“I don’t listen to a lot of that s–t. But I’m not hating on it,” the music mogul says.
Miami rapper Trina received the annual “I Am Hip Hop” award.
Lamar paid tribute to slain Compton rapper Kee Riches during the performance.
The new season of the NBC sketch comedy series premieres on October 1.
The awards are set to air Tuesday, October 4 on BET.
The night included a tribute to Diddy featuring Mary J. Blige, Lil’ Kim, Faith Evans and Shyne.
50 Cent and Anderson .Paak made surprise appearances in the show.
Eminem and Kendrick Lamar will also be taking the stage in February 2022.
Single from the “Black Panther” soundtrack is nominated for best original song.
“It gives me a moment to pause and reflect,” the former president said about his annual tradition.