CIAA Celebrity Love

The stars come out when the CIAA Tournament comes to Charlotte. Here's who will be here
Actor Lance Gross and rapper Rick Ross are among the dozens of celebrities scheduled to appear at events in Charlotte during the 2011 CIAA Tournament.

There are a lot of celebrities scheduled to be in Charlotte during CIAA Week, February 28-March 5, 2011. The CIAA Tournament is bringing in several celebs for its official fan events at the Charlotte Convention Center, but the bulk of these famous faces will be appearing at various nightclubs and venues throughout the city as they’ve been paid to perform or host parties (you can find many of them on our events list). We’re talking rappers (old and new school), R&B singers, big-name DJs, professional athletes, and TV and movie stars.

Here’s a rundown (in alphabetical order by first name) of notable celebs scheduled to appear.


  • 9th Wonder
  • Amber Rose
  • Anthony Hamilton
  • Bell Biv Devoe
  • Big Tigger
  • Birdman
  • Biz Markie
  • Chaka Khan
  • Chubb Rock
  • Chuck Brown
  • Curtis Blow
  • Darrin Henson
  • DJ Diamond Kuts
  • Doug E. Fresh
  • Drake
  • Eric Benet
  • Erykah Badu
  • Fabolous
  • Faizon Love
  • Funkmaster Flex
  • Greg Nice
  • Gucci Mane
  • Idris Elba
  • Jagged Edge
  • DJ Jazzy Jeff
  • Jermaine Dupri
  • Kandi Burruss
  • Kid & Play
  • DJ Kid Capri
  • DJ Kool
  • Lance Gross
  • Lisa Raye
  • Miguel
  • Mike Epps
  • Mystikal
  • Nephew Tommy
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Pooch Hall
  • DJ Prostyle
  • Pusha T
  • R. Kelly
  • Raheem DeVaughn
  • Ray J
  • Rick Ross
  • Rocsi Diaz
  • Shawty Lo
  • Slick Rick
  • DJ SNS
  • Special Ed
  • Sunshine Anderson
  • Tank
  • Terrance J
  • Tom Joyner
  • Travis Porter
  • Wale
  • Wendy Raquel Robinson
  • Whodini
  • Wiz Khalifa
  • Yolanda Adams


Visit for our comprehensive coverage of the events and parties surrounding the 2011 CIAA Tournament.

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