LiveXLive Announced As A Streaming Distribution Partner For ‘Shaq’s Fun House vs Gronk Beach Presented By The General Insurance
LiveXLive Will Simulcast ‘Shaq vs Gronk’ to Over 20 Platforms & Channels as They Compete In Epic Challenges & Host Musical Performances from DaBaby, Snoop Dogg, Steve Aoki, Diplo, Carnage, & DJ Diesel, with Event to Benefit NAACP, Boys & Girls Club, & Feeding America
LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global platform for live stream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, announced today that it will simulcast ‘Shaq’s Fun House vs Gronk Beach Presented by The General Insurance’ featuring Hall of Fame legend and 4X NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal and 3X Super Bowl Champion Rob Gronkowski. The live stream will be available on 20+ platforms and channels, including: LiveXLive’s platform, channels and partner platforms, Facebook, TikTok, Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Apple TV, Roku, Samsung and more, as well as the artists’ social channels.
“This is a truly unique format that brings together so many of our favorite things — music, challenges, amazing artists, and of course, charity,” said LiveXLive President, Dermot McCormack. “We’re proud to partner with Shaquille O’Neal and Rob Gronkowski to benefit a great cause while having a bit of fun.”
The live streamed party with a purpose will feature epic SHAQ vs GRONK challenges and superstar musical performances while raising money for the NAACP and the Boys & Girls Club in an effort to help in the fight against social injustice. In addition, the official food delivery partner of the event, DoorDash, has pledged to donate one meal, for up to 1.25 million meals, to people in need for each viewer in the livestream through their partnership with Feeding America®.
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SHAQ & GRONK are set to compete head-to-head in interactive challenges including the following:
- Lip Sync Battle Presented by The General Insurance
- Game of HORSE Presented by YAPPA
- Jousting Presented by Monster Energy
- Sports Trivia Knowledge
- Buffalo Wild Wings & DoorDash Blazin’ Challenge
The winner of each challenge will earn a donation to their charity – Team SHAQ is representing The Boys & Girls Club and Team GRONK is representing the NAACP.
Throughout the live stream, there will be musical performances and live interviews from superstar artists including DaBaby who currently sits at #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart with is song “Rockstar,” multi-platinum rapper Snoop Dogg, GRAMMY-nominated global DJ, Steve Aoki, GRAMMY Award-winning producer, DJ and songwriter, Diplo, DJ Carnage and SHAQ making an appearance as DJ Diesel. Hosting this epic event will be journalist and broadcaster for Bleacher Report and Turner Sports, Taylor Rooks. In addition, fans from around the world will be able to show off their best at home dance moves alongside SHAQ & GRONK via The General’s Fan Cam – so get ready to DANCE!
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LiveXLive also produces “The Big Podcast with Shaq” thru PodcastOne — a company it anticipates to acquire in June 2020. And, it’s recent live stream vodcasts with Adam Carolla have each garnered over 1 million views. LiveXLive has also become a go-to platform for live streaming events that combine music with pop culture of podcasting, sports, arts, fashion, culinary, comedy and wellness. From emerging to established artists, LiveXLive has streamed over 1000 events including a variety of artists and celebrities in 2020 alone: Kygo, Jimmy Buffett, OneRepublic, Zac Brown, Sofi Tukker, Graham Parker, John Hiatt, John Butler, Michael Franti, Nahko, Trevor Hall, FINK, Mike Love, Rising Appalachia, and Krishna Das, Big Gigantic, Hot Chelle Rae, Lauren Jauregui, Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Chris Rock, Idina Menzel, Jennifer Lopez, Sullivan King, Quix, Nitti Gritti, Dr. Fresch, Champagne Drip, and Pegboard Nerds.
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