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Young Thug: “Lil Wayne Made Me Want To Be Like Him When I Rap”

Young Thug - Lil Wayne Made Me Want To Be Like Him When I Rap

Young Thug recently chopped it up with Eric Skelton inside his recording studio for an interview with Complex.

In their convo, Thug spoke on how he always wanted to be like Lil Wayne when he first heard him rap as a youngster.

You can check out Thugger break down the difference between influencing someone and actually making them want to rap below!

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Lil Wayne Talks “Best Rapper Alive” Mentality, Influence, Skateboarding & More With The Players Company [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Best Rapper Alive Mentality, Influence, Skateboarding & More With The Players Company

A few months ago, Lil Wayne and Darren Waller sat down with Darnell Smith for a “Players Day Off” interview at NRG Recording Studios in Los Angeles, California.

During their conversation, Weezy discussed his “welcome to the rap game” was being on tour with the Hot Boys, his “best rapper alive” mentality when approaching every song as he is always competing against himself, meditating, and his influence on the new generation of rappers.

Tunechi also revealed to The Players Company where his love for skateboarding came from, who the greatest skaters in hip-hop alive are, and played a game at the end of their convo, which showed Tune did not know remember lyrics from his “Steady Mobbin’” and “Lollipop (Remix)” songs!

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Isaiah Rashad Reveals How Lil Wayne Inspired Him & Calls Wayne “The Most Entertaining Rapper Ever” [Video]

Isaiah Rashad Reveals How Lil Wayne Inspired Him & Calls Wayne The Most Entertaining Rapper Ever

In a recent episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli”, special guest Isaiah Rashad made an appearance to chop it up with Kweli himself and co-host Jasmin Leigh.

From the 30:15 mark of their interview onwards, Isaiah spoke on how Lil Wayne and Lupe Fiasco inspired him to write introspectively, Wayne‘s wordplay, the difference between Weezy and Jay Z, and much more.

Rashad also discussed Tha Carter III leaked songs, the tracks Tunechi made about his stepfather Rabbit, the “On The Bus” vlogs with the early Young Money squad, how Tune is the “most entertaining rapper ever”, and why he thinks Young Thug is trying to take that title from him!

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Polo G & Mike Tyson Speak On Lil Wayne During An Episode Of “Hotboxin'” [Video]

Polo G & Mike Tyson Speak On Lil Wayne During An Episode Of Hotboxin

Polo G sat down with Mike Tyson for an episode of his “Hotboxin’” series with co-host Henry Cejudo, which you can watch below.

At the 4:15 mark, the Chicago-born rapper named Lil Wayne as one of his biggest musical influences and discussed how “surreal” it was to shoot a music video with Wayne.

Before playing the “Gang Gang” music video, Mike also said that he loves Tunechi, as well as later on mentioned that he used to hang around with Tune back in the day and he was always shy… but now he is the opposite!

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UnoTheActivist Talks All About The Influence Lil Wayne Has Had On His Career [Video]

UnoTheActivist Talks All About The Influence Lil Wayne Has Had On His Career

UnoTheActivist recently sat down with Hakeem from Our Generation Music for a one on one interview.

Around the 10:00 mark of their conversation, which you can watch below, Uno reveals that he has been freestyling his music ever since he saw Lil Wayne do it with his raps.

Later on at the 23:00 mark, UnoTheActivist speaks about his “Deadication” project and explains how much influence Weezy has had on his career. He also calls Tunechi his favorite rapper and mentions Tune was the first rapper to do a lot of things in hip-hop that we see in everyone today!

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