Nas and Jadakiss gave Essence Fest attendees a taste of The Big Apple with their performance.
According to authorities, the shooting was sparked by a verbal dispute in a parking lot. No arrests have been made.
Other entertainers receiving the coveted honor include Charlie Wilson, Shiela E., and Lenny Kravitz.
Ticketholders have been offered a free ticket for Sunday or a discount on tickets for next year's festival.
Spike Lee, Issa Rae, Ludacris, And More Star In NBA Playoffs Short Film Celebrating League’s 75th Anniversary
The commercial also features NBA All-Stars Stephen Curry, Luka Dončić, Joel Embiid, and more.
Luda, who was born in Illinois but grew up in Atlanta, felt the need to stake his claim to the city.
Several of his singles from 2004 to 2016 are also now certified double-platinum.
Keke Palmer, Earth, Wind & Fire are also set to take the stage at the NBA HBCU Classic and NBA All-Star Game.
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