Lil Wayne Talks "Kant Nobody" Collab, Says He Deserves No. 1 On "Top 50" List

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"I will tell you that I am a motherf*cking [No. 1]. Everybody whose names you named, they also know I’m No. 1. Go ask 'em. They know what it is."

Are you ready for the next Weezy era? This week, fans were in a frenzy after Lil Wayne announced that he, Swizz Beatz, and the late DMX were featured on a new single, "Kant Nobody." It's an anticipated release that has Hip Hop buzzing, and Weezy sat down with Zane Lowe for Apple Music to discuss the new single. Wayne, Swizz, and DMX's imprints in the culture are unmatched, and the Young Money icon suggests this collaboration was a no-brainer.

"That’s my brother, first of all…Swizz," said Wayne. The pair have collided in the studio to create megahits in the past, and "Kant Nobody" is expected to match that success. "That's the way we work. We got a billion bangers and just pick one to put out whenever we feel like it." He then mentioned his social media presence or lack thereof. "Everyone around me knows that I don’t do social media."

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"With that said, the world can end, and if it ends on social media, I would not know," the Rap icon further stated. "I’d still be walking around. If it doesn’t happen through sports, I don’t know it happened." Weezy quickly moved on to Billboard and Vibe's "Top 50 Greatest Rappers of All Time" list. It was a collection that caused a stir online. "With that said, my bro Mac said he was a little upset about something that came out about rap or something like that? I don’t even know about lists."

It goes unsaid that Lil Wayne did, indeed, make the Top 10. However, some argued that he should have been higher than No. 7. He agreed. "Man, who the hell is before me? Was the list including all Hip Hop, like before and after as well? I can deal with that… I will tell you that I am a motherf*cking [No. 1]. Everybody whose names you named, they also know I’m No. 1. Go ask 'em. They know what it is."

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 4, 2023: The audience is on its feet as Lil Wayne performs during the Pre-Grammy Gala at the Beverly Hilton on February 4, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Additionally, Wayne teased his upcoming release, Tha Carter VI. "Everybody already know… you already know… come on… it’s Carter VI," he said. "I never even imagined. That didn’t even sound right years ago. I can’t believe we’re at Carter VI. My fans know I give my all. Go listen to my last feature and know it’s gonna be a thousand times better than that."

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Erika Marie is a seasoned journalist, editor, and ghostwriter who works predominantly in the fields of music, spirituality, mental health advocacy, and social activism. The Los Angeles editor, storyteller, and activist has been involved in the behind-the-scenes workings of the entertainment industry for nearly two decades. E.M. attempts to write stories that are compelling while remaining informative and respectful. She's an advocate of lyrical witticism & the power of the pen. Favorites: Motown, New Jack Swing, '90s R&B, Hip Hop, Indie Rock, & Punk; Funk, Soul, Harlem Renaissance Jazz greats, and artists who innovate, not simply replicate.