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October 10th, 2012
For a man who was nominated for seventeen BET Hip Hop Awards, Kanye sure cleaned up for the most awards won with six awards at the show. Though Kanye hasn’t released a solo work since 2010 but that hasn’t stopped the music man for creating and collaborating with other talented hip hop artists like Jay-Z, 2 Chainz, and Big Sean for records like Watch The Throne and Cruel Summer. Other notable winners from the night include Kendrick Lamar who won the award for Lyricist of the Year and Jay-Z was proclaimed Hustler of The Year.
Did any of your favourites win? We have the complete list of winners right here and watch his video for Mercy below. And don’t forget to let us know what you think in the comments section!
2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards winners:
Best Hip Hop Video: “HYFR” – Drake f/ Lil Wayne
Reese’s Perfect Combo Award (Best Collabo): “Mercy” – Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz
Best Live Performer: The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West)
Lyricist of the Year: Kendrick Lamar
Hip Hop Video Director of the Year: Hype Williams
DJ of the Year: DJ Khaled
Producer of the Year: Kanye West
MVP of the Year: Rick Ross
Track of the Year: “Ni**as In Paris” – Produced by Kanye West, Hit-Boy and Mike Dean (The Throne – Jay-Z & Kanye West)
CD of the Year: Watch The Throne – The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West)
Rookie of The Year: 2 Chainz
Hustler of The Year: Jay-Z
Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style): Kanye West
Best Club Banger: “Ni**as In Paris” – The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West)
Best Mixtape: “Dreamchasers2″ – Meek Mill
Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse: 2 Chainz – “Mercy” (Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz)
Impact Track: “Daughters” – Nas
People’s Champ Award Powered by Verizon: 2 Chainz f/ Drake – “No Lie”
Best Hip Hop Online Site: World Star Hip Hop