Kanye West to Close Nike+ Event
Fri, 18 Jul 2008 16:28:22
Nike has announced the headlining artists of Nike+ Human Race, the company's self-proclaimed "World's Largest One Day Running Event." Taking place in 25 major cities across the map on August 31, the event hopes to draw one million runners to the 10k competition and a string of concerts. Nike's confirmed artists include Moby in London, All-American Rejects in New York City, Fall Out Boy in Chicago, Kelly Rowland in Paris, and a "Grand Finale" performance from Kanye West.
"I'm hitting the stage in Los Angeles for the Nike+ Human Race, Nike's dopest 10k run ever," West said in a statement. "This race is bringing together hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world to run and listen to some great music while serving a higher cause, and I'm excited to perform in L.A. as part of the grand finale."
For complete details on the Nike+ program, check out www.nikeplus.com.
—The ARTISTdirect Staff