Live Nation Urban and LiveXLive Media, Inc. collaborated with Color of Change for the star-studded Lift Every Voice: A Juneteenth Special Friday (June 19) to celebrate the day slavery ended in America.
Charlamagne Tha God with entertainment correspondent Gia Peppers will host the 90-minute showcase featuring performances by Common featuring Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins, Justine Skye, Jonathan McReynolds, Mick Jenkins, Joy Oladokun and Fantastic Negrito along with discussions led by Trae Tha Truth, Vic Mensa, Lion Babe, T.I., Mereba and Leon Bridges.
"Juneteenth is the ultimate celebration of Black history and heritage. Live Nation Urban is proud to partner with LiveXLive and Color of Change to bring light to a day that has been revered by African Americans for generations," said Brandon Pankey, vice president of Live Nation Urban, in a press release. "Its cultural relevance and significance globally cannot be understated."