Ever since Lil Wayne announced to the world that he's ready to hang up his mic and say goodbye to the music business, the artists and fans who he's influenced are sharing their memories of the groundbreaking rapper.
Chris Brown posted his own tribute to Weezy, calling him the "greatest rapper alive" and detailing the way he changed the game.
Breezy, who is going through his own personal problems these days, nonetheless found time to honor his mentor and friend:
This man helped my career in so many ways and has inspired me to live life!!! FOREVER WILL BE THE GREATEST RAPPER ALIVE!!!! NONe OF YOU RAPPERS WOULDNT EVEN KNOW WHERE TO START. REALISTICALLY MOST OF YALL ARE HIS STUDENTS AND DONT WANT TO ADMIT IT!!! YMOHB!!!!! ( and I know that Wayne wrote for damn near all cash money records artist when he was a teenager.) niggas wanna be down when it's all good but soon as they feel the pressure you have to deal wit they all will fade) #YMOHB
Some followers are questioning Breezy's assessment that Weezy is the GOAT, but clearly his heart is in the right place.
In any case, looks like CB is relating to Weezy in more ways than one these days.
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