Celebrity Gossip Never Looked So Good ®
YBF on Twitter YBF on Facebook YBF on Instagram Feed

Trina Tributes Nicki Minaj At The BMI R&B/Hip Hop Awards + Young Money, Trinidad James, Eva Marcille & More Rock The Awards Show

 photo SongwritersHonored2013BMIRBHipHopAwards-Osvok-X7Arl_zpsaf5777cb.jpg

You may want to do a double take.  Nope...that's not Nicki Minaj.  It's TRINA....doing a tribute to Nicki Minaj during last night's 2013 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards honoring Cash Money’s Bryan “Birdman” Williams and Ronald “Slim” Williams

 

Check out all the pics inside of all the hip hop celebs (and we use that term very loosely) who attended the Awards show all about songwriters, producers and publishers, plus the message Young Money has for all of hip hop.  Hint: These are fightin' words....

We don't think we've ever seen a vet in the game tribute a newbie, but, there's a first time for everything.  The baddest chick Trina hopped on stage at the Manhattan Center in NYC last night to tribute Nicki Minaj.  The blond wig, overdone leg baring red dress, jewels and all were all part of the costume.  And we damn near couldn't tell this WASN'T Nicki.

It was a full out Young Money takeover as the Award show--which was supposed to be Black Tie but oh well--was a tribute to the label's head honchos Birdman & Slim.  So Weezy, Birdman, Nicki, Mack Maine and more all kicked it front row:

 photo cashm1_zps94274fdd.jpg

 photo SongwritersHonored2013BMIRBHipHopAwardsXOI-ygr29G3l_zps9d7c3b1a.jpg  photo SongwritersHonored2013BMIRBHipHopAwardsUWYkBZAL1C6l_zps17d86e4e.jpg

 

Bored much?

 photo cashm7_zps2389e28c.jpg

Trina arrived looking like herself though.  And yes, we think she looks great.  Don't question our Trina fan-dom...

 

 photo cashm3_zps3b7ea59c.jpg

 photo SongwritersHonored2013BMIRBHipHopAwardstTrxXaxWFFel_zps55ffd2ca.jpg

Nicki, who looked all the way ready for fall in these black tights and flirty gold foil & black skirt and matching long sleeved blouse, accepted and shared the Songwriter of the Year crown with Benny Blanco by each writing four songs that rank among the year’s most-performed.

In case you were wondering, Nicki’s top contributions include “Dance (A$$),” “Girl On Fire,” “Make Me Proud,” and “Starships.”   And Benny was recognized for “Diamonds,” “Heart Attack,” “Payphone,” and “Work Hard Play Hard.”

 

 photo cashm16_zps2175c496.jpg

And Nicki Minaj’s “Starships” earned Song of the Year honors as she wrote it herself along with a few others.

  photo cashm4_zps7de4007a.jpg  photo SongwritersHonored2013BMIRBHipHopAwards58oUv1Mr6CMl_zps27a203ea.jpg

Weezy & his Cash Money crew, including Juvenile (WHERE YOU BEEN JUVE?) accepted an award from BMI's head honcho Catherine Brewton and co-hos Ray-J.  Plus Slim & Baby copped the ICON Award.

 

 photo cashm15_zpsf4e215b8.jpg

The fellas took the stage to  offer up a message to hip hip.

 

And Nicki, Birdman, Mannie Fresh and co. responded to their tribute, plus here's Trina's tribute performance:

Also at the BMI Awards last night:

 photo cashm12_zps91aaca97.jpg

Rocsi Diaz rocked a gorge strapless Prabal Gurung dress for the event.

 

 photo cashm6_zps2f32a00c.jpg

Model Eva Marcille looked sophisticated fab.

 photo 177617857_NB_0748_E459F4D7F2DDF56E0D6F815E0C8C5470_zps926ec948.jpg

Rapper Future flew solo without his chick Ciara.

 

 photo cashm5_zpsce27e2aa.jpg

Fab chick Bridget Kelly kept it cute on the carpet.

 photo SongwritersHonored2013BMIRBHipHopAwardsdvdywbO3PWbl_zps85a39ea7.jpg

 photo cashm2_zps0668b731.jpg

Busta, Mystikal, Juvenile and Mannie all hit the stage.

 photo cashm10_zpsaf9363af.jpg

 photo cashm11_zps314f394c.jpg

L.A. Reid was there as an icon himself.

 photo cashm9_zps681883e6.jpg

Sean Kingston debuted his new beard.

 

 

 photo cashm13_zpsac3c3f94.jpg

Hey Mannie.

 photo cashm14_zps55518a1f.jpg

And Trinidad James looked....like this...at the Awards.

Congrats to everyone!

 

Photog Credit: WENN/Wireimage via BMI/Getty Images

Categories:

Comments

WANT YOUR OWN AVATAR? GET IT HERE.

Log in to post a new comment

Log in to post a new comment

register
Sign in with Facebook