MTV2 TO AIR "A HUSTLERZ AMBITION," DOCUMENTING YOUNG JEEZY'S TUMULTIOUS PAST AND TRIUMPHANT RISE TO SUPERSTARDOM IN ITS BROADCAST PREMIERE ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18 AT 10 PT ET/ 9PM CT
Beginning Today Network Celebrates Young Jeezy's Upcoming Album Release With "Sucker Free Road To Release" And Culminates the Week-Long 360 Degree Takeover With Exclusive Sit Down Interview on "Sucker Free Countdown" On December 18 at 11PM ET / 10pm CT
New York, NY - (December 13, 2011) - MTV2 announced today that the next installment of "Sucker Free Road to Release" will follow the journey of Grammy Award winning artist Young Jeezy and feature the exclusive hour-long television premiere of the forthcoming documentary "A Hustlerz Ambition" on December 18 at 10pm ET / 9pm CT. Starting today, MTV2 will launch a multi screen takeover that features exclusive behind-the-scenes content of Jeezy during the weeks prior to the release of his latest studio effort, Thug Motivation 103: Hustlerz Ambition set for release on Tuesday, December 20.
The week of special Young Jeezy content culminates on Sunday, December 18 at 10pm ET/ 9pm CT with the broadcast premiere of the hour-long, on-air version of the documentary "A Hustlerz Ambition" to be immediately followed by an exclusive interview with Young Jeezy and host DJ Envy "Sucker Free Countdown."
Sucker Free Road To Release: Young Jeezy will chronicle the personal experiences of the hit maker by giving viewers access to the past few weeks of his life like never seen before as he approaches the home stretch towards the release of his first album since 2008. Viewers will be granted insider access to Jeezy's world as he puts the finishing touches on his album, prepares the promotional elements and reflects back on the trials and triumphs that took place over the past three years.
In the retrospective documentary "A Hustlerz Ambition," Young Jeezy looks back on the journey from his youth up until his last studio effort The Recession. The Chris Robinson directed documentary is narrated by Samuel L. Jackson and features appearances from Sean "Diddy" Combs, Jay Z, TI, Rihanna, Drake, DJ Khaled and more. Jeezy talks about the struggles of his childhood, including abandonment from his father, entering into the drug world at a young age, to turning his life around and legitimately hustling his way to the top of the charts.
During "Sucker Free Countdown" Jeezy will sit down with host DJ Envy to discuss a myriad of topics ranging from what factors delayed the album, how audience expatiations have evolved and how this project helped him grow both artistically and personally.
For more info on MTV2 and Sucker Free, please go to MTV2.com.
Sucker Free Countdown is Executive Produced by Eric Conte and Randi Gewirtz. Lee Harris serves as Supervising Producer. Theron Smith serves as Producer.
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