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BET’s yearly fashion and music special, “Rip the Runway,” was taped Saturday night at the Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC.
Hosted by “The Game” star, Pooch Hall, and Nicki Minaj, the show featured runway looks from top names in design, including Tracy Reese, Tennille White, and Keva Swimwear.
Estelle and Janelle Monae performed at the taping. “All the Way Turnt Up” rapper, Roscoe Dash also hit the stage alongside Soulja Boy.
“Rip the Runway” airs March 15 at 10/9 c.
Check out pics from last night’s event when you read more.
Billboard is reporting that Nas and Soulja Boy are on the up in the endorsement department after inking fashion deals.
Nas & Fila
According to Billboard.biz, the rapper has signed a one-year deal with Fila, the athletic apparel company which was hugely popular in the 80’s and 90’s.
According to Billboard, Fila will help fund Nas’ print and tv advertising efforts and his album promotion tour, while the MC will, in turn, wear Fila’s products and help create an 80’s-inspired fashion line.
Soulja Boy & Yums Shoes
Soulja Boy has inked a multi-year contract with Yums Shoes.
The teenage rapper’s shoe will be released along with his album.
According to the Interscope-signed chart topper, a Soulja Boy cartoon is also in the works.