Lil Wayne rocked the stage — literally — as he closed out this year’s MTV Video Music Awards.

But first, the rapper, whose new album “Tha Carter IV” is in stores as of today, showed off his sensitive side with his Hip-Hop ballad “How to Love.” He then ripped his shirt off and moved into a high-energy rock-and-roll inspired performance of “John,” which he ended by smashing an electric guitar on the stage.

Watch Lil Wayne rock out below,  and check out the pics!

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