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Nicki Minaj set for All-Star show

Nicki Minaj will perform at the NBA All-Star basketball game later this month, it has been revealed.

The female rapping sensation is joining a star-studded line-up to provide the musical entertainment for the event at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, on February 26.

Soul sensation Mary J. Blige and R&B star Ne-Yo are also set to hit the stage, USA Today reports.

Nicki is expected to sing a medley of her songs when the NBA All-Star players are being introduced to the crowd.

Mary J. Blige has reportedly been handed the honour of performing the national anthem of the United States at the event.

Beautiful Monster star Ne-Yo is set to provide the half-time entertainment. He will be supported by rappers Pitbull and Nayer.

The musician is also believed to be taking part in a celebrity basketball game coached by All-Star players Dwight Howard and Kevin Durant on February 24.

Will.i.am, Flo Rida and The Voice US winner Javier Colon are expected to perform at All-Star pre-game events on February 25.

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