The Short & Dirty::::BET Hip Hop Awards & Awards Reception

Our Atlanta intel, Ms. Biggs, kept us updated at the BET Hip-Hop Awards. All of the pix are posted after the skip.


  • Cam, Juelz and Jim Jones performed single ‘Salute’ together.
  • Nick Minaj scored Rookie of the Year, People’s Champ and the Made You Look award.
  • Jay-Z, who could care less about BET’s Hip-Hop Awards, won Perfect Combo, CD of the Year, and Best Live Performer.
  • Comedian, Mo’Nique looked freakin fabulous (see after the skip).
  • MC Hammer did a surprised the crowd performing,  “2 Legit 2 Quit” and performing during Rick Ross’ performance. Ricky won Track of the Year for producer Lex Luger’s ‘BMF’ single.
  • Salt & Peppa received the I Am Hip-Hop Icon Award.
  • Humpty performed with Cali Swag.

MC Hammer performing at the BET Hip-Hop Awards.

More pix after the skip.

Here’s Kelly Rowland at BET Reception w/ Gyant

D. Woods at the BET Hip-Hop Awards Cocktail Reception for The event was sponsored by Status Vodka, Moda 404, and Devyne Stephens, CEO of Upfront Megatainment.

Reginae Carter w/ Birdman

Gucci being interviewed before the awards ceremony.

Toya Carter on the red carpet.

Comedian Mo’Nique

Nicki Minaj doing her acceptance speech.

Diddy and Rick Ross performing

Nelly (owwwww) and DJ Khaled