The Culture’s Biggest Night, the BET Awards, returns for its 2021 ceremony this Sunday.
And alongside its honoring of many movers and shakers will be a seismic salute to the late, great DMX.
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Organizers for the event announced the rapper’s longtime friend and collaborator Swizz Beatz has curated a special tribute performance.
It’ll feature Swizz alongside Busta Rhymes, Method Man, Griselda, and an appearance by Michael K. Williams.
The showing will form part of a broader honoring of X’s contribution to music – journeying from his early hits to his recently released posthumous effort ‘Exodus.’
Set to air live from Microsoft Theater on June 27, the show is being hosted by Taraji P. Henson. Previously announced performers on the bill include DaBaby, Jazmine Sullivan, Andra Day, City Girls, DJ Khaled, H.E.R., Kirk Franklin, Lil Baby, Lil Durk, Migos, Moneybagg Yo!, Rapsody, Roddy Ricch, and Tyler The Creator.