You know, I said I was going to sit through the BET Awards this year. Honestly, I did. Instead, I was watching someone beat Michael Jackson’s “Moonwalker” for Genesis. Anyway, besides the “awards” (I don’t think anyone really cherishes having a BET Award on their mantle), there were the performances and there were a bunch of them.

For starters, Kanye West opened the show with “Power”, Drake & Young Jeezy did a medley of “Fireworks/Over” & a remix to “Lose My Mind”, B.o.B, Eminem & Keyshia Cole perform “Airplanes Pt. 2/Not Afraid”, T.I. team up with Travis Barker to do “Yeah Ya Know” from the Takers soundtrack plus Chris Brown giving a tribute to Michael Jackson and the Lifetime Achievement Award being presented to Prince and more. Props to Yardie on the rip footage.


Kanye West – “Power”
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Drake x Young Jeezy – “Fireworks/Over/Lose My Mind [Remix]”
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B.o.B x Eminem x Keyshia Cole – “Airplanes Pt. 2/Not Afraid”
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T.I. – “Yeah Ya Know (Takers)” (f. Travis Barker)
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Diddy & Dirty Money – “O Let’s Do It [Remix]”/”Hello Good Morning” (f. Rick Ross, T.I., & Nick Minaj)
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Ludacris, Nicki Minaj, & DJ Khaled – “My Chick Bad”/”All I Do Is Win (remix)”
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Chris Brown – Michael Jackson Tribute
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Prince Tribute
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J. Cole – “A Star Is Born”
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