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The first five emcees - with Premo on the decks of course - to kick off the cyphers on last night's BET Hip Hop Awards.

53 Comments

  • BGG

    they say my musics pop but i call it buyin cribs for my mama shakin hands wit obama some real shit right there and i dont like bob but he shined most in this cypher hate

  • Anonymous

    K.R.I.T and Kendrick layed waste

  • HipHopFan

    I don't get why people are saying B.O.B was just alright. I thought he was probably 2nd best in this cypher.

  • Ahmed Khwaja

    Kendrick and Tech grace that cypher people need to understand Kendricks style and Tech as per usual doesnt need to prove shit, he sounded quality! But honestly, I can say that K.R.I.T was great, Im an old skool fan but him n B.O.B were really enjoyable to listen to their shit! and never heard of MGK, but he was alright, i think this was great! and as per usual premo was slick as fuck. 5/5

  • Kwame557

    http://rapgenius.com/Tech-n9ne-bet-hip-hop-awards-2011-cypher-1-lyrics

  • erik

    can anyone tell me wat kendrick meant wit da line " im 2012 on a 12inch aim it straight at yo pelvis" ??

    • Ahmed Khwaja

      The end of this shit on a 12inch (a record)aimed straight at your pelvis, basic gonna finish you on a record. Brilliant lyricism, need real though to understand his shit! He's quality!

  • DuB

    #1 Big K.R.I.T #2 Tech N9ne #3 Kendrick Lamar #4 B.O.B #5 MGK Expected much better from Tech, Big K.R.I.T I'm gonna have to check out now for sure that was tight, Kendrick Lamar n B.O.B were decent and then theres MGK who shits the whole cypher up! Even with MGK blowin it, still 2nd best cypher of the night

  • YUNG DUCE

    BIG K.R.I.T A DOPE NICCA, LOVE FROM THE WEST YALL KELLY PARK COMPTON CUZZZ

  • rideonemgxr

    people are saying Techs verse was weak. He (unlike everyone else) has nothing to prove. Tech only spit a 16. whatd you expect? he sounded more polished and confident than anyone of the others on here. Tech n9ne all day.

  • Anonymous

    I agree... Tech N9ne could've done A WHOLE LOT BETTER...I actually expected a lot more from him, especially from something with THIS big of a platform... but yeah, Kendrick stole this one. C'mon now, Tech..you don' caught the mainstream bug, now DEAL WITH IT, man.

  • PRINCEJIMMY11:

    I got a muscular build and tight abs. Twitter hates me =(

  • PRINCEJIMMY11

    I'm a complete fuckin idiot! Don't pay me no mind..

  • Anonymous

    Great line up. I was confused when I saw the second MC. I was like "Uh...who might that be?" then I was like "Oh, that's TECH N9NE?!" Awesome. And I'm sorry, I have to say......I LOOOOOOOVE Kendrick Lamar's style. Everyone killed it here. PREMIER IS THE DJ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Aaron Martinez

    1-Tech N9ne, 2-Big KRIT, 3-Kendrick Lamar, 4-BOB, 5-MGK. and MGK wasn't even bad

  • Isaac Folch

    This was a really dope cypher, 2nd to Shady. I do think Tech N9ne has the best verse of the whole night even tho it felt like he stopped a few bars short.

  • Unite Resurface

    this was the 2nd best cypher, shady cypher was by far the best...MGK killed this one though, dont lie you cant deny he did, give him credit when he deserves it, BOB wack as shit tryna be like them, and Tech N9ne was ill but that was his best..

  • SHADY KID

    MGK LACE UP THATS ALL I GOTS TO SAY.. JUST SEEN THIS DUDE IN CONCERT LAST WEEK HE IS THE UNDERDOG AND HE ROCKS HARD ON STAGE AND DOES THIS SHIT FOR HIS FANS NOT CORPO YA DIG.. WHITE BOY JUST BODIED BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION UUUUGGGGH NASTY LINE .. LACE UP RAGE PACK COMIN.... TECH 9 IS DOPE AS FUCK / KENDRICK LAMAR DESTROYED HIS SESSION AND B.O.B IS SO UNDERRATED NICE WORK Y'ALL....

    • Doug Nichols

      He does this shit for his fans and not corpo? And yet the dude just signed to be Puffy Daddy's new coffee fetcher.

  • Almar

    I Think This was the best cypher of the night IMO, The Shady joint was dope too, but all of these dudes ripped it.

  • Anonymous

    techs flow and rhyme schemes > everyone in the cipher...his lyrics were average though. I still don't get why this is so hyped up every year...most rappers have it all pre written.

