Words by Alyson Robinson
The BET Hip Hop Awards, which will be held on Tuesday, October 15, promises to be a good show this year. Apart from the obvious reason for the show -the awardees, the performances are usually hot topics of the night.
This year’s first confirmed performers will feature rapper and game changer Kendrick Lamar with his Black Hippy members Schoolboy Q, and Jay Rock. Along for the ride is Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz and Bad Boy recording artist French Montana.
This year, Snoop Lion will be the host of the show and says he’s looking forward to it.“I’m excited to be hosting this year’s ‘BET Hip Hop Awards 2013,’ ” said Snoop. “We’re going to have fun this year and I will make it a show to remember, ya dig?! I’ll be giving a ton of surprises, showcasing my exclusive GGN News clips and bringing all my nieces and nephews to the stage for an exciting night of hip-hop.”
In addition, Hip Hop legend MC Lyte will also be honored with the “I Am Hip Hop Award.” MC Lyte will join the ranks of Nas, KRS-One, Russell Simmons, Ice Cube, Salt-N-Pepa, and Rakim who previously won this award.
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