BET NETWORKS TO BROADCAST AND STREAM LIVE COMMERCIAL-FREE COVERAGE OF BELOVED LA RAPPER AND ACTIVIST NIPSEY HUSSLE ‘S
ENTIRE FUNERAL SERVICES ON-AIR AND ONLINE
“BET REMEMBERS: NIPSEY HUSSLE” TO AIR ON BET AND STREAM ON BET NEWS’ FACEBOOK PAGE
https://www.fb.com/NewsBET/ THURSDAY, APRIL 11 AT 1 PM ET
NEW YORK, April 10, 2019 – Grammy-nominated rapper, entrepreneur and advocate for his native South Los Angeles, Nipsey Hussle was beloved globally. From his chart-topping hits to the constant funding of his earnings into his Los Angeles neighborhood, the nation mourns the passing of Nipsey. BET Networks will commemorate his life and legacy by broadcasting Nipsey’s funeral service in its entirety starting Thursday, April 11 at 1 PM ET on BET and BET Digital. BET’s commercial-free, stay protection, “BET REMEMBERS: NIPSEY HUSSLE,” shall be anchored by BET Information’ Marc Lamont Hill who shall be joined by leisure journalist, Gia Peppers.
“We’re deeply saddened by the passing of Nipsey Hussle. Nipsey is a part of the BET household and first appeared on the Community in 2009 in a Hip Hop Awards cypher, we share this loss along with his tens of millions of followers around the globe. From his insurmountable expertise to his dedication to reaching again to underserved communities Nipsey’s variety spirit shall be sorely missed. We’ll hold his whole household in addition to our BET sister, Lauren London in our ideas and prayers throughout this immensely troublesome time.” Connie Orlando, Head of Unique Programming, BET Networks.
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BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA)(NASDAQ:VIA.B), is the nation’s main supplier of high quality leisure, music, information and public affairs tv programming for the African-American viewers. The first BET channel is in practically 85 million households and may be seen in the USA, Canada, the Caribbean, the UK, sub-Saharan Africa, France and South Korea. BET is the dominant African-American shopper model with a various group of enterprise extensions together with BET.com, a number one Web vacation spot for Black leisure, music, tradition, and information; BET HER (previously CENTRIC), a 24-hour leisure community concentrating on the African-American girl; BET Music Networks – BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Dwelling Leisure; BET Reside, BET’s rising competition enterprise; BET Cell, which supplies ringtones, video games and video content material for wi-fi gadgets; and BET Worldwide, which operates BET Networks across the globe.