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Lil Wayne Talks Going To Jail, Music, Weed & More In NYLON Guys Magazine Cover Story

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Lil Wayne Talks Going To Jail, Music, Weed & More In NYLON Guys Magazine Cover Story

Last month, we saw the cover of NYLON Guys magazine’s December 2014/January 2015 issue that featured Lil Wayne on the front, as well as some excerpts from Wayne‘s interview.

Now we can read the full cover story that includes a detailed description of what Tunechi has in his house, as well as hear what Tune‘s recording process is like, him going to jail, needing weed, suffering from seizures, skateboarding, living and breathing music, and more.

You can check out the conversation after the jump below. This issue of NYLON Guys magazine is also available on newsstands now, so be sure to pick it up if you haven’t done so already!

If you somehow find yourself at the gates of Lil Wayne’s fortified Miami Beach palace, a security guard will interrogate you as soon as your car door slams shut. He’ll require that you state your business, and even if said business checks out, you’ll be zealously scrutinized as though you’re trespassing on an arsenal of nuclear warheads. The 15,000-square-foot, $11 million, hyper-modern waterfront compound nests on a banana-palm-ringed island. Wayne’s publicist prefers that the exact location be kept secret, and for good reason. Over the past decade and a half, the 32-year-old from the impoverished Hollygrove section of New Orleans has been worshipped at levels usually reserved for European soccer gods, martyred icons, and Marvel superheroes.

During an age when celebrities flash their day-to-day indecencies to reveal that they’re “just like us,” Wayne is the extraterrestrial inverse. It’s almost more difficult to envision him as a corporeal breathing and belching mortal than as a rap game Roald Dahl character. His self-descriptions burnish the image. He’s a beast, a dog, a Martian, a vampire, a goblin.

Two separate volumes in his catalogue are entitled I Am Not a Human Being.

But you can confirm that Lil Wayne (né Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.) is legitimately flesh and blood if you successfully negotiate security. Closer to the compound, one can spot a butler offering hors d’oeuvres just beyond the Tetris-like facade of tilted glass rectangles. If you furnish his minions with the magic password, a metallic drawbridge gate will rise. This is your cue to enter.

A certain hallucinogenic expectation comes with the territory. Wayne’s principal residence should theoretically glow with the phosphorescence of a Chocolate Factory or Playboy Mansion. But no codeine syrup waterfalls, exotic harems, or pet tigers exist here. Just a koi pond. The butler isn’t real either. It’s just a statue, frozen in service by the front window.

It’s past 10 p.m. on a balmy Thursday in early November. Roughly a month from now Wayne will release Tha Carter V, one of the year’s most thirstily anticipated albums, rumored to include guest appearances by Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and, inevitably, most of your other favorite rap stars. This interview is intended for its promotion, but by most forms of accounting, Wayne is roughly 350 hours late.

Our meeting was originally supposed to occur in Los Angeles, where Wayne lived for much of the first half of 2014 before embarking on a tour with Drake—one of the two marquee artists on his Young Money Entertainment label (Nicki Minaj being the other). At some point, Wayne decided that he didn’t want to leave Miami after all. Hence, he’s somewhere in this maze, asleep, recording, or levitating atop a skateboard smoking the world’s most rarified strain of kush.

Even if you breach the fortress of solitude, expect to wait before being received by the emperor. A 2 p.m. start time becomes 10 p.m., becomes whenever Wayne rousts himself from an evening nap. Upon awakening, a headache might strike. So you’ll probably kill time in the living room. And unless you’ve appeared on an episode of MTV Cribs or use “summer” as a verb, it’s unlikely that you’ve been inside one like Lil Wayne’s.

Light from a full moon seeps through a grid of glass windowpanes. The color scheme is Acropolis gray. It feels more like a pimp’s lunar shrine than a lived-in home. Basquiat paintings and Andy Warhol “Marilyn” silk screens adorn the walls. A baby grand piano hulks beneath 50-foot ceilings. Multiple guitars slouch beside art and mythology books, a telescope, framed photos of Jimi Hendrix, B.B. King, Bob Marley, Wayne’s children, and artsy pin-up girl collages. There are several portraits of Weezy F. Baby— including one where he’s the aquatic infant from Nirvana’s Nevermind cover. Skate magazines rest atop copies of Robb Report.

The platinum plaques on the entry walls remind you why millions regard him as the greatest of his generation. He’s sold over 15 million records, eclipsing Elvis Presley as the male artist with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100. A dedicated shelf displays his Grammys for Best Rap Album (The Carter III), Best Rap Solo Performance (“A Milli”), and Best Rap Song (“Lollipop”). These cohabitate with MTV awards, World Music awards, Billboard awards—the list continues.

“I was always ready for the call. That’s the best way to explain it. Wayne’s always ready,” says Wayne later that night. “When it’s my turn, I make way more than the most of it. If you’re ready when they call you, and you make the most of your time, then they’ll never stop calling you.” If a personal philosophy explains Wayne’s longevity and seismic career swings, this might be it. The same idea applies to being granted an audience with him. You don’t sell a million copies in the first week (as he did on 2008’s Tha Carter III) without being cognizant of your abilities to captivate or intimidate. Ask a stupid question and he’s apt to stonewall or dismiss you. Approach from a latitude of respect and understanding and he’ll open up sincerely. But you better be ready.

