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Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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MLB Books Lil Jon, Don Omar For Concerts Around All-Star Game

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 21 / 17

MLB has booked rapper Lil Jon and reggaeton star Don Omar to headline concerts during the upcoming All-Star Game festivities in Miami. Lil Jon will headline the league’s first-ever nighttime Electric Run, which concludes with a large post-race afterparty, on July 8. The following day, Omar...

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