PHOTOS: Young Jeezy’s birthday gala

Young Jeezy arriving at Birthday Gala during BET's Hip-Hop Awards 2012 weekend (Sly White)

The BET Hip-Hop Awards are taping this weekend, bringing a host of stars and exclusive events to Atlanta. Among the high-profile parties gained access to was “An Evening of Luxury Gala Honors Young Jeezy,” a star-studded birthday party for the Atlanta rapper and Def Jam recording artist. Big name talents including Keke Wyatt, Tony Rock, Chaka Zulu, Lisa Wu, DJ Trauma, Funk Master Flex, Demetria McKinney and the WNBA’s Yelena Leuchanka came out to toast the man of the hour. Click here for more photos of the rehearsals. And click here for photos from T.I. and 2 Chainz’ rehearsal.

Watch the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at 8 p.m. ET. Until then, stay tuned to for more original photos throughout the weekend.

All photos shot exclusively for by Sly White.

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