Update: Eminem “Not Confirmed” For The 2009 BET Awards, Says Rep
XXLMag.com has learned from a network spokesperson that despite reports on several websites, Eminem is “not confirmed” to perform at this year’s BET Awards.
Although Em’s spot is not etched in stone Kanye West, The-Dream and Jamie Foxx, who has been tapped to host the show, are set to hit the stage. BET announced the nominees earlier this month with T.I. leading the rap honors with three nods.
Shady appeared on BET’s 106 & Park yesterday afternoon (May 27) with 50 Cent. During the episode, Em reacted to his comeback disc Relapse grabbing the no. 1 spot on the charts and spoke on his absence from the game and hip-hop’s new generation of rappers. [Watch Below]
“106” hosts Terrance J and Rocsi also revealed that Em will be doing a BET special with Big Tigger. As of press time details on the show have yet to be revealed.
One stage the Detroit lyricist has been confirmed for is the MTV Movie Awards. The annual event airs this Sunday (May 31) at 9 p.m. EST – Elan Mancini