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Some of the hip hops biggest names turned out for the 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards … And HipHollywood was on the red carpet in Atlanta catching all of the action before the show kicked off.

This year Uncle Snoop returned as host and kept the party going with a DJ set and some hilarious skits in between performances from T.I. and Young Dro, Rich Homie Quan, Dej Loaf, Kid Ink and Puffy Daddy, who still hit the stage with Lil Kim and Styles P, despite injuring his knee during rehearsals the night before.

But Puff and the Family weren’t the only memorable performance. Travis Scott hit the stage to perform ‘90201’ and ‘Antidote’ …. And of course there were those highly anticipated cyphers.

And of course it wouldn’t be an awards show with out some folks taking home some trophies. Kendrick Lamar and Big Sean were the big winners of the night winning three awards a piece, while Houston bred rapper Scarface was honored with the “I Am Hip Hop Award.”

But just in case you missed it, you can catch an encore of the BET Hip Hop Awards on October 15 at 7p / 6c on BET.


Cocktails & Coins! Inside Aisha Tyler’s Wild Life After Divorce & Departure From ‘The Talk’



Aisha Tyler went through a few MAJOR life changes over the past two years and now, the actress is back on top living life to the fullest.

In 2016, Tyler’s college love and husband of 20 years, Jeff Tietjens, filed for divorce from the actress. As if that weren’t an emotional challenge to overcome, Tyler was then ordered to pay Tietjens $31,250 a month in spousal support for the next four years, plus a lump sum of $500k.

Following the emotional split, Tyler’s career then took a big turn when she walked away from CBS’s The Talk. Just eight months ago, the actress left the show to pursue other passions. “I also have three other series (Criminal Minds, hosting Whose Line Is It Anyway? and voicing a character on Archer),” the actress said during the big announcement. “People always go, ‘How do you do all that?’ And I don’t always have an answer.”

While it might sound like Tyler’s woes and 360 of a life might seem completely damaging, it all turned for the better. “The unknown can be very compelling and can be interesting. Instead of thinking about it as change, think about it as dynamism,” she told HipHollywood during the screening of Dwyane Wade’s, Shot in the Dark. 

She explained, “You can’t stay the same, your life can’t stay the same. Staying the same is staying in place and staying in place is dying slowly. For me, I always reminded myself I’m not always going to feel this way, it’s not always going to be this tuff.”

“You cannot get through this experience on this planet without a little bit of pain and you need to know that and see that it’s temporary,” Aisha said. “My life is so interesting now and it wouldn’t have been without going through the stuff that I’ve been through. It’s been good for me; all this change.”

The actress is not only the star of some major network shows, but she also is about to launch her new cocktail line, Courage and Stone. “It’s been a really really exciting process,” she told us. “It really came out of my love of cocktails, my love of going to great bars and then going home and being like ‘I don’t know how to do all this.'”

Tyler then admitted that she was a whiskey girl at heart and that when she left the Talk “Julie Chen put me in a whiskey of the month club. She she’s doubled my collection in the last couple of months.”

Set to releae late spring early summer 2018.

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