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Lil Wayne to Perform at 2011 MTV Video Music Awards

July 18, 2011 (3:25 am) GMT
Rumor has it, Weezy will once again serve as a musical guest at the awards show which will take place a day before the U.S. release of his new album.

reportedly has been booked to make a live performance at 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. The news was brought to attention by his manager Cortez "Tez" Bryant when doing an interview with Billboard recently.

When chatting with the publication, Cortez initially talked about the release of Weezy's delayed studio album "". Assuring fans that there wouldn't be any pushback anymore, he said the album will be in stores "immediately after" his VMAs performance.

2011 MTV VMAs is going to be held live from the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles on August 28, while "Tha Carter IV" will be released across the United States the following day. Led by single "6 Foot 7 Foot", the album was previously scheduled to hit the market across the country on June 21.

To tide fans over and show how sorry he is for the postponement, Weezy has given away a new street album called "". Over the final track in the mixtape, he said, "I know I promised a whole lot of dates, but I'm sorry for the wait. I know y'all have been patiently waiting. I hope my apology is accepted, just as much as my music is."

Weezy is currently preparing to hit the road again for the extended leg of his I Am Still Music tour. To ensure that the rap mogul doesn't have a drink for he is banned from consuming alcohol until 2013, there will be alcohol-free backstage policy for his crew.

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