When the call comes, it’s almost midnight. Wayne wants to talk in a wing only accessible by returning outside to walk past a panther-black Maybach Landaulet (price tag: $2.5 million). He waits inside the sort of fantasy cave that you might’ve dreamed up at 15 years old—the age when Wayne joined Cash Money’s The Hot Boys and went platinum while still in high school.

Graffiti scrawls and blocky cartoon characters decorate the walls. A line of Lego men is neatly assembled on a ledge. There’s the requisite Pac-Man machine. In a small kitchen, a chef cooks a midnight dinner of spaghetti and meatballs and corn. Finally, there’s Wayne, groggily reclining on a couch in maroon mesh shorts and a black Trukfit tee (his clothing line), sitting underneath a frieze of 100 skateboards of varying fluorescent colors and models.

There’s a stark contrast between Wayne’s current sluggishness and his feral-gremlin-after-dark stage voltage. If you didn’t know any better, you might’ve guessed that he hadn’t peeled himself off the couch in weeks. His dreadlocks splay like the rabbit ears of a television antenna. His bleary eyes squint with half-interest at the NBA basketball game on the television. Every square inch of skin is covered in tattoos. With a drowsy grunt, he eventually acknowledges that someone has entered. Barely glancing up, he offers his knuckles for a pound, and sparks a blunt.

“I never want to say this word, but it’s easy for me right now,” admits Wayne, exhaling smoke and taking a birdlike bite of pasta. His voice is low and muddled, like cleats stabbing gravel. “And it’s so easy that it’s complicated.”

This is his headspace leading up to the release of Tha Carter V. As one of the most improvisational rappers of all time, Wayne is notoriously loath to articulate what often comes effortlessly. “I’m just a regular street nigga that’s a little smarter than the rest. I rap whatever comes up in my head,” he adds. “Whatever rhymes with the next word and how I’m feeling. I start rapping and we find something within what I just said and make a song out of it.” His words recall the John Keats quote: “If poetry comes not as naturally as the leaves to a tree, it had better not come at all.” But Keats relied on the quill and tablet and Wayne insists that he never writes.

It’s been that way since 2004, when he molded the nimble bayou bounce of his early style to a fanged and intricate attack indebted to traditional East Coast slickness. While other rappers were seeking risk-free replications of gangster archetypes, Wayne got weirder and weirder, using Prince, syrup, sex, and weed as divine muses. “When he raps, he makes you think,” says Minaj, the first female artist Wayne signed to his Young Money imprint. “His wordplay, skill, intelligence, metaphors, cartoonish flows, and voices are unmatched. He taught me the true meaning of work ethic. Even when you’re the boss, work like it’s your first day on the job.”

Cranking out surrealistic pun-and-simile jags, Wayne forged his legend by demolishing every hot single, dropping countless mixtapes, and proclaiming himself “The Best Rapper Alive.” By the release of Tha Carter III, the arrogance felt prophetic. And then he went to jail. “I went in there at 138 pounds and came out 152. That was the only change I knew in there,” says Wayne with a chuckle when asked about the long-term impact of the eight months of 2010 that he spent on Rikers Island for “attempted criminal possession of a weapon.”

But incarceration altered a few things. What once came off as inspired mania sometimes started to feel erratic and out of focus. A generation of artists raised on Wayne emerged, making his stylistic innovations part of their portfolio. He made a rap-rock album. Probationary drug tests also made marathon weed-smoking sessions impossible. Call it tangential, but a sober Wayne is as unthinkable as a teetotaling Bob Marley, Willie Nelson, or Snoop Dogg. His music often missed that narcotic elasticity. “I don’t know how it works, but I know that I need weed…extra when I’m creating,” says Wayne, becoming more alive and affable with every hit, as though the THC is laced with caffeine. Two more blunts wait in an orange airtight canister. A half-dozen are half-smoked in the ashtray—each a belated celebration over the drug testing that ended a year ago. “It helps in a major way.”

Other contraband has a less dependable track record. In October of 2012, a pair of seizures forced Wayne into the hospital. Another set struck in March of the following year. The details are murky, but the situation was so severe that TMZ reported and then retracted the claim that Wayne received his last rites. The tabloid news site alleged that doctors found dangerously high levels of codeine in his system. Wayne countered by admitting that he suffered from epilepsy, which had stricken him many times in the past.

