BET is looking to recapture the hype the cyphers have made in recent years, with the likes of Nicki Minaj, Wale, Eminem and Black Thought. The brackets break down like this :

Cypher #1 – XV, Chris Sutton, Gilbere Forte and Jay Rock

Cypher #2 – Rico Staxx, Wais P and French Montana

Cypher #3 – Estelle, Lecrae, Saprano and Nitty Scott

Cypher #4 – Rick Ross, Wale, Meek Mill and Pill

Cypher #5 – B.o.B, Kendrick Lamar, Machine Gun Kelly, Tech N9ne and Big K.R.I.T

Cypher #6 – Lady of Rage, Dom Kennedy, Skillz and Blind Fury

Source: & the homie @armondwakeup