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Lil Durk Recites Lil Wayne’s “Go DJ” Verse & Calls Wayne “The Real GOAT” [Video]

Lil Durk Recites Lil Wayne Go DJ Verse & Calls Wayne The Real GOAT

Lil Durk recently sat down with Rob Markman for a one on one interview with Genius‘ “For The Record” series, which you can watch below.

To wrap up the conversation at the 28:00 mark, Durk was asked to rap a verse of someone who has influenced him to which he started to rap a verse from Lil Wayne‘s “Go DJ” single.

After reciting the verse, the Chicago rapper then called Tunechi “the real G.O.A.T.” and revealed it was Tune who made him want to grow dreads and dye his hair blonde!

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Lil Wayne Reveals If He Is A Street Or Vert Skater, How He Learned To Fall On A Skateboard & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Reveals If He Is A Street Or Vert Skater, How He Learned To Fall On A Skateboard & More

Lil Wayne chopped it up with American Eagle, who he has just released his new clothing line with, while on the rooftop of New Design High School in Manhattan on July 15th to discuss all about skateboarding.

During their conversation, Wayne spoke on when he first started skating, what inspired him, the first trick he learned, what beginners must learn when starting to skate, if he is a street or vert skater, learning to fall, his favorite area for skate parks, and what gets him excited about skate parks.

The Best Rapper Alive also mentioned what you should not do when visiting a skate park for the first time, what he wears for his skate sessions, if he has music or no music playing in the background when skating, and lists a few legends of the skateboarding culture that everyone should learn from. You can check it all out in the video after the jump below!

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Kirko Bangz Talks Lil Wayne’s Influence From Mixtapes & Freestyles [Video]

Kirko Bangz Talks Lil Wayne Influence From Mixtapes & Freestyles

Kirko Bangz recently sat down with Ashlee On-Air from 93.7 The Beat for an interview that you can watch in full below.

Around the 7:30 mark, Kirko was asked what he thinks about all of the “Top 50 Rappers” lists on social media to which he started to talk about how either Lil Wayne and Eminem would be #1 on his list, due to growing up on their music, as well as why it would not be JAY-Z or Nas.

The Houston rapper then mentioned he got into Tunechi‘s music from his mixtapes before revealing what his favorite tape and freestyle from Tune is. Before switching subjects, Bangz also discussed how Weezy would get on anyone’s beat and kill it!

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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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Polo G Explains Why Lil Wayne Is An Inspiration To Him [Video]

Polo G Explains Why Lil Wayne Is An Inspiration To Him

Polo G recently visited the iHeartRadio offices in New York City for an interview, which you can watch below.

During the short conversation, Polo was asked to “name some of the artists that influenced your music” to which he mentioned Lil Wayne and explained his reasons why.

This is not the first time that the Chicago rapper has praised Wayne as earlier on this year in another interview, he also named Wayne as his main musical influence!

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