“I wasn’t aware of anything. It just happened and I woke up in the hospital. I don’t remember anything about the experience,” says Wayne with a shrug. “It might have been the reality. It might have felt like it in the news, but for me, I was just the guy in the hospital chilling.” If anything, the outpouring of support from other celebrities surprised him the most. He expected concern from fans and family, but received heartfelt convalescent visits from Drake, Minaj, Usher, and Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul. “I don’t mean to sound bad, but it wasn’t no life-changing thing,” continues Wayne, momentarily slipping into memories he’d rather not dredge. “I shot myself when I was 12. I grew up in Hollygrove. I’ve seen way worse.” When you’re blessed with obscene talent, obsession, and millions of dollars at an early age, the logical outcome is to push your invincibility to the brink. Music history is a relief map of premature death. Those who survive usually turn to religion or doting parenthood; Wayne found skateboarding. He discovered it a few years ago while watching a Fuse show about a skateboarding prodigy named Alex Midler. They’ve since become close friends. “His spirit was so awesome that he made a motherfucking nigga from the streets pick up a skateboard and fall in love with it,” says Wayne.

In a couple of hours, Wayne and friends will sneak into a local elementary school to practice “pop shuvits” and “fakies” on its stairwells. They’ll have until 6 a.m., when the principal arrives. “Hopefully, I’ll land them. If not, I’ll kill myself trying,” he says. It’s not idle bravado. Wayne showed up to the photo shoot for this story with a black eye from an unforgiving skate ramp. “SASARAF” is how he summarizes his day-to-day life in 2014. “Smoke and skate and rap and fuck.”

The joy from his newfound hobby has seemingly spilled over into his old calling. His new songs sound as deliriously locked-in as anything since his great psychedelic run. “Once he moved to L.A., he got into a zone that he hadn’t been in in years. Ever since then, he’s been at it every single day,” says Cortez Bryant, Wayne’s longtime manager, A&R guru, and Chief Visionary Officer of Young Money. “I think he’s in a phase where he’s out to show people that he’s still the best.”

Wayne would be the first to agree. His monomaniacal drive to be the best brings to mind his friend, Kobe Bryant, who first Twitter-leaked the news that “Carter V Season” was approaching. As for the latest installment of his series, Wayne says that he’s rolled his stylistic experimentations into one, rather than compartmentalizing songs for specific audiences. He’s also been possessed by a sudden perfectionist streak, part of an effort to make his raps easier to comprehend. “I never gave a fuck about that shit before,” rasps Wayne. “I was always like, ‘You’re from the South, this is your drawl, and if they don’t understand your lyrics, then they just don’t get it.’ I’m not simplifying things because I never simplify shit, but I do want to be understood.”

The specter of retirement lingers in nearly every interview. He insists that he’s serious about it without the tacit wink that accompanies most musicians’ idle threats. Tha Carter V was originally touted as his last solo album, a claim he’s since rescinded. He refuses to give a concrete date for his departure, but implies that it’s sooner rather than later.

Even if you are Lil Wayne, there is only so long that you can be Lil Wayne.

As he incinerates blunt after blunt, you sense his creeping discontent with the industry. He initially wanted to package Tha Carter V as a double CD, but big-box retailers threatened to refuse to carry it, wary of $20-plus records in an evaporating market. There is also a generation gap.

“When I first started doing it, you only did it to be the best— not to have a hot song or popularity or for Instagram or Twitter,” says Wayne, sighing. “I’m one of the last of a dying breed…the ones who are only about the music. You have to want to be unforgettable. The only other people who I can think of like that are Kanye and Beyoncé.” He qualifies his statement by admitting that he doesn’t know for certain. It’s just his impression. But give or take a few more, the assessment isn’t far off. There will always be gifted original artists, but you can’t mint another Lil Wayne, let alone market-research one into existence. “What I mean by that is that all I am is music. That’s all I do and all I know, 366 days a year, 25 hours a day, eight days a week,” says Wayne, snuffing out one more blunt, his gestures suddenly turning slightly weary and ancient, somewhere else again. A beast, a dog, a Martian, a goblin, an island. “This is my life and what I breathe,” he says. “This isn’t something I do. It’s who I am.

Via NYLON Guys

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  • TuneFan

    That was such a good read.

    Wayne’s mansion sounds perfect.

    • ThaCarterV

      Been there a few times ! The security guard chill. He said Wayne’s awesome

      • Trill squad

        U fuckin stalker. Wayne was probably lookin out the window at yo ass like

        • ThaCarterV

          It’s funny til you get in a wayne video #jokesonyou

          • Trill squad

            Nigga did I ask yo ass to reply

            • ThaCarterV

              Did I ask you? Na But you felt so inclined

              • Trill squad

                Here…

                • ThaCarterV

                  Your mom should have aborted you, we all got to live with her mistake now. Drink bleach.

                • Trill squad

                  Ahh u didn’t have to go that far u fuckin faggot ass rapper stalker. Stfu and drink ya grammys piss.

              • Trill squad

                Bitch nigga

        • iam

          LMAO!!

      • CarterBoy

        LOL

      • amanda

        Have u met wayne before?

  • And then he went to jail. “I went in there at 138 pounds and came out 152. That was the only change I knew in there,” says Wayne with a chuckle when asked about the long-term impact of the eight months of 2010 that he spent on Rikers Island for “attempted criminal possession of a weapon.”

    That’s G ^

    • Shaquan James

      That’s head you’re giving

      • Tune

        And u can give me head too

  • meow

    weezy always keeps people waiting for interviews……

  • Patrick H

    I wish I could go to his house for a day.

