Rihanna announces performer details for this year's Diamond Ball.
Rihanna is putting together quite the lineup for this year's Diamond Ball charity event.
According to Billboard, the black-tie event will feature a performance from Kendrick Lamar and will also be hosted by comedian Dave Chappelle The fundraising gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York is dedicated to raising funds for the Clara Lionel Foundation, an organization founded in 2012 by the singer that focuses on education, health and emergency response efforts. The namesake of the foundation is in honor of her grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite.
"I’m thrilled that the incomparable Dave Chappelle will kick things off as the official host of this year’s Diamond Ball and Kendrick Lamar will take the stage for an unforgettable performance," Rihanna said in a statement. "I’m proud of the Clara Lionel Foundation’s significant impact in the world over the years and deeply grateful for the continued support and commitment to advancing our mission."
Proceeds from the fundraiser go will directly support the foundation's work on "innovative education projects and scholarships, healthcare programs and local micro grants."