Tonight at 7:30 PM ET, YouTube and Howard University will host the 2nd Annual #YouTubeBlack FanFest during Howard’s Homecoming festivities this week.
#YouTubeBlack FanFest is a live show that brings together YouTube creators, emerging artists, and the Howard University community for exclusive performances, collaborations and in-person fan meetups on Howard University’s campus.
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This year’s 90-minute show will be headlined by recording artist Jhené Aiko, who has over 2.5 million subscribers and over 900 million views across her YouTube channels. Hosted by comedy group Dormtainment, the show will feature YouTube creators representing over 19 digital subscribers globally, including: 4YE Comedy, Ari Lennox, Ava Pearl, CERAADI, De’arra & Ken 4 Life, KevOnStage, Khadi Don, Kingsley, current Howard student Kyle Exum, Next Town Down, Shan Boody, Summerella, and Tpindell.
Over 1,400 people attended the inaugural #YouTubeBlack FanFest at Howard University last year. This year’s show is presented by Twentieth Century Fox and the film The Hate U Give.
#YouTubeBlack FanFest will be live streamed at http://www.youtube.com/fanfest.