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Kendrick Lamar Teams Up With American Express For Art Basel 2016

K. Dot has a very special performance instore for Miami. 

In an ongoing effort to bring its Card Members unique and unprecedented access to premier events, American Express is bringing a special surprise down to Miami for Art Basel 2016.

READ: Kendrick Lamar Graces ‘GQ Style’ Holiday Cover, Talks With Rick Rubin

They teamed up teamed up with Grammy award-winning recording artist Kendrick Lamar and international visual artist Shantell Martin to bring a one-of-a-kind experience to South Beach. As CYBER MONDAY kicks off, tickets will be sold ONLINE ONLY starting today at 12PM EST to Amex Card Members, providing them access to the grand event.

Press Release: At the event, Card Members and invited guests will witness a unique intersection of music and art as Kendrick Lamar will excite the audience with an electric performance as Shantell Martin conducts live sketching of a larger than life mural mapped to Kendrick’s music. These two will take the stage at the pop up Faena Dome in South Beach Miami, where Martin’s work will be projected throughout the dome and through the crowd.

“American Express is thrilled to partner with one of today’s biggest music artists, Kendrick Lamar and visual artist Shantell Martin, to bring a night of music and art to our Card Members,” said Walter Frye, Vice President, Global Entertainment and Premier Events for American Express. “We are pleased to add Kendrick to our list of amazing artists with whom we have worked, to deliver an unforgettable moment to our Card Members through a unique visual and audio experience at the Faena hotel in Miami.”

AMEX® MUSIC MEETS ART: Kendrick Lamar featuring Shantell Martin

Where: Faena Art Dome, Miami, Fl
When: December 1st
Price: $65
On-Sale Date: Monday, November 28th, 12:00pm EST

Event of interest in Miami, FL: American Express presents a live concert with Grammy Award®-winner and multi-platinum selling, Top Dawg Entertainment recording artist Kendrick Lamar, featuring a unique collaboration with visual artist Shantell Martin, exclusively for American Express® Card Members!
*Price does not include taxes, gratuity and other fees.
There is a 2-ticket limit per purchase. You must be 21+ to attend.

To purchase: Go to Ticketmaster.com and use your American Express Card.

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