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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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DaBaby Reveals He Listened To Lil Wayne While Growing Up, Wants To Do A Song With Him [Video]

DaBaby Reveals He Listened To Lil Wayne While Growing Up, Wants To Do A Song With Him

At the end of May, DaBaby sat down with XXL for an interview on their “Who Am I?” video series, which you can watch below.

Throughout their conversation, the Cleveland rapper revealed he listened to Lil Wayne‘s music while growing up, as well as that he wants to do a song with Weezy.

Would you like to see a collaboration from DaBaby and Tunechi in the future?!

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Tyga Discusses How Lil Wayne Made Him Into The Person He Is Today, Being Mad He Wasn’t On “Every Girl” & More [Video]

Tyga Discusses How Lil Wayne Made Him Into The Person He Is Today, Being Mad He Wasnt On Every Girl & More

Tyga recently sat down with Ebro Darden for a one on one interview with Beats 1 radio to promote his latest album, Legendary.

During their conversation, which you can watch after the jump below, Ty revealed it was Lil Wayne who helped him grow into the person that he is today from his influence, as well as his work ethic.

“Wayne, he kinda like, he helped me grow into this person and really just inspired me and mentored me through the years. He signed me when I was 17. I was over there when he was doing Carter III so, that whole process, I had somebody to look [up] to as far as like, this is how I should do it. I should be in the studio every day. This person’s doing it. I should be doing shows… you know what I’m saying? I had guidance in a way. Just putting him on the beginning of the album is legendary. After all the drama, all the shit that he’s been through, label stuff, me, and still come out on top…”

T-Raww also mentioned that he put his Tune feature at the beginning of his Legendary album, because he is the actual legend. The former Young Money artist even explained how “Bed Rock” came together after first having hooks from Ne-Yo and Omarion, why you always have to be ready with verses when in the studio with Weezy, and being mad that he wasn’t on “Every Girl“!

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Trina, Kevin Rudolf, FatBoyMixx, Tammy Torres & Bigg D Share Stories About Lil Wayne On Mike Sherman’s “Before The Fame” [Video]

Trina, Kevin Rudolf, FatBoyMixx, Tammy Torres & Bigg D Share Stories About Lil Wayne On Mike Sherman Before The Fame

Lil Wayne was the featured guest on the latest episode of Mike Sherman‘s “Before The Fame” series.

The show included old interviews with Wayne, as well as new interviews from Trina, Kevin Rudolf, engineer FatBoyMixx, Tammy Torres, producer Bigg D, and a music trivia with random people on the street.

During Trina‘s interview, she spoke on dating Tunechi, why he is one of the greatest, and confirms he will be featured on her new album The One. Tammy also talked about dating Tune, being in love with him, and how he is not the same person as he was 10 years ago.

For Kevin‘s interview, he discussed how he got signed to Cash Money, what it is like working with Weezy, their chemistry together, and reconnecting on “I Will Not Break“. Stephen McDowell aka FatBoyMixx, who did work on Tha Carter V, chatted about Lil Wayne‘s work ethic, witnessing Wayne record a whole song from scratch in 15 minutes, and called him “the no. 1 rapper”.

Music producer Bigg D spoke about producing JAY Z and Mr. Carter‘s “Hello Brooklyn” collaboration, revealed Weezy is his “favorite artist” that he was worked with, called him “a legend” in the industry, and says all the new generation rappers “pretty much got it from Wayne“. You can check out Tune‘s segment on “Before The Fame” in the video after the jump below. Enjoy!

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