2013 Bet Hip Hop Awards

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2013 BET Hip Hop Awards
DateOctober 15, 2013
LocationAtlanta Civic Center
Hosted bySnoop Dogg
Television/radio coverage

The 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards was held on October 15, 2013 at Atlanta Civic Center in the ATL. Snoop Dogg was the event's host for the first time. Kendrick Lamar leads the nominations with 14. Drake had the second most at 13, while J. Cole picked up 10 nods.[1] Kendrick Lamar won the most awards with 5 wins.[2]

There was some controversy as Toronto 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.[3]




Best Hip Hop Video

Drake - "Started From the Bottom"

Reese’s Perfect Combo Award (Best Collabo, Duo or Group)

A$AP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – "Problems"

Best Live Performer

Jay Z

Lyricist of the Year

Kendrick Lamar

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

DJ of the Year

DJ Drama

Producer of the Year

Mike Will Made It

MVP of the Year

Kendrick Lamar

Track of the Year

Only the producer of the track nominated in this category.

"Started From the Bottom" – Produced by Mike Zombie & Noah "40" Shebib (Drake)

Album of the Year

Kendrick Lamargood kid, m.A.A.d city

Who New? Rookie of the Year

A$AP Ferg

Hustler of the Year

Jay Z

Made-You-Look Award

A$AP Rocky (tie)
Nicki Minaj (tie)

Best Hip Hop Online Site

  • Allhiphop.com
  • Complex.com
  • GlobalGrind.com
  • RapRadar.com

Best Club Banger

French Montana featuring Rick Ross, Drake & Lil Wayne – "Pop That" (Produced by Lee On the Beats)

Best Mixtape

Big SeanDetroit

Sweet 16 (Best Featured Verse)

Kendrick Lamar - "Problems" (A$AP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar)

Impact Track

J. Cole featuring TLCCrooked Smile

People's Champ Award

Drake - "Started From the Bottom"

I Am Hip Hop Award

MC Lyte


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