Two of Def Jam Records’ biggest acts fought tonight at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards, according to HOT 97’s Funkmaster Flex. Rick Ross and Young Jeezy, along with their respective Maybach Music and CTE entourages first exchanged words, before things got physical, according to eye-witness Flex. “Pushing and shoving” is what the veteran deejay reported via Twitter, before the fight escalated.

The backstage tussle moved to the parking lot of the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. The exit included Ross and Jeezy, according to a report on There, gunshots were heard, and eye-witnesses reported a police arrest. During the fight, Bad Boy Records artist Machine Gun Kelly reportedly was maced.

During this fight, the awards taping was suspended and the venue was reportedly held on lockdown. The lockdown suspended soon after, according to accounts, where Ross took the stage.



Onetime collaborators, and label-mates for nearly seven years, this is an ongoing feud between the Southern stars dating back til at least 2010.

[September 29]

UPDATE:TMZ has released footage of Rick Ross and Young Jeezy’s brawl yesterday at the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards. In the clip, police can be seen trying to mediate the fight between camps, and DJ Khaled and DJ Drama are shown on camera. The camps are shown exiting into the parking lot at the end. Watch the clip below.

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