XXXTentacion Wins Best New Hip Hop Artist at BET Hip Hop Awards

XXXTentacion was celebrated with a posthumous honor on the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards.

The late rapper received Best New Hip Hop Artist throughout the present, which was taped on Saturday (Oct. 6) at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach, Fla.

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His mom, Cleopatra Bernard, together with X’s former supervisor, Solomon Sounds, and lawyer, Bob Celestin, accepted on his behalf to cheers from viewers members together with MadeinTYO. “I really like you ceaselessly @xxxtentacion !!! Best New Hip Hop Gone 2 Soon. Love u,” tweeted TYO.

XXX beat out the competitors within the Best New Hip Hop Artist class, which included Juice WRLD, Lil Baby, Rich the Kid, and BlocBoy JB.

Additionally, XXX is nominated for 2 awards at Tuesday’s American Music Awards, together with New Artist of the Year and Favorite Soul/R&B Album for 2017’s 17.

The 20-year-old rapper was shot and killed in an obvious theft in June. Four males have been arrested and charged in connection along with his homicide. Prior to his demise, he had recorded “a big quantity of fabric” for a 3rd album, due later this fall.

The 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards, which airs Oct. 16, featured performances from Cardi B, T.I., Yo Gotti, A$AP Rocky, YG, Gucci Mane, Lil Baby, Gunna, Lil Pump, and extra. Lil Wayne was additionally honored with the “I Am Hip Hop” award.