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Master P to be Honored at 2020 BET Hip Hop Awards

Master P to be Honored at 2020 BET Hip Hop Awards

Master P is the recipient of the I Am Hip Hop award at this year’s BET Hip Hop Awards.

The New Orleans is the epitome of the Black American dream. Not only is a rapper and founder of the iconic No Limit Records, he made his mark in Hollywood, and also played pro basketball.

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“In addition to music, television and film, Master P’s mogul touch has transcended into the worlds of fashion, sports, management and more that has left him consistently ranked as one of the wealthiest figures on the American Hip Hop scene,” said BET.

Last year’s honoree was Lil Kim, which marked her first ever BET award.

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The night will be packed with rap ciphers, tributes, and performances by Big Sean, 2 Chainz, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, Gucci Mane, Jhené Aiko, Lil Baby, Mulatto, Quavo, Tobe Nwigwe, and Ty Dolla $ign.

Karlous Miller, DC Young Fly, and Chico Bean will host the fourteenth annual show ceremony.

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We previously reported that DaBaby and Roddy Ricch lead the pack with 11 nods each, and Megan Thee Stallion and Drake trails right behind them with eight nominations.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the programming is forced to take a virtual format, but the BET Awards was one of the best virtual, live shows throughout the whole quarantine.

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The awards show will air on October 27, 2020, at 8 p.m. ET.

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Jonathan Majors’ Tearful Speech at Impact Awards, A Journey of Accountability and Redemption

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Jonathan Majors delivered a heartfelt and emotional speech after receiving the “Perseverance Award.” The moment marked a significant step in his journey following his domestic assault and harassment conviction last year. While acknowledging that perseverance doesn’t excuse his past actions, Majors emphasized his commitment to learning from his mistakes and moving forward in his life and career.

“I’m imperfect,” Majors said, his voice breaking. “I have shortcomings, I acknowledge them. Perseverance means persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay. The God I serve has put me in a position where I’ve had to embody that word more than I wished or wanted. We live in a world that props up men, Black men in particular, as either superheroes or supervillains. But I’ve come to realize, I ain’t none of that… I’m just that guy whose faith has been tested. It has been strengthened by this testimony.”

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Majors’ conviction did not result in a prison sentence, but he was mandated to complete a year of domestic violence counseling. Despite the resolution of his case, the topic remains hotly debated on social media, with many questioning the broader implications and outcomes. The actor is also facing another lawsuit related to the incident, adding complexity to his legal situation.

In a sign of professional resilience, Majors recently secured a role in Martin Villeneuve’s upcoming revenge thriller, “Merciless.” This new project may draw comparisons to his real-life circumstances, but it also represents a fresh opportunity for Majors to rebuild his career and personal life.

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As Jonathan Majors continues to navigate this challenging period, his speech at the Impact Awards serves as a testament to his ongoing efforts at accountability and personal growth. The road ahead may be fraught with difficulties, but his journey underscores the possibility of redemption and positive change.

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Teyana Taylor & Iman Shumpert Race Against the Clock to Finalize Divorce

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A judge has mandated that Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert finalize their divorce settlement by noon on June 27, according to legal documents obtained by TMZ. If they miss this deadline, the judge will remove the case from the docket, although they can restart the process if needed. This week, the former couple spent Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday in court addressing unresolved issues such as a final judgment, a parenting plan, and child support details.

This legal urgency unfolds amid intriguing social media interactions between Taylor and Shumpert. For instance, Shumpert recently praised Taylor’s Met Gala look on Instagram, hinting that she doesn’t need his approval to recognize her beauty. Behind the scenes, the situation is reportedly more complex, with allegations of financial disputes, utility cutoffs, and Shumpert’s alleged childcare under the influence. Publicly, however, they’ve maintained a civil front.

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Adding to the online buzz, YG faced backlash for commenting on Taylor’s Instagram post despite his relationship with Saweetie, though his remark wasn’t overtly flirtatious. Since their split, neither Taylor nor Shumpert has publicly entered a new significant relationship.

In the rumor mill, Taylor was briefly linked to Leonardo DiCaprio, but nothing substantial materialized. As the deadline looms, fans hope this signals an amicable resolution for Taylor and Shumpert. If not, they still have a chance to revisit the settlement process.

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