After the Chris Lighty Violator tribute, the strongest part of the BET Hip-Hop Awards broadcast was the rhyme cyphers.  Grouping MCS by region and peer group, this year’s Cyphers included everyone from Kendrick Lamar, Snoop and E-40 to Jean Grae, Talib Kweli and DMX.

(Props to Missinfo.TV for grabbing them from BET)

Talib Kweli, Jean Grae, Ab Soul, and Sarkodie

By the way…@jeangreasy killed EVERYBODY with Dick Santorum pause…

West Coast (Xzibit, YG, Kurupt, E-40, DJ Quik, Kendrick Lamar, & Snoop Dogg)

Kendrick does the super rappin thang with the OGs. Not mad.

Ruff Ryders

X is reppin B-More now?? Who knew.


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