• > Home
  • > News
  • > BET Names Lil Wayne Lyricist of the Year
  • BET Names Lil Wayne Lyricist of the Year

    Mon, 20 Oct 2008 13:47:13

    BET Names Lil Wayne Lyricist of the Year - And a 'hip-hop icon'

    Lil Wayne Photos

    • Lil Wayne - CAMDEN, NJ - AUGUST 21: Rapper Yo Gotti performs during Drake Vs Lil Wayne Tour at the Susquehanna Bank Center on August 21, 2014 in Camden, New Jersey.
    • Lil Wayne - CAMDEN, NJ - AUGUST 21: Lil Wayne performs during Drake Vs Lil Wayne Tour at the Susquehanna Bank Center on August 21, 2014 in Camden, New Jersey.
    • Lil Wayne - CAMDEN, NJ - AUGUST 21: Lil Wayne performs during Drake Vs Lil Wayne Tour at the Susquehanna Bank Center on August 21, 2014 in Camden, New Jersey.

    more lil wayne photos »

    Shawty Lo Videos

    • Soulja Boy Tell`em - Gucci Bandanna ft. Gucci Mane, Shawt...
    • Soulja Boy Tell'em - Gucci Bandanna ft. Gucci Mane, Sha

    more shawty lo videos »

    BET held the taping of its annual Hip-Hop Awards on Saturday in Atlanta. Among the show's appearances were T.I., Soulja Boy, Busta Rhymes, Young Jeezy, Salt-n-Pepa, MC Lyte and more. While T-Pain hosted instead of comedian Katt Williams (the station's original choice), LL Cool J presented Russell Simmons with the "I Am Hip-Hop" award. Other winners included Lil Wayne (lyricist of the year) and Shawty Lo (MySpace Music's Rookie of the Year award).

    For more info on this year's awards, head over to http://www.bet.com/static/specials/betawards, and watch the show's airing on Thursday October 23.

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    10.20.08



    "Like" ARTISTdirect on facebook to get more news and info on Shawty Lo

    Tags: Shawty Lo, Lil Wayne, T-Pain, T.I., Soulja Boy Tell Em

    Latest Music News

    more news headlines »

    • this week
    • last week
    • artist
    • ringtone
    • peak rank
    • wks on chart