Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa Will Perform at Call of Duty Event

Activision booked Kanye West for the first Call of Duty XP event in 2011.

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Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa will perform at the Call of Duty XP 2016 event next week, Activision has announced. The duo are currently on the road together for what they're calling the High Road Tour.

The performance is scheduled for Sunday, September 4, at The Forum in Inglewood, California. The concert will serve as the send-off to Call of Duty XP, which wraps up that day.

This isn't the first time Activision has signed big-name talent for a Call of Duty XP concert. For the inaugural event in 2011, Activision hired none other than Kanye West to perform. Additionally, the company booked Eminem and Jay-Z for E3 shows in the past. Also, Blizzard often hires major stars for its BlizzCon concerts; past performers included Blink 182, Tenacious D, and Ozzy Osbourne.

Call of Duty XP 2016 runs September 2-4. A "limited number" of tickets are being opened, including access to the concert with Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa, though pricing was not announced. The Call of Duty XP website states that ticket prices start at $50.

The concert is just one part of Call of Duty XP. Attendees can go hands-on with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's multiplayer and the crazy-looking Zombies in Spaceland. Additionally, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare's remastered version will be playable, along with some Call of Duty: Black Ops III DLC, maybe the newly announced Salvation.

Not only that, but attendees can play paintball on a real-world version of the iconic Black Ops Nuketown multiplayer map, while there is also an "intense" laser tag experience inspired by Zombies in Spaceland. Further, the finals of the $2 million Call of Duty World League Championship will run during the weekend.

If you can't make it to the show in person, some of the events, including the World League Championship, will be broadcast live on Twitch and YouTube.

GameSpot will be in attendance at Call of Duty XP 2016 next weekend; check back soon for more.

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Well, considering the fact that 90% of Call of Duty players are always stoned, this concert makes perfect sense.

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IcelandicHossi

I can't stop laughing. if you are gonna call it a concert have a band not some two guys talking

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90wushuman

Because they're SERIOUSLY what we NEED in this event. Why not a rock band? You have to including a rapper respondible on making one of the worst rap songs ever made "WE DET BOYS"?

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EdwardNygma

Ah Rap music. The genre that should have died over 25 years ago.

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EdwardNygma

@lonesamurai1: When was the last time you saw a rock song on ITunes top 10? Rock music at least takes talent in that you have to be able to play an instrument or sing (well depending on who it is). Rap literally takes no talent whatsoever. They don't even create the music most of the time as it is created by a producer in a studio and they write words that rhyme.

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EdwardNygma

@lonesamurai1: I think you and I pretty much agree though I do like some rock singers a lot. Public Enemy was ok which is as good of praise for a rap group as I can give. I do like bands/groups with intelligent lyrics which is why I enjoy multiple rock groups (there are a lot of stupid ones too).

You are absolutely right. I am an 80s kid and wow music has declined. People try to blame slumping music sales on youtube/online/etc. which may be partially true but I think the number one reason is there is so little real music left today. Most of it is garbage.

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DaVillain-

My choice would've been Tupac but oh well.

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PETERAKO

Gee, celebrities are certainly going to make me wanna buy this game.

In all seriousness though, Giving money to celebrities is wasted money.

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Sikkens

@PETERAKO: You have no idea how many idiots will buy it because of this...Hype is hype,and this game is clearly not inteded for mature community,despite what the box says.

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almatha

lol proof that people who play COD are a bunch of ghetto idiots.

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Kyelo

Deary me, CoD continues its decline...

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StonerDemon

If Activision actually want to have someone to "perform", then they should hire a freaking band, not this couple of lowlifes.

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Fafnir233

Wiz's face looks photoshopped onto a childs body lol

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I like this idea. Let's keep all the garbage in the world lumped together more often... one huge gathering of morons with no taste.

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Moonco

Wiz Khalifa, what a name ha. Looks like he is made out of paper

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Techtroll

Clowns

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Arkhalipso

Imagine if they would have done this with a game that you liked. I would probably start worrying about what type of target audience I am.

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howthegodzkill

@Arkhalipso: You'd have mo problems, cause you'd have mo money.

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howthegodzkill

That would be a good time for Snoop to issue a public apology for publicly hassling Bill Gates over the the constant Xbox Live service interruptions. Bill wasn't even at home, he was off making sewage drinkable for third world countries.

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the_master_race

so instead of making a GAME , they throw up musical festivals , well ..they can bring back Freddie Mercury from grave , I still won't buy that crappy game

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silversix_

Dudebros are excited. Everyone else doesn't give a single f*ck.