Lil Wayne To Be 'Unplugged' On MTV This June
Rapper Lil Wayne will be the latest artist to be featured on MTV's Grammy/Emmy Award winning music series "Unplugged" this June.
Lil Wayne will perform acoustic versions of different songs from his lengthy discography for the "Lil Wayne: Unplugged" special that will premiere on June 12th on MTV2, MTV and MTV.com.
“Lil Wayne is an amazing choice for Unplugged as he is at hip-hop’s forefront - leading a new generation of artists whose appeal spans across music genres and playlists,” Amy Doyle, EVP, Music and Talent, MTV said in a statement.
“Lil Wayne’s skills, influence, and catalog are a powerful addition to the legacy of artists who have rocked the Unplugged stage,” Doyle said.
Lil Wayne joins artists like LL Cool J., Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, Bob Dylan, Lauryn Hill, Hole, Alicia Keys and Korn, who have all performed on "Unplugged."
Lil Wayne, who is putting the final touches on his 9th studio album Tha Carter IV, will on "Unplugged" on Sunday, June 12th at 9 PM ET.