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NOTEABLE READ: Lil Wayne, GQ Magazine Spread

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What can you tell Lil Wayne? He has a record label, 2 successful artist, and another platinum selling album. Everything going perfect in his world, right? Wayne talks with GQ Magazine about upcoming news dealing with his rap career, syrup, family and retirement. Check it out…

A hot Friday evening in San Antonio, and it feels like every car on the road is blasting Lil Wayne, his gravel pit of a voice croaking about how to love and live and how life is a bitch and death is her sister. But Wayne sure isn’t bitching about life or worrying about death tonight. Tha Carter IV, his first studio album since he finished an eight-month jail stint for weapons possession, has sold a million copies, and it’s only been out for a week. These Texas shows—San Antonio, then Dallas and Houston—mark the end of his I Am Still Music tour, and you get the feeling it’s been a long summer. Actually, a long life. At only 29 years of age, Dwayne Michael Carter has already spent nearly two decades performing the lyrical, low-down reptilian strangeness that is his act. There have been a couple of bumps—2010’s mostly reviled Rebirth, the jail thing—but it’s…

GQ: I was sure you were going to be like, “Absolutely not.”
Lil Wayne:
No. I was very surprised. I did not think I was gonna do that. I mean, I already did that—I sold a million copies the first week [of Tha Carter III]. I never imagined it would happen again. I think we’d be some greedy motherfuckers to expect it to happen again, and I’m still shocked that it did.

GQ (Whole Article)

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October 21, 2011 at 12:53 PM

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