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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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Poppy Holden Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne, What He Learned From Him & What Changed In His Life After Signing To Young Money

Poppy Holden Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne, What He Learned From Him & What Changed In His Life After Signing To Young Money

One-half of Vice Versa, who are Young Money’s latest duo, Poppy Holden sat down for an interview with Nolazine TV earlier this month.

During their conversation, Poppy spoke on how he first met Lil Wayne, being cousins with Reginae Carter, how he got signed to Young Mula, what changed in his life after signing to YME, and what he learned from his “idol” Wayne, who he even mentioned was his biggest inspiration.

Poppy Holden also revealed what he got up to in his life before music, he is currently working on a solo project, who influenced him growing up, and more. You can watch the full interview in a video after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne Gives Famous Dex A Recycled Verse For Their Upcoming Collaboration [Video]

Lil Wayne Gives Famous Dex A Recycled Verse For Their Upcoming Collaboration

Famous Dex recently took to social media to preview his upcoming collaboration with Lil Wayne, who he also called the rapper that he used to look up to so much.

However, listening to the teaser, you may recognize Weezy‘s verse from Lil Twist’s “LA Traffic” song that we heard nearly 3 years ago.

You can watch Dex share a sneak peek of his unreleased track with Tunechi below. Click here to also see the Chicago rapper recite Tune‘s “Famous” record off Lil Weezy Ana Vol. 1!

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New Generation Rappers Explain Why They Are Influenced By Lil Wayne

New Generation Rappers Explain Why They Are Influenced By Lil Wayne

Pigeons And Planes shared an article yesterday that paid tribute to Lil Wayne and broke down Wayne‘s influence on hip-hop in 2018.

They shared quotes from the new generation rappers, such as Nessly, Caleborate, Wifisfuneral, Yung Bans, Shy Glizzy, Bernard Jabs, and NUE, as well as the older generation rappers.

I have posted all of the new quotes from the article of the new-gen rappers explaining why Weezy is their idol below, but I left out all of the old-school rappers praising Tunechi as all of them quotes can be read here with plenty more hip-hop artists giving nice compliments to Tune!

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Lil Skies Pays Tribute To Lil Wayne In His “Welcome To The Rodeo” Music Video

Lil Skies Pays Tribute To Lil Wayne In His Welcome To The Rodeo Music Video

Lil Skies has paid tribute to Lil Wayne with a music video for his “Welcome To The Rodeo” song that was directed by Cole Bennett and produced by Taz Taylor.

The “Welcome To The Rodeo” music video follows Skies walking around very similar to how Weezy did in his “A Milli” video and at the end of it, you can see it say “A tribute to Lil Wayne – A Milli”.

The director of the visual also mentioned in the YouTube comments: “This video is a tribute to Lil Wayne’s ‘A Milli’ video. He’s one of Skies’ and mine’s favorite artist’s growing up. So we had to pay homage to the man himself´╗┐.”

You can watch Lil Skies pay homage to Tunechi after the jump below! Click here to also see Skies call Tune is his “favorite artist of all time” and reveal his father was influenced by him. What are your thoughts on the music video?

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Trippie Redd Talks Meeting His “Idol” Lil Wayne & Confirms Wayne Jumped On 2 Of His Songs [Video]

Trippie Redd Talks Meeting His Idol Lil Wayne & Confirms Wayne Jumped On 2 Of His Songs

Trippie Redd recently sat down with XXL for the latest edition of their “Who Am I?” video series.

Around the 1:00 mark of the clip, which you can check out below, Trippie revealed he listened to a lot of Lil Wayne while growing up.

At the 4:30 mark, Redd recalled the time when he first met his “idol” Tunechi, as well as confirmed Tune jumped on 2 of his songs, but he doesn’t know exactly when they will drop!

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