“I am honored to receive and accept the 2022 I Am Hip Hop Award presented by BET,” she said. “As a legend with over 20 years in the music industry, consistency and unity have contributed to my Rockstarr power as a femcee. I believe when one woman wins, whether it’s in front of the camera or behind the scenes, we all WIN. Let’s keep winning!”
Connie Orlando, EVP, Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy said Trina is a "multi-talented" trendsetting artist.
"Trina ... has set cultural trends and continues to be passionate about giving back to her community," she said in a statement. "She has paved the way for several artists, and we look forward to honoring her impact and legacy on hip hop's biggest stage, BET Hip Hop Awards 2022."
The BET Hip-Hop Awards will be taped from Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA, on Friday, September 30. The show will air Tuesday, October 4, at 9 p.m. EST on BET.