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BET announces Fat Joe as the host of the 2022 Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta




Fat Joe’s price just went up, BET officially announced that the Grammy nominated artist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist will be hosting the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards at the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta on September 30.

 “It’s truly an honor to host and produce the BET Hip Hop Awards and I can’t thank Connie and the entire BET family enough for this opportunity. We’re going to celebrate music, culture and entertainment, honor the biggest and brightest stars in the world and make this an unforgettable night full of laughs and surprises. Always remember that yesterday’s host is not today’s host.” said Fat Joe.

“Fat Joe is hip hop royalty. He has represented the artform and the Bronx, the birthplace of hip hop, throughout his outstanding musical career. He is a treasured friend of the network and we’ve loved seeing and supporting his evolution to becoming the superstar he is today,” expressed Connie Orlando, EVP, Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy at BET in a press release.

Nominations and honorees are selected by a voting academy of esteemed music industry insiders, performers, and presenters are to be announced at a later date.

Many viewers are looking forward to seeing the annual award show where it brings together the hottest and trending names in hip hop as well as pay homage to this year’s best of the best artists in the hip hop culture who have excelled over the years.

Stay tuned to catch the broadcasted premiere of the 2022 BET Hip Hop awards will air Tuesday, October 4, at 9 p.m. ET/PT only on BET.