Trina To Receive The ‘I Am Hip Hop Award’ At The BET Hip Hop Awards 2022

Posted September 22, 2022

It’s been over 20 years since Trina stepped foot in the game, and after all this time she’s STILL the Baddest!

Now BET will honor the Hip-Hop vixen at their upcoming 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards as this year’s recipient of the ‘I Am Hip Hop’ honor.

The big night will be hosted by GRAMMY-nominated recording artist, actor, entrepreneur, and media personality Fat Joe, and and premieres Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at 9:00 PM ET/PT. Speaking on the honor, Trina revealed:

“I am honored to receive and accept the 2022 I Am Hip Hop Award presented by BET. As a legend with over 20 years in the music industry, consistency and unity have contributed to my Rockstarr power as a femcee. I believe when one woman wins, whether it’s in front of the camera or behind the scenes, we all WIN. Let’s keep winning!” 

Connie Orlando, EVP, Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy added:

“Trina is a multi-talented hip-hop artist who has set cultural trends­ and continues to be
passionate about giving back to her community. She has paved the way for
several artists and we look forward to honoring her impact and legacy on hip
hop’s biggest stage, BET Hip Hop Awards 2022.”

In addition, newly announced performers include French Montana, Joey Bada$$N.O.R.E, and Pusha T, set to blaze the stage alongside additional performers Armani White, Bleu, EST Gee, GloRilla, and Moneybagg Yo, with more names to be announced.

Previously announced nominees include Drake, who leads with 14 nominations followed by Ye with an impressive 10 nods, and Kendrick Lamar with 9. 

Future rounds out the top four with an impressive eight nods. Baby Keem, Cardi B, and J. Cole are tied, with each earning six nods.

Other notable nominations include Doja Cat, Latto, Lil Durk, Tems, and Young Thug, each of whom received three nominations. Benny The Butcher, City Girls, Fivio Foreign, Glorilla, Jay-Z, Megan Thee Stallion, Nas, and Usher received two nominations each.


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