The BET Hip Hop Awards commenced on Sunday in Atlanta, GA and many of the industry’s biggest rappers were not present. Although Diddy, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar were there, Jay-Z, Kanye West, J Cole, Wale, Nicki Minaj and Big Sean were all missing in action. The awards will not air until October 15th, but if we tell you a few secrets….you won’t tell anyone right??
Bone Thugz n Harmony make a triumphant return and close the show with a performance. One of the hottest songs of 1999, ‘Back That @ss Up’ also make a return when it’s performed by 2 Chainz and Mannie Fresh. The cast of the Real Husbands of Hollywood participate in the infamous cypher…yes cast members Kevin Hart (Chocolate Drop), Nick Cannon, Boris Kodjoe, JB Smoove, Nelly and Duane Martin attempt to spit a hot verse. And fans of Love and Hip Hop Atlanta will not be dissapointed. Lil Scrappy showed up with his new ‘girlfriend,’ Bambi and her yellow dress and our favorite crazy couple Stevie J and Joseline Hernandez showed lots of PDA on the green carpet. They confirmed to our friends at Hip Hollywood that they are indeed married and Stevie says he just bought Joseline a new home and a few exotic pets! MC Lyte will be honored and Kendrick Lamar and Rick Ross performs.
The cypher’s which are usually the most popular part of the show will be composed of the following people:
Cypher 1: Wax, Rapsody, Emis Killa, Rittz, Jon Connor
Cypher 2: (A$AP Mob) A$AP Ferg, A$AP Twelvy, A$AP Nast, A$AP Ant, A$AP Rocky
Cypher 3: Action Bronson, Star Life Breezy, Travi$ Scott, Tiffany Foxx, Lil Kim
Cypher 4: (Slaughterhouse) Joell Ortiz, Crooked I, Royce da 5’9″, Joe Budden
Cypher 5: (TDE) ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad, Kendrick Lamar
Cypher 6 : (Real Husbands of Hollywood) Kevin Hart (Chocolate Drop), Nick Cannon, Nelly, Boris Kodjoe, Dwayne Martin, J.B. Smoove
Cypher 7: Asia Sparks, Bad Lucc, Problem, Astro