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[04/27/10 - 08:16 AM]
MTV2 Rides Out with the King of Hip-Hop Car Culture on "Funk Flex Full Throttle" Premiering Sunday, May 2 at 2pm ET/PT
Drake will kick off the premiere by "talking about the whirl-wind experiences he has encountered as the one biggest artists leading in to the release of his freshman album."

[via press release from MTV]

MTV2 RIDES OUT WITH THE KING OF HIP-HOP CAR CULTURE ON "FUNK FLEX FULL THROTTLE" PREMIERING SUNDAY, MAY 2 AT 2pm ET/PT

New York, NY (April 27, 2010) - MTV2 teams up with radio and TV personality Funkmaster Flex for the latest look at the life of the man behind the turntables. Funk Flex Full Throttle, premiering on Sunday, May 2 at 2pm ET/PT takes viewers along for a high-adrenaline ride as Flex switches lanes from interviewing the hottest names in hip-hop to creating the freshest rides at his car customization shop. Drake will kick off the premiere episode by talking about the whirl-wind experiences he has encountered as the one biggest artists leading in to the release of his freshman album. Other entertainers stopping by the shop to chop it up with Flex this season include Juelz Santana, Fabolous, Mike Epps, Diddy, Swizz Beatz, Nicki Minaj, Young Money, Trey Songz, Jim Jones, Maino, Red Caf´┐Ż, Jadakiss and Ludacris.

Filmed in Flex's man cave car shop, viewers will get to know more about one of the biggest names in the car-customization business. Flex and his team make hot rides and create one of a kind works of art. Throughout the season, Flex also hits the road to broadcast from various locations such as hitting the shores of MTV Spring Break 2010, checking out new whips at the New York International Auto Show, hitting the club or helping celebs pick out top-of-the-line dream rides.

Funk Master Flex is a world renowned DJ and has been known as one of the most influential men behind the turntables for over ten years. Flex is the current host of the hit radio show on HOT97 in New York. Not content with just holding the title of "King of Radio," Flex turned his attention to television, appearing on "Yo! MTV Raps" throughout the 90's. Flex has hosted "Ride with Funkmaster Flex" and "Fast Machines with Funkmaster Flex" on Spike TV showcasing the latest innovations in car pimping and celebrity car customization. The auto fanatic has also gone on to develop and promote an annual eight-city Funkmaster Flex Custom Car & Bike Show Tour.

"Funk Flex Full Throttle" is Executive Produced by Chris McCarthy, Eric Conte, Paul Ricci for MTV2. Funkmaster Flex, Serife Turhan, Pamela Gimenez also serve as Executive Producer for MTE and Twilight Video Productions.

About MTV2:

MTV2, has the highest concentration of males 12-34 on TV today. A vibrant mix of music, lifestyle and action sports programming, MTV2 has reflected the habits and behavior of young people since its launch in 1996. MTV2's audience has grown each year and the channel is currently available in nearly 80 million homes. MTV2 is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Come check us out at ... www.mtv2.com.





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[04/01/15 - 11:41 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 10:49 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 10:30 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 10:03 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 10:00 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 10:00 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 09:45 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 09:38 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 09:31 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 08:45 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 08:38 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 08:36 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 08:29 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 07:21 AM]
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