BET Reveals star-studded Lineup For the Prince Tribute

HipHop News Posted on June 8, 2016 at 9:00am

BET Reveals star-studded Lineup For the Prince Tribute

The BET Awards with the goal of creating the most enlightened Prince tribute ever.

Details for the Prince tribute at this month's BET Awards revealed.

Months after Madonna was almost dragged off the edges of the Earth by the means of social communication following her Prince tribute at the Billboard Awards, BET has announced the lineup for the Prince tribute at the upcoming BET Awards.

According to Rolling Stone, the tribute will feature performances by Sheila E., The Roots, D'angelo, Janelle Monae, and others.

Following the Prince of the death, in April of this year, The Roots' Questlove wrote an essay for Rolling Stone magazine, praising the late singer. In his essay, the drummer of lust in how the Hip-Hop Prince was.

"The prince was a outside of the law," Questlove wrote. "When he was giving interviews in the regular Cynthia Horner in Law! the magazine, was telling stories to the left and to the right. That was Hip Hop. He built a team, a group, around your look and your sense of style. That was Hip Hop. I had the beef (with Rick James). He had his own vanity label (Paisley Park). Had parents in arms over the content of their songs, to the point that they had to invent the Parental Advisory warning. Hip Hop, Hip Hop, Hip-Hop."

Following Madonna's questionable whether the Prince tribute last month, the BET immediately took a not-so-subtle jab at the pop star's performance with a video in which he said the following: "Yes, we have seen that. Don't worry. We Have Them."

The BET Awards is scheduled to air on the 26th of June.

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