All of hip hops movers & shakers migrated to Atlanta this weekend for the taping of the BET Hip Hop Awards. Of course with all these heavy hitters in one room, drama is bound to happen. According to several sources including TMZ and multiple tweets from attendees, an altercation between rappers Young Jeezy and Rick Ross transpired. By several accounts, the incident started with pushing and shoving backstage and escalated outside in the parking lot where shots were fired. The following tweets were released by the show’s live DJ Funkmaster Flex. Sources are conflicting on whether the alleged gunman was arrested or not. We will update you as more information is released.
Update: TMZ has released footage of the backstage brawl from last nights show. In the clip a shirtless Ross is seen yelling at someone before being escorted out. Young Jeezy appears to be absent from the clip, however members of his entourage are present.