Kendrick Lamar is top tier by winning 6 awards here at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2022. The hip-hop star, Trina, received the ‘I Am Hip Hop’ honor. The performances were amazing and includes Armani White, Clipse, King Combs, Jeezy, Kodak Black, French Montana, Lil’ T’Jay, GloRilla, N.O.R.E., Pusha T and more. The awards was hosted by Fat Joe that premiered on Tuesday, October 4. An encore airing is set to air tonight as well if you missed it last night.

The HBCU stylings of the “New Atlanta vs. OG Atlanta” marching band opened the show with “BET Hip Hop Awards” 2022 host Fat Joe followed by Armani White with an electrifying rendition of “Billie Eilish” featuring rapper N.O.R.E. performing his classic single “Nothin’.”  Platinum recording artist Bleu premiered “Life Worth Living” featuring French Montana while Glo Rilla made her national television debut performing smash singles “F.N.F (Let’s Go)” and “Tomorrow.” EST Gee performed “The Realest” with a surprise appearance from Jeezy, then Kodak Black hit the stage for a medley of “Too Many Years,” “Walk” and “Super Gremlin.” Pusha T performed “Diet Coke” and “Just So You Remember” before being joined by No Malice for a surprise Clipse reunion of their single“Grindin’.” Joey Bada$$ performed “Head High” in a special ‘In Memoriam’ tribute to the late rapper Young Dolph. After King Combs performed an energetic rendition of “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop,” emcee DNA won $25,000 in the “BET Hip Hop Awards” rap battle.

An all-star tribute to the iconic LOUD Records and its pioneering founder Steve Rifkind turned up the show with a legendary lineup of David Banner featuring Lil’ Flip, Dead Prez, Mobb Deep with Lil’ Kim, M.O.P., Remy Ma and Fat Joe, Three 6 Mafia and Wu-Tang Clan. “I Am Hip Hop” honoree Trina delivered a heartfelt speech that moved the crowd followed by Fivio Foreign closing out the show with Lil Tjay

The complete list of “BET Hip Hop Awards” 2022 winners are:

HIP HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

KENDRICK LAMAR – MR. MORALE & THE BIG STEPPERS 

SONG OF THE YEAR

LATTO – BIG ENERGY

HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

KENDRICK LAMAR

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

KENDRICK LAMAR & BABY KEEM – FAMILY TIES

BEST BREAKTHROUGH HIP HOP ARTIST

GLO RILLA

BEST COLLABORATION

FUTURE FEAT. DRAKE & TEMS – WAIT FOR U

BEST DUO OR GROUP

EARTH GANG

BEST LIVE PERFORMER

KENDRICK LAMAR

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

KENDRICK LAMAR

BEST INTERNATIONAL FLOW

BENJAMIN EPPS (FRANCE)

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

KENDRICK LAMAR & DAVE FREE

DJ OF THE YEAR

DJ DRAMA

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

HITMAKA

HUSTLER OF THE YEAR

50 CENT

BEST HIP HOP PLATFORM

CARESHA PLEASE & DRINK CHAMPS (TIE)

SWEET 16: BEST FEATURED VERSE

DRAKE – WAIT FOR U (FUTURE FEAT. DRAKE & TEMS) & CHURCHILL DOWNS (JACK HARLOW FEAT. DRAKE) (TIE)

IMPACT TRACK

LIZZO – ABOUT DAMN TIME