Rick Ross and Young Yeezy’s beef got ugly during the taping of the BET Hip-Hop Awards show in Atlanta on the weekend.
According to TMZ, Ross and Jeezy’s entourage got into a huge brawl backstage the awards ceremony taping before spilling over into the parking lot. BET Awards guards stepped in before things got worse. Atlanta police officers were also called in but no arrest was made.
BET has since released a statement addressing the situation.
Tonight during a taping of the BET Hip Hop Awards 2012 (not the BET Awards which went down without incident two months ago) an altercation between two rap entourages broke out backstage. Atlanta police and BET security quickly defused the altercation.
According to the Associated Press, police spokesman Carlos Campos said officers responded to the scuffle at around 7:30 p.m. EST Campos says there were no shots fired.??More drama unfolded as two men were involved in a fistfight in the parking lot of the venue.
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 misjudgment of select attendees, it is unfortunate that certain incidents took place. BET Networks does not condone any type of violence. Local authorities are working to resolve the situation as quickly as possible.”
Despite the actions of a few the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards embodied the true spirit of hip hop and was not impacted at all by any incidents. Tune in on Tuesday, October 9, 8P/7C to watch the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards.
Additional reports also suggest that members of Rick Ross Maybach Music Group camp got into a scuffle with members of 50 Cent G-Unit crew.