Watch Beyoncé & Kendrick Lamar Open The 2016 BET Awards

Last year, Kendrick Lamar opened the BET Awards with an explosive, politically charged performance of “Alright.” This year, he again kicked off the proceedings, joining Beyoncé for a surprise performance of their Lemonade collab “Freedom.” Bey and her backup dancers began the performance standing in a giant pool of water, and Kendrick emerged from the floor midway through to deliver his verse. Watch below.