Issa Rae will host Rihanna’s Diamond Ball, Childish Gambino to perform

The annual fundraising dinner benefits Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation.

August 13, 2018

Insecure creator Issa Rae will host Rihanna's fourth Diamond Ball. The annual event will take place on September 13 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, The fundraising event benefits Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation, which helps fund education and health programs around the world. Childish Gambino will perform at the black-tie event.


"Issa Rae and Childish Gambino were the dream duo for the fourth annual Diamond Ball and they're coming!!! We are honored and grateful to have them help us celebrate the Clara Lionel Foundation this year," Rihanna said in a statement.

Last year’s benefit, which was hosted by comedian Dave Chappelle with performances by Kendrick Lamar and Calvin Harris, raised over $5 million. Guests included JAY-Z, Beyoncé, and Cardi B.

Posted: August 13, 2018