Master P, Trina, E-40 to perform in Hip-Hop 50 Tribute

This year’s BET Awards will celebrate hip-hop’s 50th anniversary with a lineup of star artists.

BET announced the first group of music stars who will take the stage in a press release Thursday.

Artist roster includes 69 Boyz, Big Daddy Kane, Chief Keef, DJ Unk, E-40, Fast Life Yungstaz & Easton (FLY), Fat Joe, Ja Rule, Kid ‘N Play, MC Lyte, Percy “Master P” Miller, Remy Ma, Soulja Boy, The Sugarhill Gang, Trick Daddy, Trina, Tyga, Uncle Luke, Warren G, Ying Yang Twins and Yo-Yo.

Related: BET Awards 2023 – Drake and GloRilla top the nominations list

2023 BET Awards nominees Coco Jones and GloRilla, plus hitmakers Doechii and Lil Uzi Vert are also joining the party.

“We have an incredible lineup of artists who will take us on a musical journey, spanning hip hop spanning all decades, styles and regions. From music to dance and fashion, we delve into every crate as we celebrate 50 years of hip hop and its diversity, evolution and global impact,” Connie Orlando, executive vice president of specials, music programming and music strategy at BET, said in a statement.

Other artists will be announced in the coming weeks.

Drake tops the nominees list with seven nominations. He is followed by GloRilla with six nominations. 21 Savage and Lizzo earned five nominations each.

The 2023 BET Awards air live from Los Angeles on Sunday, June 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Voting for the 2023 BET Awards Viewers’ Choice Award ends June 25 at 6:30 p.m. PT / 9:30 p.m. ET. The public can vote on BET’s website.

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