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Kendrick Lamar and Drake were the story at the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards, which aired Tuesday night, and not only because they won five awards each.

In a two-minute verse, part of a full-length Top Dawg Entertainment Crew freestyle rap "cypher" recorded for the show, the former asserted his dominance again.

Referencing his verse on Big Sean's "Control" and taking what may felt was another shot at Drake, Lamar declared himself "King Kendrick" amongst the rest:

"Nothing's been the same since they dropped 'Control' / And tucked a sensitive rapper back in his pajama clothes," the L.A. rapper began last night.

"Your s--t never penetrates / Pin the tail on the donkey, boy you been a fake," he went on. "I'm the master that masturbated on your favorite emcee."

As the crowd thunderously roared with each fiery line, Lamar boasted, "Hold up, wait a minute / Your career ain't s--t unless you got some Kendrick in it."

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There may be some bad blood between Kendrick Lamar and Drake, but both topped the winners list at the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards last night.

After scoring 14 nominations, Lamar - who threw shade at Drake once again Tuesday at the Atlanta Civic Center - walked away with five awards.

Kendrick claimed Lyricist of the Year, Album of the Year and MVP of the Year. Drake, who didn't attend Tuesday's show, also earned five awards.

Drizzy claimed Best Hip-Hop Video and Track of the Year, both for his smash hit single "Started From the Bottom," among other trophies.

Call it a tie for King of the Genre among the artists, regardless of how they view each other. Here's the full list of winners from the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards:

Best Hip-Hop Video: Drake, "Started From the Bottom"

Best Live Performer: Jay Z

Lyricist of the Year: Kendrick Lamar

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Drake and Chris Brown have quashed their beef after a number of years. But is there a new one brewing for the "Started From the Bottom" rapper?

Kendrick Lamar slammed Drake in a freestyle rap verse at the BET Hip Hop Awards, according to reports, though he did not mention the star by name.

Lamar, who put the entire hip-hop world on blast with his “Control” verse, did it again at the music event, dissing Drizzy in a cypher verse at the show.

“Yeah … and nothing’s been the same since they dropped Control and tucked a sensitive rapper back in his pajama clothes,” Kendrick Lamar raps.

“Ha ha joke’s on you, high-five … I’m bulletproof, Your $h!t never penetrates."

"Pin the tail on the donkey, boy you been a fake.”

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The nominations are in for the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards, and Kendrick Lamar, who recently put the entire genre on BLAST, leads the way with 14 of them.

Lamar made waves in his major label debut, calling out some of rap’s best and warning them about his aim for hip hop’s top spot on Big Sean’s “Control”.

BET noticed. In a statement to the AP, the network Kendrick Lamar received the most nominations with 14, while Drake scored 13 and J. Cole 10.

The eighth annual BET Hip Hop Awards will air October 15, though they will be taped September 28 at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center.

For the first time, Snoop Dogg will host the show. Yes, Snoop Dogg is the MC.

Check out the full list of nominations for the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards:

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