Kendrick Lamar wins big, Clipse reunites at the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards

See a full list of the night's big winners
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Another round of BET Hip Hop Awards are in the books, with last night's 2022 edition bringing together once again the biggest names in Hip Hop for an evening filled with celebration and surprises.

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Rapper Kendrick Lamar swept the stage taking home six trophies, including Album of the Year for his 2022 release Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, Artist of the Year, Lyricist of the Year, Best Live Performer, and Best Hip Hop Video along with Baby Keem. Toronto lover boy Drake also took home three awards, including Best Collaboration, and two for Best Featured Verse, while Latto's "Big Energy" took home Song of the Year and Lizzo’s “About Damn Time,” took home the Impact Track award.

Performances included Wu-Tang Clan, Dead Prez, Lil Kim, and the night’s host, Fat Joe, coming together for a special Loud Records tribute celebrating the iconic label’s 30th anniversary.

Among this year's other on-stage sets, rapper Kodak Black's medley featuring a tribute to the late PnB Rock stood out, as well as Pusha T’s set which included a surprise Clipse reunion with No Malice taking the stage to perform their 2002 hit "Grindin.'"

Following the show, BET's DJ Cassidy kept the party going on his Pass The Mic special, spinning throwback jams with appearances from Redman and Method Man, Ghostface, Raekwon, and RZA, Ice Cube, Swizz Beatz, Remy Ma, Busta Rhymes, and others. Check out more videos right HERE.

Take a look at the full list of 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards winners, and congratulations to all of this year's incredible nominees.

Best Hip Hop Video

A$AP Rocky: “D.M.B.”
WINNER: Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar: “Family Ties”
City Girls ft. Usher: “Good Love”
Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk: “Hot Shit”
BIA & J. Cole: “London”
Future ft. Drake & Tems: “Wait for You”
Drake ft. Future & Young Thug: “Way 2 Sexy”

Best Collaboration

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar: “Family Ties”
City Girls ft. Usher: “Good Love”
Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk: “Hot Shit”
Drake ft. 21 Savage: “Jimmy Cooks”
Benny the Butcher & J. Cole: “Johnny P’s Caddy”
WINNER: Future ft. Drake & Tems: “Wait for You”
Drake ft. Future & Young Thug: “Way 2 Sexy”

Best Duo or Group

42 Dugg & EST Gee
Big Sean & Hit-Boy
Birdman & Youngboy Never Broke Again
Blxst & Bino Rideaux
DaBaby & Youngboy Never Broke Again
WINNER: EARTHGANG
Styles P & Havoc

Best Live Performer

Cardi B
Doja Cat
Drake
J. Cole
Kanye West
WINNER: Kendrick Lamar
Tyler, the Creator

Lyricist of the Year

Baby Keem
Benny the Butcher
Drake
J. Cole
Jack Harlow
Jay-Z
WINNER: Kendrick Lamar

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom
Burna Boy
Cole Bennett
Colin Tilley
Director X
WINNER: Kendrick Lamar & Dave Free
Teyana Taylor

Song of the Year

WINNER: Latto: “Big Energy”
Hitkidd & Glorilla: “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)”
Jack Harlow: “First Class”
Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk: “Hot Shit”
Kodak Black: “Super Gremlin”
Future ft. Drake & Tems: “Wait for You”
Drake ft. Future & Young Thug: “Way 2 Sexy”

Hip Hop Album of the Year

Latto: 777
Drake: Certified Lover Boy
Kanye West: Donda
Future: I Never Liked You
Pusha T: It’s Almost Dry
Nas: King’s Disease II
WINNER: Kendrick Lamar: Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers

Hip Hop Artist of the Year

Cardi B
Doja Cat
Drake
Future
Kanye West
WINNER: Kendrick Lamar
Megan Thee Stallion

Producer of the Year

ATL Jacob
Baby Keem
Hit-Boy
WINNER: Hitmaka
Kanye West
Metro Boomin
Pharrell Williams

Best Breakthrough Hip Hop Artist

Baby Keem
Blxst
Doechii
Fivio Foreign
WINNER: Glorilla
Nardo Wick
Saucy Santana

DJ of the Year

D-Nice
DJ Cassidy
WINNER: DJ Drama
DJ Kay Slay
DJ Premier
Kaytranada
Mustard
Nyla Symone
L.A. Leakers: DJ sourMILK & Justin Credible

Best Hip Hop Platform

Big Boy’s Neighborhood
Breakfast Club
WINNER (tie): Caresha Please
Complex
WINNER (tie): Drink Champs
HipHopDX
Million Dollaz Worth of Game
NPR Tiny Desk
Verzuz

Hustler of the Year

WINNER: 50 Cent
Cardi B
DJ Khaled
Drake
Jay-Z
Kanye West
Megan Thee Stallion

WINNER (tie): Drake: “Churchill Downs” (Jack Harlow ft. Drake)
J. Cole: “Poke It Out” (Wale ft. J. Cole)
J. Cole: “London” (BIA & J. Cole)
Lil Baby: “Girls Want Girls” (Drake ft. Lil Baby)
Kanye West: “City of Gods” (Fivio Foreign, Kanye West & Alicia Keys)
WINNER (tie): Drake: “Wait for You” (Future ft. Drake & Tems)
Jadakiss: “Black Illuminati” (Freddie Gibbs ft. Jadakiss)

Impact Track

WINNER: Lizzo: “About Damn Time”
Fivio Foreign, Kanye West & Alicia Keys: “City of Gods”
Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar: “Family Ties”
Nas ft. Ms. Lauryn Hill: “Nobody”
Latto: “Pxssy”
Kendrick Lamar: “The Heart Part 5”
Doja Cat: “Woman”

Best International Flow

WINNER: Benjamin Epps (France)
Black Sherif (Ghana)
Blxckie (South Africa)
Central Cee (UK)
Haviah Mighty (Canada)
Knucks (UK)
Le Juiice (France)
Nadia Nakai (Zimbabwe)
Tasha & Tracie (Brazil)

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