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PHOTOS: Doug E Fresh Highlights BET Hip-Hop Awards

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 09.25.2014 | Black Voices

ATLANTA (AP) — With a picture of his mother on a large screen behind him, Doug E Fresh struggled to complete his sentence. The rapper dubbed "The Hu...

Drake Leads BET's Hip-Hop Nominations

Associated Press | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 09.09.2014 | Black Voices

ATLANTA (AP) -- For the first time, Drake tops nominees for the BET Hip-Hop Awards. In a statement to The Associated Press, BET said Thursday that...

WATCH: 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards Performances

Posted 10.18.2013 | Black Voices

Last night the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards aired featuring some of the most notable MCs on today’s music scene. And aside from a few questionable fashio...

BET Hip Hop Awards: The Good, The Bad & The Rachet

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.03.2013 | Black Voices

We can always count on The BET Hip Hop Awards to provide us with some wild fashion moments (see: this and that). This year Kevin Hart, 2 Chainz, Rick ...

What MC Lyte Wants Other Female Rappers To Know

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 11.29.2013 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- MC Lyte said she was initially nervous following a video tribute that honored the veteran rapper for her career achievements at the eighth ...

WATCH: RZA Lays Out His Plan On Evolving Hip Hop Culture

Posted 10.27.2012 | Black Voices

During this week’s debut episode of HuffPost Black Voices weekly entertainment news series, BV 365, host Teri Johnson catches up with notable celebr...

Time is Now for Jay-Z to Act His Age

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 12.04.2012 | Black Voices
Morris W. O'Kelly

The violence must stop.  The misogyny must stop.  The brawls at award shows must stop.  The promotion of the drug culture must stop.  If this message angers hip-hop enthusiasts out there... fine.  

BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012 Recap: Police Break Up Scuffle, Chris Lighty Remembered

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 11.30.2012 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- Atlanta police officers broke up an altercation Saturday evening between two groups at the seventh annual BET Hip-Hop Awards, but no arrest...

Justin Bieber Not Allowed To Rap On BET

Posted 12.19.2011 | Black Voices

So Justin Bieber walks into a freestyle cipher... That's not the beginning of a joke — it almost happened. DJ Premier, the legendary hip-hop prod...

Brennan Williams

T.I. Talks 'Power & Beauty' Book Release, Post-Incarceration & Parenting

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.18.2011 | Black Voices

Despite serving two prison terms within the last two years, there are no signs that T.I.'s legal woes have damaged his musical career . When he finish...

Lil Wayne Nominated For 18 BET Hip-Hop Awards

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- Rapper Lil Wayne easily topped the charts this week with his latest album. Now the self-proclaimed "Best Rapper Alive" has the most nominat...