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The 2010 BET Hip Hop Awards Recap

Updated on October 15, 2010

Recap

Hosted by the forever funny and stand up-comedian/actor, Mike Epps, the fifth annual, 2010 BET Hip Hop Awards opened with a decent performance from rap icons, Rick Ross, P. Diddy and DJ Khaled. In the middle of their performance, they bring out longtime rapper, MC Hammer, which Rozay has a song named after him on his fourth studio album, Teflon Don. MC Hammer takes us back with his mega-hit, "Too Legit to Quit". The flamboyant dance moves were still there from the pop-rapper. But, quite far from turning that mutha out. Still, it was a good cameo appearance of MC Hammer.

Taking home the first award and one of the biggest winners at the event is Young Money's first lady and reigning femcee, Nicki Minaj who has been racking up awards all year long for her star-studded features and mixtapes. Once again, its pretty big for an artist who has yet to drop an album. Snagging the award for the 'Perfect Combo' is Jay-Z ft. Allicia Keys for 'Empire State of Mind'. Jay-Z himself, reportedly had the most nominations. The highlight of the 2010 BET Hip Hop Awards were the infamous Cyphers, which showcased many newcomers such as Bones Brigante, most known for bodying MCs as as the winner of probably one of the best and historic, 2010 freestyle battles of 106 & Park. Other new artists who rocked the mic was Yelawolf and Wiz Khalifa who was a part of this year's XXL Magazine's Freshmen 10 alongside Big Sean of G.O.O.D Music as Kanye West and his Grammy family gave an incredible session of rhymes. Legendary, west coast and rap pioneer/actor, Ice Cube and veteran, Reverend Run of Run DMC did it big with their sons, OMG, Doughboy and Diggy and Jo Jo. Its too bad, Busta Rhymes didn't spit a flow.

The return of the Diplomats a.k.a Dipset was not so impressive of leading members, Cam'ron, Jim Jones and Juelz Santana. Hip hop continues to evolve with great perfomances by B.O.B and Cali Swag District as they Dougied and did the Humpty Dance from 80s and early 90s successful, Digital Underground as lead rapper, Shock-G pays a tribute to the late, Tupac Shakur. The big honorees were Salt-N-Pepa consisting of members, Cheryl 'Salt' James, now Wray, Sandra 'Pepa' Denton and Deidra 'Dee Dee' Roper best known as Spinderella for their trendsetting and hippish female culture of Hip hop. Salt-N-Pepa are the most successful, female rap group ever in the history of music.

In the show, many wonder is Hip Hop here to stay? Hip hop will evolve for generations to come. Its no longer a movement. Its a culture that has changed a lot lives.

BET Hip Hop Award 2010 Winners – Full List

Best Club Banger: Rick Ross ft Styles P – BMF – Winner

Best Hip-Hop Video: Jay-Z – Empire State Of Mind – Winner

Best Live Performer: Jay-Z – Winner

CD Of The Year: Jay-Z – Blueprint 3 – Winner

DJ Of The Year: DJ Khaled – Winner

Hip Hop Video Director Of The Year: Hype Williams – Winner

Hustler of the Year: Diddy – Winner

Lyricist of the Year: Eminem – Winner

Made-You-Look Award: Nicki Minaj – Winner

MVP Of The Year: Drake – Winner

People’s Champ Award: Nicki Minaj – Winner

Perfect Combo Award: Jay-Z & Alicia Keys – Winner

Producer Of The Year: Swizz Beatz – Winner

Rookie of the Year: Nicki Minaj – Winner

Track of the Year: Rick Ross – B.M.F – Winner

I Am Hip-Hop Award: Salt N Pepa – Winner

©2010, Alphonso Taylor. All rights reserved. No republication of this material, in any form or medium, is permitted without express permission of the author.

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