The BET Hip-hop Awards 2013 took place in Atlanta, Georgia over the weekend and summoned a star-studded bevy of celebrities including the likes of Eve, Floyd Mayweather, T.D.E., Tahiry Jose, Rick Ross, Nelly, K Foxx, Future, Charlie Baltimore and many more.
The annual award show, which pays homage to the Rap genre and its artists, is hosted by none other than Uncle Snoop and airs live on Tuesday, Oct. 15.
Amongst categories like Best Hip Hop Video, Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year and DJ of the Year is the I Am Hip-hop Award which was garnered by MC Lyte, the first solo female rapper to release a full album (Lyte as a Rock, ’88).
Check out more of last night’s action in our gallery up top. After the break, peep the first cypher featuring Asia Sparks, Bad Lucc, Problem and Astro. Slaughterhouse, A$AP Mob and TDE each have their own cypher, while Jon Connor, Action Bronson, Rapsody, Travi$ Scott and Lil Kim make appearances among others.