2017 BETX Genius Talks Roster Announced
AT&T-sponsored series to feature top entertainment stars
The 2017 Genius Talks series sponsored by AT&T will include powerhouse females in the T.V. and film industries, including: Tracee Ellis Ross, Ava DuVernay, Issa Rae as well as music and entertainment moguls Pusha T, Nick Cannon, New Edition and more. The series of intimate conversations and panels hosted by Charlamagne tha God will take place during 2017 BET Experience at L.A. Live, Jun. 24–25.
Genius Talks kicks off with actress Issa Rae on her creative process and building an empire. The thought-provoking talks continue actress Tracee Ellis Ross discussing her hit series and self-love; New Edition & choreographer Brook Payne sharing their insights from their days in the legendary group; award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay on her successful career in film; actor, comedian and recording artist Nick Cannon, talking about building a brand, fatherhood and more. Sunday’s Genius Talks lineup will be announced soon.
The Genius Talks series sponsored by AT&T will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from 1–7 p.m. PST, Jun. 24 and 1:30–2:15 p.m. PST Sun, Jun. 25. All Genius Talks are first-come, first-served for all attendees. The discussions will also be live-streamed on BET.com and the BETX app powered by AT&T, the No. 1 source for everything BETX, including real-time event updates, full schedules, BET Fan Fest wristbands, daily prizes, ticket giveaways, live streams and much more.
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