Nicki Minaj represented for the ladies at the 2013 BET Awards, taking home the trophy for Best Female Hip Hop Artist.

Wearing a black gown and blonde tresses, she walked to the stage to accept the award with the help of her right-hand man, Safaree. Terrence Howard, who was surrounded by several actors, presented her with the honor. Before she accepted her trophy, the rapper thanked those onstage for setting a precedent in the acting world.

When it came to rap, Minaj dedicated her award to the fans and was confident in abilities as she finished her speech.

The 'High School' rhymer bested Azealia Banks, Eve, Rasheeda and Rye Rye in the category.

Watch Nicki Minaj's Acceptance Speech at 2013 BET Awards