    • Gudda Gudda

      we all do

  • Drilon_G

    Good read thnx for the post DANNY

  • Gudda Gudda

    It’s past 10 p.m. on a balmy Thursday in early November. Roughly a month from now Wayne will release Tha Carter V, one of the year’s most thirstily anticipated albums

    what happened 🙁 🙁 🙁

    • Prince_Academics

      Where is Demolition 3

    • j

      Cash money happen

  • Needle 0f Space

    Mack Maine just tweeted a new signee : Stephanie Acevedo !!! Omfg

    • BDM GANG NORFSIDE

      Well you already know what she did to get in YM. Shout out to Wayne, Mack, and Tez for gettin that

    • KING KUNTA

      She look talentless.

      • Weezy

        Bruh..that’s harsh LOL

        • KING KUNTA

          Give me a link of her singing or some shit and i’ll personally apologize to her on social media

          • Bang

            LOL

        • KING KUNTA

          I take it back. She has a good voice but her delivery and song making ability needs work. She just comes off like a damn thot

          • jaleel bell

            Aye I was thinking the same thing hahaha but she fine

        • KING KUNTA

          Aye lol all her damn music are covers. Who gets signed from a few covers from a year ago .Wayne just gonna be penetrating and skating. She not releasing shit

    • Prince_Academics

      Yep, Wayne fuckin that. I envy him

    • Lindsay Hale

      She is sooooo hot.

      • Needle 0f Space

        Thanks girl. Ur super fine

    • 504HardHead

      OH SHIT

    • CarterBoy

      Nice body but that’s it. It’s so clear as to why they signed her.

    • SeattleAtHome

      Should of been a porn star!!!

    • WeezyF0708

      lawd have mercy

  • Guest

    Reminiscin about my days as a lil nigga in back in Houston. Niggas used to trap to this shit frfr

  • Needle 0f Space

    “SASARAF is how he summarizes his day-to-day life in 2014..” ?
    That song came out in 2012…no wonder we been ina drought. Waynes been smokin, skatin, and fucking (rapping is 3rd) for like 2 years straight

    • Tanisha_Sosa_weezy_XO

      Lol right?

  • Eshall Flawless

    I subscribed to the magazine just so I could have this article. I read it last week and it was the best most well written article about Lil Wayne I have seen. There was only one thing I disagreed with ,”What once came off as inspired mania
    sometimes started to feel erratic and out of focus.” He just went through some traumatic ass shit, Lil Wayne, The most free man in America, in prison. The music he put out after was most likely very therapeutic and he was doing it for him! ‘Erratic and out of focus’ my ass.

    • Guest.

      I know right! I saw that too but you have to admit…his music wasn’t AS great as it once was. It’s a nice way to say that, which was acceptable.

      • Eshall Flawless

        You are entitled to your opinion.

      • Jonny bones

        Wat happened to u u were gone for a while

        • Guest.

          Went to jail /; lmfao, jk. Actually… Nah, I never left! I just used an actual guest account for a while so people would leave me alone, lolol.

    • Anti

      You’d be right if Wayne wouldn’t have said his seizures weren’t a life changing thing so “therapeutic” nah, he’s been having to regain focus I think the interviewer was right

    • where can i get that exact magazine?????

      • Eshall Flawless

        I wasn’t sure where to buy it so I just had to subscribe. Funny that I’ll be getting Nylon: for Men and I’m a lady.

  • Tanisha_Sosa_weezy_XO

    I actually remember seeing wayne for the first time since he got out of prison which is when he performed at that new years 106 and park. He was kind of big and buff and I remember thinking to myself (I don’t remember this nigga being so big). You can tell he was pumping weights and eating super heavy in there lol. After 2012 he got real skinny again but he should start lifting weights again tho, he looked so sexy asf when he was buff.

    • CarterBoy

      All you can do in prison is work out

  • suzy

    I love you

    • Needle 0f Space

      Lmao^

  • YM Entertainment ( Official )

    Dear Weezy fans, Lil Waynes up coming Mixtape Sorry 4 The Wait 2 will be released on January 23rd. We are very sorry for all of the delays we have been giving lately. We are still working on things and we are very busy on working on trying to break our contract with Cash Money Records so we can get this album out but until then it’s all about S4T2!!! Weezy also has another project coming soon too and the name will be revealed at another time.

    1. Bloody Intro feat (Scotty Cain)
    2. CoCo
    3. Try Me feat (Young Jeezy & Lil Twist)
    4. No Juice
    5. 2 On (Too Gone)
    6. Tuesday
    7. I Don’t Fuck With You
    8. Hot Nigga (Short Freestyle)
    9. Lifestyle
    10. No Type feat (Drake)
    11. Sh!t
    12. Like A Man
    13. About The Money (Solo Version)
    14. I Really Mean I’m Sorry (Skit)
    15. I’ll Hold You Down (feat Nicki Minaj)
    16. Black Widow
    17. U Guessed It feat (T.I)
    18. 24 House feat (Gudda Gudda)
    19. Apologies (Freestyle)

    • Needle 0f Space

      Uh..No
      Try Me as track #3..noo

    • tha mobb c2

      That tracklist faker then nicki minaj’s ass gtfoh lol

      • Trey

        Rofl

      • Guest.

