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VH1 Searches For Next "Great White Rapper"

6/14/2006 1:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

From Jeff Davidson's Sound Bytes blog

With Eminem seemingly turning his focus to movies and Vanilla Ice being, well Vanilla Ice, there's a hole in the hip-hop community. But, never fear, VH1 is going to introduce America to the next great "white rapper" via a new reality series that is in the works. But, this won't be "Malibu's Most Wanted." These competitors are heading to hip-hop's birthplace in the South Bronx to battle it out to see who is a wannabe and who is the real thing.

Jim Ackerman, VH1's Senior V.P. of Development and Production and Programming, tells TMZ that finalists have been whittled down from a nationwide search and production will begin shortly. The contestants will live together in the South Bronx and in addition to enduring various "musical challenges" like freestyle rap-offs, the rappers' "authenticity" will also be tested with various "cultural trials" where they will interact with the Bronx community. MC Serch (a/ka Michael Berrin) from Third Base will host and various old school and current rap stars will visit as judges.

So, all you other Shadys who are just imitating now's your chance to stand up. But, remember you only get one shot, so do not miss your chance to blow...

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Niki    

uhmmm yeah like why do they need another white rapper because they still have the beastie boys.....duh.and no one is gonna get better than eminem so like why
try?peace and love myspace rules so like send me friend requests just look up
niki!ciao.

2997 days ago
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Philly Keith    

Will MC Search give the corny rappers the Gas Face when they get kicked off the show?

2997 days ago
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Brianna    

sounds pretty dumb, but ill watch it just to laugh

2995 days ago
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Jasmine    

Sounds pretty racist to me.

2984 days ago
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home schooling    


Hi:

I believe Eminem will do much better as an actor than as a singer.

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2975 days ago
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ashley    

My he has had so much plastic surgery, I dont even know what too say... He looks so girly!

2918 days ago
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Vanessa    

Yeah, I'm looking foward to the show. Seems interesting. Detroit babyyy.....313rd

2949 days ago

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