Lil Wayne to Receive I Am Hip Hop Honor at BET Hip Hop Awards

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With a profession that spans greater than 20 years, Lil Wayne will lastly be honored for his function in rap with BET's I Am Hip Hop Award. Tunechi is ready to obtain the respect in the course of the upcoming 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards in Miami subsequent month, Billboard stories.

Throughout his profession, Weezy has launched 4 platinum-selling albums, together with the multi-platinum Tha Carter III and Tha Carter IV. The rapper has additionally launched seven gold-selling albums and quite a few multi platinum-selling singles.

This yr's BET Hip Hop Awards will happen on Oct. 6 at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, whereas the televised occasion will air on Oct. 16. Leading all nominees this yr is Drake with 11, whereas Cardi B isn't too far behind with 10 nods.

Both of the rappers are nominated for Best Hip Hop Video, MVP of the Year, and Album of the Year, whereas J. Cole's KOD, Migos' Culture II and The Carters' Everything Is Love are additionally up for the latter.

As for the Best New Artist class, 2018 XXL Freshman Blocboy JB will face off towards Juice Wrld, Lil Baby, Rich The Kid and the late XXXTentacion for the award. Cardi B beforehand took house the respect in 2017.

In associated information, Lil Wayne, who’s prepping for the discharge of his long-awaited Tha Carter V album, just lately grew to become the only real proprietor of his Young Money document label. The transfer got here after Weezy reached a settlement with Cash Money Records in June, letting him off the label and transitioning Young Money from a 51-49 joint partnership to sole possession.