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Antonio Brown Says Lil Wayne Inspired His New Rap Career

Antonio Brown Says Lil Wayne Inspired His New Rap Career

While in attendance at “The Future Brunch” that was hosted by Kanye West and Jason Lee for Black media outlets last month, HipHopDX caught up with Antonio Brown.

As he is now focused on a career in rap after being released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in American football, AB discussed being inspired by Lil Wayne and recalled listening to Wayne‘s older mixtapes:

“I remember bumping Lil Wayne’s [Da] Drought and Sqad Up mixtapes. That’s when Lil Wayne was showing you that his craft was for real. I had the same feeling [walking off the field in January].”

Do you think it could happen and would you like to see a collaboration between Antonio Brown and Weezy?

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Lil Keed Picks Lil Wayne Over Drake & Explains Why [Video]

Lil Keed Picks Lil Wayne Over Drake & Explains Why

Lil Keed recently stopped by the HotNewHipHop office to participate in their “This Or That” series, which you can watch below.

Around the middle of their interview, Keed was asked who he prefers out of Lil Wayne and Drake to which he answered: “Lil Wayne man, come on”.

The Atlanta rapper also went on to say that he loved when Wayne was remixing and killing everybody’s songs back in the day, as well as how he liked Da Drought era!

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YFL Kelvin Calls Lil Wayne One Of His Biggest Influences, Says Wayne’s VH1 Documentary Made Him Want To Be A Rapper [Video]

YFL Kelvin Calls Lil Wayne One Of His Biggest Influences, Says His VH1 Documentary Made Him Want To Be A Rapper

YFL Kelvin recently sat down with 247HH for an interview that you can check out below.

During their conversation, Kelvin revealed that the rappers who inspired him the most are Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, 50 Cent and Dipset.

The Cleveland rapper then went into more detail about why Weezy is one of his biggest inspirations and that is because he came into the music industry hungry at a very young age.

Kelvin also recalled when Tunechi dropped his Da Drought mixtape around the same time that PSP (PlayStation Portable) came out and he used to play NBA 2K while listening to every Tune song. He even mentioned that watching Wayne‘s VH1 documentary about his life made him want to become a rapper!

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Sevn Thomas Breaks Down Producing Lil Wayne’s “Let It Fly”, Calls Him “The Best Rapper Alive”

Sevn Thomas Breaks Down Producing Lil Wayne Let It Fly, Calls Him The Best Rapper Alive

Sevn Thomas chopped it up with Billboard a couple of months ago to discuss producing Lil Wayne‘s “Let It Fly” song featuring Travis Scott off Tha Carter V.

The producer talked about how he feels the collaboration is like “a 2018 DMX kind of record” and explained why it’s special for him to be a part of Weezy‘s Tha Carter album series.

Also in their interview, Sevn called Tunechi one of his “favorite rappers of all time”, the “best rapper alive”, and said Tune‘s rapping on “Let It Fly” reminded him of Da Drought era! Do you agree?

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Tyler, The Creator Reveals His Recent Run Of Freestyles Have Been Inspired By Lil Wayne

Tyler The Creator Reveals His Recent Run Of Freestyles Have Been Inspired By Lil Wayne

So far this year, Tyler, The Creator has released remixes over Lil Baby and Drake’s “Yes Indeed“, Kanye West and Kid Cudi’s “Kids See Ghosts“, Monica’s “Knock Knock“, Trouble and Drake’s “Bring It Back“, and Jacquees’ “Validation“.

Taking to Twitter yesterday, the Odd Future co-founder revealed that all of these freestyles from him this year have been inspired by Lil Wayne and his early Da Drought mixtapes.

You can check out the praise tweet from Tyler below! Click here to also listen to their last collaboration “Droppin’ Seeds“.

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