BET is giving Trina her flowers by honoring her with the “I Am Hip Hop Award” at the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards.
“I am honored to receive and accept the 2022 I Am Hip Hop Award presented by BET,” Trina said in a statement. “As a legend with over 20 years in the music industry, consistency and unity have contributed to my Rockstarr power as a femcee. I believe when one woman wins, whether it’s in front of the camera or behind the scenes, we all WIN. Let’s keep winning!”
BET’s Connie Orlando, EVP, Specials, Music Programming and Music Strategy, also spoke highly of the rapper.
“Trina is a multi-talented hip hop artist who has set cultural trends and continues to be passionate about giving back to her community,” said Orlando. “She has paved the way for several artists, and we look forward to honoring her impact and legacy on hip hop’s biggest stage, BET Hip Hop Awards 2022.”
Prior recipients of the award include Nelly, Lil’ Kim, Lil Wayne, and Master P.
Hosted by Fat Joe and boasting performances from French Montana, Joey Bada$$, Pusha T, GloRilla, Bleu, Moneybagg Yo and more, the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards will air Tuesday, October 4.
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