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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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NLE Choppa Wants Lil Wayne On His “Blocc Is Hot” Remix, Says He Grew Up Listening To Wayne

NLE Choppa Wants Lil Wayne On His Blocc Is Hot Remix, Says He Grew Up Listening To Wayne

NLE Choppa recently chopped it up with Billboard to talk about his brand new single titled “Blocc Is Hot“.

During their conversation, Choppa revealed his new song was inspired by Lil Wayne‘s debut album Tha Block Is Hot, he is a big fan of Wayne, and he grew up listening to him.

The Memphis rapper also mentioned that he wants to get Tunechi on the remix of his latest track! You can read exactly what he said below, as well as listen to “Blocc Is Hot“. Could you see Tune on the record?

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Lil Skies Takes A Quiz On His Idol Lil Wayne [Video]

Lil Skies Takes A Quiz On His Idol Lil Wayne

Lil Skies recently appeared on Genius‘ “The Genius Test” series to take a quiz on one of his biggest influences in music – Lil Wayne, which you can watch below.

At the start of the video, the Pennsylvania-born rapper called Tunechi “the G.O.A.T.” and revealed how Tune influenced him to be himself in his music. If you recall back to last year, Skies paid homage to Wayne with his “A Milli“-inspired music video for “Welcome To The Rodeo“.

Some of the questions that Lil Skies got right included finishing the lyrics off from “6 Foot 7 Foot“, which artist is not signed to Young Money, how old Mr. Carter was when he first recorded under the name of Baby D, what was the title of the Destiny’s Child single that Weezy appeared on, and more.

Skies got a total of 76% on this quiz and some of the questions which he got wrong were: the title of Lil Wayne‘s debut studio album, which DJ hosted the Dedication mixtape series, what project Wayne released exclusively on TIDAL, and listing as many Weezy and Drake songs that he could in under 15 seconds!

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Lil Twist Discusses Being Compared To Lil Wayne By Wayne Himself

Lil Twist Discusses Being Compared To Lil Wayne By Wayne Himself

Lil Twist recently chopped it up with Celebuzz for an interview about his upcoming projects.

During their conversation, the Young Money artist spoke about being compared to Lil Wayne from Wayne himself, as well as why Tune is his biggest influence.

You can check out everything that Twizzy said about Weezy after the jump below!

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Baby E Shares Interesting Stories From Touring & Being In The Studio With Lil Wayne

Baby E Shares Interesting Stories From Touring & Being In The Studio With Lil Wayne

Baby E recently chopped it up with The Deep Cuts Podcast for an interview, which you can listen to below.

During their conversation, E spoke on his Kill The Noise project, upcoming music, his “Finessin” single, switching from Def Jam to Young Money, how he actually got signed to YM, being managed by Mack Maine, who his favorite underground music artists are, and plenty more.

The Young Money rapper also discussed how Lil Wayne was an inspiration and hero to him while growing up, having the best chemistry with Wayne and Lil Twist in the studio, how Weezy is a big part of his sound, and shared stories from touring with Young Mula.

Before the interview wrapped up, Baby E revealed he has never seen anyone work as hard as Tunechi, as well as how he has witnessed Tune and his engineer work in a studio for 12 – 16 hours from starting at 6AM. He even mentioned that himself and YM all participated in a game by putting money into a jar and the first person to catch Mr. Carter sleeping would win all the money (which had over $5,000.00 in it). However, E says no one won!

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Polo G Reveals Why Lil Wayne Is One Of His “Main Influences” [Video]

Polo G Reveals Why Lil Wayne Is One Of His Main Influences

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

Around the 0:47 mark of the clip, which you can check out below, Polo was asked which music artists he listened to while growing up to which he answered Lil Wayne.

The Chicago rapper then revealed Wayne was one of his musical influences: “Growing up I listened to Lil Wayne, that was one of my main influences, music-wise, because of his wordplay and metaphors!”

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