Cash Money rapper Lil Wayne
is scheduled to perform during the Fourth of July Big Balla Weekend, a five-on-five
basketball tournament in the south, featuring live Hip-Hop and R&B performances.
Held in the downtown Dallas YMCA with the finals played at Reunion Arena, the
tournament showcases basketball players in the south, who compete against one
another for a Grand Prize of $10,000.
In addition to the second place team receiving $2,500, an All Tournament Team
will be chosen.
Each player on the All Tournament Team receives $150 and the Tournament MVP receives
$500. Other player accolades include cash prizes awarded for best defensive and
best offensive player.
Fans will also have a chance to win a 2005 Bentley Continental by hitting a series
of shots in 24 seconds. Also available for fans will be door prizes, including
a Kenwood car stereo system, 20" Rims, a 2-karat diamond tennis bracelet
and of free And What gear.
The artists perform during halftime and between tournament games, with celebrity
after-parties expected all weekend.