July 11, 2023

Kevin Hart’s HARTBEAT WEEKEND Comedy and Music Festival with J. Cole, Ludacris, Jack Harlow, and More

Presented by Hartbeat, Kevin Hart’s global multimedia company, AEG Presents and Resorts World – Taking place at Resorts World Las Vegas from Thursday, July 6th to Sunday, July 9th, the action-packed weekend touted a four-day celebration bringing a variety of live musical performances at the renowned Zouk Nightclub and Ayu Dayclub, stand-up comedy, exclusive events, podcast tapings, parties and more. The event also featured the final shows of Kevin Hart’s REALITY CHECK tour inside the Resorts World Theatre and the return of BET’s ComicView featuring host and executive producer, Mike Epps.

Kevin Hart’s HARTBEAT WEEKEND Comedy and Music Festival with J. Cole, Ludacris, Jack Harlow, and More

The event was attended by Kevin Hart, J. Cole, Jack Harlow, Ludacris, Mike Epps, T.I., Punkie Johnson, Kaskade and many more.

Event and Photo Highlights include:

  • Kevin Hart celebrates his birthday with a special performance from Ludacris at Zouk Nightclub
  • J.Cole performs in front of an electric crowd at Zouk Nightclub
  • SNL’s Punkie Johnson surprised the audience and married a couple while recording a live episode of her new podcast ‘Love Thang’ at RedTail
  • Kevin Hart joins Jack Harlow on stage during his performance at Zouk Nightclub
  • Diallo Riddle and Blake “LUXXURY” Robin debuted their new musical deep dive series ‘One Song’ with a live taping at Hartbeat Weekend alongside special guest Kaskade
  • Executive Producer and host Mike Epps ushered in the highly anticipated return of BET’s ‘Comic View’ with stand-up comedy performances by Tommy Davidson, Tacarra Williams, Tony T. Roberts, Bresha Webb, D.C. Young Fly and rapper Tip “T.I.” Harris at Jalisco Underground. Full episodes to be released on BET at a later date
  • Kevin Hart and The Plastic Cup Boyz welcomed sports commentator and former professional boxer Shawn Porter to their live recording of ‘Straight from the Hart’
  • T.I. and PartyNextDoor perform at the Rock the Bells Pool Parties at Ayu Dayclub

In addition to Hartbeat Weekend, Kyle Kuzma and girlfriend Winnie Harlow spent the weekend at Resorts World Las Vegas as he celebrated his signing to the Wizards. Kuzma stayed in the Crockfords 3-Bedroom Entertainment Suite, one of the most luxurious suites on property.

Kicking off the celebration, Kuzma dined at FUHU alongside 25 of his friends and family. After a delicious contemporary Asian meal, the group made their way to Zouk Nightclub with over 200 guests for his private afterparty. In attendance with him throughout the weekend was his girlfriend and fashion model, Winnie Harlow, along with other NBA stars including Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Tim Hardway Jr, Jayson Tatum, Matt Barnes, Larry Nance, and Frank Vogel.

Founded by Kevin Hart, Hartbeat is the global, multi-platform media company creating entertainment at the intersection of comedy and culture with a mission to keep the world laughing together. Hartbeat delivers comedy through its three divisions: Hartbeat Studios, which finances, develops and produces innovative content; Hartbeat Media, which connects with consumers around the world through events and the company’s expansive distribution network; and PULSE, the company’s branded entertainment studio that serves as a creative and cultural consultancy to brand. Hartbeat’s flagship consumer brand, the LOL! Network, reaches audiences across its O&O social media, audio, and OTT partners.

Led by an award-winning team, Hartbeat is a valuable partner to the biggest entertainment companies, platforms and brands in the world, driving cultural currency and generating sales, subscriptions, buzz, and conversation with some of the most coveted audience

Since opening in 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas has become the premier destination on the Las Vegas Strip. Developed by Genting Berhad, a publicly traded Malaysian corporation registered with the Nevada Gaming Commission, the $4.3 billion resort is dedicated to providing guests with a one-of-a-kind luxury experience, complete with exceptional service, exquisite design and unparalleled amenities. In a partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Resorts World Las Vegas integrates three of Hilton’s premium brands into its resort campus. With over 3,500 guest rooms and suites, featuring modern design and luxurious touches, the property consists of Las Vegas Hilton at Resorts World, the resort’s full-service brand; Conrad Las Vegas at Resorts World, Hilton’s lifestyle luxury brand; and LXR, Hilton’s network of independent luxury properties, which operates as Crockfords Las Vegas, Genting’s internationally renowned ultra-luxury brand. The fully integrated resort boasts a wide range of world-class amenities and services including a 117,000 square foot state-of-the-art fully cashless casino floor, a 5,000 capacity theatre featuring the industry’s top headlining talent, distinct day and nightlife venues, a curated retail collection featuring designer and boutique shops, a stunning 27,000-square-foot spa and wellness center, over 50 food and beverage offerings from across the globe and more. Resorts World Las Vegas has ushered in a new world for luxury resorts, and invites guests to indulge with friends. Resorts World Las Vegas is Sharecare Health Security VERIFIED™ with Forbes Travel Guide while all three hotel brands are LEED Gold Certified. For more information, please visit rwlasvegas.com or find us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

Zouk Group is a global lifestyle company with establishments that span across nightlife, entertainment, and dining sectors. Its namesake, Zouk, is a 32-year-old nightlife brand known for pushing the boundaries of dance music and propelling Singapore on the global map. Ranked Asia’s best club on DJ Mag’s annual Top 100 Clubs list since 2017 and top globally since 2010, Zouk is Singapore’s foremost clubbing institution, delivering the freshest in dance music across genres, state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, a constant roster of stellar international, regional and local residents, and top-notch service and hospitality.

Zouk has since evolved into an all-encompassing global lifestyle brand that has expanded into the food & beverage sector with new brands like social gaming bar RedTail, vibe dining restaurant FUHU, curated food hall Famous Foods and more concepts in the pipeline. Aside from club offerings, Zouk Group also owns ZoukOut, Asia’s premier dawn-to-dusk music festival featuring world-class DJs, which attracts a cosmopolitan mix of locals and tourists within and beyond Asia to the beachfront of Singapore. Zouk Group oversees club and lifestyle entities in Singapore, Malaysia, Las Vegas, and Tokyo, which is scheduled to open in late 2023. The company also owns the franchise to Five Guys in Singapore and Malaysia.