The 12th annual BET Hip-Hip Awards made its network premiere on Tuesday night (Oct. 16), taped earlier thsi month at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach, Florida. Hosted by Deray Davis, the 2018 edition featured performances by Cardi B, T.I., YG, A$AP Rocky, Gucci Mane, Lil’ Pump, Yo Gotti, Lil’ Baby, Gunna, Lil’ Duval and more. Along with Lil’ Wayne being honored with this year’s “I Am Hip-Hop Award,” many were tuned in to watch the BET Hip-Hop Awards cyphers. Lead by DJ Premier providing the beats on the 1s and 2s, up-and-coming stars, seasoned juniors, and veterans stepped up to the light, letting off sharp lyrics and wordplay for listeners to take in.

Vic Mensa, G Herbo, Erykah Badu, YBN Cordae, Casanova, TDE’s newest signee Reason, Taylor Bennett, lead the list of artists who participated in this year’s Hip-Hop Awards cypher. Watch all the action on the mic below.

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YBN Cordae, Tobe Nwigwe, Duckwrth, BlocBoy JB

Sharaya J, Chika, Neelam Hakeem, Bri Steves, DJ Erykah Badu

Flawless All Talk, Casanova, Shawn Smith, Phora, Reason

Vic Mensa, Taylor Bennett, G Herbo, Nick Grant

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