Snoop Dogg honored in politically charged BET Hip-Hop Awards
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Snoop Dogg honored in politically charged BET Hip-Hop Awards

ATLANTA (AP) — Snoop Dogg said he initially felt misunderstood at the beginning of his rap career that ended up turning into a legendary one while accepting his “I Am Hip Hop” honor during a politically-charged BET Hip-Hop Awards show near Atlanta. Rapper Kendrick Lamar surprised attendees Saturday evening by introducing and handing Snoop the … Continue reading

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Singer Toni Braxton to be honored at Hip-Hop Awards

ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-winning singer Toni Braxton will be honored at the BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta. Braxton will receive the BMI President’s Award on Thursday for her musical achievements. The private event salutes songwriters, producers and publishers of the past year’s top songs in the genres. Actor-comedian Chris Tucker will host the awards, which … Continue reading

If BET won’t support black America, then black America won’t support BET
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If BET won’t support black America, then black America won’t support BET

An Editorial by Meleah Holmes On Oct. 10, the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March was held in Washington, D.C. at the National Mall. Thousands of African-Americans joined together to march and spread awareness about the injustice that blacks have faced…and still face in America. The Million Man March demands “Justice or Else!”: justice in … Continue reading

Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri to star in new BET reality series
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Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri to star in new BET reality series

  NEW YORK (AP) — Rappers Snoop Dogg and Birdman, Grammy-winning producer Jermaine Dupri, and entrepreneur Damon Dash are among the stars of a still-untitled BET reality series, the network announced Friday October 9th. The show, which is set to start shooting in Los Angeles in November for release in late 2016, will go inside … Continue reading

Drake tops nominees again for 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards
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Drake tops nominees again for 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards

  ATLANTA (AP) — Drake does it again. For the second straight year, the Canadian rappertops nominees for the BET Hip-Hop Awards. In a statement to The Associated Press, BET said Tuesday September 15th that Drake received 12 nominations for the 10th annual awards show. It airs Oct. 13. Drake’s chart-topping “If You’re Reading This … Continue reading