BET Gives Lil Wayne "I Am Hip Hop Award"

Lil Wayne has earned the "I Am Hip Hop Award" from BET

(AllHipHop News) Rap star Lil Wayne will be the toast of the upcoming 2018 BET Hip-Hop Awards.

The network has announced Lil Wayne will be the recipient of their annual I Am Hip Hop Award.

The rapper, who has sold over 100 million records in his career, also has Drake and Nicki Minaj signed to his Young Money record label.

Past recipients include Scarface, Uncle Luke, Snoop Dogg, and others.

The 2018 BET Hip-Hop Awards will take place on October 6th at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami, Florida.

Comedian DeRay Davis will serve as the host for the ceremony, where artists like Drake, Cardi B, and Drake are up for awards this year.