106 & Park Closes Shop, Airs it’s Final Episode

Michelle Obama Stops by "106 & Park"

After an almost 14-year run, BET’s once popular video countdown show 106 & Park, aired its final episode last week, Friday, December 19th.

For the New Year, the show will go digital, airing on BET.com only. Specials, such as their New Year’s Eve 106 & Party episode and their live events leading up to the BET Awards will still air as usual.

Given the state of black music today it was no surprise the show eventually got pulled. Outside of a handful of artists, Hip-Hop and R&B are both dying art forms that suffer from having too few true stars and even fewer sales.
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