Last night (June 20), Heineken was served as the exclusive beer at CAA’s BET Awards Week Kick-Off Party, where guests including Kendrick Lamar, Jhené Aiko, Trevor Jackson, Y’Lan Noel, Rotimi, Ella Mai, Angell Conwell and Dan Rue & Nick Joseph, roller skated at World on Wheels in Los Angeles, California.
Kendrick Lamar arrived with his own skates and was spotted taking a several laps around the rink, while Jhené Aiko took a few spins around the rink with a small group of friends. Trevor Jackson and Y’lan Noel arrived later in the evening, and spent most of the evening by the arcade games.
This years celebration of #blackexcellence at the BET Awards coined by host, actor, singer, songwriter Jamie Foxx as #Blackanda is expected to blow the roof off with nominees like Beyonce for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist and Best Collaboration, and her husband Jay Z for Best Collaboration, Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, and Album of the Year; Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar for Best Male Hip Hop Artist, Video of the Year, Album of the Year, and the Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award; newly minted cosmetics mogul and fashion icon Rihanna for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Best Collaboration, Video of the Year, and Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award; Nicki Minaj for Best Female Hip Hop Artist, Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award, and Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award; and other creative greats like Ava Duvernay for Video Director of the Year, Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Donald Glover and tons, tons more.
Make sure to tune in this Sunday, June 24th to BET at 8pm EST for the 2018 BET Awards presentation of #blackexcellence.