Starting 2006, BET has pushed the excellence of black women to the forefront.
Showcasing phenomenal strong women from all walks of life at the “Black Girls Rock” event taking place every year.
An announcement has been made that New Jersey’s own Queen Latifah will host this year’s event. The event will take place at New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey.
“Queen Latifah is the epitome of black excellence, Hip Hop royalty, and black girl magic! She has been a longtime supporter of Black Girls Rock!™ and has been honored at both our televised and pre-televised shows. I’m so thrilled to welcome her back to the Black Girls Rock!™ stage as host,” Beverly Bond, Black Girls Rock! CEO, Founder and Creator described about Queen Latifah in a statement.
The recording will take place, Sunday, August 26th, and will air Sunday, September 9th, at 8pm Est on BET.