Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

Congrats to Snoop Dogg! The legendary rapper, actor and reality star will be honored at this year’s BET “Hip Hop Awards” ceremony with the coveted I AM HIP HOP Award.  The network announced on Tuesday that Snoop would be recognized for his 20 years in the industry and for setting trends and paving the way for both new and established artists.

In addition to Snoop’s salute, the show will feature hot new performances by the “King of the South” T.I. as well as Gucci Mane, Travis Scott, Young Thug and Desiigner. Additional performers include Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Yachty, 21 Savage, Dae Dae, Big Baby D.R.A.M. and Isaiah Rashad.

Presenters for the BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2016 include the star of “Empire” and BET’s “The New Edition Story,” Bryshere Y. Gray and rapper and actor Shameik Moore.

The BET “Hip Hop Awards” will be night of electrifying cyphers, powerful performances and legendary tributes! This year’s show will tape on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at its new venue, The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA, and will premiere on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Stay tuned…

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