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The 2021 BET Hop Hop Awards aired last night, but took place October 1st in Atlanta, GA.
Megan Thee Stallion was in the lead with nominations in nine different categories, including “Hip Hop Artist of the Year.” She also won along with Cardi B for “Best Hip Hop Video” for “WAP,” totaling three wins for both her and Cardi.
Tyler, the Creator followed Megan with four nominations and won title of “Hip Hop Album of Year” and “Best Live Performer.”
Lil Baby also was celebrated as “Hip Hop Artist of the Year” and was recognized for his partnership with Lil’ Durk earning an award for “Best Duo or Group.”
Producer of the Year went to Hit-Boy and Saweetie won “Hustler of the Year.”
Also on the list of wins was Missy Elliott for “Video Director of the Year,” for her work on City Girls’ “Twerkulator” and the late Nipsey Hussle was honored posthumously, being awarded “Impact Track and Best Featured Verse.”
Performances of the night included artist like BIA, Baby Keem, Lil Jon, Tobe Nwigwe, Young Thug, Latto and more and Big Daddy Kane was there to tribute the late Biz Markie, who passed away in July.
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