Last night, at the BET Hip-Hop Awards, a lot of great things went down. But most notably, Uncle Luke of 2 Live Crew was given a Lifetime Achievement Award, and he was able to tell his story. He revealed that his courage to fight for hip-hop before Southern rap was fully established and respect, has long been overlooked.
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As Headkrack recaps the incredible moment when this happened, he and Rickey have a discussion about the importance of cherishing hip-hop’s veterans, because it’s not just about who’s charting and who’s not. People like Uncle Luke sacrificed so much so that the doors could be opened for hip-hop to become the worldwide movement that is today. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive clip from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”
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2017 BET Hip Hop Awards Red Carpet [PHOTOS]
1. Cardi B1 of 11
2. Keyshia Ka’oir2 of 11
3. Trina3 of 11
4. Blac Chynna4 of 11
5. Katt Williams5 of 11
6. Christian Combs6 of 11
7. DJ Khaled and Asahd Khaled7 of 11
8. Waka Flocka and Tammy Rivera8 of 11
9. Ryan Destiny9 of 11
10. Lil Yachty10 of 11
11. Tami Roman and Jazz Anderson11 of 11
How 2 Live Crew’s Uncle Luke Fought For Hip-Hop & The Culture [EXCLUSIVE] was originally published on rickeysmileymorningshow.com