Chance The Rapper Makes Powerful Speech At BET Awards

According to The Independent, the American rapper was presented the Humanitarian Award by Michelle Obama, via a video-conferencing.

DJ Khaled, Chance the Rapper, Quavo and Lil Wayne (unfortunately, no Justin Bieber) hit the stage to perform their chart-topping hit, "I'm the One".

Didn't get a chance to see Chance's empowering speech?

Mars beat out Chris Brown, The Weeknd, Trey Songz and Usher for the award.

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Remy Ma was awarded as the best female hip-hop artist and Yara Shahidi as the best youngster. "And with these passionate efforts, Chance is showing our young people that they matter, that they have something inside of them that is worthy of being expressed, and they have so much to contribute to their community and our country". "The grind is not glamorous, but you have to do whatever it takes to embrace the greatness within you..." "Years ago, my grandmother asked me to call her friend's grandson", Common wrote in his tribute to Chance. She also put out "Shether", a diss track that insults Minaj.

For the film categories, everybody's favourite Cookie, Taraji P.Henson picked up the Best Actress award while Oscar award victor, Ali Mahershala won in the Best Actor category.

Chloe x Halle, who are signed to her management company, gave a speech and accepted the prize on Beyonce's behalf. She reportedly had her twins earlier this month, but she hasn't publicly commented on it. (Though Solange's "A Seat at the Table", which was also nominated, would have been just as deserving - if not as grandiose - a win.) Beyoncé's Lemonade track/video - and originator of the infamous Becky with the Good Hair - "Sorry" won the Viewers Choice Award.

Solange performed at Glastonbury festival on Saturday and said she travelled straight from Somerset to the awards in the US.

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Prior to walking into the Microsoft Theater for the award show, Migos did an interview with Everyday Struggle co-host Joe Budden.

Footage shows them squaring up to each other, although they were stopped from taking the confrontation any further.

The show will air live on BET. "I was going to tell those judges that we just need a conviction when you know these niggas is wrong for doing this".

However, in a surprise twist, when Kendrick Lamar was named the victor of the award, the rapper took the stage and gave a special nod to Prodigy, who he credited with inspiring his first mixtape.

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