Lil Wayne: André 3000’s Comment That Rapping At 48 Feels ‘Inauthentic’ is ‘Depressing’

The Outkast rapper recently spoke with GQ about his new album ‘New Blue Sun’.

Lil Wayne is taking issue with a comment André 3000 made during a recent interview with GQ.

The Outkast rapper told the publication, “Sometimes it feels inauthentic for me to rap,” which “Young Money Radio” host Tyga played for the New Orleans hip-hop legend during the interview.

In reaction, Weezy said the notion made him sad. “I read a depressing quote or two from someone that I respect a lot in hip-hop and music, period,” he said. “They were asked, ‘Why you ain’t been doing music?’ and they was like, ‘Man, what am I gonna talk about? I’m in my 40s, like, what am I going to talk about? What you want to know about me being 40 and the life I’m living at this age? What am I supposed to talk about?’”

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Wayne then provided a summary of 3 Stacks’ interview and added: "I feel like I have everything to talk about…”

“I feel like you gotta stay in it. You got to stay in it. I feel like you can't be too far removed,” Tyga interjected, to which Wayne agreed.  

Wayne explained how he believes Andre’s comments could become a “downfall” element to his career. He also added his personal experiences of providing features to younger artists and the challenges that come with it.

Watch the full “Young Money Radio” interview with Lil Wayne below.

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