“DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: BET After Party 2022” to Premiere February 26

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( ENSPIRE Entertainment ) “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: BET After Party 2022” to Premiere February 26 Following the 53rd NAACP Image Awards

BET recently announced the return of DJ Cassidy’s critically acclaimed series Pass The Mic with the premiere of “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: BET After Party 2022” on Saturday, February 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, following the 53rd NAACP Image Awards on BET.

In the ninth edition of Pass The Mic, DJ Cassidy will celebrate the most influential reggae artists and records of the past four decades. The special will feature 21 legendary guests who have shaped reggae music and transformed its global influence from the charts to the dance floors. Cassidy confirmed that his surprise guests will include Shaggy, Super Cat, Maxi Priest, Barrington Levy, Ini Kamoze, Junior Reid, Sister Nancy, and Patra.

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“I have sought to Pass The Mic around the world, and in this edition, I literally do,” DJ Cassidy said. “From Jamaica to England to Canada to the United States, I will Pas The Mic to those artists that have defined reggae culture over the past forty years, transforming not only reggae, but also hip-hop, R&B, and pop music.”

DJ Cassidy and BET have transformed how we experience music with Pass The Mic. By uniting his musical heroes from the turntables in his living room, DJ Cassidy passes the mic from one legendary artist to another as they sing along to their iconic songs. The result is an emotionally uplifting, inspiring, and innovative musical event. So far, DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic has featured 221 superstars, including Earth, Wind, & Fire, Charlie Wilson, Chaka Khan, Patty LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Stephanie Mills, Nile Rodgers, Kool & The Gang, George Clinton, El DeBarge, New Edition, Boyz II Men, Teddy Riley, Keith Sweat, En Vogue, TLC, SWV, Run DMC, LL Cool J, Doug E. Fresh, Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Salt-N-Pepa, Missy Elliott, Wyclef Jean, Nelly, Ja Rule, Ashanti, and many others.


BET, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc., is the nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African American audience. The primary BET channel is in 125 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, sub-Saharan Africa and France. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including BET+, the preeminent streaming service for the Black audience; BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks – BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET’s growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.

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