Skip the flowers and chocolates this Valentine’s Day — Weezy’s got your V-Day treat.
On Thursday at 6 a.m. ET, MTV, MTV 2, Jams, Hits and mtvU will gift you with the premiere of Lil Wayne’s new music video for “Love Me,” the single from his upcoming I Am Not a Human Being II. On Tuesday (February 12), MTV released an exclusive clip from the vid, which finds Wayne perched on a luxurious bed in a room filled with water. The YMCMB star rapper stays high and dry while a couple of seductive beauties swim around him as he raps shirtless.
The song was released as “Good Kush & Alcohol,” but it was officially titled “Bitches Love Me,” which then switched to “Love Me” for radio. It began as a beat that Mike WiLL Made It put up for Future to write. Drake happened to be in on the session as well, and together, they all came up the basis for Weezy’s new single.
“Drake came over and was listening to what Future was doing and told him, ’Yo, it would be ill if you come back and say, “Long as my bitches love me,” Mike Will told MTV News, recounting how the infectious hook came together. “[Then I suggested] ’Drake, you should just be on the hook.’ Both of them are creative geniuses, so I was just like, ’It’d be ill if you came back right after him and said that [again].’ ”
Mike Will would then get a call from Gee Roberson, one of Wayne’s managers, who asked for Human Being II contributions. After consulting with Future, the hit-producer decided to send the track to Weezy and he laid three verses to the track which has since peaked at #3 on Billboard’s Rap Songs chart.
Tunechi isn’t the only rapper dropping new visuals on V-Day. Fans can also look forward MTV’s premiere of Cash Out’s “Can I Be the One” and Locksmith’s “F— Love.”
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