Lil Wayne Reflects On Iconic 100+ Feature Run In 2007 With Missy Elliott

Artists who worked with Weezy in ’07 include Ja Rule, Kanye West, and R. Kelly.

BYHayley Hynes
Lil Wayne Reflects On Iconic 100+ Feature Run In 2007 With Missy Elliott

At 40 years old, Lil Wayne has made a name for himself as one of the most well-known and respected rappers in the industry. He continues to release music to this day, his most recent arrivals coming in the form of "THE FORMULA" with, as well as March's I Am Music project. The latter is a career-spanning compilation album, which begins with "Kant Nobody" featuring DMX and also includes appearances from names like Drake, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, and Swizz Beatz. There's no denying that Weezy has one of the most impressive rosters of collaborators of all time, but it was way back in 2007 when he really hit his stride.

During a sitdown with Missy Elliott for TV One's Uncensored, the New Orleans native reflected on the year when he put out over 100 features. "That's unheard of," the "1, 2 Step" hitmaker applauded Wayne. "You have to have been raking in the dough," she added. "I was only acknowledged for 77 of them," the legendary lyricist told his co-star. "I don't even think there was another artist playing on the radio, dang," Missy recalled, thinking back to '07.

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Lil Wayne Looks Back on 2007

"That was real," Wayne affirmed her memory. "That was an amazing moment and an amazing time. I remember being able to get into my car and turn on the radio. I don't care if I got the station wrong, could've switched to a pop station by mistake, I'm still on that motherf*cker!" the Young Money head proudly praised his past work. Some of his biggest appearances from that time include "We Takin' Over" with DJ Khaled, Akon, T.I, Rick Ross, Fat Joe, and Birdman, as well as "You" alongside Lloyd.

Other popular titles include "Uh Ohhh" with Ja Rule and "Barry Bonds" from Kanye West's Graduation album. What was your favourite Lil Wayne release from 2007? Tell us in the comments below, and tap back in later for more hip-hop/pop culture news updates.

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Hayley Hynes is the Weekend Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop, and has been since 2021. She began writing for the website that same year, primarily covering content in the Music, Pop Culture, and Streetwear niches after graduating from Vancouver’s Blanche Macdonald Centre with a Fashion Marketing Diploma. She previously reported on Travel, Entertainment, Beauty, and News at Narcity Canada for over three years. Hayley has also contributed articles and interviews within these realms to Folklr Magazine and the Calgary Journal while studying Journalism at Mount Royal University. In her spare time, she freelances for Bandbox Vinyl, having already interviewed hip-hop icons like Atmosphere and explored Syd’s discography. Hayley also uses her expansive pop culture knowledge and passion for astrology/self-enhancement to help others explore their curiosity in an ongoing Instagram video series. Among her favourite hip-hop artists are A$AP Rocky, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, and Mac Miller.