DJ Khaled to host the BET Hip Hop Awards for the second time
DJ Khaled will host the BET Hip Hop Awards for the second year in a row, as he announced Wednesday evening (Sept. 20). “@bet @hiphopawards IN MIAMI !!! IM YOUR HOST! KHALED KHALED,” he wrote on Instagram.
Moreover, in a press release issued the same day, Khaled said: “I am so excited to host the BET Hip Hop Awards for a second year. This is such an iconic show that highlights the hustle of hip hop artists in the industry. It is a huge honor to be a part of a night that pays homage to some of the greatest talent of our generation and I’m looking forward to the amazing performances and tributes. You know I’ll be bringing the cloth talk and the keys — Hip Hop Awards 2017 is going to be major!”
The BET Hip Hop Awards show is set to film in Miami on Oct. 6 and will air on Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. The annual awards show, airing on BET, showcase hip hop performers, producers and music video directors. The award ceremony began in 2006, hosted by comedian Katt Williams.
DJ Khaled is not only hosting the event. Along with Cardi B and Kendrick Lamar, he leads the way with nine award nominations: as a matter of fact, he is up for album of the year, single of the year, DJ of the year and more.