BET president Stephen Hill poses for portrait at the LA Live campus, from Staples to Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, June 17, 2013. BET is transforming its annual award spectacle into a three-day destination festival in Los Angeles. The network announced it would expand its hit celebration of black entertainment into the BET Awards Experience, a wide ranging festival during the days leading up to the telecast. (Lawrence K. Ho/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

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