It’s almost that time of year again when the renowned and remarkable MTV brings together some of the greatest emerging artists to celebrate the wonderful world of music, and yes, we’re talking about the MTV Woodies! The 2017 MTV Woodies is back and is making its way to Austin, Texas as it will be airing live on March 16th at 11:00 PM ET / PT straight from the South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW). Each year, the MTV Woodies brings an incredible amount of fun, sensational performances, and one unforgettable night, and this year, there is a very special host that will be bringing extra excitement to the Woodies, none other than rapping phenomenon, Rick Ross!
MTV just recently announced that Rick Ross will be hosting and performing at the 2017 MTV Woodies and we all can’t wait to see this epic moment in music history happen. Rick Ross is known for all of his successes throughout his career in the entertainment world including four GRAMMY Award nominations, two Rolling Stone covers, and tons of hit songs that instantaneously race up the music charts as soon as they are released. Needless to say, Rick Ross is definitely one rap legend who is the perfect host for this year’s MTV Woodies.
In fact, Rick Ross will even be releasing a brand new, highly-anticipated album the following day on March 17th. Rick Ross said, “I’m excited to attend SXSW this year. The biggest boss is hosting the ‘Woodies’ and my album drops March 17. MTV, get ready.” (source: press release)
In addition, MTV will host its emerging artist festival prior to the MTV Woodies via a livestream that will start at 8:00 PM ET. You can join in on the fun by viewing the livestream at woodies.mtv.com.
More details regarding other performers at this year’s MTV Woodies will be announced soon. In the meantime, be sure to stay connected with all things MTV by following @MTV on Twitter and Instagram! Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, are you excited for the 2017 MTV Woodies?