In an exciting announcement, it has been revealed that the 2023 BET Hip-Hop Awards will once again have the charismatic Fat Joe as its host and co-executive producer. This highly anticipated event is set to take place next month in the vibrant city of Atlanta.
With the entire year dedicated to commemorating 50 years of Hip-Hop, this year’s Hip-Hop Awards promises to be an extraordinary celebration of this influential music genre.
The official list of nominees for the 2023 awards was unveiled last week, and it’s no surprise that 21 Savage and Cardi B are leading the pack with an impressive 12 nominations each. Notably, Burna Boy and DJ Khaled also secured seven nominations, while J. Cole is in the running with six nominations. Additionally, Coi Leray, GloRilla, and the iconic Jay-Z have garnered five nominations each.
Speaking about the upcoming celebratory night, Fat Joe, the head of Terror Squad, expressed his excitement, saying, “Hip hop is my life, and I’m extremely proud to return as host of BET Hip Hop Awards 2023. We’re going to make this year’s award show even bigger while also celebrating our Hip-Hop stars and pioneers in a spectacular way. It’s going to be a legendary night of music and entertainment and you’re not going to want to miss it.”
Connie Orlando, the Executive Vice President of Music Programming and Music Strategy at BET, expressed her enthusiasm about Fat Joe returning as the host, stating, “We are thrilled to welcome back a true Hip-Hop legend in Fat Joe as this year’s host!” stated Connie Orlando, Executive Vice President of Music Programming and Music Strategy at BET. “As we round out a banner year of celebrating hip hop’s landmark half century of influencing culture, he is the perfect emcee to lead us through what promises to be an iconic night.”
She went on to add, “Throughout his career, he has continued to be a leader within the culture, bridging the gap between generations. We can’t wait to watch what he comes up with for this year’s show.”
Get ready for an unforgettable night of music, recognition, and entertainment at the 2023 BET Hip-Hop Awards, with Fat Joe leading the way once again as the host and co-executive producer. This event is set to be a highlight in the world of hip-hop, celebrating its rich history and the artists who continue to shape its future.