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Kendrick Lamar Wins Best Male Hip Hop Artist at 2022 BET Awards

And the winner is Kendrick Lamar. The Compton, Calif. rapper took home the win for Best Male Hip Hop Artist award at the 2022 BET Awards on Sunday night. The 22nd version of the yearly awards show went down Sunday night (June 26). Artists like Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars as Silk Sonic, plus Megan Thee Stallion, among others, were named winners as well. Following the show, K-Dot was revealed as the winner of this year's Best Male Hip Hop Artist award. Kendrick beat out a list of some of hip-hop's biggest stars including Drake, Future, J. Cole, Jack Harlow, Kanye West and Lil Baby.
COMPTON, CA
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Megan Thee Stallion Wins Best Female Hip Hop Artist at 2022 BET Awards

The BET Awards has crowned Megan Thee Stallion as this year’s Best Female Hip Hop Artist. The 22nd annual BET Awards went down Sunday night (June 26), live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Hot Girl Meg was honored as the best woman in rap, over other nominees Cardi B, Saweetie, Doja Cat, Latto and Nicki Minaj. Megan Thee Stallion took home the award for Best Female Hip Hop artist at last year’s ceremony as well.
LOS ANGELES, CA
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