On Friday, the NBA announced the halftime line-up for the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend.
The show will be headlined by award-winning artist and Chicago native Chance the Rapper.
Chicago native @chancetherapper to headline the 2020 #NBAAllStar Game halftime show! pic.twitter.com/2jYW0uovdb- 2020 NBA All-Star (@NBAAllStar) December 20, 2019
Chance the Rapper, born Chancelor Bennett, shared his excitement on the news as well:
⭐️ Chicago native @chancetherapper announces he is performing at the 2020 #NBAAllStar Game ⭐️ pic.twitter.com/UOoIIgMexf- 2020 NBA All-Star (@NBAAllStar) December 20, 2019
Chance The Rapper is a three-time Grammy Award winner and a two-time BET Award winner. He most recently released a studio album entitled "The Big Day" in July 2019.
For halftime of the 2020 NBA Rising Stars Game, it will be Taylor Bennett, the younger brother of Chance the Rapper:
.@_TaylorBennett to perform at halftime of 2020 NBA Rising Stars! pic.twitter.com/kuFc8JzBgH- 2020 NBA All-Star (@NBAAllStar) December 20, 2019
Bennett is a 23-year-old American rapper who has previously collaborated with his brother on a number of projects. 2018 Academy Award winner Common, who is also a native of Chicago, will perform during the player introductions at the 2020 NBA All-Star Game
The 69th NBA All-Star Game will be played in Chicago at the United Center on Monday, Feb. 17, 5:30 a.m IST.