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Lil Wayne Won Big at 2008 BET Hip Hop Awards

October 20, 2008 02:53:37 GMT

At this year's BET Hip Hop Awards, Lil Wayne was named as the champion of 'MVP of the Year', 'Lyricist of the Year', and 'Alltell People's Champ'.


Lil Wayne Won Big at 2008 BET Hip Hop Awards
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Lil Wayne bagged three prizes at 2008 BET Hip Hop Awards, including "MVP of the Year" beating up Jay-Z, T.I., Kanye West, and DJ Khaled. During an acceptance speech at the event, Wayne told the crowd, "I got a son about to be born any day now, so shout-out to him. Pray for me." Taped at Atlanta's Civic Center on Saturday, October 18, the annual show also announced Wayne as the winner of "Lyricist of the Year" and "Alltel People's Champ".

Another artist who grabbed the awards' prize is Shawty Lo, who walked away with "Rookie of the Year" putting aside Ace Hood, Flo Rida, Maino, and Rocko. Meanwhile, rap mogul Russell Simmons was honoured with "I Am Hip-Hop Icon" award, which was presented to an individual who, during his or her lifetime, has made notable contributions of outstanding significance to the hip hop community.

The performance highlights at the ceremony came from Wayne, T.I., Nas, Ludacris, Nelly, Common, Young Jeezy, Ice Cube, and Rick Ross among others. Other big names appearing at the event also included 50 Cent, Keri Hilson, Big Boi, Keyshia Cole, and Ciara. The full winners will be released when the show airs on BET on October 23.

© AceShowbiz.com




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posted by lilmama 3000 on May 26, 2010
lilwayne is gay now and he has a boyfriend.
posted by baby thug on Mar 18, 2009
I dont believe Lil Wayne is actually gay! I think its all just a bunch of lies
posted by Lil Shawty on Mar 18, 2009
I saw all the blogs bout Lil Wayne gettin shot and diein and I dont believe any of it cuz he is one of the most important rappers alive which means it woulda been ALL over the news!!!
posted by Lil Shawty on Mar 18, 2009
I saw all the blogs bout Lil Wayne gettin shot and diein and I dont believe any of it cuz he is one of the most important rappers alive which means it woulda been ALL over the news!!!
posted by Lil Shawty on Mar 18, 2009
I saw all the blogs bout Lil Wayne gettin shot and diein and I dont believe any of it cuz he is one of the most important rappers alive which means it woulda been ALL over the news!!!
posted by Lil Shawty on Mar 18, 2009
I saw all the blogs bout Lil Wayne gettin shot and diein and I dont believe any of it cuz he is one of the most important rappers alive which means it woulda been ALL over the news!!!
posted by shawty on Mar 18, 2009
Lil Wayne is doin great in the music industry,he needs to keep up the good work.
posted by Baby girl on Mar 18, 2009
Lil Wayne is sooo hot

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