Grammy-nominated artist, actor, media personality and entrepreneur, Fat Joe, was named the host of BET Hip Hop Awards 2022 this year. It will be taped at Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, September 30 and it will broadcast live on Tuesday, October 4 on BET. The annual celebration will bring together the hottest names in hip hop to pay homage to this year’s culture. The BET nominations are still selected and will be released soon.

“Fat Joe is hip hop royalty. He has represented the artform and the Bronx, the birthplace of hip hop, throughout his outstanding musical career. He is a treasured friend of the network and we’ve loved seeing and supporting his evolution to becoming the superstar he is today,” said Connie Orlando, EVP, Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy at BET. “We can’t wait to watch him take the stage with his vivacious energy, standing together with today’s hottest and beloved hip hop stars.”

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