There could be a repeat of Summer Jam at the 2014 BET Music Awards. Nicki Minaj has been added to the list of performers for the show, which already included Drake and Lil Wayne. With The Pink Print on the way, this will Nicki’s second year in a row performing at the award show...
While it's always difficult to stand out at the BET Hip-Hop Awards cyphers, there's one quick way to get noticed: Speak a foreign language. Like Ghanaian artist Sarkodie did before him in 2012, Italian rapper Emis Killa made a splash by spitting his verse in his native tongue, letting the subtitles below him play catch up as he introduced his European flow to an American audience...
One last look at the BET Hip-Hop Awards via gifs with Diddy's crown, Kevin and Kendrick's height, Snoop's acting skills and Cookie Monster swag.
Diddy wears a crown
Kevin Hart is short
Awkward audience moments
Nick v. Kevin
Snoop inside the Actor's Studio
Last night, BET aired its annual BET Hip-Hop Awards, which means one thing: cyphers. While the awards themselves are more often than not treated as an afterthought at the ceremony, the cyphers still have the potential to make waves. With an early clip of Kendrick Lamar's appearance leaking weeks before the show, anticipation was higher than ever...
If you haven't seen them yet, or to refresh your memory, you can watch the BET cyphers here.
Cypher 7 with Asia Sparks, Bad Lucc, Problem and Astr is only available online.
BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers Line-Up
Cypher 1 – Wax, Rapsody, Emis Killa, Rittz, Jon Connor
Cypher 2 – A$AP Ferg, A$AP Twelvy, A$AP Nast, A$AP Ant, A$AP Rocky
Cypher 3 – Action Bronson, Star Life Breezy,Travis $cott, Tifanny Fox
The BET Hip-Hop Awards were, as expected, less about the awards than about the performances, and especially the Cyphers. And when it came to the latter, the big boys all delivered. Kendrick Lamar and TDE, in what was maybe the most anticipated Cypher in the Award show's history, were—on the surface, at least—the standout performers, although Slaughterhouse, Action Bronson, Rapsody and Jon Connor a
The BET Hip-Hop Awards are airing tonight at 8 p.m. EST, but before the show starts, the XXL staff members hashed out some winner predictions. Read on to see who is sweeping what category according to us.
Best Hip-Hop Video:
Kendrick Lamar – "Don’t Kill My Vibe" — Eric Diep
Drake — "Started From The Bottom" — Everyone else
Reese’s Perfect Combo Award (Best Collabo, Duo Or Grou
BET Hip-Hop Awards air tonight with the cypher controversy but before then, Brooklyn rapper Torae held it down on the red carpet for XXL and we learned a few things. Among the nuggets of wisdom: Rick Ross explains what he's looking for in an artist while B...