Even while he was in the midst of his eight-month stay on Rikers Island, Lil Wayne still managed to land at #7 on MTV News’ 2010 Hottest MCs in the Game list. Weezy appeared on satellite-radio channel Shade 45 on Tuesday (December 14) and talked about what he considered to be a pretty low ranking.
Host DJ Drama said he heard rumblings that, despite his incarceration, Wayne should have been higher on the list. Lil Wayne was #1 on the list in 2007 and had been in the top five until this year. Drama asked the rapper whether he was upset about where he fell on 2010’s list.
“I was, I’m not gonna front, I was,” Weezy admitted. “I didn’t understand it. Somebody tried to explain it to me, like, ’Nah, it was a list about this.’ They was trying to tell me it was some kinda, l don’t know. … It’s all good. Label me what you wanna label me; everybody know them n—as ain’t f—ing with me, man.”
Drama then pointed out that Lil Wayne protégés Drake and Nicki Minaj had great spots on the chart (#4 and #6, respectively), to which Wayne replied, “Of course.”
Besides being sure of Young Money’s rap dominance, Wayne also confirmed that there would be a Dedication 4 mixtape (“Hell yeah,” he said). On Tuesday, the rapper debuted “6′ 7″,” featuring Cory Gunz , which is the lead single from his new album, Tha Carter IV, due February 2011.
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