The Big List of Celebrities Coming to Charlotte for CIAA Weekend 2018
Cardi B, Lil Wayne, Bell Biv Devoe, Ludacris, and Michael Vick are among dozens of celebs hosting parties or performing
The CIAA Tournament is taking over Charlotte for the 13th consecutive year. If you likely know anything about what surrounds this weeklong tournament of NCAA Division II men's and women's college basketball teams, it's that dozens of celebrities will be in town, paid to host or perform at events.
While festivities are happening all week, kicking off Tuesday, February 27, nearly all of the celebrity parties and events are taking place during the weekend (Friday, March 2 – Sunday, March 4).
Many of the celebrities are young rap artists you may have never heard of, though several have top songs on YouTube and your favorite music streaming service, while legends and CIAA staples Bell Biv Devoe, Biz Markie, Doug E. Fresh, and Lil Wayne are returning. New it-girl Cardi B and future NFL Hall of Famer Michael Vick are hosting parties as well, while several reality TV stars and Instagram models (yes, they're famous, too) are being paid to make you envy the VIP sections at nightclubs.
Here are the celebs who are scheduled to appear—listed in alphabetical order:
21 Savage | Avant | Ayo & Teo | Beanie Sigel | Bell Biv Devoe | Bernice Burgos | Biz Markie | Boosie | Bria Myles | Cardi B | Dave East | DC Young Fly | Derez Deshon | DJ Clue | DJ Drama | DJ Envy | DJ Esco | DJ Kid Capri | DJ Kool | DJ Mister Cee | DJ Red Alert | DJ SNS | Doug E. Fresh | Fabolous | Gucci Mane | Jim Jones | Juju | Juvenile | Katt Williams | Keith Murray | Kenny Burns | Keyshia Ka'oir | Kirko Bangz | Lil Wayne | Ludacris | Mad Skillz | Michael Vick | Miracle Watts | Moneybagg Yo | NBA Youngboy | Peter Thomas | Plies | Rich Homie Quan | Rick Ross | Safaree | Tank | Trina | Uncle Luke | YFN Lucci | Young Dolph.
Visit CharlotteMagazine.com/CIAA for the lists of parties and events, where you'll find many of these celebrities.