Grammy Award-winning singer, Jennifer Hudson will perform a special tribute song on Sunday during the NBA All-Star Game in memory of late NBA legend Kobe Bryant.
Following the death of Kobe and daughter Gianna together with seven others, who perished in a helicopter crash last month, The National Basketball Association has put together a star-studded game of players and celebrity natives of Chicago, where the game is going to take place, to gather in paying their last respect to Kobe.
CNN reports that, before the All-Star team introductions, Oscar winning singer Common will welcome fans to Chicago with a narrative about what basketball means to his hometown.
Prior to the start of the game, Chicagoan and Chaka Khan will sing the US national anthem. Country music singer-songwriter Tenille Arts will also sing the Canadian national anthem. At the call of halftime of the games, Chance The Rapper will take the mic alongside Grammy-winning acts Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled and Migos rapper Quavo.
The All-Star Game is slated to happen on Sunday at the United Center and air live at 8.P.M. ET on TNT.