Lil Wayne To Be Honored With BET "I Am Hip Hop" Award
Lil Wayne is the winner of this year's BET "I Am Hip Hop" award. The platinum selling rapper received the honour at the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards ceremony on 6 October.
According to a press release, the Young Money superstar was the first male solo artist to surpass Elvis Presley's record for the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and has won 138 of the Billboard Hot 100 appearances, the third most of any artist.
Through the years, Wayne has scooped up five Grammy awards, multiple BET awards and a lot of other awards, showing its immense staying power.
The Fans have been waiting with impatience for his upcoming album Tha Carter V, which is rumored that it will arrive on Friday (September 21). The album has been on hold for years due to ongoing legal battles with Cash Money CEO Bryan "Birdman" Williams.
The 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards go down at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami.
Drake leads the charge with 11 nominations, while the Cardi B has 10 and Childish Gambino nabs six.
Blocboy JB, Juice Wrld, Lil Baby, Rico The Kid, and the afternoon XXXTENTACION are all nominated in the Best New Hip Hop Artist category.