Watch Lil Wayne's Hot 'Unplugged' Performance

110607-lil-wayne.png
Wayne performs '6 Foot, 7 Foot'
WRITTEN BY
Kevin O'Donnell

If L.L. Cool J can do it, why can't Weezy? Lil Wayne is set to appear on MTV's recently revived franchise Unplugged this weekend, making him one of the few hip-hop artists to appear on the classic show. The network is previewing his performance with footage of Weezy doing his single "6 Foot, 7 Foot," which you can watch here.

The biggest shocker: Wayne's performance is anything but unplugged. He's backed by a full band, including electric guitarist, bassist, keyboardist, and turntablist. And where classic episodes of the show normally find artists performing on stripped-back stage set-ups, Wayne brings a full-scale production, complete with dizzying strobe lights and an illuminated catwalk.

Semantics aside, Weezy's performance is definitely hot - the crowd erupts into a frenzy once Wayne cues up the track's "Banana Boat (Day-O)" sample - and an appearance by his protégé Cory Gunz proves the dude can hold the stage on his own.

Unplugged airs on MTV2 on June 12 at 9 PM/ET.

WATCH: Lil Wayne, "6 Foot, 7 Foot"

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 G-Eazy — Say Ft. French Montana " 04:32
  • 2 Bellows — Funny Things " 03:17
  • 3 Living Days — Thrill Anybody (MNDR Remix) " 04:07
  • 4 Whirr — Heavy " 04:15
  • 5 Chance the Rapper & The Social Experiment — Wonderful Everyday: Arthur " 03:33
  • 6 Tweedy — Low Key " 03:15

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA