Of all the rappers who can say they're the greatest MC on this planet right now, Lil Wayne is arguably the most deserving of that title. Sure, that debate is decades old at this point and will never fade, but who else is currently on Weezy's level? Whether it's due to his historic catalog or his most recent excellent singles and features, either category holds massive weight. Also, you have to take into account that when it comes to the current rap wave, few (if any) rappers laid its groundwork as consequentially as the New Orleans lyricist. Of course, Wayne knows this, and declared as such during his final stop of the "Welcome To Tha Carter" tour.
"I am the realest motherf***er in the game right now," Lil Wayne told the crowd at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, California on Saturday night (May 13). "Ladies and gentlemen, I don't give a f**k what you think you're looking at, but you are looking at the best rapper alive." The "Kant Nobody" rhymer gave fans a stunning set for his final tour stop of his trek, although it came as a disappointment to some. That's because his team canceled the scheduled livestream of the event hours before.
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Lil Wayne Knows He's "The Best Rapper Alive"
Regardless, we know that Tunechi thinks he's the best rapper alive, but there's no way that he's his own favorite. During a recent conversation with Missy Elliott, Lil Wayne spoke on his love for her. "As a kid before Jay- this before I even knew a Jay-Z existed- I was into Missy Elliott," he remarked. "You know it was because you were able to say things that I would want to say as I'm rapping. You not only made me like- you made me love it. And I became so interested in you. And what happened was I bought the album and did not know that you really was spitting like... you know what I mean. You know I spit that verse to you all the time. So, it was you and Cee-Lo Green was who I would listen to at the time a lot."
Meanwhile, the 40-year-old also spoke on his legendary 100+ feature run in 2007. His insane work ethic, even if it impacted his consistency, is another argument in his corner. But the question remains: do you think he's the best rapper alive, or is there another MC that holds more weight? Let us know in the comments and return to HNHH for the latest on Lil Wayne.
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