Rapper Luther Campbell received the “I Am Hip Hop Honoree” legacy award, and DJ Khaled, Kendrick Lamar, and Cardi B each received nine nominations.
A slew of celebrities made appearances on the pre-show green carpet, including Blac Chyna and producer DJ Nasty.
“There was a point in time where, no offense, EDM was just running the charts,” DJ Nasty told The Daily Beast. “Now you have records like Cardi B that’s number one. We poppin’ right now. Hip-hop is boomin’!”
How to Watch the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards
On TV: You can watch the full BET Hip Hop Awards show on Tuesday, Oct. 10, on BET starting at 8.p.m. ET.
Live stream: A live stream of the ceremony will be featured on BET’s website with a cable login.
Read our full recap here.