The BET Hip Hop Awards taped in Atlanta yesterday (September 28) and the performers for the program’s cyphers were announced, according to

Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Kevin Hart a.k.a. Chocolate Drop, Nelly, Joe Budden and Lil’ Kim are among the artists who participated in the cyphers, the site says.

There are eight cyphers slated to appear on the Awards program, which is scheduled to air on BET October 15 at 8 pm EST, as per

In 2012, Joey Bada$$, Angel Haze, A$AP Rocky, Childish Gambino and Driicky Graham participated in one of the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards cyphers.

Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, 2 Chainz and French Montana are among the confirmed performers at the BET Hip Hop Awards this year. 

MC Lyte is set to be honored with “I Am Hip Hop Award” at the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards. Former honorees include Rakim, Russell Simmons and Grandmaster Flash. 

The performers in seven of the cyphers for the BET Hip Hop Awards cyphers are as follows, according to

Cypher 1 – Wax, Rapsody, Emis Killa, Rittz, Jon Connor

Cypher 2 – A$AP Mob: Ferg, Twelvy, Nast, Ant, Rocky

Cypher 3 – Action Bronson, Star Life Breezy (Sprite Contest Winner),Travis $cott, Tiffany Foxx, Lil’ Kim

Cypher 4 – Slaughterhouse: Joell Ortiz, Crooked I, Royce Da 5’9, Joe Budden

Cypher 5 – TDE: ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad, Kendrick Lamar

Cypher 6 – Real Husbands Of Hollywood: Chocolate Drop (Kevin Hart), Nick Cannon, Nelly, Boris Kodjoe, Duane Martin, JB Smoove

Cypher 7 – Asia Sparks, Bad Lucc, Problem, Astro

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