D’Angelo Back! Â For those of us who have been patiently waiting to see if D’Angelo has still got it on a platform other that YouTube, we will find out on July 1 when the 2012 BET Awards come on! Â In addtion to that, Nas hooked up with Rick Ross to drop a new song from his Life is Good album titled “Accidental Murderers”. Â Listen to the track and let me know what you think in side? Â Read More »
BET Awards 12Â just might put BET back in the game!! Â It has been reported thatÂ Kanye WestÂ and all of Â G.O.O.D. MusicÂ are set to perform at the upcoming awards show includingÂ their newest femaleÂ protegeÂ Teyana Taylor. Â The show will be hosted byÂ Samuel L. Jackson, and other performance includeÂ Usher, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz. Â However there seems to be a littel confusion concerning the Whitney Houston Tribute… Read more about that below.
BET has announced thatÂ Rev. Al SharptonÂ will be honored with the Humanitarian Award at the upcomingÂ BET Awards 12, for his commitment to politic activism and social reform. As the Founder andÂ President of the National Action NetworkÂ (NAN), a not-for-profit civil rights organization headquartered in Harlem, NY, with over 47 Chapters nationwide, Sharpton continues to raise awareness about civil rights and political issues, and actively takes a stand against prejudice and injustice for all peopleâ€”no matter oneâ€™s race, gender, sexual orientation or political affiliation. Previous BET AWARDS Humanitarian Award winners who have been honored for their philanthropic efforts toward charitable causes, areÂ Steve Harvey, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Wyclef Jean, Quincy Jones, Don Cheadle, Harry Belafonte, Denzel Washington, Pauletta Washington, Danny Glover, Magic Johnson and Muhammad Ali. Sharpton plans to dedicate his award to hisÂ late mother. He shared on twitteR:
Thereâ€™s no dividing this unstoppable trio. Kanye West, Jay-Z, and Beyonce take the lead in nominations at the upcoming BET Awards. The Atlanta Journal Constitution writes:
Kanye West has the most nominations with seven, while his mentor, Jay-Z, earned five, and Jay-Z’s wife, BeyoncÃ©, received six.
Jay-Z and West collaborated last year on the album “Watch the Throne.” Their songs â€” “â€¦ In Paris” and “Otis” â€” are up for video of the year. BeyoncÃ© has two nominations in that category with “Love on Top” and “Countdown.” Read More »