        Lolol

    • 1Broskie

      if it was true, i would luv it.

  • tha mobb c2

    Did yall read that part? Wayne wanted to put tha carter 5 double disc but the big box retailers threatned to refuse to carry it cause they were wary of the 20$ cd selling in a bad market. See wayne did wanna do the double disc thing but them mofuckas said no we want u to release two parts then cause we dont think ppl will spend 20$ for the double disc. Shit thats dumb af i would hella spend 20$ on the double disc

    • CarterBoy

      Yep he needs away from this label ASAP

      • tha mobb c2

        True shit bro there honestly messing up waynes career no joke

  • SuicidalStoner420

    • Trill squad

      We fuckin up ain’t we?

      • SuicidalStoner420

        You guessed correctly

      • triggacity_813

        BITCH YOU GUESSES IT

    • jwade2144

      I wish this was true…

    • CarterBoy

      Stop believing random website’s with no credible source at all.

      It was the same with that tracklist.

      If it’s not from Wayne on Twitter or even on LWHQ then it’s obviously not legit.

      Most of you on here would believe anything online.

  • ThaCarterV

    Lol at the opening comment of the story. Been to Wayne’s Miami house 4 times hoping id run into him

  • Weezy

    I remember seeing a video of these 2 guys driving on Wayne’s street and wayne cussed them off

    • Tune

      Lolololol. That was funny lol wayne was mean in 2012

      • Weezy

        Lmao wayne always a rude mothafucka to ppl that don’t show him respect

        • Tune

          Like at the super bowl in 2013

      • triggacity_813

        Cause he couldn’t be burning like that

    • Tuned

      Gtf out of this neighborhood or get ya head knocked off

    • Tune

      Remember when him and his crew jumped that snitch at the church?

      • Tuned

        I didn’t see that vid. Dead

        • Tune

          Go look it up. Some nigga snitched on wayne for skating in a restricted area.

      • CarterBoy

        It was his bodyguard wasnt it?

  • Weezy

    Proper article tho!

  • KING KUNTA

    Wait a damn minute lmao… This not even her song .. It’s just a damn cover lol.. Posted on Wayne’s account… Yeah.. I aint mad.. Wayne just gettin his in

    • CarterBoy

      Where was you when the original song came out?

      It was everywhere

      • KING KUNTA

        Man idk lol.. Growing up i heard so much gangsta music i took a break from all music. No radio or nothing and was just on hoopin’ and females. i started to pick up on Wayne late 07

  • Guest.

    I’m like half way through the article, fuck its long, but maaaaan…the editor(s?) on this did their research or are hella obsessed with Wayne to know so much. Good job tho, very good job. Better than the fucktards of editors on hnhh.

    • Tune

      Hell yea. Took me an hour to read this shit

      • CarterBoy

        Took me 5 mins….

  • YMCorey

    I just love the way the describe the atmosphere and area

    • CarterBoy

      Me 2

  • Young Hitta

    Best Wayne article I read in a min. Some good stuff in there. I liked how it’s all detailed and shit.

  • KING KUNTA

    By the time you read this shit Wayne would have skated. Went home . fucked that new bish they signed .. Lit up a blunt .. Showered. Got dressed and go to the Cavs vs Laker game tonight

    • Young Hitta

      Took me 30 min lol

      • KING KUNTA

        Took me 5 seconds . i know enough about Wayne

  • 504HardHead

    Ian reading this bs from a lame ass editor prob

    • Guest.

      Its a good read tho, really good.

      • 504HardHead

        Lol u SHOoooo

    • triggacity_813

      Nah bruh its dope..you kinda get to see where Wayne’s at mentally & it seems like he’s out prove a point

  • Lindsay Hale

    ¨I guarantee no guarantees, but repeat what you heard, you’re a dead parakeet.¨
    #Birdman

    • KING KUNTA

      Damn.. Fire verse from Birdman………

      • CarterBoy

        Fire verse from Wayne*

      • Lindsay Hale

        Totally, he dissed himself so harshly lmao

        • KING KUNTA

          Lmao imagine birdman pronouncing “parakeet” though

  • Free My Nutz

    Damn LWHQ is givin homework now??? I’m not bout to read all this bullshit.

    • 504HardHead

      Lmfao shit ain’t somethn we don’t know I’m sure

      • Free My Nutz

        Exactly I just scanned through and it only talked about his houses and what he does and shit like that. We need an interview about music not his daily life and shit smfh

  • Weezy

    feel like we should have questions to answer after reading that lol

    • #1stunna

      Haha feels like I need to give a short answer essay.

  • KING KUNTA

    I must’ve accidentally skipped the part when it describes how long it takes Wayne to take a shit in this read.

