Rappers Lil Wayne and Birdman will headline MTV2′s first ever “Sucker Free Awards,” which will take place this December.
Miami DJ’s Irie and DJ Khaled, as well as DJ Envy will serve as guest commentators during the special show, which will be hosted by Sway Calloway.
The “Sucker Free Awards will examines the biggest moments and trends in hip-hop for 2011.
During the “Sucker Free Awards,” Birdman will debut his new song “Why U Mad,” from his upcoming album Bigga Than Life.
“For MTV2 to hold the Sucker Free Awards in Miami and allow YMCMB to be showcased, it’s gonna make for a special evening” Birdman said in a statement. “MTV continues to be a huge supporter of all our artists from Wayne, Drake, Nicki, Khaled, Bow and myself as well as our rising stars such as Twist, Tyga, and Lil Chuckee. We’re appreciative of the channel’s support as YMCMB continues to place its mark on this game.”
The performances will be taped at Miami’s posh Fountainbleu Hotel, on South Beach.
Awards will be given out in a total of seven categories, including “Must Follow Artist in Social Media,” “Rookie of the Year” and “The Best Crew of 2011,” which will be determined by voting fans.
Artists like Wiz Khalifa, J.Cole, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Fabolous, Lik Duval, 50 Cent, Big Sean are nominated for awards.
MTV2′s first ever “Sucker Free Awards” is slated to air Sunday, December 4 at 11:00 PM EST on MTV2.