Each year, the BET Hip Hop Awards honors some of the biggest names in hip-hop and rap as artists from every corner of the industry come together to celebrate their achievements. Each year, a hip-hop pioneer is honored with the I Am Hip Hop award at the awards ceremony. In 2022, Miami-raised rapper Trina will receive the prestigious title.
Trina has been a respected rapper for 2 decades
Trina was first introduced to audiences everywhere in 1998 when she caught the attention of Miami rapper Trick Daddy, who asked her to appear on his single “Nann N****”. She soon signed a record deal with Miami-based record label Slip-n-Slide Records and released her debut album Da worst b**** in 2000.
Trina continued to cement her place as an iconic woman in hip-hop over the next decade. She released her album diamond princess in 2002, with the lead single “No Panties” produced by Missy Elliott. She continued her reign with the albums in the 2000s The most glamorous life, Still the worst and Astonishing.
She let go The oneher first album in almost 10 years, in 2019.
Trina is honored at the BET Hip Hop Awards
Trina has been praised over the years for her unabashed confidence and uncompromising sexuality. As a result, she is the recipient of the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards’ I Am Hip Hop Award, given to some of the genre’s greatest pioneers. Past award winners in recent years include Nelly, Lil’ Kim and Trina’s ex-fiancée Lil Wayne.
“I am honored to receive and accept the 2022 I Am Hip Hop Award presented by BET,” Trina said in a statement about the award. “As a legend with over 20 years in the music industry, consistency and unity have contributed to my rock star power as a femcee. I believe when a woman wins, whether it’s on camera or behind the scenes, we all WIN. Let’s keep winning!”
BET Executive Vice President of Specials, Music Programming, & Music Strategy Connie Orlando agreed that Trina’s contributions to culture are undeniable.
“Trina is a multi-talented hip-hop artist who has set cultural trends and remains passionate about giving back to her community,” Orlando said. “She has paved the way for several artists, and we look forward to honoring her influence and legacy on hip-hop’s biggest stage, the BET Hip Hop Awards 2022.”
Trina stars in “Love & Hip Hop: Miami”.
Since 2018, Trina has been giving fans a glimpse into her personal and professional life as the lead actress Love & Hip Hop: Miami. She has documented various ventures on the show, including the release of her 2019 album The oneher radio show with longtime friend and companion LHHMIA Actor Trick Daddy and her mother’s death in 2019.
For Trina, being able to showcase her life on TV is a way to connect with fans, especially after not releasing new music for many years in the 2010s. Love & Hip Hop: Miami premiered its fourth season in 2021, which has been extended to 2022.
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