We have seen Kendrick Lamar‘s set earlier, but here are more performances the BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012 have coming in, courtesy of Wiz Khalifa, Young Jeezy, Juicy J, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, Future, Diddy, MGK, Rick Ross and more. The emotional highlight of the night was the tribute to recently passed away Chris Lighty. With an intro from LL Cool J and Funkmaster Flex behind the tables, Busta Rhymes, 50 Cent, Fat Joe, A Tribe Called Quest and Missy Elliot all performed timeless hits from the Violator catalog all helmed by the late mogul.
Busta Rhymes, 50 Cent, Fat Joe, A Tribe Called Quest, and Missy Elliot – Chris Lighty Tribute
Wiz Khalifa, Young Jeezy & Juicy J – “Work Hard, Play Hard (Remix)” and ”Bandz A Make Her Dance”
Meek Mill & Kirko Bangz – “Amen” and ”Young & Gettin’ It”
2 Chainz – “Birthday Song” and ”I’m Different”
T.I. – “Trap Back Jumpin’” and ”Go Get It”
Future, Diddy, Machine Gun Kelly, French Montana, Uncle Luke & Los – “Turn on the Lights,” “Same Damn Time (Remix),” “Wild Boy,” and “Pop That.”
Rick Ross & Omarion – “Hold Me Back,” and “Ice Cold”