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10.19.2008

2008 BET Hip-Hop Awards: Show

Hip-hop’s elite came together for a night of collaborations at the 2008 BET Hip-Hop Awards. T-Pain filled in for Katt Williams as host for the evening and unforgettable moments were made including a performance by one-time foes T.I. and Ludacris (above).

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T-Pain performed “Can’t Believe It” with Lil Wayne and “Chopped N Skrewed” with Ludacris.

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MC Lyte, Yo-Yo, The Lady of Rage, Salt-N-Pepa, and Spinderella did an old school hip-hop medley.

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Plies and Ne-Yo busted out “Bust It Baby, Pt. 2.”

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N.E.R.D. and Common wowed with “Universal Mind Control” and “Spaz.”

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Rick Ross brought out Nelly and Avery Storm for “Here I Am.”

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J.D., Soulja Boy, and Bow Wow turned their swag on.

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Ciara and LL Cool J kicked it backstage.

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Busta Rhymes was decked out in pink Louis Vuitton.

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Young Jeezy got stately during his performance of “My President.”

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Nas impressed with “Queens Get the Money” and “Hero.”

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Lil Wayne was named Lyricist of the Year, MVP of the Year, and People’s Champ.

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Bow Wow and Soulja Boy traded verses and closed the show with “Marco Polo.”