Sharperpalooza - Darren Sharper's Kids Foundation hosted an event for the United Way of the Twin Cities and the Minnesota AIDS Project. The event headliner was hip-hop star Ludacris. Opening acts and entertainers included B96's Hot Rod, Gutta Fam, Biz Markie, and Selfish. BET's Big Tigger and B96's Tone E. Fly made the announcements. The event at the Myth nightclub was attended by many Vikings players and other celebrities to support the event.