Alicia Keys’ ‘Black Ball’ Will Host Performances By Salt-N-Pepa, Chance The Rapper And More


Alicia Keys’ annual Black Ball event returns for its thirteenth year, and the performers that’ll join in the concert for a cause were recently announced this week.

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Patti Smith, Salt-N-Pepa, A$AP Rocky and Chance The Rapper will hit the stage. The ceremony will also honor the legendary Clive Davis, and attendees will experience a performance by A. Keys herself.

The theme of this year’s event will seek to “reignite the spirit of the 80’s activism to end AIDS,” the site reads. The Hammerstein Ballroom will also serve as the space for the charitable event.

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In case you can’t make it to the Black Ball in person, the festivities will also stream live on Oct. 19 on Tidal.