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Fat Joe to Host the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards

BET has announced that Grammy®-nominated recording artist, actor, entrepreneur, and media personality Fat Joe will host this year’s “BET Hip Hop Awards”. The annual celebration will be taped from Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA, on Friday, September 30th, airing on Tuesday, October 4th, at 9 PM ET/PT, on BET. While paying tribute to this year’s best in hip hop culture, the renowned event will bring together some of the hottest names in hip hop. The official “BET Hip Hop Awards” 2022 nominations will be announced later.

“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,” said Connie Orlando, EVP, Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy at BET. “We can’t wait to watch him take the stage with his vivacious energy, standing together with today’s hottest and beloved hip hop stars.”

“This will be the BIGGEST award show in history,” said Fat Joe. “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.”

Connie Orlando, EVP, Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy will manage the annual show and Executive Produce for BET with Jamal Noisette, VP, Specials & Music Programming. Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment, to serve as Executive Producer of the “BET Hip Hop Awards” 2022 along with Jesse Collins Entertainment’s Jeannae Rouzan–Clay and Dionne Harmon.

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