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Hopsin Says He “Took An L” For His Past Hate On Lil Wayne + Calls Him “An Amazing Rapper” [Video]

Hopsin Says He Took An L For His Past Hate On Lil Wayne + Calls Him An Amazing Rapper

During a recent Instagram Live session for his fans (watch below), Hopsin addressed his hate on Lil Wayne in the past.

The Los Angeles rapper says there has always been Wayne songs he loved even back when he made negative comments, as well as that he “can confidentially say Lil Wayne is an amazing rapper” and “the metaphors and punchlines are definitely really good”.

Hopsin goes on to admit he “took an L” for his comments and “was definitely sleeping” on Weezy, but reveals it was all because he was caught up in a wave of hating on anything mainstream at the time. However, Hopsin does mention that he now appreciates Tune after he has grown as a lyricist and got more into lyricism himself!

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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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