Battle rap is quickly growing as a culture. What was almost completely relegated to street corners and Youtube a few years ago has garnered national recognition, more tv programming, Pay-Per-View events, and other attention of the mainstream media.
Last night, Travi$ Scott followed up his performance at the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta with a pop-up show at 595 North for a Beer And Tacos event. He spotted a security guard pushing around a rowdy fan and quickly went up to him to intervene.
Scarface had a night to remember last night. At the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta, he was honored with the "I Am Legend" achievement award. He has apparently had a warrant out for unpaid child support that forbade him from leaving the state of Texas.
For some reason, BET decided to unveil the winners of 2014's Hip-Hop Awards before the show airs later tonight. DJ Mustard came away with a whopping three of the 18 awards, with Kendrick Lamar, Drake and YG/Jeezy/Rich Homie Quan all snagging two each.
The beauty of a cypher is that it gathers artists from different walks of life and allows them to share their fortes. In a hip-hop cypher, competitors and spectators alike gather to hear some of the hardest bars around.
Earlier in the month we received the full list of nominations for this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards, which will be airing on TV on October 14th at 8 PM. Today Billboard has announced some of the performers we can expect to see at this year's event.
The BET Hip-Hop Awards are on the way, and today the full list of nominations have been unveiled. The event goes down on October 14th at the Atlanta Civic Center in the ATL, and will premiere at 8 PM. Snoop Dogg is set to return as the event's host.
Yesterday Travi$ Scott voiced his opinion on his own freestyle during the BET cyphers, saying he was "underwhelmed" by the beat. Today the talk of the BET cyphers continues, as ScHoolboy Q talks about the TDE cypher with Sway In The Morning.
The 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards aired last night, and we saw memorable performances from Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Rick Ross, Diddy, and many more, not to mention the highly anticipated BET cyphers.