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Three 6 Mafia At The Oscars

Three 6 Mafia At The Oscars

From a press release just issued by AMPAS: Jordon “Juicy J” Houston, Paul “DJ Paul” Beauregard and Darnell “Crunchy Black” Carlton of the Memphis rap group Three 6 Mafia will perform at the 78th Academy Awards…Beauregard and Houston, who are nominated for writing the music and lyrics for “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp” from “Hustle & Flow,” will perform their nominated song with group mate Darnell “Crunchy Black” Carlton and Taraji Henson, the actress who sang the hook in the film. Cedric “Frayser Boy” Coleman, who is nominated with Beauregard and Houston, will also perform.

The song will be the first rap song ever performed on the telecast in the history of the Academy Awards.

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