What: BET Hip Hop Awards 2013
When and Where: Oct. 15 at 8pm ET/PT on BET.
About: Uncle Snoop (Snoop Dogg) hosts the annual event, which honors the biggest names in hip hop music, along with recognizing new and rising talent, and which BET says has been the No. 1 hip hop-themed telecast for five consecutive years. Included will be performances from Snoop, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, French Montana, Future, Meek Mill, Diddy, Rick Ross, Rocko, ScHoolBoy Q and more. At the ceremony, which was recorded in Atlanta Sept. 28, there was a surprise reunion from Bone Thugs-N-Harmony that brought the crowd to its feet, while rap icon MC Lyte was the recipient of the I Am Hip Hop award.
Nominees vie in various categories, including Best Hip Hop Video, Best Live Performer, DJ of the Year, Album of the Year and more.
Comedian Kevin Hart will be a presenter at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2013, and directly following the awards, Kevin Hart will be on hand again for the Season 2 premiere of Real Husbands of Hollywood at 10pm ET/PT. Featuring a supporting cast including Boris Kodjoe, Nick Cannon, JB Smoove, Duane Martin, Nelly and Cynthia Kaye McWilliams, the upcoming season of Real Husbands of Hollywood will also include cameos from Katie Couric, Khloe Kardashian Odom, Kris Jenner, Conan O’Brien, Wanda Sykes, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Kelly Rowland, Anthony Anderson and more, according to BET.
The BET Hip Hop Awards 2013 premieres Oct. 15 at 8pm ET/PT on BET.
Replays of the BET Hip Hop Awards 2013 air Oct. 17 at 9pm, Oct. 19 at 10pm and Oct. 25 at 8pm on BET.
Real Husbands of Hollywood Season 2 premieres Oct. 15 at 10pm ET/PT on BET.
Rick Ross and Diddy at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2013: Courtesy of BET Networks