“It’s Hard Out Here for a
Pimp” will be the first rap song ever performed at the
Beverly Hills, CA (February 27, 2006) — Jordon “Juicy J” Houston, Paul
“DJ Paul” Beauregard and Darnell “Crunchy Black”
Carlton of the legendary 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.
Academy Awards for outstanding
film achievements of 2005 will be presented on Sunday, March 5, 2006,
at the Kodak Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center®, and
televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5 p.m. PST.
A one-hour red carpet arrivals show will precede the telecast at 4
p.m. Information about the 78th Annual Academy Awards can be accessed
on line at www.oscar.com.
Juicy J from Three 6
Mafia had this to say about the nomination and upcoming
performance at the Oscars: “Right now I think I’m dreaming. And it’s going
to be a clean show, you know. No one’s got anything to worry
about. It’s a blessing, man. We’ve been getting a lot of
congratulations from our hometown.”
Be sure to catch Three 6 Mafia this Sunday( March 5) on ABC at 8 PM EST
as they perform “It’s Hard Out
Here For A Pimp” from the hit movie Hustle &
Flow. In addition to their performance the Krump Kings from the documentary
Rize will be joining them on
stage for this historic moment.
Mafia – “Most Known Unknown” is in stores now.