The recent antics of BET has the internet speculating that 106 & Park fires hosts Paigion, Shorty da Prince and Miss Mykie. Shout out to Charlamagne of Power 105.1′s The Breakfast Club for speaking truth this morning and calling out BET’s 106 & Park for hitting an all time low with their current publicity stunt. 106 and Park, which was once an outlet to set the tone for black excellence and bangin’ hip hop, has now gone COMPLETELY ratchet and the fans have noticed.
Lets take it to the top. Last year when Terrence and Rocsi went on to the next phase of their career, BET recruited two of the networks correspondents Paigion and Shorty da Prince along with Miss Mykie from their talent search and Bow Wow, former Mr. 106 & Park. The hiring of four host was a shift in history as 106 has always been anchored by a duo. Shortly thereafter, they remodeled the set, added new features like the digital audience and even gave some of the hosts segments. As a viewer it added new flair to the show, it was like watching a hip hop version of E! or Access Hollywood but with more star power since they had celebrity appearances and interviews. This did not last long. It seemed as though maybe they did not assign the right type of features to each host. For instance, The Miss Mykie Report, Miss Mykie was joined in a round table, minus the table, with taste makers to discuss the latest topics in hip hop. As you can see in the video below she wasn’t well versed or knowledgeable enough to hold the segment. The idea of this segment was dope and with four hosts it was needed to brand them each individually. Any of the other host would have killed this, especially Paigion since she comes from a radio/interviewing background. Read more