  • Anonymous

    kendrick lamar mgk tech nine krit bob in my opinon

  • jason

    Machine Gun Kelly = best. Ridiculous flow, crazy swag

    • chris

      mgk said the same thing in his freestyle like 6 times! lol are you guys serious??...smh yall are just a buncha dick riders son, how dare you throw mgk at the top over tech & kendrick...smh this is why they say hiphop is fucking dying because stubborn ignorant people like you dont have the knowledge to understand wordplay

  • Rachael Misek

    lol stop waistin my time its my dime my rhyme to many devil's lies got me feelin police fines.

  • PRINCEJIMMY11

    K.R.I.T. - 3 Tech - 1 MGK - 3 Kendrick - 3 B.O.B - 3 Very average flows but like i've said since day one, "The Cyphers" exposes rappers":And Tech N9ne has been exposed:This was a terrible performance by him and of course all of his stans will say "Oh he killed it" but people who are not bias and people with two good working ears heard him stink up the place with an embarrassing 16:He not only embarrassed himself but he embarrassed HipHop:Trash beyond human belief:OVERRATED: 2/5

    • mike

      i think youre taking it too far with saying he embarrassed himself.. i actually liked the verse a lot.. i feel like no one out of all the cyphers sounded like him. i think Kendrick gave Tech a run for his money (sort of) and big k.r.i.t came with it.. not saying bob/mgk didnt but i felt like those 3 did work and tech is my favorite rapper.. i guess i am a stan when it comes to tech n9ne but i see what you are saying.. embarrassing is maybe the wrong word though

    • Hip Hop Fan

      PRINCEJIMMY11: "greatest independent artist in the world" And exactly what world is this? Posted2 days ago Its already out there and Tech doesn't need a major label anymore. He basically has his own production and distribution plant on his own and I'm sure he has sold millions of albums all independent. Im not a fan but facts are facts and hes probably the best independent rap artist of all time.

    • PRINCEJIMMY11

      Listen to yourselves:You guys are agreeing with me that this performance was an atrocity beyond comprehensible lectures but yet CONTINUE to call me a hater and other names:Why?If i'm right that Tech N9ne embarrassed himself then just say "co sign" and keep it moving: So basically what you guys are saying is that i'm only a hater for bringing up his inability to perform in the clutch [pressure situation]?So it can be true that he sucked, but it's only a problem if someone speaks out about it?LoL:You guys are the worst:Step outside of your bias box and maybe we can discuss this like grown men: All that angry over the computer is pointless:None of us are going to fight eachother:Grow up and present yourselves like grown men and women:

    • Anonymous

      just another hater, faggot..tech rips, average performance but this dosnt expose anything besides how much of a fag you are.. kendrick > bob > mgk > tech > krit in this, but tech has it over all these guys normally

    • Tim Four-Two Kline

      Tech could have done a lot better. . But he is NOT known for freestyling. . . He has said it time, and time again. . Your stupidity is very high. . . Tech is the most versatile rapper to ever do it. . Its time you butt hurt "Rap" fans bow down to the king. . . Oh yeah and by the looks of it. . Was Tech the ONLY guy who had people smiling when he was up? lol Get up out of here.

    • Bajzáth Dávid

      I think your ear cant stand strange flows, cause Tech's verse was okay. Not insanely good, but okay. [Strange Music biaatch!]

    • 905

      Some rappers just aren't good at that cypher style rapping...it didn't "expose" anything...you take life too fucking seriously princejimmy. I'd like to see you do this...or make a track for that matter.

    • PRINCEJIMMY11

      I didn't say HE was trash, i said his performance was trash but of course these bias ass HHDX bloggers won't admit it:They'll call me a hater and say "He killed it:He's goat:He's this:He's that":People can't step out of their bias box: I hate No Budden but admitted that he had the best 2011 Cypher verse:I can step out of my bias box which is more than i can say for these HHDX bloggers:It's sad:

    • Anonymous

      he's not trash, but I agree with his mediocre performance

    • PRINCEJIMMY11

      "greatest independent artist in the world" And exactly what world is this?

    • fuck u

      your just a hater how are you gonna say MGK or B.O.B. did better than tech n9ne? just because you cant understand real chopper rap the whole point is the fucking lyrics dont mean you cant hate on the greatest independent artist in the world your clearly the one thats bias against tech n9ne and his fans

  • bmoc

    nothing will top the Shady crew.

  • Melvin

    MGK is the best white rapper in the hisory of rap, that sounds crazy now but with Diddy backing him he is going straight to the top.

  • Anonymous

    Real ish right now...MGK surprised me. He had a few bars, B.O.B. came through with some hot ish, Big K.R.I.T. is mad good but I wish he got nicer, Kendrick Lamar he is awesome he is the new west better than Nipsy hustle and Blu, but Tech 9 was just by far the best

  • kiki

    yo this dude the @cd one rappin is off the hook man i love it.

  • dg

    This was the best one. TECH N9NE Kendrick KRIT BOB/MGK They were all food, which was surprising cause I don't give half a fuck about BOB and MGK

  • ken2da

    They were all good MGK last line was siiiccckkk!!!