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Lil Kim will be receiving the top honor at the 2019 BET Hip-Hop Awards. The Queen Bee will be honored with the “I Am Hip-Hop” award at the ceremony that’s set to take place in Atlanta on October 8.

Lil Kim

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 23: Lil’ Kim attends the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

The rap icon will also grace the stage at the BET Hip-Hop Awards alongside Megan Thee Stallion, Chance The Rapper, Rick Ross, Offset and Lil Jon, Da Baby, T-Pain, Rapsody, YBN Cordae and Anderson .Paak, Saweetie, KaMillion, and Tom G.

Oscar nominee Daniel Kaluuya and singer Teyana Taylor will be presenting the awards during the ceremony. The BET Hip-Hop Awards premiere on BET at 8 p.m. ET.

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