BET to Honor Lil Wayne With 2018 'I Am Hip Hop' Award: Exclusive


Last week, Weezy Season commenced after information of his elusive album, Tha Carter V, surfaced on-line on social media. While followers proceed to clamor for brand spanking new Tunechi, they'll be capable of rejoice with their hero subsequent month on the 2018 BET Hip-Hop Awards, the place he'll obtain the "I'm hip hop" award. 

Lauded for his mainstream success, Lil Wayne catapulted himself into the forefront of music along with his dazzling releases, most notably his 2008 opus Tha Carter III. With 5 Grammy awards to his title, Wayne has confirmed to be an indomitable drive in music, regardless of his long-winded battle with Cash Money. With Wayne and Birdman having now repaired their once-strained relationship, the highway to Carter V awaits Weezy loyalists. 

Set to happen in Miami for a second consecutive yr, the BET Hip-Hop Awards tapped comic/actor, DeRay Davis, to function their host. In phrases of nominations, Drake leads the best way with a whopping 11 nods, whereas Cardi B is available in second with 10 nominations of her personal. Last yr, the Bronx firecracker snagged 5 awards, together with finest new hip-hop artist. 

This yr's festivities will return to The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater on Oct. 6. BET, whereas the precise televised occasion will happen Oct. 16 (eight p.m. ET/PT).