LOS ANGELES, CA (AUGUST 9, 2023) –Yesterday, 5x GRAMMY Award-winning music icon Lil Wayne was inducted into the Billboard Hip-Hop Hall of Fame at the magazine’s R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players event. The ceremony follows Wayne’s fourth cover appearance on Billboard magazine. Read his recent in-depth interview with Billboard HERE timed to Hip Hop’s 50th anniversary.
Lil Wayne, Reginae Carter, Destiny Jones & Nas
Credit: Chris Polk
The honor also follows Lil Wayne’s Global Impact Award, which he received at the 2023 Recording Academy Honors presented by The Black Music Collective. In September 2023, Wayne will be named a BMI Icon Award at the forthcoming 2023 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards.