Starz InBlack Showcases New Hip Hop Series
'Hip Hop: Raw & Uncut' Features Top Celebrity Line-Up with Talent Including Juvenile, Slim Thugg, Baby Boy and More
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Starz InBlack, the first and only premium movie channel dedicated to meet the entertainment choices of African Americans, announced today that it will debut "Hip Hop: Raw & Uncut," a 60-minute, monthly live concert series on Friday, Jan. 4 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT).
Shot live on location in South Beach Miami, "Hip Hop Raw & Uncut" will feature the nation's hottest up and coming hip hop artists. Scheduled to perform in the premiere episode are Juvenile, Slim Thugg, Scarface, Baby Boy, Gucci Mane and Urban Mystic. Each show will feature three to four artists and a headliner from the Top 10 charts.
"The hip hop world has been waiting for something like this," said producer Steven Byrd. "This is ground breaking television in the hip hop arena -- for the first time we are giving hip hop artists a home of their own."
"Hip Hop Raw & Uncut", produced by Steven Byrd, president and CEO of Byrd Entertainment, is taped at the Sobe Live Nightclub in South Beach, Fla.
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