ComplexCon has become an annual tradition for Complex, bringing together a bunch of the culture’s leaders for panel discussions, performances, giveaways, and all sorts of fun. The third annual convention will be happening in Long Beach on November 3 and 4. Performers have already been announced as Future, Lil Baby, Rae Sremmurd, Vince Staples, Tinashe, and others are set to take the stage but today, the publication announced their panellists. As always, the panel conversations are set to be one of the highlights of the entire event and with a lineup like the one they just revealed, there’s bound to be some interesting conversations going on.
Leading the fray is Off-White designer and Louis Vuitton artistic director, Virgil Abloh. The celebrated man will be speaking with a group of young designers and offering his keys to succeeding in the industry. The “Sneaker of the Year” panel will be handled by Wale and DJ Clark Kent, noted sneakerheads, as well as Don C. Lena Waithe and Trinidad James. A group of female creatives will get together for a “Women Behind The Lens” discussion, which will include Issa Rae, Lena Waithe, Karena Evans, Jemele Hill, and others.
A few other big names have been announced for their lineup, including Nas, Action Bronson, E-40, Victor Cruz, Trick Daddy, Raekwon, Jaden Smith, John Gabbana (formerly known as Boonk Gang) and more.