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BET’s “106 And Park” has a new co-host and her name is Keshia Chante. The 25-year-old Canada native has been filling in as a co-host on the top 10 countdown show, and staring next month it will officially be a full-time gig.
Last week, Drake stopped by “106” to promote his new album Nothing Was The Same and help Keshia, his former girlfriend, make the big announcement.
“I’d like to let you know that Keshia, this wonderful woman right here, is now the new co-host next to my man Bow on ‘106 And Park,'” he said. “Congratulations, that’s an amazing thing.”
Of you’ve been keeping up with the BET original series then you know show producers have been scrambling to find a new co-host ever since they let go of former hosts Paigon, Miss Mykie and Shorty Da Prince earlier this year. Angela Simmons stepped in for a few months as interim co-host but she will be ending her run on October 1st.
Check out the video of former lovebirds Drake and Keisha announcing the big news, below. Tell us what you think in the comment section!