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The BET Hip Hop Awards are an annual awards show, airing on BET, showcasing hip hop performers, producers and music video directors. The awards ceremony began in 2006, was held on November 12, 2006 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, was first aired November 15 and was hosted by comedian Katt Williams.

The second ceremony was held on October 13, 2007 and aired on October 17 of the same year. Like its predecessor, the ceremony was also held at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, and was hosted by Katt Williams. The third ceremony premiered on October 23, 2008. This ceremony was not hosted by Katt Williams, but instead was hosted by popular R&B and hip hop artist T-Pain. The fourth ceremony was held on October 10, 2009 and was hosted by Mike Epps and aired on October 27. The fifth ceremony was held on October 2, 2010 (aired October 12) and was also by hosted Mike Epps. Epps would go on to host two additional years (2011 & 2012), while Snoop Dogg hosted in 2013, 2014, and 2015. The 2016 show was hosted by DJ Khaled. During the TDE cypher, artist Kendrick Lamar subliminally dissed rappers Papoose and Drake.

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2006Edit

2006 BET Hip Hop Awards
Date November 12, 2006
Location Fox Theatre
Hosted by Katt Williams
Television/radio coverage
Network BET

The 2006 show was hosted by Katt Williams.

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2007Edit

2007 BET Hip Hop Awards
Date October 13, 2007
Location Atlanta Civic Center
Hosted by Katt Williams
Television/radio coverage
Network BET

The 2007 show was again hosted by Katt Williams

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2008Edit

2008 BET Hip Hop Awards
Date October 23, 2008
Location Atlanta Civic Center
Hosted by T-Pain
Television/radio coverage
Network BET

The 2008 show was hosted by T-Pain

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2009Edit

2009 BET Hip Hop Awards
Date October 10, 2009
Location The Atlanta Civic Center
Hosted by Mike Epps
Television/radio coverage
Network BET

The 2009 show was hosted by Mike Epps

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2010Edit

2010 BET Hip Hop Awards
Date October 12, 2010
Location The Atlanta Civic Center
Hosted by Mike Epps
Television/radio coverage
Network BET

The 2010 show was hosted by Mike Epps. DJ Khaled was the host DJ and DJ Premier DJed the cyphers. [1][2][3]

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2011Edit

2011 BET Hip Hop Awards
Date October 11, 2011
Hosted by Mike Epps
Television/radio coverage
Network BET

The 2011 show were hosted by Mike Epps. DJ Premier DJed the cyphers. [4][5][6] The show featured the final television appearance by Heavy D before his passing.

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2012Edit

2012 BET Hip Hop Awards
Date October 9, 2012
Location Atlanta Civic Center
Hosted by Mike Epps
Television/radio coverage
Network BET

The 2012 show was hosted by Mike Epps. DJ Premier and RZA DJed the cyphers.

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2013Edit

2013 BET Hip Hop Awards
Date October 15, 2013
Location Atlanta Civic Center
Hosted by Snoop Dogg
Television/radio coverage
Network BET

The 2013 show was hosted by Snoop Dogg. DJ Premier, Mr. Choc, and DJ Drama DJed the cyphers.

There was some controversy as Ottawa battle rapper Charron won Freestyle Friday's March Mayhem Tournament, which guaranteed him a spot in the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards cypher as one of the prizes for his victory. However, once it came time to film the cyphers, Charron was excluded. He responded with the "BET Cypher Verse" where he disses BET, Murda Mook, Gucci Mane, Soulja Boy, Lil Twist, Rick Ross, Kendrick Lamar and Chief Keef, among others.[6]

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2014Edit

2014 BET Hip Hop Awards
Date October 14, 2014
Location Atlanta Civic Center
Hosted by Snoop Dogg
Television/radio coverage
Network BET

The 2014 show was hosted by Snoop Dogg.

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2015Edit

2015 BET Hip Hop Awards
Date October 13, 2015
Location Atlanta Civic Center
Hosted by Snoop Dogg
Television/radio coverage
Network BET

The 2015 show was hosted by Snoop Dogg

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2016Edit

2016 BET Hip Hop Awards
Date October 4, 2016
Location Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Cumberland, Georgia
Hosted by DJ Khaled
Television/radio coverage
Network BET

The 2016 show was hosted by DJ Khaled.

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