Posted by Dave
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5/20/2005 1:24:13 PM
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Rising Hip-Hop starlet, Jacki-O (Poe Boy Entertainment/TVT Records) has been nominated in the "Best Female Hip Hop Artist" category for the 7th Annual BET (Black Entertainment Television) Awards. She will be competing against Hip-Hop vixens: Remy Martin, Shawnna, and Miri Ben-Ari.
As a second time nominee (she was nominated last year in the same category), Jacki-O was elated when she received the news. BET has continued to recognize my contribution to Hip-Hop and I appreciate the nomination," she said.
The award show will be held in Los Angeles on June 28, 2004 at The Kodak Theatre. Husband and wife team Will and Jada Pinkett Smith will serve as hosts and there will be musical performances by The Game, Ludacris, Destiny Child and more.
The Liberty City- native has ignited the charts with her breakout single, "Nookie" and the Timberland-produced follow-up, "Slow Down." Last year the Hip-Hop femme fatale signed an a long-term deal with TVT Records. The multi-talented emcee is in the studio working on her TVT sophmore album, The Angela Kohn Album tentatively scheduled for a 2006 release.
About TVT Records
Headquartered in New York City, TVT Records is Billboard and Soundscan¹s #1 independent record company of 2003 and the #1 independent label for urban music. For 22 weeks, the label has held the #1 independent album with Crunk Juice from Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz.
TVT¹s other notable urban projects includes: a new album from platinum duo, Ying Yang Twins. The Source Awards 2004 Group of Year will release their fourth album, 'U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta)' on June 28. 2005; gold-certified Cuban-American emcee Pitbull, whose debut album, 'M.I.A.M.I.' has shipped 500,000 units.
Upcoming urban releases for 2005 include Memphis rapper Yo Gotti, Crunk R&B vocalist Oobie and Lil¹ Jon-protégé Chyna Whyte, a female rap slayer with vicious rhymes and incredible lyrical dexterity.
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