Xzibit has been
tapped to host The 2004 MTV Europe Music Awards in Rome next month.
X, who hosts MTV’s
top rated show “Pimp My Ride,” will host the ceremonies in front
of a massive audience of over 1 billion people.
Past hosts include
Christina Aguilera, Robbie Williams and Sean “P. Diddy” Combs.
The Beastie Boys,
Nelly, Eminem and others will perform, while The Black Eyed Peas, Naomi Campbell,
Eamon and others will hand out awards.
The awards will
be broadcast live on MTV’s European channels on Thursday, November 18th.
Ride” has garnered widespread acclaim. The show is being considered for
a People’s Choice Award, for Favorite Reality Show. He will go head-to-head
with another Hip-Hop artist, as "The Surreal Life" featuring Flava
Flav is also nominated in the same category.
Keeping a busy
schedule, Xzibit fans can catch him showcasing his acting abilities on UPN’s
show “All of Us” in an episode scheduled to air November 9th.
On the recording
side, Xzibit’s anticipated album Weapons Of Mass Destruction has been
shuffled from November 9th to December 14th.