May 21, 2008 06:33:11 GMT
The rapper has been hinted to become the closing act for the upcoming annual black music awards.
After confirming that the 2008 BET Awards, to be held on June 24, will be opened by Usher, now music fans will have more special treat for them after Lil Wayne has been hinted as the closing act. The news comes from the BET EPV Stephen Hill, telling Bilboard.com "I'm really excited that Usher is opening the show. I'll give you a little tidbit -- Lil Wayne is probably closing the show. So, we have a grand opening and grand closing."
Wayne and Usher are not the only performers that have been confirmed to headline the event, other musicians that have also been added to perform are, Nelly and Mary J Blige. Not only performing, but at the show Wayne will also have the chance to take home some awards with him as he is being nominated for 3 categories, which are Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, Viewers' Choice Award and Best Collaboration.
Beside preparing to perform at the BET Awards, Wayne is also set to release his new album "Tha Carter III". The new set, which will be his sixth album, has been scheduled to hit the stores on June 10.
Aside from his music project, the rapper also stated that he would be involved in some new movies. Reports claims that at the moment Wayne is in talks to make an appearance on the upcoming "The Fast and the Furious" fourth installment, not only that he is also slated to play on another new film "Patriots".