2012 Hip-Hop Award Winners

2012 Hip-Hop Award Winners

Atlanta : GA : USA | Oct 12, 2012 at 12:06 AM PDT
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The 2012 edition of the Hip-Hop Awards was held this year in Atlanta. The awards presentation was aired on BET on a tape delay October 9.

Wiz Khalifa, Young Jeezy, Juicy J, Meek Mill, Kirko Bangz, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, T.I., Future, Diddy, Machine Gun Kelly, Los, French Montana, Unclue Luke, Funkmaster Flex, MGK, Rick Ross, and Omarion all gave performances during the night.

Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Fat Joe, 50 Cent, Missy Elliott, and Busta Rhymes paid tribute to Chris Lighty who died recently.

Winners of the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards were…
Best Hip-Hop Video: “HYFR” by Drake and Lil Wayne
Perfect Combo Awward for the Best Collaboration: “Mercy” by Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, and 2 Chainz
Best Live Performer: The Throne – Jay-Z and Kanye West
Lyricist of the Year: Kendrick Lamar
Hip-Hop Video Director of the Year: Hype Williams
DJ of the Year: DJ Khaled
Producer of the Year: Kanye West
MVP of the Year: Rick Ross
Track of the Year: “Ni**as in Paris” by Throne – Jay-Z and Kanye West
CD of the Year: “Watch the Throne” by The Throne – Jay-Z and Kanye West
Rookie of the Year: 2 Chainz
Hustler of the Year: Jay-Z
Made You Look Award for the Best Hip-Hop Style: Kanye West
Best Club Banger: “Ni**as in Paris” by The Throne – Jay-Z and Kanye West
Best Mixtape: “Dreamchasers2” by Meek Mill
Sweet 16 for the Best Featured Verse: “Mercy” by Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, and 2 Chainz
Impact Track: “Daughters” by Nas
People’s Champ Award: “No Lie” by 2 Chainz and Drake
Best Hip-Hop Online Site: World Star Hip-Hop

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