ATLANTA, Ga. (July 26, 2022) – The WNBA’s Atlanta Dream announced today a halftime performance from award-winning music and television star Waka Flocka Flame on Wednesday, August 3 as the Dream host the Indiana Fever. The game, presented by Emory Healthcare, is set for a 7:00 p.m. ET tip-off at Gateway Center Arena, and limited tickets are still available.
“Yo Atlanta! Imma be with y’all cheering in the crowd against Indiana on August 3rd, and we gonna crush they spirits with the most turned up the halftime show in basketball,” said Waka Flocka. “See y’all on the 3rd! SQUAD!!!!”
The Atlanta-based rapper has been a dominant force in the music industry for more than a decade whose first studio album, Flockaveli, debuted at number six on the US Billboard 200 in 2010. From the album’s success he was named the eighth hottest MC of the year by MTV and won a BET Hip Hop Award for his single No Hands with Roscoe Dash and Wale. He went on to collaborate with GRAMMY Award nominated artist Gucci Mane on his album Ferrari Boyz and released a solo successful album titled Triple F Life: Friends, Fans & Family.
Waka Flocka has also made a name for himself on the small screen, gaining popularity on the hit VH1 show Love and Hip-Hop: Atlanta. He since went on to star in a number of reality shows, including WE TV’s Growing Up Hip-Hop: Atlanta and Waka & Tammy: What the Flocka.
Earlier this season, the Dream brought out Atlanta’s own Omerettà The Great for the team’s 2022 home opener, where she performed her hit song Sorry Not Sorry in front of a sold out crowd at Gateway Center Arena on May 11.
The Atlanta Dream is a professional women’s basketball team based in Atlanta, Ga. that strives to build a place where our team, our fans and our city come together to represent the community we seek to serve. We enter our 15th year in 2022 with new ownership, new leadership, and a commitment to building the best franchise in the WNBA. We celebrate diversity, represent Atlanta, reward innovation and imagination, and aim to empower women both on and off the court. The team currently plays home games at the Gateway Center Arena @ College Park and has qualified for the WNBA Playoffs in nine of its first 14 seasons. To learn more about the Dream and purchase 2022 season tickets, mini-plans and single game tickets, please visit http://www.dreamelitemembership.com/ or call 877-977-7729.