Joining Bow Wow as Co-hosts will be Ms. Mykie from Houston, Texas; Paigion and Shorty Da Prince, from Detroit, Michigan.

This Week “106 & PARK” Welcomes Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, Swizz Beatz, DJ Drama and Faith Evans

106 & PARK” enters a brand new exciting era. BET Networks revealed today that the new hosts of “106 & PARK” will be Bow Wow, Ms. Mykie, Paigion and Shorty Da Prince.  Having the most appearances in the show’s 12 year show history as well as guest hosting several times, Bow Wow also known as “Mr. 106 & PARK” will follow in the steps of previous hosts, A.J. Calloway, Free, Terrence J. and Rocsi.

Bow Wow, 25, will greet television’s ‘livest’ studio audience alongside “The Search” winners, Ms. Mykie, 23; Paigion, 24; and Shorty Da Prince, 23. After three months of co-hosting the show with Terrence J., Rocsi and a number of celebrity co-hosts, Ms. Mykie, hailing from Houston, TX, Paigon, and Shorty Da Prince, both repping Detroit, Michigan, beat out thousands of host hopefuls to earn their spot as the new co-hosts of “106 & PARK.” They will join Bow Wow 5 nights a week to bring the best of urban/pop culture, hottest music videos and A-list celebrity guests to BET viewers.

We chose to break the mold. These 4 talented folks will bring spirit, fresh perspective and crazy fun to the 106 & Park stage. Shorty, Paigion and Miss Mykie are clearly stars and luckily for us, started gelling as a collective during The Search,” said Stephen Hill, President of Music Programming and Specials, BET Networks. “On the sneak tip, we were pursuing Bow Wow hoping he might be interested. We were thrilled when he said “yes”. The energy is palpable. The crew is assembled. We are excited about this new future of 106 & Park.”

“I am very excited to take on this new journey in my career with BET. I’m all about branding myself and not just in music, but in TV and movies,” said Bow Wow. “Everyone always wants to compare me to the Fresh Prince, well now they can call me the Fresh Prince of 106 & Park. Get ready for a whole new world.”

This week our new hosts will welcome Ke Ke Palmer, Sean Paul, Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, Condola Rashad, Adepero Oduye, Swizz Beatz, DJ Drama, Faith Evans, and David Oyelowo.

Tuesday, October 2nd
Sean Paul world premieres new video “How Deep Is Your Love” ft. Kelly Rowland.
New Joint: Skyzoo ft. DJ prince, “Give It Up”
World Premiere: Miguel, “Do You…”

Wednesday, October 3rd
“106 & PARK” welcomes the cast of “Steel Magnolias.” Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, Condola Rashad, Adepero Oduye appear on the show to discuss their roles in the film.  Swizz Beatz will speak about his latest initiative, Children’s Rights Event.
New Joint: James Fortune ft. Monica & Fred Hammond, “Hold On”

Thursday, October 4th
DJ Drama and Faith Evans appear to promote new albums, “Quality Street Music” and “R&B Divas.”
World Premiere: Ca$h Out ft. Wale, “Hold Up”

Friday, October 5th
David Oyelowo visits the show to discuss his role in his latest film “Middle of Nowhere.”Torae, Torch and 9th Wonder judge FREESTYLE FRIDAY.
New Joint: Torch Ft. Meek Mill, Wale, Stalley, Gunplay & Young Breed, “Slow Down”

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About Bow Wow
It was clear from an early age that Bow Wow was destined for the spotlight. At age five, Shad Moss was discovered by Snoop Dogg and featured on the icon’s groundbreaking Doggystyle album. For his solo debut, Bow Wow teamed up with Jermaine Dupri to release Beware of Dog in 2000, the kickoff to a string of platinum and gold albums that spawned six No. 1 singles and such platinum songs as “Let Me Hold You,” “Like You,” Shortie Like Mine” and “Outta My System.” He is the “Youngest Solo Rapper To Ever Hit No. 1,” as recognized by the Guinness Book Of World Records.  Bow Wow has sold more than 10 million albums to date and 14 million digital assets.

With his multi-platinum pedigree, he has found a new home with Cash Money/Universal Republic Records and is scheduled to drop his eighth studio album, Underrated, later this year.Bow Wow was the first rap artist of his generation to become a legitimate entertainer, excelling as rapper, stage performer and actor. Most recently, he starred in the hit film “Lottery Ticket,” alongside Ice Cube and had a recurring role on the HBO’s beloved series “Entourage”. He has matured as an acting talent with an impressive list of other credits including: “Hurricane Season” [2009],  “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift” [2006], “Roll Bounce” [2005], “Johnson Family Vacation” [2004], “Like Mike” [2002; his first movie, it grossed $35 million its first week in theaters], as well as television series “Smallville” [2006].

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