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Rapper Kendrick Lamar among headliners at Forbes summit

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  • FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kendrick Lamar arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum  in Inglewood, Calif.  Lamar and Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman are among the celebrities, athletes and business leaders heading to Boston for Forbes’ Under 30 Summit. The four-day event focused on technology and business starts Sunday, Oct. 1 and runs through Wednesday. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

    FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kendrick Lamar arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Lamar and Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman are among the celebrities, athletes and business leaders heading to Boston for Forbes’ Under 30 Summit. The four-day event focused on technology and business starts Sunday, Oct. 1 and runs through Wednesday. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
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BOSTON -- Rapper Kendrick Lamar and Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman are among the celebrities, athletes and business leaders heading to Boston for Forbes' Under 30 Summit.

The four-day event focused on technology and business starts Sunday and runs through Wednesday.

It includes panel discussions, competitions for startup companies, networking opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs, as well as musical performances and other celebrity-driven events.

The events are being staged at prominent locations across the Boston-area, including City Hall Plaza, historic Faneuil (FAN'-yul) Hall, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Fenway Park area.

More than 7,000 people are expected to attend.

Actor Ashton Kutcher, actress Evan Rachel Wood, skier Lindsay Vonn, model Karlie Kloss and television chef Ayesha Curry are among the other notable summit speakers.

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