DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: BET Mother’s Day Edition” Airs Sunday, May 9th On BET
BET celebrates Mother’s Day with “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: BET Mother’s Day Edition,” airing on Sunday, May 9th at 9 pm ET/PT. In celebration of mothers around the world, DJ Cassidy will pass the mic to an iconic once-in-lifetime line-up of legendary soul artists to sing their most uplifting, heartwarming, prolific records.
DJ Cassidy is breaking tradition and has revealed the names of two artists in advance of the premiere for the first time in “Pass The Mic” history. Cassidy has exclusively confirmed that he will pass the mic to “The Godmother of Soul,” Patti LaBelle and R&B icon and New Edition member, Johnny Gill. Over a dozen other surprise legendary artists will join LaBelle and Gill in this joyous celebration of mothers and women worldwide.
DJ Cassidy and BET have transformed how we experience music through the “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic” series. From his turntables in his living room, Cassidy connects virtually and intimately with R&B and Hip-Hop icons, as they sing along seamlessly to their classic records, each “passing the mic” to the next artist. The result is an emotionally uplifting, technologically innovative musical event. “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic” specials have now featured more than one hundred legendary superstars including Earth Wind & Fire, Chaka Khan, Nile Rodgers, Sister Sledge, Kool & The Gang, George Clinton, El Debarge, New Edition, Boyz II Men, Teddy Riley, En Vogue, TLC, SWV, LL Cool, Run DMC, Public Enemy, Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Salt ‘N Pepa, Missy Elliot, Wyclef Jean, and countless others.
Connie Orlando, EVP Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy at BET, along with Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment (JCE), JCE’s Dionne Harmon, music industry mogul Steve Rifkind, and DJ Cassidy Executive Produce DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic.
DJ Cassidy has few upcoming “Pass The Mic” specials coming in 2021. Be sure to tune into BET to see who will be featured next. For more information on “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: BET Mother’s Day Edition,” visit BET.com and follow the conversation across social platforms using #PassTheMicOnBET.