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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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Big Daddy Kane Rates The Bars From Lil Wayne’s “This Is The Carter” Song [Video]

Big Daddy Kane Rates The Bars From Lil Wayne This Is The Carter Song

Big Daddy Kane recently appeared on BET’s “Rate The Bars” series to rate lyrics from music artists such as Lil Wayne, JAY Z, Lil Uzi Vert, Fabolous, and many more.

At the 5:00 mark of the clip, which you can check out below, B.D.K. rated the following lyrics from Tunechi‘s “This Is The Carter” song off Tha Carter album:

“I got La-Z-Boy bank, that’s comfort loot; I’m a offensive coordinator, run and shoot; You watch your grill, what you ought to do; ‘Fore your ribs get barbecued”

The New York City rap legend rated these Weezy bars 4.5 out of 5 and praised the lyrics by saying he really likes them, as well as called it all “real slick wordplay”!

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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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