Super model/Actor/BET Host Sam Sarpong gives us an exclusive behind the scenes look at the BET Awards starring Chris Tucker, Chris Brown, Justin Timberlake and many more!

Supermodel\Actor BET host Sam Sarpong was very busy this past weekend. Here, he gives us an exclusive behind the scenes on how he spent his weekend.  First he hosted BET President/CEO’s official welcome party for the Awards Friday night at the JW Marriott Downtown. It was attended by many of Hollywood’s stars and international nominees. The highlight of the weekend for Sarpong was presenting the Best International Act, Africa and another for the UK during the Awards show and being part of a show starring Chris Tucker, Chris Brown, Justin Timberlake and many more…with greats like Charlie Wilson and Stevie Wonder. “It was incredible!”, he says. Later that weekend he hosted 2 Specials for the network. Guests included John Legend,Laila Ali,Ice Prince,Melanie Fiona, Bob, Debra Lee,Kendrick Lamar,Miguel, 2 chainz, and many more. BET Producer, Nikitta Adams, who worked with Sarpong last year said of Sarpong,”He makes our job easy; he knows everyone, people love him, so he’s always fun to work with.

The weekend of the BET awards and specials also gave Sarpong the opportunity to mingle with old friends like Let’s Stay Together star, Joyful Drake, Being Mary Jane stars Gabrielle Union and Omari Hardwick and Think Like a Man’s Meagan Good.
Sarpong says “I grew up with all these people, I knew them all before all this so it’s so great to see everyone blessed and doing well”.
Sarpong is staying busy. He is currently filming the star studded movie Crossed the Line playing opposite Ice T. and Vanessa l Williams. This fall he appears in a slew of projects including the series “Average Dad” playing opposite Jamie Presley. He will also star in the films “No Weapons” with Tiny Lister and the highly anticipated “Trigger” with Matt Cohen.Wayne Brady said it best on Madd Swag this weekend, “Sam’s one of the most talented, young, all around entertainers in the industry”. We agree! Keep a lookout as we will have more exclusives with Sam coming up this summer.

Sam’s clothes provided by puma, bustle, gsus, kd luxe jewelry

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