BET Hip hop awards 2018 went down at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater at the Miami Beach, Florida. DeRay Davis hosted the show on Tuesday 16th. Drake led the nominees with eleven nominations. He was closely followed by Cardi B with ten nominations.
Lil Wayne, who just released his album The Carter V, was honored with the I Am Hip Hop Award. He gave a heart touching speech thanking everyone who has been with him through his journey. He thanked a white cop who saved his life. One of the fans tweeted and said that it is not about color. Cardi B was the big winner of the night after she went home with four awards.
Below are the winners of the BET Hip hop awards.
Best Hip-Hop Video: Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
Hot Ticket Performer: Drake
Album of the Year: The Carters – Everything Is Love
Video Director of the Year: Karena Evans
Lyricist of the Year: Kendrick Lamar
MVP of the Year: Cardi B
Producer of the Year: Pharrell Williams
Best Collabo, Duo or Group: The Carters – “Apes**t”
Single of the Year: “Apesh*t” – Produced by Pharrell (The Carters)
Best New Hip Hop Artist: XXXTentacion
Best Mixtape: BlocBoy JB – Simi
Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse: Cardi B – “Motorsport” (Migos feat. Cardi B & Nicki Minaj)
Impact Track: Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
DJ of the Year: DJ Khaled
Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style): Cardi B
Best Hip Hop Online Site/App: Worldstar
Hustler of the Year: Cardi B