Lil Wayne Praise Missy Elliott for Being Influential
Lil Wayne can’t forget those who gave integral success when he was bit struggling to prove his rap potential. Maybe those days Nicki Minaj obsoletely wasn’t on trends but Missy Elliott was so influential using her instructive like, “Hey Wayne you do this to get this, just remember it’s perfect this.”
Missy isn’t only impactful to hip-hop, entirely. Her influence, in other way around was able to give further processings to Lil Wayne who definitely couldn’t resist to give props to Missy during a podcast he mutual with DJ Khaled.
Without Lil Wayne stretching much recognitions, Missy Elliott is the first female rapper to receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the Video Music Awards on Monday (Aug. 26) night. it’s clear that her dominance in the industry is unyielding, and her substantial influence has left an imprint on a slew of artists from all genres.
So that’s it but as Lil Wayne continue to get GOAT offers from peers, Liltunechi has a scratch were he led foundation before he turning into widespread. He Built-up rap gems not because of he can but Missy and Lil Wayne have had strong studio sessions over the past years and he can’t just wave that.
He talked about Missy Elliott influence to him during DJ Khaled’s podcast. Khaled asked Wayne who inspired him the most during the creation of “Block Burner” and “Block Is Hot.” Wayne didn’t hesitate to answer. “Missy Elliott,” he says, his tone decisive. “That was my favorite rapper.” “That would be why I was making so many sounds.” He added.
“Missy was into the who — brrrrr — the whole heeheeheeHA. And so when Mannie Fresh would get you in the studio, he gon’ remind you ‘hey, you need to throw that ha ha in there.’ I was like ‘man, he want me to do a sound for every damn line!’ And so the ‘Block Burner’ song was my best favorite song because my favorite artist was Missy Elliott.”
He also explains that “The Block Is Hot” was a direct result of “Block Burner.” “I would say ‘the block is hot, the block is hot,’ and Mannie would remind me, ‘you need that ha ha, to throw that in there.’ That’s Mannie Fresh for real, he get’s it. Plain and simple.”
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— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) October 15, 2020
Missy has also redefined pop music. She has great influence to female rap game. Elliott is a songwriting and production titan, penning hits for 702, Aaliyah, and Monica, among many others. Her best of all time has been ranked and not only that is defining the rapper but Lil Wayne as well.