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Trippie Redd Explains Why Lil Wayne Is His Idol, Names His 3 Favorite Wayne Songs [Video]

Trippie Redd Explains Why Lil Wayne Is His Idol, Names His 3 Favorite Wayne Songs

Last week, Trippie Redd sat down with Rendez Vous for a one on one interview while he was in Paris, France.

During their conversation at the 4:05 mark, the host told Trippie that he reminds him of Lil Wayne and asked the Ohio rapper what does Wayne mean to him. Redd then called Wayne his idol, said he looks up to him, and revealed he has listened to all of Weezy‘s albums to see his growth from the beginning to now.

Also in the interview, which you can watch below, Lil 14 mentioned Tunechi is “so inspiring” and all of his music is “meaningful” with him always saying “deep shit”. He even added that Tune is the founder of diamond teeth, face tattoos, dreads, and the rock crossover with hip-hop thanks to his Rebirth album.

Before the conversation changed to another subject, Trippie Redd explained what it was like meeting Mr. Carter and named “Comfortable“, “Nightmares Of The Bottom” and “I Feel Like Dying” as his top 3 favorite Lil Wayne songs!

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Trilla Kid Explains How Lil Wayne’s “Pussy Monster” Song Made Him Want To Be A Rapper [Video]

Trilla Kid Explains How Lil Wayne Pussy Monster Song Made Him Want To Be A Rapper

Trilla Kid recently sat down with The Next Up team for an interview about his music, life and future, which you can watch below.

During their conversation at the 8:10 mark, Trilla mentioned that it was Lil Wayne who first got him into rap back when he was 13-years-old in the 8th Grade.

The Atlanta music artist revealed it was hearing “Pussy Monster” by Wayne for the very first time and watching a video of him performing it live (on The Carter Documentary) that made him want to be a rapper!

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Lil Wayne To Release A TV Series Possibly On Netflix & A Fashion Line With American Eagle

Lil Wayne To Release A TV Series Possibly On Netflix & A Fashion Line With American Eagle

Cortez Bryant was a speaker at Midem 2019, which took place at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France on June 4th, to debate about the music industry’s growth with streaming and how rap artists can work with brands.

During his appearance at this year’s Midem event, Tez Poe and Matt Ferrigno of MTW Agency both discussed working with megastars like Lil Wayne:

“15 years ago I was just Lil Wayne’s best friend, talking to these guys in suits… a challenge! But for one of my first deals, with AT&T, I got them to call their grandchildren and ask if they knew Wayne; the kids hollered, and we got the check!” – Cortez Bryant

“The biggest deal we did was with Lil Wayne and Samsung; it enabled us to surpass iPhone for the duration of the campaign. Wayne didn’t even use Galaxy phones! But authenticity can be built.” – Matt Ferrigno

According to the trade show’s official website, Tez also mentioned that Wayne will have a television series coming out next year that maybe premiering on the Netflix platform and has just finalizing a big deal to launch his own fashion line with American Eagle!

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Kid Buu Calls Lil Wayne The Jesus Christ Of Hip-Hop Culture, Says He & Every Other Rapper Are Clones Of Wayne [Video]

Kid Buu Calls Lil Wayne The Jesus Christ Of Hip Hop Culture, Says He & Every Other Rapper Are Clones Of Wayne

Kid Buu sat down with XXL a couple of months ago to explain why he deserves to be a 2019 Freshman.

During his pitch, which you can watch below, Buu explained that he is known for being a clone, but he is actually just a clone of Lil Wayne.

He then proceeds to say that he thinks everyone is a clone of Tunechi from their image to the way they talk/rap and everyone who appears on this XXL Freshman series should be paying homage plus respect to Tune.

The Jersey artist also pointed out that anyone who says they aren’t influenced by Lil Wayne are still technically influenced by him, because the rapper who does inspire them was more than likely influenced by Wayne. He even mentioned that Weezy is the Jesus Christ of hip-hop culture and the question is not “what would Jesus do?”, but more like “what would Wayne do?”!

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Ezri Explains How Lil Wayne Inspired His Style Of Rap [Video]

Ezri Explains How Lil Wayne Inspired His Style Of Rap

Ezri was a recent guest on journalist Ari Melber‘s news show on American television network MSNBC, “The Beat With Ari Melber“.

During his appearance on the show, the rapper formerly known as Ezzy who is also signed to Nas spoke on various subjects that included him saying Lil Wayne is the person that inspired him the most to put thought and effort into writing his raps.

While being asked how he learned to flow like he does, the Cleveland rapper revealed that listening and seeing Wayne‘s authenticity, grittiness, crazy wordplay, and metaphors definitely inspired his style of rap. You can check out everything that Ezri told Ari in the video below!

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Lil Wayne Reveals What His Favorite Vans Shoe Of All Time Is + How It Feels To Be A Pioneer Of The Skating & Rap World [Video]

Lil Wayne Reveals What His Favorite Vans Shoe Of All Time Is + How It Feels To Be A Pioneer Of The Skating & Rap World

While backstage during Vans’ “ComfyCush High School” event at The 1896 studio in Brooklyn, New York on February 21st, Lil Wayne chopped it up with Noah Thomas from Highsnobiety for a little interview.

For their conversation, Weezy revealed what his favorite Vans sneaker of all time is, as well as how it feels to be a pioneer of both the skateboarding world and the hip-hop world.

You can check out what Tunechi said in the video after the jump below!

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