Rapper Lil' Wayne Set To Ball Out July 4th

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.