fbpx BET Awards | The Beat 99.9 FM

Exonorated 5 Get Standing Ovation At BET Awards

It was one of the highest honour of the night at BET awards as Raymond Santana, Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam and Korey Wise of the infamous Central Park Five graced the stage.

 

A precursor to a powerful spoken word titled “Lord is Coming” by the singer-songwriter, the men now rightfully known as the Exonerated 5 gave an emotional speech on the power of truth. “Your truth is the foundation your legacy will be built upon,” Santana said before a sea of people all on their feet, in awe of the men who were robbed of their youth and adolescence.

 

Winners At The BET Awards

Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles hosted the 2019 Bet Awards. The Prestigious Awards was aired on BET,BET HER, MTV, MTV2, MTV Classic, VH1 and Logo. The event was hosted by Regina Hall and flagged of at 5.p.m. PST.

 

Cardi B. and Offset opened the show with the first-ever televised performance by the notorious couple and set the tone with a sexy, high-energy medley of their newest hit "Clout" and Cardi B’s "Press," all set against a show-stopping fireworks backdrop.

 

Nipsey’s Family Out To Honour Him At BET Awards

The Smith family came out to receive the humanitarian award in honour of their late son, brother and father, Nipsey Hussle.

 

Nipsey Hussle’s mother, Angelique Smith, took the 2019 BET Awards stage at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night. With her, was his grandmother, father, Lauren London and his three children, Smith accepted his posthumous Humanitarian Award.

 

Smith detailed the conversation she had with a police officer on the scene and revealed she’d had a spiritual experience before she left for the hospital.

 

Mary J. Blige To Be Honoured With Lifetime Achievement Award At 2019 BET Awards

Mary J. Blige will be joining legends like James Brown, Prince, the Isley Brothers and Whitney Houston as she receives a Lifetime achievement award from BET.

 

With nine Grammys and eight multi-platinum, she has established herself as an authority when it comes to the world of Hip Hop Soul. Other than music, she has made a name for herself as an actress, receiving nominations for Oscars and Golden Globe awards.