Lil Wayne Performs ‘Kobe Bryant’ Tribute At BET Awards, ‘Rest In Peace’


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Special moment from Lil Wayne on Sunday night — he perfumed his 2009 track, “Kobe Bryant” … with new lyrics to honor Mamba and Gianna.

It all went down at the BET Awards — where Wayne debuted a new music video for the song, performing in front of the screen with Kobe’s name on it.

The original lyrics already painted Kobe as a legend:

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“He the greatest on the court …

And I’m the greatest on the verse.

Goin’ for the 4th ring like it was his 1st…

Gotta get the gleam. Do it for Kareem …

2-4 so nice. My flow is so mean.”

But, in the wake of recent events, Weezy updated the track to acknowledge the passing of Kobe and Gianna.

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“Two fingers for the Mambacita. I’m screamin’ ‘Black Mamba matters.’”

He continued … “Heart goes out to Vanessa and the whole Black Mamba family.”

“G-O-A-T like Kobe Bean, rest in power and hope for peace.”

Vanessa acknowledged it on her IG page — calling the performance a “beautiful tribute.”

Kobe, Gianna and 7 others passed away in a helicopter crash on January 26. He was 41. She was only 13.

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