Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa, and Lupe Fiasco Added to Lineup for the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards
BET announced some last-minute additions to their performance lineup for the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards. The event took place Saturday night at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlantic Civic Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
Performances by Miami’s Rick Ross, Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa, and Chicago’s Lupe Fiasco had been confirmed as late as Friday, for this year’s show. The artists are in great company with other performers, such as T.I., Wale, Big Sean, Meek Mill, Roscoe Dash, DMX and legendary rapper Heavy D (who recently starred in NBC’s “Law & Order: SVU”).
Presenters Sean “Diddy” Combs, Tracee Ellis Ross, Malcolm Jamal-Warner and Wendy Raquel Robinson are also confirmed.
This year’s “I Am Hip-Hop Award” will be presented to rapper LL Cool J.
The 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards show will air on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 8:00 PM ET.