One of my surprise favorite TV shows of last year was VH1's The White Rapper Show. In the sea of reality competitions, it was great to see a show be so utterly self-aware, with touches like the Ice Ice Chamber (where contestants on the verge of elimination would go to write their raps) and "Mayo" (video mail). I have to respect a show that was so committed to its own over-the-top kitsch factor.
Naturally, I was thrilled to see VH1 would be back with another round — but this time, instead of promoting white rappers, they're looking to get some female MCs into the mix. Miss Rap Supreme, which sounds like a delicious snack food, will premiere Monday at 10 p.m., with 10 rappers of the female persuasion (including Khia, whom you might recall from that "My Neck, My Back" song) getting schooled by MC Serch and Yo-Yo.
VH1 has put the show's premiere online early, and within 30 seconds of the first part — an old-school beauty pageant setup featuring Serch in a powder-blue tuxedo — I was sold all over again. Anyone else willing to admit to watching this one? To check out the trailer, just
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