Spill The Tea

Spill The Tea: Bet Hip Hop Awards Nominees, August Alsina Update, & More!!

1. BET 2014 Hip Hop Award Nominees!
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Before the year closes, we have just one more award show to experience and that is the BET Hip Hop Awards! Uncle Snoop is returning this year to host, along with the infamous cyphers and performances. Although the show was filmed tonight, you can check it out on BET October 14 at 8pm! For now, check out the list of nominees below!!!

Best Hip-Hop Video:
Drake – Worst Behavior
Future (featuring Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino) – Move That Doh
Iggy Azalea (featuring Charli XCX) – Fancy
J. Cole (featuring TLC) – Crooked Smile
Nicki Minaj – Pills N Potions
Wiz Khalifa – We Dem Boyz

Best Collabo, Duo or Group
Eminem (featuring Rihanna) – The Monster
Future (featuring Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino) – Move That Doh
Jay Z (featuring Justin Timberlake) – Holy Grail
ScHoolboy Q (featuring BJ The Chicago Kid) – Studio
YG (featuring Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan) – My Hitta

Best Live Performer
Drake
Jay Z
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
T.I.

Lyricist of the Year
Drake
Eminem
J. Cole
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Chris Robinson
Director X
Dre Films
Hype Williams

DJ of the Year
DJ Drama
DJ Envy
DJ Khaled
DJ Mustard
DJ Scream

Producer of the Year
DJ Mustard
Drumma Boy
Hit-Boy
Mike WiLL Made It
Pharrell
Timbaland

MVP of the Year
DJ Mustard
Drake
Future
Jay Z
Nicki Minaj

Track of the Year
Cut Her Off (Remix) – Produced by Will-A-Fool (K Camp featuring Lil Boosie, YG & Too $hort)
Move That Doh – Produced by Mike WiLL Made It (Future featuring Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino)
My Hitta – Produced by DJ Mustard (YG featuring Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan)
Studio – Produced by Swiff D (ScHoolboy Q featuring BJ The Chicago Kid)
Worst Behavior – Produced by DJ Dahi (Drake)

Album of the Year
Drake – Nothing Was the Same
Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Future – Honest
Rick Ross – Mastermind
ScHoolboy Q – Oxymoron
Yo Gotti – I Am

Who Blew Up Award
Iggy Azalea
Migos
Rich Homie Quan
ScHoolboy Q
YG
Young Thug

Hustler of the Year
Dr. Dre
Drake
Jay Z
Rick Ross
T.I.

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)
A$AP Rocky
Jay Z
Kanye West
Nicki Minaj
Young Thug

Best Club Banger
Future (featuring Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino) – Move That Doh (Produced by Mike WiLL Made It)
K Camp (featuring Lil Boosie, YG & Too $hort) – Cut Her Off (Remix) (Produced by Will-A-Fool)
Migos – Fight Night (Produced by Stack Boy Twaun)
Wiz Khalifa – We Dem Boyz (Produced by Detail)
YG (featuring Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan) – My Hitta (Produced by DJ Mustard)
Young Thug – Stoner (Produced by Dun Deal)

Best Mixtape
Action Bronson – Blue Chips 2
Fabolous – The Soul Tape 3
Migos – No Label 2
Rich Homie Quan – I Promise I Will Never Stop Going In
Wiz Khalifa – 28 Grams

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse
B.o.B – Paranoid (Ty Dolla $ign featuring B.o.B)
B.o.B – Up Down (Do This All Day) (T-Pain featuring B.o.B)
Drake – Who Do You Love (YG featuring Drake)
Kendrick Lamar – Control (Big Sean f/ Kendrick Lamar & Jay Electronica)
Pharrell – Move That Doh (Future featuring Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino)

Impact Track
Common (featuring Vince Staples) – Kingdom
Lecrae – Nuthin
Lupe Fiasco – Mission
The Roots (featuring Patty Cash) – Never
Talib Kweli (featuring Abby Dobson) – State of Grace

People’s Champ Award
Drake – Worst Behavior
Future (featuring Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino) – Move That Doh
Iggy Azalea (featuring Charli XCX) – Fancy
Wiz Khalifa – We Dem Boyz
YG (featuring Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill & Rich Homie Quan) – My Hitta (Remix)

2. PARTYNEXTDOOR Announces PARTYNEXTDOOR Live!
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Following the release of his July album, PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO, PARTYNEXTDOOR is ready to have a party with all of his fans as he hits the road for his fall tour! Simply titled, PARTYNEXTDOOR Live, PND will be visiting fourteen cities to perform some of your favorite tracks! Check the dates below to see if he is coming to your city and if he is you can purchase your tickets here!

PARTYNEXTDOOR Live Tour Dates:
October 19: Montreal, QC– Le Belmont
October 21: Boston, M – Middle East (Downstairs)
October 23: New York, NY – SOB’s
October 24: Washington, D.C. – U Street Music Hall
October 26: Houston, TX – Studio at Warehouse Live
October 27: Dallas, TX– Trees
October 28: Austin, TX– The Parish
October 30: Miami, FL– The Culture Room
November 2: Atlanta, GA– The Loft at Center Stage
November 4: Chicago, IL – Subterranean
November 6:San Francisco, CA– The New Parrish
November 7: Vancouver, BC– Fortune Sound Club
November 12: Toronto, ON– The Virgin Mobile Mod Club
November 22: Los Angeles, CA– The Roxy Theatre

3. August Alsina Update!!
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Fans have been waiting the entire week for an update on August Alsina’s medical condition. From the looks of today it seems that his team has done a great job hiding what was exactly wrong with him because his Instagram post today revealed a lot. the shocking part of it all was that Alsina just recently woke up from a three day coma which likely resulted from his seizures. With the photo below, Alsina said:

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This is a bit graphic but i wanted to share this w/ every follower of mine. iWoke up out of a 3 day coma… &This guy @banggang_moneyteam right here never once left my side. What I’m tryna say is cherish the ones in life who cherish you & take good care of yourself. Your life can be gone in a split second’. I’m recovering well and thankyou for all of your prayers & concerns. -Yung

This is very sad news to hear, especially from such a talented artist but again we wish him a speedy recovery.

4. T.I.’s Paperwork Album Art & Tracklisting
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Tip fans will be excited to know that his long-awaited Paperwork album will be here before they know it! October 21 is the release date and features of host of notable names including Usher, Chris Brown, and Boosie himself! Eager fans can check out the cover art above and the tracklisting below!!
Paperwork Tracklisting:
1. King
2. G’ Shit (featuring Jeezy & WatchTheDuck)
3. About the Money (featuring Young Thug)
4. New National Anthem (feat. Skylar Grey)
5. Oh Yeah (featuring Pharrell)
6. Private Show (featuring Chris Brown)
7. No Mediocre (featuring Iggy Azalea)
8. Jet Fuel (featuring Boosie Badazz)
9. Paperwork (featuring Pharrell)
10. Stay (featuring Victoria Monét)
11. About My Issue (featuring Victoria Monét & Nipsey Hussle)
12. At Ya Own Risk (featuring Usher)
13. On Doe, On Phil (featuring Trae Tha Truth)
14. Light ‘Em Up (RIP Doe B) (featuring Pharrell & WatchTheDuck)
15. Let Your Heart Go (Break My Soul) (featuring The-Dream)
16. Sugar Cane
17. I Don’t Know
18. You Can Tell How I Walk (featuring Rick Ross)

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