New York, NY, United States (CNS) – After lending her guest vocals and filming videos for singles from Mariah Carey and Ludacris, current hip-hop princess Nicki Minaj is now taking up hosting duties on BET’s annual fashion and music event “Rip the Runway.”
Now in its sixth year, this year’s “Music Moving Fashion Forward” theme brings together models, music, and Minaj, who is co-hosting this year’s “Rip the Runway” along with “The Game” star Pooch Hall. Top designers Tracey Reese, Tennille White, Miva, Gavin Douglass, and Protege will showcase the latest trends in fashion and must-have looks.
“Rip the Runway” also features performances from fashion-forward artists, like Minaj, Estelle, and Janelle Monae. Also performing are Ludacris, Big Boi, and Roscoe Dash and Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em.
“Rip the Runway” will tape on Saturday, February 27th at the Manhattan Center in New York. It’s set to air on BET in the Spring.
Last year’s “Rip the Runway” featured performances from Keri Hilson and T.I.