“Music meets fashion to make for one explosive night of entertainment!”

Rip The Runway is an annual fashion show and music show broadcast by BET, held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.  The 2012 show will be hosted by Selita Ebanks and Pooch Hall.

The electrifying performers are:  Lil’ Kim, Estelle, B.o.B., Diggy Simmons, Jeremih, Meek Mill, Wale, Robin Thicke & AraabMuzik! 

The up-and-coming designers are:  Marc Bouwer, Joyrich, Sammy B, Jovani, BBC, A.K.O.O., Black Apple NYC, LaVie NY and Dominique Auxilly!

VH1 reality star, Emily B, will host Rip The Runway red carpet while fashion model, Cynthia Bailey, of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta will show of her skills as the backstage correspondent.

This years Rip The Runway extravaganza will premier March 21 at 10P/9C and will celebrate it’s eighth year with a theme of  “Fun, Freedom, Fashion!”