Before we got to see the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards, we got to hear about them. Unfortunately, it was mostly about the drama surrounding the event. Despite all the extra stuff, the show went mostly as planned, with the cyphers being a highlight. Who killed it? Who got out shined? Any surprises?
Mac Miller, Mystikal, ScHoolboy Q, Hopsin
Grand Hustle Cypher (T.I., B.o.B, Iggy Azalea, Chip, Trae Tha Truth)
Talib Kweli, Jean Grae, Ab Soul, and Sarkodie
RZA, Angel Haze, Joey Bada$$, Driicky Graham, Childish Gambino, A$AP Rocky
The West Coast Cypher
The Ruff Ryders Cypher
The Youngster Cypher