In anticipation of the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards airing on October 11th, the network has released a pair of the cyphers where veterans and newbies show off their rhyme skills.

The first clip features Gilbert Forte, Chris Sutton, XV and Jay Rock taking turns spitting off the dome while DJ Premier mans the turntables, while the second touts Rico Staxx, Wais P, Termanology, Sean Cross and French Montana.

Check below to see the pair of cyphers (via HHNM).

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