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Three 6 Mafia To Make History At Oscar Academy Awards

Recently Paul "DJ Paul" Beauregard and Jordon "Juicy J" Houston, were nominated for writing the music and lyrics for "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" for the movie soundtrack "Hustle & Flow" (which won the Audience Award at Sundance Film Festival).

Telecast producer Gil Cates announced that Memphis rap group Three 6 Mafia will be performing at the 78th Academy Awards, which is a first time in the history of the Academy Awards.

Recently Paul "DJ Paul" Beauregard and Jordon "Juicy J" Houston, were nominated for writing the music and lyrics for "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" for the movie soundtrack "Hustle & Flow" (which won the Audience Award at Sundance Film Festival). They will be performing their nominated song with Darnell "Crunchy Black" Carlton and Taraji Henson, the actress who sang the hook in the film. Fellow Hypnotize Minds member Cedric "Frayser Boy" Coleman, who is nominated with Beauregard and Houston, will also perform. The song will be the first rap song ever performed on the telecast in the history of the Academy Awards.

Fans of Three 6 Mafia and Hustle & Flow make sure you catch the show when the Academy Awards air to show your support.

The Academy Awards will be Sunday, March 5, 2006, at the Kodak Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center and televised on ABC TV Network with the red carpet show starting at 4 p.m. PST and the telecast at 5 p.m.

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Last October, Most Known Unknown, the latest album from Three 6 Mafia, entered the Billboard Top 200 album at #3 on the charts and also debuted at #1 on both the R&B Album Sales and the Rap Album Sales charts. The album has been certified gold and is quickly approaching platinum status.
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Nominated For:
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Actor In A Leading Role
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Terrence Howard
HUSTLE & FLOW
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David Strathairn
GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK

Joaquin Phoenix
WALK THE LINE

Heath Ledger
BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN

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Music Song
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"It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" from HUSTLE & FLOW
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"In the Deep" from CRASH

"Travelin' Thru" from TRANSAMERICA

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