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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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G Herbo Breaks Down & Recites His Favorite Verse Ever – Lil Wayne’s “Ride For My Niggas” [Video]

G Herbo Breaks Down & Recites His Favorite Verse Ever - Lil Wayne Ride For My Niggas

Back in 2016, G Herbo revealed his favorite ever verse in hip-hop belonged to Lil Wayne on his “Hot Shit” collaboration with Juelz Santana. However, he recently appeared on Pitchfork‘s “VERSES” series and announced that his favorite verse has now changed to be Wayne‘s “Ride For My Niggas” aka “Sky Is The Limit“.

The Chicago rapper then went on to break down the wordplay and recite the Da Drought 3 song, which is a remix over Mike Jones’ “Mr. Jones” beat. Herb mentioned that the lyrics still give him chills to this day and not many tracks do that to him, as well as recalled the first time he heard it.

You can watch G Herbo discuss his favorite ever verse after the jump below! Is “Ride For My Niggas” your favorite verse/song in hip-hop?

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