By Miranda Johnson
The two familiar faces that are projected daily at 6p.m. on BET’s “106 & Park” will soon appear no more. After seven long years, popular hosts Terrence J and Rocsi have decided to leave the show. While both have no set future plans, the duo will most likely dive into more opportunities in Hollywood.
Stephen G. Hill, President of Music Programming & Specials for BET Networks recently confirmed the news in a statement.
“Today, after seven exciting years, 106 & Park hosts Terrence J and Rocsi announced that they will be leaving the show. It is no secret that there are a number of opportunities coming their way and we’re fortunate that they’ve been with 106 & Park for so long. They will be staying on the show for a while, so that we can have a ’victory lap’ — a celebration of their years at the helm of 106 & Park — before their departure. Terrence J and Rocsi are destined for great success and we at BET Networks will always take pride in being their original home — and be a place where I hope they’ll always feel welcome.”
Terrence and Rocsi made an emotional farewell announcement on “106 & Park” Tuesday night (May 29) expressing how much of an honor it has been to host the show. “The first day I cracked the mic on 106, I was staying on a cot in a basement,” Terrence said. Rocsi added, “Until the moment we leave, we pledge to bring you young black culture. It continues to be our honor to do this for you.” Terrence then promised viewers that “we have a huge farewell show coming for you guys. We’re going to be leaving with a bang.”