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If you’re a lover a hip-hop, the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards was a must-see!

VIDEOS: 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers: “Youngster” & “Warm Up” Cyphers

Despite the drama surrounding Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Gunplay, and G-Unit fighting backstage at the awards, from the broadcast, you wouldn’t have known any beef was brewing.

Pittsburgh rapper, Wiz Khalifa is quite possibly having the best year ever. Not only is he expecting a “wizbud” bundle of joy, but he also kicked off this year’s hip-hop awards.

Rappers like 2 Chainz showed off his best dance moves, while Meek Mill took millions of viewers to church with his smash hit “Amen.”

VIDEOS: BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012 Cyphers

Cali rapper Kendrick Lamar performed his summer hits “The Recipe” and “Swimming Pools (Drank)and managed to take home the coveted “Lyricist of The Year” award.  

Take a look at the best BET Hip Hop Awards performances below!

2 Chainz – “Birthday Song” + “I’m Different”

Kendrick Lamar – “The Recipe” + “Swimming Pools (Drank)”

Meek Mill – “Amen” + “Young & Gettin It” with Kirko Bangz