Watch all the Nipsey Hussle tributes from the 2019 BET Awards

The rapper, who was shot and killed in April, had a significant presence in this year’s ceremony.

June 24, 2019

Nipsey Hussle was the posthumous recipient of the Humanitarian Award at the 2019 BET Awards on Sunday night, but the ceremony contained a number of other tributes to the late rapper.

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The award was accepted by Hussle's family — Angelique Smith, and Hussle's partner Lauren London — and was preceded by a video tribute from Snoop Dogg, Ava DuVernay, and members of Hussle's community and business partners in Crenshaw, Los Angeles.

Hussle's music was also celebrated with an ensemble performance. Marsha Ambrosius started the medley off with a rendition of "Real Big," a song from Hussle's debut album Victory Lap, before YG took the stage for that album's "Last Time That I Checc'd." DJ Khaled and John Legend concluded the tribute with "Higher" from Khaled's Father of Asahd, backed by a choir. Watch above, with the award acceptance and testimonial video below.

Watch all the Nipsey Hussle tributes from the 2019 BET Awards