Lil Wayne Joined The ‘I Am Athlete’ Podcast
Lil Wayne joined the I Am Athlete podcast on Monday, March 7. The music industry talked about the developments in the industry. He also touched upon the issues of continuing to be one of the forerunners of Hip Hop as new styles emerge.
“You have to be, first of all, you have to be embracing,” he explained. “You can’t be the person that’s saying I don’t like the new music. You gotta love it. Learn it, like it and love it because you better understand that’s music.
That’s not a certain type of music, that’s music. You got to Apple Music and top 100s and them folks right there.
Therefore you have to embrace that. You gotta go get you a vocal coach. Rest in peace, Ms. Betty Wright. Then you got a Drake. He’s music.
My goal now, if you want to be the ultimate artist, that’s what I want to be. In sports, we like to call them the Swiss Army Knife.”
Weezy also made a few sentences about Nicki Minaj and Drake.
Lil Wayne Talks About Nicki Minaj and Drake
“It was just about I seen potential,” Weezy continued. “That’s when I saw way more than just potential.
When Drake’s music was brought to me from the homie Jas, it was about rap. I was like, ‘This dude sound different.’ What I loved about him, he was sounding just as dope as we were.
When I say we, I’m talking about the streets and what we came from.
“I told him, ‘You could make working in the cubicle — you know how to make that the dopest thing in the world. Don’t stop.’ Then one day I heard, ‘[singing voice].’ Like, ‘What the fuck was that?’ I remember asking Mack [Maine] who that is [singing] on the hook? …
You gotta be the ultimate artist. My homie could do two nights when he hits your city.”
According to hiphopdx, Nicki Minaj hinted over the weekend that she will be taking on the role of executive producer on Drizzy’s upcoming album.