In her speech, she opened up about "second chances" and she even thanked the correctional facilities that she served six years in prison for assault, illegal weapon possession, and attempted coercion in connection with those charges. You just gotta keep working hard.
All three tracks feature jabs at her hip-hop rival, Remy Ma.
Chance The Rapper also made history by becoming the youngest artiste to receive the Humanitarian Award at the age of 24.
Lamar received a huge round of applause after he delivered his acceptance speech during which the rapper offered his condolences on the death of Prodigy of Mobb Deep. When the crowd cheered at one point, he urged them on, telling them to "Please, gas me up!" I want to say, shout-out to all of the kick-ass women, not only in this room, but all around the world. He won for best male hip-hop artist, and was also honored Chance The Rapper took home Best New Artist. "My first BET Award", he screamed.
"To the fans, you know I love you".
Mars beat out Chris Brown, The Weeknd, Trey Songz and Usher for the award. And besides, she's a very busy lady with a performance at the NBA Awards scheduled for Monday.
Before the 2017 BET Awards, Ma was in Beverly Hills, California. Do You Believe Her?
The BET Awards paid tribute to two '90s era groups with extended performances of soulful, harmony-laced R&B.
Both pop stars are the top nominees at Sunday's show, where they will compete in four of the same categories, including video of the year.
This is the first time that Remy Ma defeated Minaj in the said awards show after the latter won it for seven straight years. Those were just a few of the honors handed out at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 25.