  • CarterBoy

    Them pants are horrible

  • triggacity_813

    SFTW2 either gon drop outta nowhere sometime next week or its gonna drop Superbowl Sunday

  • i need s4tw2 godddddamit

  • Weezy

    Do u guys think wayne should retire after cv if it is the best work he has done?

    • triggacity_813

      Yes only because I believe we will get a mixtape before the 1st & 2nd parts of them album

      • jaleel bell

        Nahhhhhh

        • triggacity_813

          Idk man its bittersweet..if I had it my way he’d be making music till the day he dies but I also know he’s been working hard as shit & he’s tired of the game & got kids to raise n shit. I’d be happy with whatever he decides to do that makes him happy..hopefully its at least 3 more albuns after C5 but who knows

          • jaleel bell

            Hell yeah that’d be dope asfuk! Haha but I get wat Chu mean . As FANS we cannot be selfish ..

    • Guest.

      Honestly, yes. Cus if CV is as amazing as everyone is anticipating then it will prove to everyone, I mean EVERYONE, including the haters, that Wayne is actual GOAT. I’m sure that’s what Wayne will do too! Cus I remember hearing Wayne say he’d rather retire when his fans actually want more of his music and more from him as an artist than to not really want to be heard of. Clearly he said it in other words, but you get the jist of it. Haha. I’d rather it be that way too cus I don’t wanna ever have to keep it to myself that Wayne is my favorite when I’m talking about music with friends cus theyre just going to say he is falling off and shit. Ya feel me? Id rather be proud saying Wayne is my favorite and not get shit talked to cus he would have proved with CV he truly is GOAT. That’s my opinion at least.

      • jaleel bell

        Lol who cares what ppl think they hate regardless… But anyways… No I think he shouldn’t retire. You know how sad that’ll be no more “how to love” type tracks no more “a milli”‘s like it’s inconceivable how shitty the rap game would be…. I’m just saying basically he shouldn’t but if he so happens to then it should be later(give or take a couple years)

        • Guest.

          I totally understand your opinion. Cus honestly, there’s that side of me too that won’t want Wayne to quit for a long time cus music is already shit so what the fuck else will I listen to when he goes? Then again I realize, Dwayne won’t be ‘Lil Wayne’ forever cus he will, eventually, mature and his views will change even more, as well as his topics/subjects to rap about. I mean, a lot of us are already tired of the same raps about skate boarding and pussy. As creative and intelligent as he is, there is only so much he has to say.

          I dunno, point here is…I get you cus I feel greedy over getting more music from him BUT then again, it may (maybe may not) slowly decline in quality and effort due to either lack of motivation or just growing up, and that’s what we don’t want.

          • jaleel bell

            Hmm ohh so basically you want him to hopefully retire because so his music doesn’t get saturated huh? Well I get that but to just throw something out there.. Don’t Chu think he still has some more gas in the tank b4 it hits E?

            • Guest.

              I just want him to retire on top so he gets the respect and greatness level he deserves. Many folks forget what people do in the past and tend to remember the last thing someone has done, thats why Wayne should end his career with a bang so everyone can be like, “Damn, I want more of this shit”. Instead of saying its wack or whatever. I hope I worded that correctly, I’m not very good at putting my thoughts in order, especially now that I have SO much to say, lmao.

              • jaleel bell

                Hahah nahh it waz worded better than I could’ve said it hahaha but yeah I get Watchu mean NOW

                • Guest.

                  Exaaactly, exactly! Hahah

                • jaleel bell

                  Aye off topic I just wanna REask you if you turned your “guest” because there’s alot of creeps on this website hahaha? No forreal tho

                • Guest.

                  Sorry I didn’t answer the first time/: Maybe I didn’t see it.

                  BUT..nah, not necessarily cus there’s “creeps” (cus there really isn’t any), I just felt like I had to hide for a bit so I would be left alone. Sometimes a couple people would bother me or be rude and that wasn’t cool considering I come here to talk about Wayne, ya know, not be harassed or anything? So yeah, that’s the reason, lol.

                • Weezy

                  I think he should retire of it is his best album and a Carter album which is what he known for album wise… I feel like if the album is successful people will remember him on a good note and his legacy will be complete

                • Guest.

                  Precisely! My thoughts and opinions exactly. You just said everything I tried to say in my 2 or 3 long ass paragraphs just in your 2 sentences, lolol.

                • jaleel bell

                  Yeahh that’s what I meant as to why u did that

                • Guest.

                  I know huh, but its whatever. Hopefully this time around will be different! (:

                • jaleel bell

                  Yeah they hate on women here it’s dumb. But YEEE lol

                • jaleel bell

                  Lol nvm that waz stupid..

              • i deffo agree with you

          • triggacity_813

            Exactly that’s why I kinda think he will after c5 (both parts) cause he’s been working hard & he’s getting too old for it

            • Guest.

              Exactly, how I see it too! Plus, like honestly the man has work tirelessly these past 10+ years, he needs time to completely and undividedly focus on his family, friends and just love in general, you know. He has it all, like the money, cars, houses, etc..but family and having love is what’s life is about at the end of the day. IMO at least. He might be totally different and need to work but guess time will tell with what he does with his career and life. Either way, being a fan for these past 8ish years, I’d support anything he does.

