Here Are 10 Things We Know About Tonight’s BET Hip Hop Awards

Mic check— one, two, one, two.

Get ready, hip hop heads! The BET Hip Hop Awards is airing tonight at 8 PM EST, and we already have the 411 about it. After being taped last Friday, the biggest hip hop show of the year is just a mere hours away—and we can’t wait to watch.

Peep the rundown of everything we already know about the highly-anticipated show below. We couldn’t leave y’all hangin’ with all of this juicy info…

  1. Our guy, Uncle Snoop, is hosting.

    Snoopy Doggy Dogg is at da do’.

  2. Doug E. Fresh, Tink, and Redman are among the MCs that’ll be spitting in tonight’s cypher.

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    Check out the entire list here.

  3. Scarface got arrested minutes after winning his award.

    After accepting the I Am Hip Hop award, Scarface was arrested for failing to hand in child support payments. “There was a sheriff waiting to arrest him backstage,” a source told Us Weekly. “Literally, he walked off the stage holding his awards and handcuffs were put on him.”

  4. You’ll be blessed with Nicole Paris and her dope beat-boxing skills.


  5. Rick Ross and his fiance Lira Mercer made their debut as a newly-engaged couple.

    Say hello to the Prez and First Lady of Maybach Music Group.

  6. The show will include performances from Tip, Dej Loaf, Lil’ Kim, Puff Daddy, and more.

    Turn up time is near.

  7. The 6ix God is in the lead with 12 nominations.

    Check out the rest of the night’s nominees here.

  8. Some of your favorite Love and Hip Hop stars stopped through.

    Scrappy and Bambi were just a few of the VH1 personalities that attended.

  9. The sneaker game at the show was ON POINT.

    Check out all of the fly kicks here.

  10. The official hashtag of the night is “#HipHopAwards”

    For when you’re typing away about the night’s festivities. Get your Twitter fingers ready.

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