Stars Line-Up To Say Goodbye To BET’s “106 & Park” [VIDEO]
106 & Park BET’s Top 10 Live is the number-one video countdown show on television and the only show on BET that airs music videos. Originally hosted by Free and A.J. Calloway the show jumped off in 2000 and was a instant hit.
Since its inception, 106 & Park has been BET’s #1 rated show. Though it was hard to see Free and A.J. leave, they left the show in good hands with Terrence J and Rosci. There’s know doubt that this show keeps today’s music lover up to date with the hottest artists, songs, fashion, movies, step teams and artists on the come-up with Wild ‘n‘ Out Wednesday and Freestyle Friday , social and community issues, politics and more.
However, all good things come to an end. When BET announced that the show was coming to an end in May, so that Terrence and Rosci could pursue other opportunities, it sent shock waves to the shows millions of fans. President of Music Programming and Specials, Stephen Hill said, “We’re so proud of Terrence and Rosci as they head into the next phases of their careers. They leave behind the legacies of being the longest running hosts of 106 & Park as well as the hosts that presided over the show’s most successful season ever. I will miss their energy, wit, talent and professionalism on-the-job, but look forward to celebrating with them their successes that lie ahead.”
That being said, a variety of raps brightest stars will gather to bid farewell to BET’s hit countdown show, as well as hosts Terrence J. and Rocsi this tomorrow Friday September 28th. The farewell special will feature special appearances from artists like French Montana, Jim Jones and other guests. Plus, former “Rap City” hosts Julissa Bermudez and Big Tigger will be on hand for the “106 & Park” special, which is being hosted by LaLa Anthony and Pooch Hall.
By the way isn’t going away entirely, it’s actually being transformed. With any transformation comes change. So as BET says goodbye to Terrence and Roxi, they are looking to welcome some new talent. During the special farewell, the six finalists who are competing to replace Terrence J. and Rocsi as hosts of “106 & Park” will be showcased to viewing audiences. Here are finalists: Shorty Da Prince, 23, Detroit, Michigan; Rodney Rikai, 25, Essex County, New Jersey; Kevin Thompson, 24, Brooklyn, New York; Paigion, 24-25, Detroit, Michigan; Jazzy, 23, Miami, Florida; Miss Mykie, 23, Houston, Texas and K. Nicole, 23, Mount Vernon, New York.
So don’t miss all the action. The “106 & Park” farewell special will air on BET this Friday (September 28) at 5:00 PM CT.