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CENTRIC Announces Big Daddy Kane as the Voice of Original Biography Docu-Series "BEING"

  • When: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 9 p.m.
  • Where: CentricTV.com
  • Cost: Not available
  • Age limit2: Not available
  • Categories: Comedy, Theater

Kicking Off With Wendy Williams, This Season Will Also Feature Chaka Khan, Al Sharpton, Dionne Warwick, Donnie McClurkin, Ruben Studdard and More

This February, CENTRIC kicks-off the Black History Month celebration with original weekly series, BEING. The 8 episode one-hour docu-series takes a riveting look at the journey many of our seminal African American celebrities have encountered. Often beating the odds and rising from tough environments, BEING chronicles the life and times of Wendy Williams, Chaka Khan, Al Sharpton, Dionne Warwick, Donnie McClurkin, Ruben Studdard and more. Viewers will follow the challenges, drama and politics that brought them to the top and reveal the compelling and unknown stories that are sure to inspire audiences everywhere. BEING premieres February 15, 2014 at 9PM ET.

Narrated by hip hop icon, Big Daddy Kane, the series features exclusive interviews and the artist telling viewers what it is like BEING them at different points in their career and life. Through candid dialogue, archival footage and photos spanning these legends' careers, the audience will see these artists in a new light. Interviews from family, associates and friends will make fans laugh and cry as they gain access to never- before-documented moments in the lives of some of their favorite celebrities. We capture their world beyond the stage and the studio, digging deeper to showcase the triumphs, hopes, fears and what's next for them. Journey beyond the velvet rope and take an unfiltered glimpse into the lives of the world's most well-known in music, TV, film and politics as they share their stories...flaws and all.

For video sneak peeks and bonus content of "BEING," visit CentricTV.com. Viewers can also find series updates on Facebook by liking the fan page at facebook.com/CentricTV. Also, join the conversation on Twitter by using #Being and follow the show for all updates & special surprises @CentricTV.