Summer Jam on June 15
6/5/2015, 9:05 p.m. | Updated on 6/5/2015, 11:11 p.m.
He is Richmond’s kid heartthrob.
And Charles Jones III, aka “Young Prince Charles,” is scheduled to showcase his high-energy rap at Summer Jam 2015.
The hot summer concert also will feature about a dozen other rap and hip-hop artists from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, June 13, in Festival Park, next to the Richmond Coliseum, at 601 E. Leigh St. in Downtown.
Young Prince Charles started rapping when he was 5, recorded his first song at 6 and opened for Grammy Award winner Soulja Boy at 7.
Young Prince Charles, now 13, is in the seventh grade at Richmond’s Albert Hill Middle School.
He’s also trying to positively impact the community in other ways. At a recent anti-violence rally in the Mosby Court public housing community, Young Prince Charles read an anti-bullying pledge to the audience.
Others scheduled to perform at Summer Jam include Yazz The Greatest, who plays Hakeem on the hit TV show “Empire;” and Jaquees.
Also on tap are Amera J, DJ Priest, Young Waq On Da Track, Famous2Most, Manny Rocko, Taeler Mone, Lil Kaotik, Silento and others, according to event organizers.
Tickets are $35 for general admission and $75 for VIP meet and greet.
Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, the Richmond Coliseum box office, DTLR locations or the Altria box office.
For more information: (804) 591-7542.