Lil Wayne is a pioneer in the rap game. He’s paved the way for tons of the new wave artists. Many of them publicly credit him as a musical inspiration. Young Thug showed his support for Wayne when the legend announced he was retiring. Beyond his music, Wayne is a style-maker: One of the first to bring dreads to hip-hop.
Now, rappers like Lil Yachty and Uzi Vert are joining the wild hair trend. And while those rappers have a similar look to Wayne, he doesn’t know it. In a recent interview, Wayne was asked about four new wave rappers including Yachty and Uzi Vert and his answers shocked fans.
You know who they are, but Wayne doesn’t really care.