BET Networks will join President Barack Obama and the first lady for a musical celebration at the White House on Friday, October 21 hosted by Regina Hall and Terence J. The concert will feature greatest hit performances by Usher, Jill Scott, Common, The Roots, Bell Biv DeVoe, Busta Rhymes, Janelle Monáe, De La Soul, Yolanda Adams, Michelle Williams and KiKi Sheard along with appearances by Samuel L. Jackson, Jesse Williams and Angela Bassett.
“Our country has been led for the past eight years by an extraordinary president and first lady,” said Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO, BET Networks. “We have all witnessed history in the making and I am humbled by this momentous opportunity for BET Networks to join the Obamas for this musical celebration.”
The concert special will premiere on BET Tuesday, November 15 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT.
Hall has starred in several films over the course of her career that spans nearly two decades. She has been in films such as Disappearing Acts and Love and Basketball alongside Sanaa Lathan, and also starred in the entire Scary Movie franchise. Recently she has starred in films such as Think Like a Man, Think Like a Man Too, and About Last Night, Barbershop: The Next Cut, The Best Man Holiday, When The Bough Breaks and will soon be starring in Universal Pictures’ upcoming film Girl Trip Project.