With twenty six days to go until the 2011 Video Music Awards, Lil Wayne has injected a little fun into the campaign, further building anticipation for his upcoming performance following the release of the channels first VMA promo spot starring the New Orleans superstar.
In the clip, a vibrant dressed Weezy (neon glasses and all) throws one big ole’ party that kicks off with Tunechi tagging a dark elevator that includes the names of his various Young Money homies and his Hollygrove stomping grounds. Weezy then single-handedly knocks down the same elevator door only to find himself surrounded by a gaggle of partygoers. At one point, the audience rocks out to the tunes of Mr. Carter who plays the role as the house DJ for the night, only to be seen moments later smashing his favorite Gibson guitar as t-shirts with images of Tupac on them flash across the screen. The Video Music Awards may be just under a month away but to keep your appetite warm, hit the video for a rundown of Wayne’s promo spot. It’s a must see.
The 28th annual MTV Video Music Awards will air live on Sunday, August 28, from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles at 9 p.m. ET/PT. See the list of nominees, revisit last year’s highlights and vote for your favorites in the general categories by visiting VMA.MTV.com.