Lil Wayne Dedicated BET Award Performance to Kobe Bryant

Carla Harmon
July 1, 2020

Wayne sang "Kobe Bryant"-a track which he had written and debuted in 2009-while videos that featured Bryant's career and photos of his late daughter Gianna were shown in the background".

In a related story, Legit.ng previously reported that amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the world, BET Awards, went down on Sunday, June 28, in a virtual ceremony that had millions of viewers tune in.

The NBA player and admired sportsman passed away in a fatal helicopter crash in California on January 26, this year. The Lakers legend, who was 41 when he died, is survived by his wife Vanessa, 37, and three of their four children together: daughters Natalia, 17, Bianka, 3, and Capri, who turned 1 on June 20. "Is it OK, can I do a song?'" Bryant said. "This is Black power status/ Two fingers for the Mambacita/ I'm screamin' Black Mamba matters", Lil Wayne rapped.


Lil Wayne has written a attractive song in tribute to late basketball star and legend Kobe Bryant.

Bryant has been a huge influence on the New Orleans rapper.

"My heart goes out to Vanessa and the whole Black Mamba family", Wayne added to the song. Weezy stood out from the stack of other performances, including Meg Thee Stallion and Chloe & Halle, for the updated, remixed version of his 2009 track addressing Bryant's talent, legacy, and the current Black Lives Matter movement.


Lil Wayne originally did the song before Bryant won a fourth National Basketball Association title.

Before Kobe's death, Lil Wayne had always admired him.


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