Many big name hip-hop heavyweights will be appearing at Phoenix, AZ’s Club Siders throughout the NBA All-Star Weekend (Feb. 13-Feb.15).

Starting tonight at 9 p.m., Bay Area rap legend E-40 will play host to the “Presidential NBA Star Studded Tip Of Party” along with Comedian Ricky Harris, Omar Gooding, Angel Conwell, Glasses Malone, and top model Toccara. The night finds the celebrities judging over 100 models who are competing to become Show magazine's next cover girl.

Continuing on Friday night, “Miss Rap Supreme’s YoYo will MC the “Who’s Who Celebrity Event” along with Busta Rhymes, Raekwon, Lisa Raye and Joe Torry.

On Saturday afternoon Yo Gotti, Chamillionaire and Willy Northpole are set to appear at the 'Hoops for Hope All-Star Charity Fun Fest” – a benefit thrown by the non profit organization aimed at providing care and hope to the 15 million children orphaned by HIV/AIDS. Children form the area will be able to enjoy music, basketball and video games throughout the day.

The weekend concludes on Sunday (Feb. 15) with the “Grand Party Event,” which will be MCed by Shaquille O’Neal and hip-hop icon Dougie Fresh. Confirmed celebrity guests for the party include: Cedric the Entertainer, Amare Stoudamire and Ray J.

For more details and to purchase tickers peep www.2009nbaallstar.com. - Elan Mancini