Bet Address Rick Ross And Young Jeezy Brawl
Things definitely got heated at this year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta on Saturday (September 29). With the hip-hop world having a field day with the news, BET issued a statement about the alleged brawl that broke out between rappers Rick Ross and Young Jeezy…
According to reports and accounts given to MTV News, it appears that members of Rick Ross' and Young Jeezy's entourages got into a brawl backstage at the Atlanta Civic Center, where the show was being pre-recorded.
There are also reports of another isolated incident between members of 50 Cent's G-Unit crew and Ross' Maybach Music Group. Onlookers claim that shots were fired in the car park outside, but police told TMZ.com that it doesn't appear that that is the case. While details are still unclear, BET released a statement about the incident.
They said: "BET Networks works very hard to bring the best in entertainment to the city of Atlanta. For the past 7 years BET has celebrated the true art form of hip-hop. Due to some misjudgement of select attendees, it is unfortunate that certain incidents took place."
They did not identify any parties said to be involved in the incident, but stated: "BET Networks does not condone any type of violence. Local authorities are working to resolve the situation as quickly as possible."
BET still plan to go ahead with airing the show on Tuesday, October 9.
Words: Antonia Nnyanzi (@AntoniaNyan)