Without a doubt, Lil Wayne is one of the most influential rappers of all time. He has mentored names like Drake and Nicki Minaj. Now Canadian rapper is showing his due respect for his mentor.
On Sunday, Drake noticed that Tidal’s Chief Content Officer Elliott Wilson had released a video of Weezy from his CRWN interview in New Orleans, and he wasted no time to praise Lil Wayne.
Drake spoke about Lil Wayne’s effort to get him to step into music and his contributions to the hip-hop community. This is how the Toronto Raptors ambassador showed his respect for Lil Wayne.
Here’s what Drake stated:
“This man believed in me after so many never called again or just didn’t see it to begin with. Most selfless artist ever never held any of us back always pushed us forward every single night in people faces 20k packed into an arena and he had a whole set of his show dedicated to introducing us FOR YEARS…all praise and credit due to the 🐐”
On the other hand, in the video, Weezy talks about Drake’s rise to superstardom and immense talent. He said:
“Drizzy was always just a knockout from the door. He got a lot going for him. I’m honored he even chose me as an option.”
See the relevant Instagram posts below, and click here for the source of the statement.