Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards

Ruben Ruiz
June 26, 2017

Previously, Remy made a point to mention that she was over the beef, but after a fiery Summer Jam performance of "ShEther", and the shots thrown throughout Sunday evening's BET Awards broadcast, it's clear that this beef is far from cooked.

Trinidad-born American rapper Onika Tanya Maraj popularly known as Nicki Minaj is having a stellar 2017 as she is now the most awarded female rapper in history surpassing Missy Elliot.

"I wanna thank God first and foremost", said Ma, who named two correctional facilities in her speech and thanked her mentor Fat Joe and husband-rapper Papoose.

After the show, Remy took to her Twitter to say thank you. She served six years in prison before getting released in 2014.

Minaj also noted that she topped Aretha Franklin for the most Hot 100 entries on the Billboard Hot 100 charts by a female recording artiste.

Kendrick Lamar surprised the audience when he performed with Future and won best male hip hop artist.

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Ma's win Sunday was the final award handed out in the show that ran late at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and easily one of the most anticipated of the night.

NY rapper Prodigy, who died last week, was remembered in words by his Mobb Deep partner Havoc and Lil Kim, who appeared on the remix of the memorable Mobb Deep hit, "Quiet Storm". "Off that album, I was inspired to study my skills and work on my connection within my neighborhood and see how I can work on them the same way he inspired the streets". Chance also won best new artist and best collaboration.

"They don't want you to post your achievements & accomplishments", she said. The former First Lady said she and Barack Obama knew Chance "since he was a baby rapper".

Chance acknowledged that the honor felt early in his young career, but said, "My God doesn't make mistakes". "I have plans to tell the world and everyone watching to make the world a better place". "Because of you, countless young people will grow up believing in themselves".

He went on to criticize the Chicago public school system and the lack of convictions in police shooting cases before vowing to spend more time with loved ones. And of course, she couldn't leave the stage without remind the crowd of what she does best, spitting a quick verse that ended with, "And yeah that crown is coming back to the Bronx", - an obvious message to Nicki and anyone else who considers her competition.

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