The 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards tap Snoop Dogg, DJ Mustard, YG, Rich Homie Quan, Jay Electronica and more to perform.
Earlier in the month we received the full list of nominations for this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards, which will be airing on TV on October 14th at 8 PM. Today Billboard has announced some of the performers we can expect to see at this year's event.
As we already know, Snoop Dogg is returning to host the 2014 awards, and along with hosting duties, he's also set to perform. In addition to Snoop, BET has lined up a wide array of artists: Common,Â Birdman,Â DJ Premier,Â DJ Mustard,Â Rich Homie Quan,Â Bobby Shmurda,Â Young Thug, Vince Staples, Jay Electronica,Â Migos,Â YGÂ andÂ Rae Sremmurd.
Although the award show is airing on October 14th, it'll be taped beforehand at Atlantaâs Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center on September 20th.
Drake leads the pack this year with eight nominations to his name. HotNewHipHop is also a contender this year, for Best Hip-Hop Online Site!Â
[UPDATE: Cypher Artists Revealed]
After revealing a bunch of the performers at the upcoming BET Hip-Hop Awards, BET has now revealed who we can expect to see in this year's cyphers.
The cyphers are one of the most anticipated parts of the show. Take a look at the names listed below and let us know if you think this'll be a good round cyphers. It's unclear what groups these artists will be divided into for the cyphers.
Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, Ty Dolla Sign, Tuki, Berner, Chevy Woods, Lilâ Mama, G. Eazy, Kevin Gates, Genesis, Loaded Lux, Troy Ave, Dee-1, Logic, Detroit Che, DJ Scratch, David Banner, Vic Mensa, Treach, Snow tha Product, Remy Ma, Papoose, King Los, Corey Charron, T-Rex, Rain 910, Tsu Surf, Goodz, Dreezy, Dillon Cooper, Two-9, Andy Mineo, Jarren Benton, Emilio Rojas and Conceited will take part in this year's cyphers.
Mike WiLL Made It and TeeFlii have also been announced as performers.