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    Brandy, Teyana Taylor, H.E.R, Meg Thee Stallion & More Won & Performed At The 2020 BET Hip Hop Awards

    This year’s 2020 BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” brought together some of the hottest names in music to celebrate Hip Hop’s biggest night. Comedians, actors, hosts of the “85 South Show” podcast and stars of “Wild N’ Out” – comedy supergroup 85 South (Karlous Miller, DC Young Fly and Chico Bean) co-hosted the annual show that premiered Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at 9:00 PM ET/PT.

    BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 – 85 South. (Photo: BET)

    Megan Thee Stallion ruled the night with three wins for ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ’Hip Hop Artist of the Year’ and a shared ‘Best Collaboration’ with Beyoncé for the “Savage (remix).” Beyoncé also took home an additional win for ‘Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse’ for the track. Roddy Ricch was a double winner for ‘Song of the Year’ and ‘Album of the Year’ for “Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial.” Pop Smoke was posthumously crowned ‘Best New Hip Hop Artist’ and UK rapper Stormzy took home the award for ‘Best International Flow.’

    BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 – Pop Smoke, Quavo – Shake The Room. (Photo: BET)

    Cordae opened the show with a powerful freestyle about the importance of voting followed by ‘Impact Track’ winner Lil Baby performing his hit single “We Paid” with 42 Dugg. The City Girls blazed the stage with anthems ‘Kitty Talk’ and ‘Jobs’ in their first televised performance since JT’s release last year. Taking the stage for her television debut, Mulatto treated viewers to a medley of ‘Youngest N Richest,’ ‘B**** From Da Souf’ and ‘Muwop’ with an appearance from Gucci ManeQuavo performed a special tribute to Pop Smoke that included “Shake the Room” and “Aim For the Moon.” Snoop Dogg honored the ‘I Am Hip Hop’ Award recipient Master P2 Chainz and Lil Wayne closed out the show in a major way with their hit single “Money Maker.” With the election less than a week away, Vice Presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris made a surprise appearance with an impassioned plea urging viewers to let their voices be heard at the polls.

    BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 – Snoop Dogg. (Photo: BET)

    During the timely “Hip Hop Cares” segments, G Herbo and Trae Tha Truth were spotlighted for their tireless work giving back to their communities and the world at large through social justice, mental health and environmental activism. Rappers Reuben Vincent, Bobby Sessions and Pretty Yellow shared fiery voting freestyles throughout the show.

    BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 – 85 South. (Photo: BET)
    BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 cypher – Chika. (Photo: BET)
    BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 cypher – DJ Hed. (Photo: BET)

    The much-anticipated cyphers were hosted by DJ Hed and featured a bevy of emcees, R&B songstresses and reggae stars dropping hot sixteens including Beenie Man, Bounty Killer, Original Koffee, Shenseea, Skip Marley, ZJ Liquid, Adé, Buddy, Deanté Hitchcock, and Flo Milli.  Singers Brandy, Erykah Badu, H.E.R. and Teyana Taylor joined forces for a show stopping, all-female collaboration. Rappers Chika, Flawless Real Talk, Jack Harlow, Polo G and Rapsody let their voices be heard in the first ever “Social Justice” cypher.

    BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 – Brandy. (Photo: BET)
    BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 – 85 South. (Photo: BET)
    BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 – Big Sean, Jhene Aiko, and Ty Dolla $ign – Body Language. (Photo: BET)

    Presenters for the evening included Hip Hop heavyweights Snoop Dogg and T.I. along with R&B superstar Monica.

    The complete list of 2020 BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” winners are:

    BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 – Mulatto feat. Gucci Mane. (Photo: BET)
    BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 – DC Young Fly. (Photo: BET)

    BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

    FUTURE FEATURING DRAKE – “LIFE IS GOOD”

    BEST COLLABORATION

    MEGAN THEE STALLION FEATURING BEYONCÉ – “SAVAGE (REMIX)”

    BEST DUO OR GROUP

    CHRIS BROWN AND YOUNG THUG

    BEST LIVE PERFORMER

    TRAVIS SCOTT

    LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

    RAPSODY

    VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

    TEYANA “SPIKE TEE” TAYLOR

    PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

    HIT-BOY

    HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

    MEGAN THEE STALLION

    SONG OF THE YEAR

    RODDY RICCH – “THE BOX” (PRODUCED BY 30 ROCK & DATBOISQUEEZE)

    HIP HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

    RODDY RICCH – “PLEASE EXCUSE ME FOR BEING ANTISOCIAL”

    BEST NEW HIP HOP ARTIST

    POP SMOKE

    HUSTLER OF THE YEAR

    MEGAN THEE STALLION

    SWEET 16: BEST FEATURED VERSE

    BEYONCÉ – “SAVAGE (REMIX)”

    IMPACT TRACK

    LIL BABY – “THE BIGGER PICTURE”

    DJ OF THE YEAR

    D-NICE

    BEST HIP HOP PLATFORM

    THE JOE BUDDEN PODCAST

    BEST INTERNATIONAL FLOW

    STORMZY (UK)