugural competition featuring the best young female basketball players in the country.
For more information head over to JordanBrandClassic.com.
We are definitely here for this!