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2015 LDW: Kevin Hart & & Buddies Introduce slideshow”Tyson Beckford Returns to Chippendales Launch slideshow”Sunday of the 2015 Labor Day Weekend started with the HartBeat Weekend Pool Celebration hosted by Kevin Hart at Tao Beach in the Venetian on the heels of his 7 and 10:30 p.m. comedy reveals Saturday night at the Chelsea in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The superstar star and comedian, who was joined by his bride-to-be, Eniko Parrish, sent out the dayclub crowd into a craze when he delved into the DJ booth and welcomed daytime revelers. Upon arriving to Tao Beach, Grammy Prize-winning singer-songwriter Ne-Yo, who strangely kept his black T-shirt on for pictures, signed up with Hart,
who bared chest, onstage and gave a shout-out to the crowd. Also signing up with the celebration: comedian Hannibal Buress, who was a surprise addition at the 10:30 p.m. comedy show, E! News host Terrence J and rap artists Busta Rhymes and O.T. Genesis. On Sunday night, Hart’s HartBeat Weekend at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas came to a close. The packed weekend featured the two comedy shows atthe Chelsea, star dinner at STK Las Vegas to benefit BrittiCares International, sold-out concert at Boulevard Pool headlined by Drake and celebrity looks at Marquee Club. At Drake’s performance at Boulevard Swimming pool, guest Jhene Aiko opened the program before Hart thanked the Cosmopolitan and his fans for making HartBeat Weekend an incredible success for the 2nd consecutive year in a row. After Aiko’s performance, Hart returned to the stage to present Drake to the enthusiastic, sold-out crowd. Fans went bananas as they recited the lyrics to his hits”0 to 100, “”Hotline Bling,”” Know Yourself” and “Began with all-time low.”The audience included Terrence J, Kevin Frazier from “Entertainment Tonight,”Ne-Yo, Oscar-nominated star and “Empire” star Terrance Howard, rapper Busta Rhymes and NBA gamer Kyle Lowry. Celebrations continued post-concert Sunday night with the HartBeat Weekend Official After-Party hosted by Drake at Marquee. Hart kicked off the night by jumping onstage, grabbing the mic and vocal singing along to a list of tunes. Drake then wowed a jam-packed club of partygoers with his hits consisting of “My Way,””Hotline Bling” and”All Me.”The crowd constantly shouted for”Back to Back,”triggering him to liquidate the night with the fan-favorite single.
The acclaimed Canadian rapper then took in the noises of DJ Politik at his VIP table with a group of friends that consisted of Tyson Beckford, currently guest-starring in Chippendales at the Rio through Sept. 27.
Also at Marquee: Busta Rhymes, NBA star James Harden and Terrence J. At sister hotspot Tao Club in the Venetian, rap artist Juicy J closed out the weekend with an efficiency that featured his hits” Bandz a Make Her Dance,” “I Don’t Mind”
and more. Juicy J then danced the night away with a group of friends. And Monday afternoon, Las Vegas boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. partied at Tao Beach with a group that consisted of Doralie”Bad”Medina. He
welcomed fans before visiting his VIP cabana, where he bought alcoholic drinks and watermelon platters for the group. Thanks to Al Powers and Joe Torrance of Powers Imagery and Erik Kabik for their picture gallery of Drake, Hart and Juicy J. Don Chareunsy is the Las Vegas Sun’s entertainment and luxury senior editor and has actually been a journalist for nearly twenty years. Robin Leach of” Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous popularity”has been a reporter
for more than 50 years and has actually invested the past 15 years giving readers the within scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum play area. Follow Sun Entertainment+Luxury Senior citizen Editor Don Chareunsy on Twitter at Twitter.com/ VDLXEditorDon. Follow Robin Leach on Twitter at Twitter.com/ Robin_Leach. Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas attempts to be various. From the hotel’s red reservations desks to art discovered throughout
the resort, The Cosmopolitan’s trademark design is helping to pave its own path on the Las Vegas Strip. Upon getting in the resort, you’re greeted by pillars of video boards playing video art by Digital Kitchen and David Rockwell Studio specifically produced for The Cosmopolitan. Simply beyond that, you’ll discover all your favorite casino games on the resort’s 100,000-square-foot casino floor. The Cosmopolitan’s rooms standout as the resort’s most special feature. About 2,220 of The Cosmopolitan’s 2,995 living rooms have 6-foot deep balconies that span the length
of the room, a first at a modern Strip hotel. Other in-room amenities consist of soaking tubs, kitchenettes and wacky
accessories like artistic coffee table books. The dining experience at The Cosmopolitan isn’t really something you’ll discover at other Strip resorts, either. All of The Cosmopolitan’s 13 restaurateurs are new to the Las Vegas market. You’ll find American steakhouse fare in a contemporary setting at STK, first-class sushi at Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill and the best fish flown in from the Mediterranean daily at Estiatorio Milos. Whether the sun is up or down, Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub is the location to discover the party at The Cosmopolitan. The venue is a dayclub/nightclub, full with a pool and cabanas outside and three various spaces with three different vibes inside. If clubs aren’t your thing,
you can get a beverage at one of The Cosmopolitan’s five other bars, like The Chandelier, which is enclosed in 2 million dripping crystals. 3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-698-7000 Marquee The opening date is April 6, 2013, for the Marquee Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The 22,000-square-foot multi-level Marquee Bar & Dayclub entertainment complex boasts two swimming pools, a number of bars and a pc gaming location. Programming throughout the season is highlighted by resident DJs including the world’s premier electronic music talent. European bathing(bikini leading optional)is allowed Monday-Thursday. Unique experiences can be had in among the grand cabanas, which feature infinity edge glass dipping swimming pools, flat-screen televisions and dedicated alcoholic drink and food service. The ultimate day-to-night offering will be discovered in the unique cottages dotting the border of the Dayclub, complete with overnight quarters, individual swimming pools and an al fresco celebration deck. Days spent dancing or basking in the sun are made complete with well-thought-out amenities while a specialized cocktail and food menu from Corporate Executive Chef Ralph Scamardella fuels the celebration. A turning roster of resident DJs will spin music for the summertime. 3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109