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Juice WRLD & Pop Smoke Get Tributes At “BET Hip Hop Awards”

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The hip hop world took devastating losses when two of its most promising stars to an early death. Their music lives on however and BET paid homage in Pop Smoke and Juice WRLD. Tuesday (October 27) evening’s BET Hip Hop Awards, we saw collaborators and friends of the rappers came together to remember the late stars. Cordae, G Herbo, and Lil Bibby spoke and the life and music of Chicago’s Juice WRLD while Quavo performed in honor of New York’s Pop Smoke.

“That was really my brother. That was somebody I can have like, real life, genuine conversations with,” said Cordae of Juice. Lil Bibby mentioned how transparent Juice WRLD was about his flaws. “That’s why he got the love that he did,” he said. G Herbo added, “What he left was enough to stay with us for a lifetime.” BET also honored 5th Ward Webbie, A$AP Snacks, Fred The Godson, and Malik B.

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