Three 6 Mafia set to perform at Oscars
Posted on February 28, 2006 by Jamie Slaughter
Beauregard and Houston, who are nominated for writing the music and lyrics for "Itís Hard Out Here for a Pimp" from "Hustle & Flow," will perform their nominated song with group mate Darnell ďCrunchy BlackĒ 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 Centerģ, 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