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BET’s 106 & Park To End After 12 Years?

 

106 & Park will soon be a thing of the past. The BET daily countdown show has been a go-to spot for just about every big name in Hip-Hop and R&B, but has decided to throw in the towel after 12 years on  the air. With the departure of Rocsi Diaz, and Terrece “J” Jenkins, the show was rumored to search for a new pair of  hosts.

The show announced the news Wednesday (Sept. 19), via Twitter. “We sadly announce that on September 28th, 2012, we will air our last episode.” The post was later deleted.  

Jenkins relocated from New York to Los Angeles in search of movie stardom, a feat which he achieved thanks to his co-starring role in Think Like A Man, and recently landed a co-hosting gig on E! News, while Diaz is also trying to get her acting career moving. Both hosts were chosen by way of a national search for replacements for Marie “Free” Wright and A.J. Calloway, the duo that kicked off the series in September of 2000. Over the last decade the likes of Kanye West, Rihanna,  Drake, 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and more have all graced the colorful coaches to talk up their new projects.

The show was also the last live public appearance made by singer Aaliyah days before she tragically died in a plane crash.

UPDATE: The official 106 & Park Twitter account tweeted the following message: “Fam, Don’t believe the hype! We aren’t going anywhere! We ARE planning a farewell to @TerrenceJ & @rocsidiaz tho. #New106 hosts Oct. 1 6P/5c.”

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  • koffybrown

    Well it died after Free & A.J. left anyway. Wish Rosci & Terrance well…long live BET in our hearts.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VZ7GIIP6WGJJ4V72CJ3FM4CFQE Lady Tee

    I haven’t watched the show since AJ and Free left. They did them both wrong as heck…..glad they both have found or a looking for future endeavors.

  • chloe

    Good Riddance

  • beingreal

    Free and AJ where the best host. I am grown now and rather watch something with substance.