BET Hip Hop Awards 2018: ACCESS GRANTED!

October 17, 2018
Entertainment

It was a HUGE night in television for the culture! The 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards host by comedian, actor, host of VH1’s “Hip Hop Squares” and fan favorite, Deray Davis; held at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater for the 2nd consecutive year premiered Tuesday,October 16, 2018 at 8PM / 7PM C. The BET Hip Hop Awards continue to do it for the culture year after year: celebrating today’s Hip Hop elite, much anticipated cyphers, turnt performances, honoring and paying homage to our Hip Hop legends!

This year’s turnt BET Hip Hop Awards 2018 performance line-up brought the heat to Miami Beach, FL! Cardi B kicked off her performance with a rendition of “Get Up 10” the opening track of her Multi-Platinum debut album, Invasion of Privacy followed by her new track with Pardison Fontanie, “Backin’ It Up”. TI performed tracks from his new album,Dime Trap “Wraith” featuring Yo Gotti and closing with “Jefe” bringing that Latin Trap energy with dancers dressed in the Day of the Dead masks while a mariachi band performed in the background. Yella Beezy,straight out of Dallas, Texas turned up the crowd with his debut performance at the BET Hip-Hop Awards of his Billboard Chart- topping hit “That’s On Me”, and Lil Duval closed the show with “Smile (Living My Best Life)” featuring Ball Greezy and Shiggy while showing the crowd how to live their best lives! Gucci Mane, Lil Pump, Lil Baby, YG, Gunna, A$AP Rocky, and Young M.A. also lit the stage during last night’s show.

The much-anticipated cyphers consisted of hard- hitting lyricists we’ve known and loved for years,like Ms. Erykah Badu, to fresh artists who’ve recently Turnt Famous!, such as Bri Steves and Phora.

 

 

Dallas-Fort Worth talent, Erykah Badu, Yella Beezy, Asian Doll, & Solo Lucci, was in the building for the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards, turning it up for the DFW and “That’s On Me Baby”! There were so many amazing highlights from the night but this was for sure 1 of my favorites!

“I AM HIP HOP”honoree none other the legend himself Lil Wayne thanked God, his family, friends, and fans during his acceptance speech with his mother Jacida Carter,and daughter Reginae Carter beside him on stage, before giving an emotional tribute to the white detective who saved his life, Uncle Bob whore fused to not let him make it after a near death experience at only 12-years old.

 

Thankful and Grateful, Multi-Platinum, artist Cardi B lead the BET Hip Hop Awards Winner’s Circle with 4 wins for ‘MVP of the Year’, ‘Hustler of the Year’, ‘Made You Look: Best Hip Hop Style’,and ‘Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse ’. The Carters followed closely with 3 wins:‘Album of the Year’, Best Collabo, Duo or Group’, and ‘Single of the Year’. XXXTentacion won the award for ‘Best New Artist’, his mother, Cleopatra Bernard, accepted the trophy on his behalf, after he passed away this summer following a fatal shooting and robbery in Deerfield Beach, FL.

Below, a list of all of the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards winners, indicated in bold.

Best Hip-Hop Video

Cardi B - I Like It Feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin

Childish Gambino - This Is America*WINNER

Drake - God's Plan

Kendrick Lamar – Loyalty Feat. Rihanna

Migos - Walk It Talk It Feat. Drake

 

Hot Ticket Performer

Cardi B

Childish Gambino

Drake *WINNER

Kendrick Lamar

Travis Scott

 

Album of the Year

Cardi B - Invasion Of Privacy

Drake - Scorpion

J. Cole - KOD

Migos - Culture II

The Carters - Everything Is Love*WINNER

 

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

Dave Meyers & The Little Homies

Director X

Eif Rivera

Hiro Murai

Karena Evans *WINNER

 

Lyricist of the Year

Childish Gambino

Drake

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar *WINNER

Travis Scott

 

MVP of the Year

Cardi B *WINNER

Childish Gambino

Drake

J. Cole

Travis Scott

 

Producer of the Year

Ben Billions

DJ Esco

DJ Mustard

Metro Boomin

Pharrell Williams *WINNER

 

Best Collabo, Duo or Group

21 Savage & Offset & Metro Boomin - Ric FlairDrip

BlocBoy JB - Look Alive Feat. Drake

Cardi B - I Like It Feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin

Post Malone – Rockstar Feat. 21 Savage

The Carters – Apes**t *WINNER

 

Single of the Year

Apes**t - Produced By Pharrell (The Carters) *WINNER

God's Plan - Produced By Cardo, Young Exclusive and Boi-1da (Drake)

I Like It - Produced By Craig Kallman, J White Did It and Tainy (Cardi B Feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin)

Nice For What - Produced By Murda Beatz (Drake)

This Is America - Produced By Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson (Childish Gambino)

 

Best New Hip-Hop Artist

BloBboy JB

Juice Wrld

Lil Baby

Rich The Kid

XXXTentacion *WINNER

 

Best Mixtape

BlocBoy JB – Simi *WINNER

Future  - Beast Mode 2

Juicy J – Shut Da F* Up

Lil Wayne - Dedication 6: Reloaded

Zoey Dollaz - Sorry Not Sorry

 

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

21 Savage - “Bartier Cardi” (Cardi B Feat. 21 Savage)

Cardi B - “Motorsport” (Migos Feat. Cardi B & Nicki Minaj) *WINNER

Drake - “Look Alive” (Blocboy JB Feat. Drake)

Kendrick Lamar - “New Freezer” (Rich The Kid Feat.Kendrick Lamar)

Nicki Minaj - “Big Bank” (Yg Feat. 2 Chainz, Big Sean& Nicki Minaj)

 

Impact Track

Childish Gambino - This Is America *WINNER

Dej Loaf & Leon Bridges - Liberated

Lecrae - I'll Find You Feat. Tori Kelly

Meek Mill – Stay Woke Feat. Miguel

N.E.R.D - 1,000 Feat. FUTURE

 

DJ of the Year

Calvin Harris

DJ Envy

DJ Drama

DJ Khaled *WINNER

DJ Mustard

 

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)

Cardi B *WINNER

Migos

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Travis Scott

 

Best Hip-Hop Online Site/App

ALLHIPHOP

Complex

Hot New Hip Hop

Worldstar *WINNER

XXL

 

Hustler of the Year

Cardi B *WINNER

DJ Khaled

Drake

Jay-Z

Kendrick Lamar

Travis Scott

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