The premiere award show for the best in hip hop is back with even bigger and better acts than before. BET just announced the first round of confirmed performers for the 10th annual BET Hip Hop Awards and you won’t be disappointed.
Hitting the stage for the big show, that's going down at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta, is the king of the South, T.I., Fetty Wap, Dej Loaf, Rich Homie Quan, DJ Mustard, Kid Ink, Young Dro, and DJ Premier. Also announced was the “I Am Hip Hop” Award nominee, veteran rapper Scarface.
Hosted by everyone’s favorite Uncle Snoop, this award show is sure to be one you don’t want to miss. Drake is leading the pack of nominees with a whopping 12 nods, followed by Detroit's own Big Sean with 10, the Barbz with nine, and young MC’s Kendrick Lamar and Jermaine Cole with eight apiece.
Be sure to tune in for the winners, cyphers, and much more on October 13th at 8P/7C.
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