              • triggacity_813

                Right like what hasn’t he done? Grammies, AMA’s, billboard awards, MTV awards, doing rock music..what else is there to do? That’s why I understand when he says he’s bored of the rap shit cause he’s literally done everything. But real shit I get tearied eye thinking about Wayne never making music again cause like you said what else is there to listen when you’ve been listening to someone constantly for a good 10 years

                • trey

                  Kevin gates, migos, gucci, gotti and drake.Tbh wayne is beyond old at this point. If he wojldve retired after C3 he would’ve been remembered as tbd greatest rapper alve but when he retires now he wil be remembered as goofy, cocky, and annoying.

    • mortimerr2014

      No.

  • Tune Up ©

    I am not gonna read all this shit.

  • Jessica King

    To be heard…

  • Weezy

    The Prefix
    5 fav tracks

    moment of clarity
    dirt off your shoulder
    dec 4
    public announcement
    round here

    • triggacity_813

      Tomorrow should be on there too..killed it with flow & Moment of clarity might be top 5 Wayne songs of all time..so fucking lyrical

      • Weezy

        tomorrow is sickk i can’t even lie

      • Weezy

        moment of clarity no doubt is his best work of all time

        • triggacity_813

          Yeah bruh I’ve never heard anything more lyrical tbh..the first verse alone is crazy. This a pretty good. How do you see prefix in overall Wayne tapes? You

          • Weezy

            To me it’s just like every one of his mixtapes..he goes over the beats and he has fun..the difference in the tapes is where he’s at at that moment in his life so his lyrics are different. I’ll always listen to prefix, it’s one of his best shit..moment of clarity had substance it’s awhole diffrent feel to the mixtape..the lyrics were album worthy

            • triggacity_813

              I feel you on that..that’s what great about Wayne..prefix is different than suffix, & that’s different than d1 & that’s different than the droughts. Its all lyrical but all different ways.
              Yeah prefix is dope I only fucked with 7/8 songs on it. But the lyrical content kn that top 5 you put up couldve won a Grammy if on an album

              • Weezy

                Real shit bro..no one can do what he did, that’s why he has so much respect in the game..he brought a whole different style to hiphop..I can’t name one rapper that doesn’t fuck wit wayne..it’s not easy to gain that amount of respect

              • Weezy

                He’s way too talented for everybody around him..he can’t be touched..im always gonna support him..i learned alot of shit in life from him real fkn talk

        • 504HardHead

          Hell no nigga

    • Nukey

      I would switch public announcement with tomorrow for my top 5 off the prefix

  • jaleel bell

    That waz so Fukin dope

  • Just in case rick ross has to push back an album

    • Guest.

      Hahaha, that’s funny. ✋

      • Jeffery Freeman

        If i showed you my dick…. What would you do exactly?

    • tha mobb c2

      Lmfao bruh this shit had me and my bro dying! Rick ross need use that album cover next

  • HawaiianPunch

    I wanna hear Wayne on that Juicy J trash beat, bumpin hard

  • #1stunna

    I see people always saying Tha Carter III is not a classic album….How could someone say that!? Its what, 1 of only 3 rap albums ever to hit 1 million sales in one week. Lollipop will go down as one of the most popular singles EVER released, in any genre. And A Milli is a lyrical beast, it changed the rap game when it came out. Then you have 3peat arguably the best rap intro ever. Not to mention all the classic records like Mr. Carter, Tie My Hands, Shoot Me down, dontgetit, Dr. Carter and the list goes on…sorry guys I just hate when people disrespect any of Tha Carter albums let alone Tha Carter lll, the album that semented his name as the best rapper alive!

    • BobIsJah

      I agree with everything you said brother preach!!!

    • Guest.

      Honestly..I’ve never came across someone who actually thinks C3 isn’t a classic. Even haters I know praise that shit, lol. People seriously would be insane to say its not a classic.

  • HawaiianPunch

    Tbh I listen to Tha Carter 1&2 more than I listen to C3 now days

    • Needle 0f Space

      Same

    • mortimerr2014

      C1 and c2 together are better then c3 IMO.

      • HawaiianPunch

        Word, just something about the cockiness and hunger like “im gonna be the best and youre gonna acknowledge that” feeling. C3 was like “yeah okay, im the best.”

  • the realist nigga in this muzik business, Weezy iz deffo a rare breed

  • triggacity_813

    *Coco freestyle*

    I’m in love with the coco like ice t,so many diamonds on the chain and the way it hang over my white tee its an iced tea/ I know some niggas don’t like me bad bitches like wife me but that’s unlikely, cause a nigga been pimpin since like 93 but 2 years later I came & shit ain’t never been the same/ I’m deranged I’m insane I pop at ya brain if you utter my name in the middle of arraign, them bullets will rain them bullets go brrrrang, better stay in ya lane get side swiped if you change/ breaking down bricks till a nigga get rich & all my niggas are the same, thinking like a paradox how can I control the game really when a nigga don’t play/ its all in a day all in the way a nigga whip it look my wrist move like it got its own brain, I could have a hundred dollar bills turn that to a mill and still a real nigga won’t change

  • Bigray196

    I would hate if wayne makes a remix of coco i see it now….
    Im in love with the pussy….

