St. Kitts and Nevis – Tuesday June 10th 2014: The Biggest Party in Sport just got Bigger! The Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has today confirmed that hip-hop superstar, Rick Ross, will headline one of the biggest concerts ever seen in St. Kitts and Nevis, during CPL Finals Week.
The multi-million selling rapper will top the bill at the concert, to be held at Warner Park Football Stadium on Friday August 15th, the night before the CPL final. The Miami rapper will bring yet more international star quality to the high octane cricket tournament, which boasts some of the most exciting players on the planet, as well as Hollywood shareholders, Mark Wahlberg and Gerard Butler.
“Rozay” has scored five Number 1 albums in the US and collaborated with the likes of Jay Z, Kanye West and Drake, and fans will be hoping to see him perform some of his biggest hits, including The Boss, Aston Martin Music, and Nobody, from his latest album, Mastermind.
The concert will undoubtedly add spice to what already promises to be a thrilling Finals Week in St. Kitts, ensuring that the CPL lives up to its reputation as the Biggest Party in Sport. Fans will also be treated to Beefy’s Bash, an all-star charity match featuring Sir Ian Botham, Brian Lara and Piers Morgan, as well as two semi-final showdowns during the week, as well as the main event, the final of the Limacol CPL 2014, on Saturday 16th August.
Damien O’Donohoe, CEO of Limacol CPL, said:
“The fact that CPL can attract one of the biggest names in music proves how special and unique the competition really is – there’s no other cricket tournament in the world that could have pulled this off. This is brilliant news for St. Kitts and Nevis and the entire region, and the whole CPL team is thrilled with this fantastic addition to Finals Week.”
The CPL, which thrilled sell-out crowds across the Caribbean in 2013, is once again looking to excite fans with high intensity T20 cricket in an even bigger and better tournament in 2014. The tournament will feature the biggest names in Caribbean cricket, including Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard, as well as global stars Kevin Pietersen, Saeed Ajmal and Corey Anderson. Grenada, known for its vibrant culture and hospitality, will serve as the opening venue to showcase the region’s most exciting domestic Twenty20 tournament.