BET Hip Hop Awards

Friday 8:00 PM on BET Premiered Oct 18, 2013 Special


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BET Hip Hop Awards are Black Entertainment Television's annual awards show that honor the best in hip hop for the year. The awards began in 2006, first being held at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. Host Katt Williams kicked off the awards, hosting again in 2007. Other hosts have included Mike Epps and T-Pain. The show gives away awards in a multitude of categories, including Lyricist of the Year, Rookie of the Year, DJ of the Year, CD of the Year, and the Hustler of the Year. One of the most prestigious awards is the I Am Hip Hop award, which honors people who have changed the face of the music and culture. With honorees like KRS-One and Russell Simmons, the show pays homage to hip hop's history. The show brings together the best of hip hop, with legendary moments and performances. Performers have included Kanye West, T.I., Nas, Plies, Young Jeezy, Lil' Wayne, Q-Tip, and many other huge names. Tune in and see who receives the honors in the past year of rap on the BET Hip Hop Awards.moreless

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