  • Runnli carter v

    And even if the sky come falling, bitch i’ma still be high.
    I got faith in my weed man

  • KheyLuvTuney

    Alwayz Been My Erythang, My Babi, My Luv, My Wayne ♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡

  • Tina

    I met wayne on tour about 4 years ago. I think it was the young money tour. I was a lucky fan, I was personally invited onto his tour bus. Originally it was just for a chat but things got a little hot and we made a decision. Bukt anyway he is a very down to earth guy. He has the best personality of all time. Anyway, we just chatted about music and his personal life. I dont remember everything but I do remember him saying that he wants to give the game to his kids one day. He loves them to death. We also chatted about no ceilings and rebirth. After our chat wayne let me listen to the whole rebirth album, then his chef cooked us a beautifull, tasty ass dinner. I will never forget the taste. We had fried chicken, mash potatos, and corn bread. It tasted like heaven. After dinner wayne showed me around the tour bus and heeven let me record my own song in his studio. It sucked tho lol. After that we talked a bit more and then we kissed but nothing further. Honestly, I wanted to go further but he was suprisingly sort of shy. We ate dersert and then he dropped me off back at the arena where my car was, but before he dropped me off , he gave me a body wash and perfume kit. I still have it and never opened it.

    BEST NIGHT OF MY LIFE!!!!!!!!!

    • mortimerr2014

      Bullshit

      • Tina

        No

      • Weezy

        LOLL

      • 504HardHead

        This Ho….

    • Weezy

      You have a great imagination u should look into writing kids books or something like that

    • Christian

      His chef cooked that basic ass meal? I might have believed this if your story ended with you getting a taxi or at least not getting the kit. And this ain’t nowhere descriptive enough to be real, lol.

    • LuvCoolJ

      Lying like shit lol

    • tha mobb c2

      This fake shit made me laugh damn thx i needed this shit x D

      • Konfuzed

        This is Seattle at his best lmfao

    • 504HardHead

      Bitch they woulda flipped yo ass like pancakes ho.

    • #1stunna

      I remember the first time I met Wayne is person too. I was surprised how tall he actually was, he is actually 6’9. And when I got on his tour bus all we did was play tic tac toe and drink apple juice. After that we recorded a few songs and he offered me a deal with Young Money but I didn’t take it cause I only like old money. When we got through with that we drank some champagne, but afterwards he said it made his stomach hurt…..all in all a great night.

      • triggacity_813

        Lmfaoooo

  • TRIPPY_94

    Hard Body is the best song off DD3 end of discussion.

    • mortimerr2014

      There’s not a song called hard body on dd3 tho is there?

      • TRIPPY_94

        Yea its the 9th track

        • mortimerr2014

          Da drought 3? I just peeped the TL I cent feel my face is 9 lol

          • TRIPPY_94

            Same song

      • triggacity_813

        Might be called I cant feel my face

    • WeezyDaGOAT

      Best flow is on Black Republicans

    • Jay weezle

      Hard body muthafucka with the heart of a killa

    • triggacity_813

      Dough is what I got?

    • Street Seekers MC

      Back on my gizzy

  • ie909

    I think Wayne is gunna retire after c5. That’s why he wants out of the contract too cuz he don’t wanna do more albums.

  • CV

    “these niggas softer than nylon, so keep my name out your mouth I hope it taste like cayenne, lookin up at the skyline im thinkin to my fuckin self you only live twice slime”
    (live twice? Not a human being for real)

    “she say dont apologize for shit
    Cause you the shit
    And we know the carter 5 the shit
    Wooooooah”

  • 3zzy

    Honestly a lot of people aren’t ready and won’t be ready for the Carter V … Or Sorry 4 the wait 2… Wayne is going be on another level. “Sh!t” was just an introduction to what’s to come smh #Weezy4Eva

  • KBW ak47

    Hey everybody mixfabien just commented back to me and said he has nothing to do with the release of sorry 4 the wait 2 P.S I think its so sick he commented back to me

  • Street Seekers MC

    The carter 3 was okay it is not a classic he had mixtape that went harder ie..the suffix and prefix, drought 1 , d1 and 2, and the list goes on the carter 2 is the greatest studio album he released followed by c1…I rank lights out over the carter 3 yall think just because he sold alot of records that makes it great keep in mind numbers get boosted

    • #1stunna

      There are 3 things that we know in this life:
      1. You will die
      2. Everyone will pay taxes at least once in their life.
      3. And Tha Carter III is a classic
      #facts

      • Street Seekers MC

        I really dont think some of yall even know what a classic sound like…any thing done before the carter 3 was classic the drought is over 4 was the original carter 3 that got leaked that would have been a classic

  • Mike Gee

    “Last Of A Dying Breed” No Doubt . If He In That Zone Like He Was In 08 I Know He Bout To Snap On This Sorry For The Wait Mixtape Fosho

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