Just when you think you've hit an awards season dry spell, bam! It's the 2008 BET Hip-Hop Awards at The Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center! And the stars were out: 50 Cent, Kerry Washington, Ciara and a cast of thousands brought us high highs and low lows — just what the doctor ordered on a Monday. The Good, The Bad... after the jump.









The Good:

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50 Cent goes totally dapper!

Madras: not seen as much on the red carpet as one would hope. Ashley Calloway agrees!

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Kerry Washington's dress must weigh fifty pounds. No wonder she looks miserable.

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The Gay European on Holiday look is working for Talib Kweli!

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Also good: Musiq Soulchild's rockabilly.

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Ciara channels Emma Peel.

The Bad:

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I could totally get behind Sharon Carpenter's disco-fab number if she weren't apparently wearing it backwards and courting a wardrobe malfunction.

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Toccara Jones' corset may be the least flattering thing I've ever clapped eyes on.

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At least Lynne Harris Taylor's frumpy leather shift looks comfy!

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Tiffany Evans's look is kinda like Kenley's idea of "hip hop." Plus Docs.

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If, like Angel Lola Luv, you insist upon sporting a Roman Blind, try to avoid the lure of legwarmers.

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