BET: Hip-Hop Awards Pre-show with Future | Centennial Park: Atlanta, GA

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Associated Press - Wednesday, October 7, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) - Rapper Future made a surprise performance in his hometown to celebrate the 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards.

Future took the stage performing several hits songs including “March Madness” and “Where Ya At” in front of a packed crowd Wednesday at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. His performance was filmed for the pre-show for the taped awards, which will be held Friday at the (BOH’-fihl-ay) Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center.

The network will air the show Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. EST.

Future was nominated for six awards.

Drake returns for the second straight year as the top nominee with 12. Big Sean earned 10 nominations and Nicki Minaj scored nine nods.

Veteran rapper Scarface will be honored with the “I Am Hip-Hop Icon” award. Snoop Dogg will host the show.