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Lil Wayne Has A Skateboarding Session With 2020 Olympics Winner Yuto Horigome [Pictures & Footage]

Lil Wayne Has A Skateboarding Session With 2020 Olympics Winner Yuto Horigome

On Friday night when everyone was praising Lil Wayne‘s verse on Drake’s “You Only Live Twice” song, Wayne was spotted meeting Japanese professional skateboarder Yuto Horigome.

Tunechi and Horigome, who recently won Gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, had a skateboarding session together in Los Angeles, California.

You can check out some footage and photos from their skating sesh after the jump below, as well as a clip of Yuto letting Weezy hold his gold medal!

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X Games Present Lil Wayne With An “Honorary” Gold Medal & Ask Him About Skating [Videos]

X Games Present Lil Wayne With An Honorary Gold Medal & Ask Him About Skating

On August 24th after appearing on the “First Take” sports talk show, Lil Wayne chopped it up with broadcaster Alyssa Roenigk about skateboarding while at the ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut.

Weezy talked about how everyone has their own unique way of skating, if the sport has influenced any of his music, and before he left he checked out the wall of X Games gold medals, which is when he was presented with an honorary gold medal.

You can check out a few clips of what went down after the jump below!

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Gabby Douglas Has Lil Wayne & Drake On Her Training Playlist

Gabby Douglas recently told MTV at the premiere of Justin Bieber’s Believe documentary that she listens to a lot of Lil Wayne and Drake music while she works out and trains. The Olympic Gold Medalist also explained that Weezy and Drizzy‘s music gets her hyped, but she only listens to the clean versions of their rap songs.

“A lot of rap music. Lil Wayne and Drake, the edited versions of course, but it gets me really hyped up.”

If you didn’t already know, Gabby Douglas is the very first African American gymnast to win a solo Olympic gold medal. In 2012, Wayne also tweeted how proud he was of Gabby for winning her medal: “Glad i lived to see what Gabby Douglas did in the Olympics. Icon.”