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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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Ezri Explains How Lil Wayne Inspired His Style Of Rap [Video]

Ezri Explains How Lil Wayne Inspired His Style Of Rap

Ezri was a recent guest on journalist Ari Melber‘s news show on American television network MSNBC, “The Beat With Ari Melber“.

During his appearance on the show, the rapper formerly known as Ezzy who is also signed to Nas spoke on various subjects that included him saying Lil Wayne is the person that inspired him the most to put thought and effort into writing his raps.

While being asked how he learned to flow like he does, the Cleveland rapper revealed that listening and seeing Wayne‘s authenticity, grittiness, crazy wordplay, and metaphors definitely inspired his style of rap. You can check out everything that Ezri told Ari in the video below!

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YFL Kelvin Calls Lil Wayne One Of His Biggest Influences, Says Wayne’s VH1 Documentary Made Him Want To Be A Rapper [Video]

YFL Kelvin Calls Lil Wayne One Of His Biggest Influences, Says His VH1 Documentary Made Him Want To Be A Rapper

YFL Kelvin recently sat down with 247HH for an interview that you can check out below.

During their conversation, Kelvin revealed that the rappers who inspired him the most are Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, 50 Cent and Dipset.

The Cleveland rapper then went into more detail about why Weezy is one of his biggest inspirations and that is because he came into the music industry hungry at a very young age.

Kelvin also recalled when Tunechi dropped his Da Drought mixtape around the same time that PSP (PlayStation Portable) came out and he used to play NBA 2K while listening to every Tune song. He even mentioned that watching Wayne‘s VH1 documentary about his life made him want to become a rapper!

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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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G Herbo Says Lil Wayne “Was Our JAY Z Before JAY Z” [Video]

G Herbo Says Lil Wayne Was Our JAY Z Before JAY Z

G Herbo hosted and performed live at 107.5 WGCI radio station’s Pre-New Year’s Eve Jam with Jacquees and City Girls at ‚ÄčThe Chicago Theatre on December 28th.

While backstage at the show, a host (who is from New Orleans) interviewed Herbo and told him that he reminds her of Lil Wayne in NOLA before the world got onto him.

The Chicago rapper then mentioned Wayne was who he looked up to while growing up, as well as that he “was our JAY Z before JAY Z”. You can watch the interview in a video below!

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Reason Says Lil Wayne Is His “Favorite Rapper Of All Time” & Dream Collaboration

Reason Says Lil Wayne Is His Favorite Rapper Of All Time & Dream Collaboration

Reason, who is signed to the record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE), recently mentioned on his Instagram Story that his dream collaboration is with Lil Wayne.

The Carson, California rapper must really want to work with Mr. Carter as in his top 5 list he added “Wayne”, “Tunechi”, “Weezy”, and “Dwayne Carter”, with the last spot going to J. Cole.

In related news, Reason participated in an interview with Ambrosia For Heads last month and revealed that his “favorite rapper of all time” is Wayne, as well as also said that it was the Dedication 5 mixtape which inspired him to do music himself!

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