Atlanta’s Own Mr. 2-17 To Headline Skyhawks ‘Faith & Family’ Night on Friday, Jan. 24 vs. Lakeland Magic

By Alli Ehrhardt | January 16, 2020

COLLEGE PARK – The College Park Skyhawks, the official G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks, announced today that Atlanta hip-hop producer and artist Mr. 2-17 will headline ‘Faith and Family’ night on Jan. 24. Mr. 2-17 will perform at halftime of the Skyhawks match-up against division rival, the Lakeland Magic. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.

“It’s an honor to perform at the Skyhawks first-ever Faith and Family night,” said Mr. 2-17. “We’re all about community and growth on the Southside, and I can’t wait to bring energy at halftime during this special game.”

Best known for producing Bankroll Fresh’s song “Walked In,” his song credits include working with Skyhawks part-owner 2 Chainz. In addition to music, Mr. 2-17 also launched “Disciple the Hood,” an organization focused on ministering youth through positive hip-hop music.

In addition to Mr. 2-17, other entertainment scheduled for the theme game includes local church choirs and dance groups. Tickets for the game can be found at CPSkyhawks.com.

The Skyhawks return to action tomorrow, Jan. 15, taking on the Grand Rapids Drive at home in a 7 p.m. start at the Gateway Center Arena @ College Park. For more information on Faith and Family Night, the Skyhawks inaugural season and to register for updates, please visit CPSkyhawks.com. Stay up to date on team news by following @CPSkyhawks on Twitter and Instagram.