According to Deezle, came to him with the idea for the song and mentions that the song was recorded in about 30 minutes. It's this version that went beyond proving Wayne's brilliance to lay the blueprint for so many ensuing trends in pop music. Not many artist have the longevity that Wayne has had and continues to influence the hip-hop culture. In October 2008, Lil Wayne headlined the Voodoo Experience concert in his hometown of New Orleans and also announced plans to reunite with the Hot Boys to release a new album of material. But I'm a doctor, they don't understand my writing So I stopped writing Now I'm like lightning And you ain't Vince Young so don't clash with the Titan Fast and exciting My passion is frightening Now let me put some more vocab in your I. If ya ever died I swear to God I got yo kids homie Whats mine is their I gotta give homie, and yea We still a army in this bitch homie Yea Cash Money still the shit homie, shit homie Best Rapper Alive We all know Wayne has always been obsessed with the idea of becoming the best rapper alive.
The list also skews toward stuff that was covered during A Year of Lil Wayne because a I tried to cover most of the songs I cared about and b that conveniently took care of write-ups for the list entries. With over 1,800 lives lost and over 80% of New Orleans was flooded with over 10ft of water, times like these is where this song was more than needed. His talent was recognised at an early age by Bryan Williams, rapper and owner of Cash Money Records. He was born as Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. However, with the failures of the last two releases in him mind, he froze the finishing if his fourth album and issued a 2003 mixtape called Da Drought. And yet it also sounds sublimely pretty, the promise of technology in the first days of a dawning digital era.
I am talking to no particular audience But understand, I'm the guardian And understand there won't be no guarding him You will just get played like an accordion Stuntin Like My Daddy From the 2006 and album Like Like Son comes the first single Stuntin Like My Daddy. As for the older stuff, I'm of the opinion that Wayne has steadily gotten better over his career. Join 324 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe. And third of all because what is the point of a list if not to make people mad? It seemed the fans preferred the rapper to the rocker. His subsequent albums, Lights Out 2000 and 500 Degreez 2002 , went on to be certified gold.
Neither is inherently better or more important than the other—Wayne the experimentalist wouldn't exist without Wayne the prolific spitter—and increasingly the two are converging. Well, first of all because I spent a year thinking about the best Lil Wayne songs every single day. It sounds so ugly, the belching id of the club in the last days before the recession. On This is the Carter we're listening to an artist proclaim who he is and where he is headed. Lil Wayne is a Martian.
All rappers were doing the same flows, same videos, and portraying the same lifestyles reminds you of the current state of hip-hop. You break me down and build me up, believer, believer Pain!. Carter decided to go it alone and at 17, recorded his debut solo album. They tell me don't get high And I should try to make a living I tell 'em I'm a hustler And I'd rather make a killing Mrs. Lil Wayne seems to be the kind who will live and die by your side, am I right? Maybe it's just getting the top honors in this list because it was the one Wayne song I put off writing about the longest.
Even being locked away in prison didn't stop Wayne, not to mention the over the phone freestyle from Rykers Island on the song Light Up by. The essentials from Wayne's vast catalogue. The eight-year old impressed Williams with his original songs and he began mentoring the boy after school. And what better way to look back on everything than with a dang list? For all its apparent simplicity, it is a swirling world of chaos, where rules collapse under its wily sonic logic. With over 100 million records sold worldwide and over 15 million album sales, this definitely makes Lil Wayne one of the best selling artist of all time.
From references of getting paid to riding in luxurious cars this song pretty much has everything Cash Money has ever stood for. Conceptually, the music is never out of reach. I have excluded all blends and duplicate verses in case you are wondering why some of the cuts from Dedication and the Sqad Up mixtapes are not mentioned. Conceptually, the music is never out of reach. If people know one track of Weezy's, it's this one, and their impression of him is as it should be: He is an otherworldly, mischief-making, sex-crazed sprite, popping bottles and careening through hip-hop as he remakes it in his image.
Big Tymers, Juvenile, and B. Assisted and produced by , gives his hometown a heartfelt message to keep their heads up because no matter the tragedy, they will move forward. Even at a young age it seemed as if Wayne did things with that goal in mind. If you do know of a Mr. But I promise that if you listen to these 100 songs, you will walk away happy with what you heard. It was his singing along with Destiny's Child in their hot song Soldier. Why is it the most correct? Big Tymers, Juvenile, and B.