On Tuesday, October 10 T-Pain, Anika Noni Rose, Remy Ma and Jay
Pharoah Take the Stage for "LIP SYNC BATTLE HIP HOP AWARDS EDITION" at
Followed by the BET "HIP HOP AWARDS" 2017 from Miami Hosted by DJ
Khaled at 8PM ET/PT
Irv Gotti's Hip Hop Anthology Series "TALES" Returns with "Trap
Queen" Starring Lance Gross and Michelle Mitchenor at 10 PM ET/PT
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
BET does it for the culture and serves up hip hop all night long on
Tuesday, October 10. Kicking off the celebration is the
first-ever "LIP SYNC BATTLE HIP HOP AWARDS EDITION", hosted by
entertainment icon and Grammy® Award-winner LL Cool J and
supermodel Chrissy Teigan, with celebrities lighting up the stage
including T-Pain, Anika Noni Rose, Remy Maand Jay Pharaoh.
"LIP SYNC BATTLE HIP HOP AWARDS EDITION" premieres 10/10 at 7
Major key alert! Host DJ Khaled and friends will heat things up
in Miami with the premiere of the BET
"HIP HOP AWARDS" 2017. Mega-producer and ‘Anthem King' DJ
Khaled, Grammy® Award-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar and
industry newcomer Cardi B lead the BET
"HIP HOP AWARDS" 2017 nominees with 9 impressive nods
each. BET pays homage to the legendary Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell
as he is named the "I Am Hip Hop" Award honoree. Tune in to the
hottest performances by DJ Khaled, Cardi B, Migos, Yo
Gotti, Rick Ross, Trina, Trick Daddy, Flo Rida, T-Pain,
Playboi Carti, Plies and many more. BET
"HIP HOP AWARDS" 2017 premieres 10/10 at 8PM ET/PT.
Capping off the night, is the return of Irv "Gotti" Lorenzo's
anthology series "TALES"
with Fetty Wap's "Trap Queen" starring Lance Gross and Michelle
Mitchenor. This season of "TALES"
will feature the songs: 99 Problems by Jay Z, You Got Me by
The Roots ft. Erykah Badu and All I Need by Method Man ft. Mary
J. Blige. Tami Roman, Jim Jones, Demetrius Shipp Jr., Peyton
Alex Smith, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Rhyon Nicole Brown,
Kyndall Ferguson, Sean Baker and more will star in
the celebrity-packed episodes. "TALES"
premieres 10/10 at 10 PM ET/PT.
BET "HIP HOP AWARDS" 2017
BET DIGITAL takes a fashionable stroll down memory by recreating iconic
hip hop looks with the BET
"HIP HOP AWARDS" 2017 companion series STYLE + ICON: BACK TO
THE FUTURE. Revisit looks from the late 80's inspired by Salt-N-Pepa
and LL Cool J; the 90's with Aaliyah and Tupac, the
early 2000's with Kimora Lee Simmons and Nelly. And
finally, the 2010's with Rihanna and Kanye look.
BET DIGITAL scoured the nation for fans of top-trending hip hop artists
and will introduce them to our audience of over 100 million followers
with the new digital series STAN. These fans aren't your average,
they're diehard! From tattoos on their on the bodies, paintings and
plastered walls in their homes and — of course — they can recite lyrics
to every song. These fans are engaged at every touch point of the
artist's career and BET.com goes on the road to their hometowns to get
the backstory of their fandom. Find out how they became fans, their most
interesting fan behavior and what it was like when they met their
favorite artists. Perhaps that hasn't happen yet…this may be their
BET Digital's new original companion series to TALES, ONCE
UPON A TIME IN HIP HOP…: features one-on-one interviews with French
Montana, Rah Digga, Big Boi, Jermaine Dupri & Irv Gotti
who share funny, memorable, unbelievable and entertaining hip hop
stories that we turn into animated stories.
BET digital brings viewers an exclusive behind the scenes look into each
Tales episode with MAKING OF TALES featuring interviews with the
cast, director, producer.
For more information on all of these linear and digital series including
video extras, behind the scene content and more go to BET.com.
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festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video
content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET
Networks around the globe.
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Source: BET Networks
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