Rising rapper G-Eazy, the 25-year-old self-proclaimed “Young Elvis”, will perform at MTV’s mtvU Fandom Awards and MTV Fan Fest during Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 24 from San Diego’s Petco Park. G-Eazy joins a bill that also includes Linkin Park, with highlights to air during the “mtvU Fandom Awards Special” on MTV and mtvU Sunday, July 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. “The Fandom Awards are for the true, true fans out there so I'm hyped for the show,” G-Eazy tells Billboard in a statement.
G-Eazy is currently on track for a top three entry on this week’s Billboard 200 albums chart with his debut LP “These Things Happen,” with estimated sales of 45,000 copies for the tracking week ending June 29. Additionally, “Happen” will likely top this week’s R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Final chart positions and sales figures will be released Wednesday, July 2.