XXXTentacion was celebrated with a posthumous honor on the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards.
The late rapper received Best New Hip Hop Artist through the present, which was taped on Saturday (Oct. 6) at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach, Fla.
His mom, Cleopatra Bernard, together with X’s former supervisor, Solomon Sounds, and lawyer, Bob Celestin, accepted on his behalf to cheers from viewers members together with MadeinTYO. “I really like you endlessly @xxxtentacion !!! Best New Hip Hop Gone 2 Soon. Love u,” tweeted TYO.
XXX beat out the competitors within the Best New Hip Hop Artist class, which included Juice WRLD, Lil Baby, Rich the Kid, and BlocBoy JB.