Kendrick Lamar Wins Best Male Hip-Hop Artist At The 2022 BET Awards
Kendrick Lamar is the winner. At the 2022 BET Awards on Sunday night, the rapper from Compton, California, was presented with the Best Male Hip Hop Artist trophy.
The annual awards ceremony’s 22nd version took place on Sunday night (June 26). Additionally, winners were Megan Thee Stallion, Anderson.Paak, Bruno Mars as Silk Sonic, and others. K-Dot was named the recipient of the Best Male Hip Hop Artist award for this year after the show. Drake, Future, J. Cole, Jack Harlow, Kanye West, and Lil Baby were among the top names in hip-hop that Kendrick defeated in the competition.
The debut of Kendrick’s latest album, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, which dropped in May and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, is among his accomplishments over the previous year. Lil Baby defeated DaBaby, Drake, Jack Harlow, J. Cole, and Pop Smoke to take home the award for Best Male Hip Hop Artist at the previous presentation.
Actress Taraji P. Henson hosted the 2022 BET Awards for the second time in a row at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Chance The Rapper, Roddy Ricch, Lizzo, Latto, Joey Bada$$, 2022 XXL Freshman Doechii, and more artists performed at this year’s show.
A Lifetime Achievement Award For Diddy
Diddy received the same Lifetime Achievement Award that Queen Latifah received in 2021. “Diddy has always been a pioneering force in our community, breaking barriers, achieving unprecedented heights, blazing new trails, and, in so doing, raising the bar for all of us,” BET CEO Scott Mills stated. “His virtuosity is matched only by his range–from music to media, culture, business, and philanthropy Diddy has exemplified Black Excellence. We are delighted to have this opportunity to use our biggest stage to recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of our friend Diddy.”
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