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Chris Brown The Big Winner At 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards

Although Lil Wayne led the pack of nominees, early on, for the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards, it was Chris Brown who walked away the big winner when the network aired the show on Tuesday evening (October 11). Breezy took home four BET Hip Hop Awards honors -- including Best Collaboration, Best Hip-Hop Video, People's Champ (Viewer's Choice), and Best Verse ... for his hit single, "Look At Me Now." Lil Wayne took home two awards, winning Best Lyricist and Best Live Performer; while Nicki Minaj won MVP of the Year and Made-You-Look Award, Wiz Khalifa won...
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2011 BET Hip Hop Awards Cyphers: Shady 2.0, Maybach Music, MGK, Ludacris, B.o.B, Skillz, Busta & More

BET revealed two of their anticipated cypher circles last week, from the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards before the show aired. Then, on Tuesday night (October 11), viewers finally got to see all the cyphers ... and BET really upped the ante this year. Hip-hop's rising stars took turns alongside veterans to rip the mic. From Eminem and his Shady 2.0 roster, to Chris Brown and Tyga, all the way to the Maybach Music Group (Wale, Pill, Stalley, Meek Mill, and Rick Ross)...
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2011 BET Hip Hop Awards Cyphers: French Montana, Jay Rock, Termanology, XV, Wais P & More

The 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards went down on Saturday (October 1) in Atlanta; and while T.I.'s performance alongside Young Jeezy was one of the evening's highlights, after last's year's ciphers introduction, fans are anticipating what's in store this year. In anticipation of the airing of the show on October 11th, BET has released a pair of the ceremony's ciphers. The first clip (above) features Gilbert Forte, Chris Sutton, XV and Jay Rock spitting bars over beats spun by DJ Premier...
T.I. and Young Jeezy at the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards
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T.I. Makes Return By Opening Up 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards

T.I. made a grand return on Saturday evening (October 1), hitting the stage of the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta, just days after being released following an 11-month prison sentence. The "King of the South" opened up the awards ceremony by performing alongside Young Jeezy, treating attendees to the Snowman's new single, "F.A.M.E." While TIP probably earned the evening's biggest highlight, there was others who helped hold down the stage with their own performances -- including Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco, DMX, and Wiz Khalifa...
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Lil Wayne Leads BET Hip-Hop Awards Nominees Pack With 18

Lil Wayne just can't lose, can he? Fresh off reports of Tha Carter IV selling nearly 1 million copies in its first week, the YMCMB rapper hit a new milestone as well, by leading all artists with a record-breaking 18 nominations at the upcoming 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards. Weezy scored nods at the upcoming show, set to tape in Atlanta on October, in several big categories -- including Lyricist of the Year, MVP of the Year, and Video of the Year for his contribution to "I'm On One" and "Look at Me Now". For MVP honors, he is up against his Young Money protege Nicki Minaj...

BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher Sessions: Kanye, Wiz Khalifa, Tyga, Raekwon & More

Although the 2010 BET Awards taped last month in Atlanta, the network premiere was just this Tuesday night (October 12), and as mentioned in our previous report, the cypher sessions were a hit. There were five total dispersed throughout the evening, all backed by DJ Premier. #1 being Kanye West and his G.O.O.D. Music crew (Pusha T, Big Sean, CyHi Da Prynce and Common) posted above...

Waka Flocka Flame, BET’s Stephen Hill Get Into Twitter Tiff Over Rapper’s Awards Performance

As previously reported, it was Nicki Minaj that was the big attraction at this past weekend's 2010 BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. The show went off without a hitch, but when rapper Waka Flocka Flame took the stage, a little controversy started brewing. It was started by BET Executive Vice President of Entertainment & Music Programming Stephen Hill, when he began tweeting about his regret over his decision to have the Atlanta rapper perform...

Nicki Minaj, Jay-Z The Big Winners At BET’s 2010 Hip Hop Awards

BET's 2010 Hip Hop Awards went down in the ATL Saturday (October 2), and it was Young Money's First Lady, Nicki Minaj, that was evening's big winner. Minaj, wearing a blonde wig and a black dominatrix-like outfit, took the stage three times throughout the evening, earning awards for Rookie of the Year, Made-You-Look Award, and People's Champ Award...

Nicki Minaj Earns Four BET Hip Hop Awards Nods, Jay-Z Leads With 11

Nicki Minaj continues to rack up accolades, without an official album out. Recently, she received four nominations at this year's upcoming BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. The Young Money First Lady received nods for Rookie of the Year, Lyricist of the Year, Hustler of the Year and in the Made-You-Look category, which recognizes her eclectic style...