The ceremony took place virtually instead of at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where it was held last year.
The late rapper and community activist was fatally shot on March 31, 2019, outside of his Los Angeles store, Marathon Clothing.
In today’s celebrity-driven culture, it has become easier and often cathartic to collectively mourn beloved Black icons.
DJ Khaled, Roddy Ricch, YG and Kirk Franklin joined the stage to honor the late rapper at this year’s award ceremony.
DJ Khaled, Meek Mill, John Legend, Kirk Franklin, Roddy Ricch and YG are slated to honor the late rapper at the award ceremony.
The late rapper was fatally shot outside his store, Marathon Clothing, in March.
In addition to his partner, many fans and friends have posted on social media to celebrate the life and legacy of the late rapper who died in March.
The rapper's family and peers paid tribute to him during the awards ceremony.
Emani Asghedom gave her father a shoutout in her speech, remembering him as "always being there for me."
The rapper, who was killed nearly three months ago, will be celebrated for his community activism.