SZA, Chris Brown, LL Cool J and More Slated For 2018 BET Experience Concerts: Exclusive

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SZA poses for a portrait in New York City to promote her album "Ctrl" on Dec. 4, 2017. 

SZA, Chris Brown, Rae Sremmurd, Nipsey Hussle and LL Cool J are among the performers who will be taking over the Staples Center stage when the sixth annual BET Experience at L.A. Live returns on June 21.

The star-studded concert series will span across three days, capped by the 2018 BET Awards on June 24. The first wave of talent announced for the impressive stretch of concerts is as follows:

June 21

LL Cool J featuring DJ Z-Trip

June 22

Chris Brown
Ella Mai

June 23:

Rae Sremmurd
Nipsey Hussle
Playboi Carti

Additional Staples Center performers will be announced soon. The four-day BET Experience -- hosted by BET Networks and AEG; presented by Coca-Cola -- will once again bring its popular BET Fan Fest (June 22-23) back to the Los Angeles Convention Center. More details about the fest and its guest lineups will be revealed in the coming weeks.

For more information about 2018 VIP packages for BET Experience at L.A. Live, visit General tickets will go on sale on April 18 at 10 a.m. PST at