LOS ANGELES — Rapper Lil Baby and gospel performer Kirk Franklin joined forces to kick off the BET Awards with a performance that got Issa Rae, Queen Latifah, DJ Khaled and Zendaya bouncing in their seats.
The artists performed the anthemic song “We Win” at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night. In all white, they were joined by dozens of background dancers and band members for the top notch performance.
The show is being hosted by actor Taraji P. Henson, who said the BET Awards will celebrate “the year of the Black women.”
The event will include more epic performer, including Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Nas X, H.E.R., DaBaby, DJ Khaled, Jazmine Sullivan and Migos.