For the debut of the BET Hip Hop Awards 2013 Tuesday (Oct. 15) night, fans were no doubt checking for the performances and the antics of host Snoop Lion aka Uncle Snoop. However, many fans around the world were tuned in for the “Cyphers,” featuring Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Mob, Slaughterhouse, Lil’ Kim, and others. Check out the list after the jump.
TDE’s Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul and the aforementioned K-Dot set it off in a highly anticipated Cypher performance. A$AP Mob’s Rocky, Ferg, Twelvy, Nast and Ant did their thing as well. Lil’ Kim was paired with Action Bronson, Starlife Breezy, Travis $cott and Tiffany Fox. The Slaughterhouse gang made their second trip to the Cypher with this latest appearance.
Rising North Carolina MC Rapsody rocked the Cypher with Rittz, Emis Killa, Wax, and Jon Connor. Kevin Hart and the main cast of reality show spoof Real Husbands of Hollywood got in on the act as well with their own Cypher performances. And as always, DJ Premier held the turntable duties down with DJ Drama making a cameo with Kevin Hart’s crew.
Check out the BET Hip Hop Awards 2013 Cypher performances on the following pages. Let us know which Cypher was your favorite, or which artist rocked it the best in the comments.