MTV2'S "HIP HOP SQUARES" PREMIERES TUESDAY, MAY 22ND AT 11PM ET/PT
Mac Miller, Childish Gambino, Kat Graham, MGK, Tech N9ne, Donnell Rawlings, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe and Ghostface Killah to Appear in First Episode
"Hip Hop Squares" Takes Over MTV2, mtvU, MTV Hits, MTV Jams and "Sucker Free Countdown"
NEW YORK, NY (May 17, 2012) - MTV2, MTV's sibling network targeting young male viewers, will debut its original comedic game-show series, "Hip Hop Squares" on Tuesday, May 22nd at 11pm ET/PT. Joining the inaugural party will be rappers Mac Miller, Childish Gambino, MGK, Tech N9ne, Fat Joe and Ghostface Killah, record producer and artist DJ Khaled, comedian and "MTV2's Guy Code" talent Donnell Rawlings, actress, dancer and singer-songwriter Kat Graham, and host Peter Rosenberg, known for his quirky and unique spin on Hip Hop culture and New York life as radio DJ on New York City's #1 Hip Hop Station, Hot 97.
In celebration of the series premiere, MTV2's "Sucker Free Countdown," airing Sunday, May 20th at 11pm ET/PT, will give fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look with 2 Chainz, Asher Roth, Lil Duval, Fat Joe, Biz Markie and DJ Khaled joining DJ Envy to take fans inside the celebrity green room and even get a sneak peek of the amazing new set. And the party doesn't stop there as "Hip Hop Squares" will take over MTV2, mtvU, MTV Hits and MTV Jams on Tuesday, May 22nd.
Fans can head to HipHopSquares.MTV2.com to catch sneak peeks, cast bios, exclusive photos and much more. In addition, Hip Hop Squares will be available on the MTV WatchWith app where fans can see the best comments on the show from their closest friends, other viewers - and even the cast members themselves.
MTV2 is home to Malennials, featuring music, comedic and action-oriented original programming such as Guy Code, The DUB Magazine Project, 120 Minutes, Nitro Circus Live, Bellator Fighting Championships and the dominant hip-hop franchise, Sucker Free.
"Hip Hop Squares" is under license from CBS Television Distribution.
Available in approximately 80 million homes MTV2 is man's best friend. Since its launch in 1996, the network has reflected the subversive interests and behaviors of young men with a compelling and diverse programming line-up inspired by ordinary guys who do extraordinary things. MTV2 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.