BET Reveals 'BET Hip Hop Awards' 2022 Cypher Talent

Rappers include Baby Tate, Topaz Jones, Jayson Cash, Armani Caesar, Guapdad 4000 and others will join this year’s epic tv and social cyphers.

Today, BET announced Baby Tate, Big Boss Vette, Deetranada, Guapdad 4000, Jayson Cash, Ray Vaughn, Reuben Vincent, Sa-Roc, Sauce Walka and Topaz Jones as this year’s on-air cypher talent for “BET Hip Hop Awards.” The show will also unleash a digital-exclusive cypher featuring rising stars Armani Caesar, Kentheman, Nana, Navelle Hice, OT The Real, Yung Pooda, and several social cypher surprises that will compliment the on-air tentpole event. Additionally,  BETis expanding its digital programming to bring fans the ultimate hip hop experience leading up to, during and post “BET Hip Hop Awards” 2022, with the premiere of hit series “Rate The Bars” Season 6 and the debut of two new originals, “A Series of Firsts” and “Finish This.” For the first-ever acclaimed podcast “Million Dollaz Worth of Game,” and DJ Envy will host the Nissan Digital Twitter Pre-Show for the second year in a row, interviewing luminaries and celebrated artists on the Red Carpet.

BET Social media channels will also bring you exclusive, and behind-the-scenes content in real-time; including the first-ever #RedCarpetMoment Spotlight Challenge brought to you by BET Social and Snapchat.

Viewers can visit the official site at, to get up-to-date info on this year’s trailblazing “BET Hip Hop Awards,” take a look back on past awards and peer into the future with hot new original digital series and offerings, including:

Original Digital Programming

Season 6 of “Rate The Bars” streams new episodes every Thursday on the BET official YouTube Channel – Fivio Foreign, Millyz, Kalan FrFr, and Big Boss Vette kick off the sixth season of hit hip hop series “Rate The Bars.” Rappers read anonymous verses from their contemporaries, old school MCs and newer artists, grading them on a scale of zero to five while offering thoughts on the craft behind great lyrics. Fivio Foreign appears in the premiere episode where he rates the bars of a wide range of artists. Watch and share the premiere episode featuring Fivio Foreign here:

“A Series of Firsts” launches next week on the BET official YouTube Channel – In “A Series of Firsts,” rappers will share their personal stories reminiscing about their first hip hop concert, the first album they purchased, when they first fell in love with the artform, their first fan/stan moment, or the first time they heard their music played in public.“BET Hip Hop Awards” 2022 host Fat Joe, Jim Jones, Fivio Foreign, and DDG will reveal all when the series premieres next week on the BET official YouTube Channel.

“Finish This”launches Sunday, October 2 on the BET official YouTube Channel – “Finish This” is a mash-up of BET Digital’s 'Watch & React' and “Don't Forget the Lyrics” in celebration of “Pass The Mic.” The new original series asks celebrity contestants to watch popular “Pass The Mic” episodes and are tasked with correctly finishing the lyric/ bar. Correctly finishing the song earns a great score and ultimate bragging rights. “Finish This: Jim Jones” premieres Sunday, October 2 on the BET official YouTube channel.

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