N*E*R*D, Gucci Mane, M.I.A. to Headline Second Annual ComplexCon


N*E*R*D, Gucci Mane, M.I.A. and Young Thug will headline the two-day street culture festival on November 4 and 5 at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, ComplexCon announced today.

N*E*R*D, the alt-rock/alt-pop trio comprised of ComplexCon Cultural Director Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo and Shay Haley, is set to headline the first night. During last year’s ComplexCon, Pharrell announced from his Beats1 Radio show #OTHERTone that a N*E*R*D album would be happening “when it’s time,” according to the The Source. The group hasn’t released an album since 2010.

In addition, other performers expected to take the stage include DJ Khaled, A-Trak and Friends, D.R.A.M., SUPERDUPERKYLE, A$AP Ferg, Jaden Smith, Virgil Abloh, i am OTHER #BeGreat Party ft. Special Guests, Noname, Ski Mask the Slump God, Wifisfuneral, Dreezy, Chloe x Halle, Injury Reserve, Ronny J Presents, Cozy Boys and more. Fool’s Gold Day Off will make its Southern California stop at ComplexCon, according to the announcement.

With the tagline “The future doesn’t just happen on the internet,” ComplexCon will again bring culture, commerce, conversation and collaboration to Long Beach.

For the full music lineup, check out the link here. ComplexCon tickets will go on sale on Friday at noon via the website here.

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Asia Morris has been with the Long Beach Post for five years, specializing in coverage of the arts. Her parents gave her the name because they wanted her to be a world traveler and they got their wish. She has obliged by pursuing art, journalism and a second career as a competitive cyclist.