Pooch Hall

*Actor Pooch Hall and rapper Nicki Minaj are hosting BET’s upcoming “Rip the Runway” special, which tapes Sat. Feb. 27 in New York for a broadcast date to be announced.

The annual fashion event, this year dubbed “Music Moving Fashion Forward,” will feature performances from Minaj, Ludacris, Estelle, Janelle Monae, B.o.B and Roscoe Dash featuring Soulja Boy.

Featured designers include Tracey Reese, Tennille White, Keva Swimwear, Gavin Douglass, and Protégé.

Dwight Eubanks, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” is the evening’s special guest.