Every year BET holds its annual event hip hop awards as they pay tribute to those who paved the way, and also those who are killing the game now, and those who are yet to come.
This year’s show returned to Atlanta, GA, and featured some guest appearances from stars like Lil Kim, Remy Ma, Glorilla, Kodak Black, Yo Gotti and many others. From the Bronx, NY, Fat Joe emceed this year’s awards show, which also honored the one and only trine with the ‘I am Hip-Hop Award.’
See a list of this year’s winners:
glory was announced as the first winner of this year’s award show. She had a breakout year with her summer anthem “FNF (Let’s Go)”, and with the success of the album, she became the first female rapper signed to Yo Gotti’s CMG record label.
when it comes to the Best Hip-Hop Platform, there were two winners. The Young Miami Showcaresha please‘, he walked away a winner. As well as NORE and DJ EFN’s’baby champions,’ podcast. Both programs are part of the Revolt platform.
When it comes to the DJs who have been criticizing him, DJ Drama walked away with the title of dj of the year.
Trina has been the baddest for over 20 years, and during tonight’s show she was recognized for her contributions to the game by receiving the ‘I am Hip-Hop Award.’ During her acceptance speech, she shared that her award is dedicated to her 17-year-old daughter. niece who unfortunately was killed in July.
Kendrick Lamar was a big winner during this year’s fair. He left with the prizes of Hip Hop Artist of the Year, lyricist of the year, best live performerY Hip Hop Album of the Year. also won best hip hop video with Baby Keem, who is also her cousin in real life. To top off her list of awards, Kendrick also won Video Director of the Year with Dave Free.
Latto had a great year, and also an important record with “great energy”, which earned him the award for the song of the year at this year’s fair.
Future, Drake and Tems had the whole world singing at the top of their lungs with their collaboration “Wait for you”, which appears on Future’s latest album “I never liked you”, which earned them the award for best collaboration.
Now you know that 50 Cent always has a new project, product, or event to promote, and with his multiple platforms and revenue streams, he’s earned the title of scammer of the year at this year’s fair.
See the full list of winners here.
TSR STAFF: Jade Ashley @Jade_Ashley94