Singer Jill Scott, hip-hop group Whodini to headline Indiana Black Expo's Summer Celebration concert

Concert set for July 20

INDIANAPOLIS - Singer Jill Scott and legendary hip-hop group Whodini will headline Indiana Black Expo's biggest Summer Celebration concert this July.

The acts, announced Wednesday, will take part in the Music Heritage Festival II on July 20 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Scott, a singer-songwriter, actress and poet, released her first album, "Who Is Jill Scott?" in 2000, and won a Grammy in 2005 for Best Urban/Alternative R&B Performance for "Cross My Mind."

She's also appeared on the small screen in HBO's "No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency" and on the big screen in the Tyler Perry film, "Why Did I Get Married."

Scott's opening act is a one of the most familiar names in the history of hip-hop and rap -- Whodini -- who started in Brooklyn in 1981, and later gained fame with singles "Freaks Come Out at Night," "Five Minutes of Funk" and "Friends."

Tickets to the concert start at $30 and go on sale Monday through Ticketmaster , the Bankers Life Fieldhouse box office and Indiana Black Expo at 3145 N. Meridian St.

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