Ballllin! Nelly, Ludacris & Jim Jones "Drafted" For NBA All Star Weekend
Festivities will kick off on Thursday (February 15) with boxer Floyd "Pretty Boy" Mayweather, Jr. hosting the "Looks Fashion Explosion" at the Tabú Ultra Lounge inside the MGM Grand at 7 p.m. During the event, the revered pugilist will introduce H-Flo, the flagship artist of his newly former label Philthy Rich Records, who will perform his Jazze Pha produced single "Look @ Yo Boy".
At the same time, Nelly and Jermaine Dupri will be getting things popping with their "Nelly, JD & Friends Concert" at the Aladdin Theatre, which will feature performances from the aforementioned artists as well as Bow Wow, Ali & Gipp, Akon and Rich Boy, among others.
On the other side of town, actor Idris Elba, well known for his role as "Stringer Bell" on HBO's "The Wire," will host "The Ultimate Ladies' Night" at the Ice House Lounge. Jim Jones, BET personality Big Tigger and the legendary DJ Biz Markie will also co-host the event.
For all the fellas who wanna show off their pool-playing skills, they can hit the "Boost Mobile Zo & Magic's 8-Ball Challenge", hosted by Ludacris & Queen Latifah at The Wynn Resort & Casino.
To shake off hangovers on Friday (February 16), Nelly and Jermaine Dupri will help party animals get their head straight with the "SoSo Derrty Celebrity Poker Challenge" at Planet Hollywood Hotel Casino at 12 p.m.
When night falls, ladies can choose to attend Jamie Foxx's "Red-Carpet Concert After Party" at the Aladdin Hotel or head over to Studio 54 for their "Ladies Night Out 2" with a performance from LL Cool J.