The annual BET Hip Hop Awards are very close, and earlier this month, the network announced this year’s nominees. Now that it has been established that K is running for the prize during this year’s show, it has now been announced that Nellie is the recipient of this year’s “I Hip-Hop” award.
According to Billboard, Nellie commented on being honored with the award and said, “I am honored to receive this honor and humbled to be this great companion to past artists who have received this award. I’ve been blessed to work with some incredible people in my career, which took 22 years to cut in the blink of an eye. This award is not just about Nellie; It’s about my fans, BET and the people who have been supporting me and allowing me to do what I love to do. ”
Past honorees who have been honored with the award include Master P, Lil Wayne, LL Cool J and Snoop Dogg.
For her 22 years in the game, Nellie released her solo debut album “Country Grammar” in 2000 and followed up with her albums “Nellyville,” “Sweet,” “Suit” and others. He created popular phrases like “Hot in Here” and even helped create the popularity of Nike’s Air Force 1 sneakers.
We are such Previously The 2021 BET HipHop Awards will be held on October 5th.
In addition to being honored during this year’s show, Nellie made headlines last week when she was seen walking to hug her ex-girlfriend Ashanti as they were both on stage at the Battle of Fat Joe and Ja Rule Verzuz. Within moments of everyone talking, Nellie later tackles the situation while talking to Big Tiger. Said“It simply came to our notice then. I said, ‘What happened’, brother. You know we were there. I didn’t want any uncomfortable feelings or anything like that. ”
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TSR Staff: Z Ashley @ Z_Ashley4