RESERVOIR WRITERS CONTRIBUTE TO 8 BET HIP-HOP AWARDS NOMINATIONS
BET has announced nominations for its annual Hip-Hop Awards, and Reservoir is pleased to represent writers who have contributed to a total of eight nominations this year. Now in its11th year, the awards showcase and celebrate the best hip-hop performers, producers, and music video directors. This year’s ceremony will air on October 4th at 8/7c on BET. Check out Reservoir’s nominations below:
Dr. Dre’s Compton is nominated for Album of the Year. The album features the song “Darkside” co-written by Julian Nixon.
DJ Khaled’s I Changed A Lot is nominated for Album of the Year. The album features the track “I Swear I Never Tell Another Soul” co-written by Danja and “Every Time We Come Around” co-written by Scott Storch.
Chance The Rapper’s Coloring Book is nominated for Best Mixtape. The album features“No Problem” featuring 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne.
2 Chainz‘ “Watch Out” is nominated for Best Hip-Hop Video.
DJ Khaled’s “For Free” featuring Drake is nominated for Best Collab, Duo or Group, and the fan-voted People’s Champ Award. The song features a sample of Too $hort’s “Blow The Whistle”.
2 Chainz’ verse on Chance The Rapper’s “No Problem” is nominated for Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse.
In addition, performers of Reservoir titles have received the following nominations:
Drake, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, and Kanye West are nominated for Best Live Performer.
Chance The Rapper and J. Cole are nominated for Lyricist of the Year.
DJ Khaled is nominated for DJ of the Year.
Dr. Dre is nominated for Producer of the Year.
DJ Khaled is nominated for MVP of the Year.
Chance The Rapper is nominated for Best New Hip-Hop Artist.
DJ Khaled is nominated for Hustler of the Year.
Stream the nominated works below: