The BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” has remained the most important night time in hip hop on tv for over a decade with its highly effective performances, iconic hip hop honorees and much-anticipated cyphers. Comedian, actor and host of VH1’s “Hip Hop Squares,” Deray Davis – a bonafide fan favourite will rock the mic as host of the BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2018 in Miami, FL.
The “I Am Hip Hop” Award returns to honor self-proclaimed “best rapper alive,” and New Orleans’ personal Lil Wayne. Having offered over 100 million information worldwide and garnered 5 Grammy awards, Lil Wayne is likely one of the most profitable and critically lauded artists in hip hop. Touted rap’s first rock star, he launched his platinum solo debut, Tha Block Is Hot, in 1999 on the age of 17. He launched the primary installment of his legendary Tha Carter collection in 2004 earlier than releasing three others, together with the landmark
Tha Carter III in 2008, which is the final rap album to have offered a million bodily copies within the first week. Lil Wayne was the primary male solo artist to surpass Elvis Presley’s file for many entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and his 138 Billboard Hot 100 appearances, at the moment ranks because the third most of any artist. His most up-to-date studio album, I Am Not A Human Being II, was launched in 2013 and debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 Charts. Last 12 months, Wayne launched FWA (Free Weezy Album) solely on Tidal, the place it was streamed a staggering ten million occasions throughout the first seven days alone.
Lil Wayne can also be a celebrated writer who launched his memoir “Gone Till November” in October of 2016 chronicling his expertise in Rikers Island. Outside of his iconic music profession, Lil Wayne has continued on because the CEO of his personal Young Money Entertainment label (Drake, Nicki Minaj) which is able to launch the a lot anticipated Tha Carter V later this 12 months (together with Republic Records). Additionally, Lil Wayne is the CEO of Young Money APAA, a premiere full service sports activities company.
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