MTV has just announced that Jay-Z is set to take the stage at this year’s Video Music Awards.
Jay will not only appear but he’s also nominated for two moon men for his “D.O.A. (Death of Autotune)” clip. He ‘s going up against Asher Roth (“I Love College”), Flo Rida (“Right Round’), Eminem (“We Made You”) and longtime producer Kanye West (“Love Lockdown) for Best Hip-Hop Video and Em, Ye, Ne-Yo (“Miss Independent”) and T.I. (“Live Your Life”) for Best Male Video.
Other rap hopefuls that hope to pick up a trophy include newcomers Drake for his controversial “Best I Ever Had” video and Kid Cudi for his animated take on “Day N’ Nite.” Drizzy, Cudi and Ash Roth are all up for Best New Artist.
The award show will air live on September 13 at 9 p.m. EST from stages throughout NYC. As of press time it is uncertain what song Hov will be performing.
The showroom was poppin’ for the Roc-a-wear 10th Anniversary Party! Rihanna and other celebs were in attendance, check out the photos below: