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All grown up!
Before They Were Stars!
October 12th, 2011
Just try and tell me you didn’t get Black And Yellow stuck in your head a million times in the last year. Or talked more about what Nicki Minaj would wear next versus Lady Gaga. Both of those artists were big winners at last night’s BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta, Georgia.
And the show itself did not disappoint. From LL Cool J receiving the I Am Hip Hop award to Heavy D closing the show with retro hit “Nothing But Love” (and getting joined on stage by Tyrese!) to a surprise appearance from fresh-outta-jail T.I. alongside Young Jeezy, the awards were a celebration of hip hop’s finest. And it delivered.
In case you missed it, here’s a list of the winners from the 2011 BET HIP HOP AWARDS:
Best Hip Hop Video – Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now
Reese’s Perfect Combo Award (Best Collab) – Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now
Best Live Performer – Lil Wayne
Lyricist of the Year – Lil Wayne
Video Director of the Year – Hype Williams
Producer of the Year – Lex Luger
MVP of the Year – Nicki Minaj
Track of the Year – Black and Yellow – Produced by Stargate (Wiz Khalifa)
CD of the Year – Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
DJ of the Year – DJ Khaled
Rookie of the Year – Wiz Khalifa
Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style) – Nicki Minaj
Best Hip Hop Online Site – World Star Hip Hop.com
Best Club Banger – Waka Flocka Flame f/ Roscoe Dash & Wale – No Hands (Produced by Drumma Boy)
Best Mixtape – J. Cole – Friday Night Lights
Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse – Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now (Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes)
Hustler of the Year – Jay-Z
People’s Champ Award powered by Verizon (Viewers’ Choice) – Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now