BET Experience 2016

This years theme for the BET Awards is "LIT". They are promising a huge! Big! memorable show this year. They started the weekend off right with The BET Experience, a bevy of performances; which included household names such as: Usher, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, The Roots, Fetty Wap, Ty Dolla $ign, Bryson Tiller, and comedians Katt Williams, and Mike Epps. The performances took place at the Staples Center and The Novo at L.A. Live. Along with musical, and comic performances BET also provided attendees encompassing Fan Fest experience; such as, Genius Talks with figures like “Snapchat King” DJ Khaled, the Sprite Celebrity Basketball Game & Dunk Contest, along with tons of other live events. here's a bit of a recap: 

  • Celebrity Basketball Game sponsored by Sprite: 

The Game, Designer, Omarion, Justin Bieber, Mayweather.

PhotoCred: BET Experience Instagram

PhotoCred: BET Experience Instagram

Who knew Floyd Mayweather had other moves outside the ring. 

Yo Gotti provide the halftime performance:

  • Genius Talk with Khalid, speaking on how to stay away from They!

Khalid will also be premiering his video “I Got The Keys” after the award show. 

  • Tasha Smith held an actors workshop:

Prior to the workshop she shared her excitement:

  • Performances:

“Coco” man himself O.T. Genasis: 

Fat Joe performs with Remy Ma: 

T.I. performed with the Roots: 

Usher provided two hours worth of hits: 

Photo cred: Alberto Rodriguez/BET

Photo cred: Alberto Rodriguez/BET

This is just the beginning, can't wait to see what the show will provide. The show will be hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross along with Anthony Anderson. Tune in tonight at 8PM eastern time, to catch the show everyone will be talking about tomorrow!!