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These Throwback Photos From The First BET Hip Hop Awards Will Make You Feel Super Nostalgic

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This year’s BET Hip Hop Awards hosted by Snoop Dogg celebrated the hottest names in hip hop today. But things have changed since the very first ceremony back in 2006, when comedian Katt Williams was host and Jay Z won the coveted Hip Hop Hustler award. Get a kick out of these amazing throwback photos of Lil Wayne, Remy Ma, T.I. and more from the Hip Hop Awards’ debut.

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Do You Remember Hip Hop’s Most Cuddly Moments?

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There’s no crying in hip hop, or at least that was the motto in the ’90s. But times have changed, and the truth is, not giving a f-ck is the most hip hop thing you can do. Kanye West is quick to don a supple leather skirtSnoop Dogg doesn’t think twice before grabbing his heart-shaped sunglasses and Drake, well, is Drake. Being soft is only an issue when you’re not a filthy rich rapper, who occasionally takes a spa day with his boys. Now that’s hip hop. Check out some of hip hop’s heavy weights revealing their softer side.

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Snoop Dogg’s Fancy French Manicure Will Make You Insanely Jealous

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He’s collaborated with Miley Cyrus and gone reggae, and now the artist sometimes known as Snoop Lion is adding nail art enthusiast to resume. While you were deciding between whether or not to stick with winter colors or dive into some lime green, Snoop Dogg was getting a manicure (his first to our knowledge) in the comfort of his own home. Hey, Nice Nails! made a house call for the King of the LBC, adorning his digits with appropriate decals (a marijuana leaf, dollar sign). Snoop opted for a duo-chrome French manicure, a modern take on a reliable classic.

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Pure Comedy: The 25 Most Outrageous Hip Hop Album Covers Ever

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The 4th wild season of Love & Hip Hop drew to a (predictably) wild close last night with the second installment of their big reunion. Of course, even with all the insanity from the past season, it still isn’t the most outrageous thing to ever happen in hip hop. No, that honor goes to these crazy album covers!

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