T.I. Rocks The BET Hip Hop Awards, Kanye West Is A Renaissance Man + More In Last Lap

Snoop Dogg and Iggy Azalea end their short-lived beef, T.I. and Young Thug bring down the house at the BET Hip Hop Awards, Kanye West compares himself to a legendary artist and more from today’s Last Lap.

  • Kanye West says he’s in the same league as Renaissance artist Michaelangelo. [Vibe]
  • T.I.’s performance with Young Thug was a highlight of this year’s BET Hip Hop Awards, and Shmoney Dance creator Bobby Shmurda closed out the show. Check out the video below for T.I.’s set, and click the link for Bobby Shmurda’s appearance. [BET]

  • And when T.I. isn’t rapping, he’s brokering truces between Snoop Dogg and Iggy Azalea. [Billboard]
  • Did Taylor Swift just reveal a new track from her 1989 album in her Diet Coke commercial? [Perez Hilton]
  • Kelly Clarkson is tapping country stars like Trisha Yearwood and Kacey Musgraves for a Nashville charity concert. [Rolling Stone]
  • Bret Michaels now has a suite named for him at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. Check out a video of the unveiling. [YouTube]
  • Erykah Badu tried busking on New York City’s streets and didn’t make much cash. [The Source]
  • Selena Gomez has a message for people who are way too old to be haters. [MTV News]