Birdman, Slim, and Nicki Minaj Honored at BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

  /  08.23.2013

Birdman, Lil Wayne, Mack Maine, and Nicki Minaj

It was a big night for the YMCMB family. The hip-hop crew was honored during a star-studded evening at the 2013 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards at the Manhattan Center in New York City on Thursday night.

Bryan “Birdman” Williams and Ronald “Slim” Williams were named BMI Icons. The brothers, who co-founded Cash Money Records in 1991, received an all-star tribute, which included performances by Kevin Rudolf, DJ Khaled, Mystikal, Future, Curren$y, Ace Hood, Busta Rhymes, Turk, Mannie Fresh, and Juvenile, who performed his classic “Back That Azz Up.”

“I dedicate my soul and my life and I wouldn’t be standing here if it wasn’t for Dwayne motherfuckin’ Carter,” said Birdman as Lil Wayne stood behind him. “Once thing when you see with us, you see loyalty.”

Nicki Minaj and Benny Blanco shared the award for Songwriter of the Year, while “Starships” earned Song of the Year honors. Trina paid homage to her fellow femcee by covering “Moment 4 Life.”

Hit-Boy took home Producer of the Year and Machine Gun Kelly won the BMI Social Star Award.

“#bmirnbhiphopawards like 7 awards tonite i think. I llost count. And cash money is being honored. Thx bmi,” tweeted Nicki.

See photos and footage from the salute to Cash Money below.

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