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Feat. Who? Meet The Chart-Climbing Guest Singers Vying To Become Actual Pop Stars

Sometimes pop stars come at you from the side. There are many routes to mainstream music celebrity: Hitting it big on social media…
Chris DeVille | August 18, 2016 - 11:39 am

More BET Hip-Hop Awards stories

Watch Erykah Badu, BlocBoy JB, An Anti-XXXTentacion Vic Mensa, And More Rap In BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers

Last night, BET aired its annual Hip-Hop Awards. The show featured performances from big names like Cardi B, YG, A$AP Rocky, Lil Pump, and Gucci…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2018 - 10:19 am

Vic Mensa’s XXXTentacion Diss Censored At 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards

Vic Mensa’s much-discussed XXXTentacion diss aired during tonight’s broadcast of the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards, but the slain artist’s name was curiously absent. Mensa…
Tosten Burks / Spin | October 16, 2018 - 11:23 pm

Vic Mensa Calls Out XXXTentacion Supporters, Rap’s Embrace Of Abusers

One of the shittiest things about rap music lately has been the genre's willingness to embrace artists who have been accused or convicted of abusing…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2018 - 10:17 am

Watch Cardi B Perform “Bodak Yellow” At The BET Hip-Hop Awards

The big news at last night's BET Hip-Hop Awards was Eminem giving a long, passionate, slightly silly a cappella freestyle about Donald Trump. Other than…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2017 - 8:58 am

Watch Eminem Blast Donald Trump In BET Hip-Hop Awards Freestyle

Eminem appeared in one of the prerecorded rap cyphers that aired during the BET Hip-Hop Awards tonight. He performed a lengthy freestyle blasting Donald Trump,…
Peter Helman | October 10, 2017 - 10:15 pm

Watch Lil Wayne Rap Battle Kevin Hart For The BET Hip-Hop Awards

Comedian Kevin Hart has been jokingly battling rappers as Chocolate Droppa for years now, and he recently announced that he'd be hosting a whole mixtape
Peter Helman | October 4, 2016 - 11:11 pm

Watch Isaiah Rashad, Lil Uzi Vert, & 21 Savage Perform At The BET Hip-Hop Awards

The 2016 BET Hip-Hop Awards took place in Atlanta last month, and they're airing tonight. Gucci Mane, Travis Scott, Young Thug, and Quavo kicked off
Peter Helman | October 4, 2016 - 10:44 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar Present Snoop Dogg With The “I Am Hip-Hop” Award At The BET Hip-Hop Awards

Kendrick Lamar presented the lifetime achievement I Am Hip-Hop Award to Snoop Dogg at this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta. "He mastered the game…
Peter Helman | October 4, 2016 - 10:04 pm

Watch Gucci Mane, Travis Scott, & Young Thug Perform At The BET Hip-Hop Awards

The BET Hip-Hop Awards were held in Atlanta this year, and resurgent hometown hero Gucci Mane opened things up, kicking off the ceremony with "First…
Peter Helman | October 4, 2016 - 9:26 pm

Watch Future, T.I., Young Dro, & Rich Homie Quan Perform At The BET Hip-Hop Awards

Last night, BET broadcasted the BET Hip-Hop Awards, the network's second annual awards show. This one was notably low on both star power and drama;…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2015 - 10:05 am

Puff Daddy & The Family – “Workin'”

Toro Y Moi mastermind Chaz Bundick also records straight-up dance music under the name Les Sins. His outrageously catchy track "Bother" was the best thing…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2015 - 9:24 am

Scarface Arrested At BET Hip-Hop Awards

Mere minutes after being honored with the lifetime achievement "I Am Hip-Hop Icon" award at the BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta on Friday, Houston rap…
Peter Helman | October 11, 2015 - 5:40 pm

Watch Common, Vince Staples, & Jay Electronica Pay Tribute To Mike Brown At The BET Hip-Hop Awards

Last night, BET held its annual Hip-Hop Awards show, broadcasting from Atlanta with Snoop Dogg hosting. As usual, the big news items weren't the actual…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2014 - 10:05 am

Watch BET Hip-Hop Awards 2013 Highlights: Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill

Every year, during the BET Hip-Hop Awards, the show airs little black-and-white vignettes of people rapping in warehouses -- sometimes in crews, sometimes in random-as-fuck…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2013 - 9:40 am
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