R&B crooner August Alsina premiered his video "Hip Hop" exclusively at the BET Awards pre show and it was a dope throwback moment.
Paying homage to his hometown, August recollects his childhood in New Orleans and how the genre impacted it.
The song encourages change and features clips of people protesting and holding up #BlackLivesMatters signs. Salute to August Alsina for using his platform to spread more awareness for police brutality and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Check out the video below and keep it locked here on BET.com for updates on the 2015 BET Awards.
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