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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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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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