Jun 4, 2007

Machel Montano's "Soca In The City" this weekend

BET J, will premiere the music special, "Soca in the City" featuring Machel Montano's electric performance from New York City's Madison Square Garden during BET J's "Island Lime" this Saturday June 9th at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

In addition to that the channel will feature other specials including R&B crooner Musiq Soulchild Making of the Video: Teach Me which documents the making of his latest music video, and Luvan’ Musiq which highlights the vocalist's phenomenal music and performances premiering on Thursday, June 14th and Friday, June 22nd respectively.

Additionally, viewers can also look to returning BET J favourites like the cool and funky Lyric Cafe and the sultry Real Life Divas which exude the Black experience. Lyric Café pays homage to the rich history of the spoken word and features a hot music lineup including Raheem DeVaughn, Anthony David and Kindred as they come together with today's hottest spoken word artists to deliver episode after episode of beautifully blended musical performances and sonnets. The first episode premieres on Thursday, June 14th and features musical guest, Musiq Soulchild and a special appearance by legendary musician Bootsy Collins.

Regal and beautiful women reclaim the spotlight in BET J's returning original series, Real Life Divas, a show that profiles the dynamic lives and contributions of prominent African-American women, and the personal challenges and circumstances they overcame. Starting Thursday, June 28th. The first episode will detail the phenomenal life of actress, comedienne and activist, Mo'Nique.

Also in June, BET J teams up with sister network, BET to honor the signature BET network special BET Awards '07. Leading up to the BET Awards '07 highly-anticipated June 26th premiere, BET J will air BET Awards ancillary programming highlighting this year's nominees, as well as the humanitarian & lifetime achievement honorees.


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