Lil Wayne On Today's Music: “It lacks some creativity”
Weezy told the reporter─“A lot of focus is placed on singles and digital marketing on TikTok instead of an entire music collection like the industry used to do.”
Lil Wayne Reflects on Today's Music in New Interview
Lil Wayne sat down with the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday (August 11) for a wide-ranging interview.
Wayne was asked about the October 2020 meeting with former President Donald Trump. Wayne was asked if he’s been keeping up with the ongoing fallout from DaBaby's recent rolling loud scandal, and the state of music today. However, when given summary of what happened, Wayne spoke generally about social media.
A lot of focus is placed on singles and digital marketing on TikTok instead of an entire music collection like the industry used to do when Wayne was a teenager on Cash Money Records.
The Young Money head honcho was asked if the art of creating albums is lost and he responded, “It is. Music lacks some creativity.”
Weezy F. Baby continued, “But I like the real calm, cool flow of Pooh Shiesty. It gives me an old Fabolous vibe. LPB Poody, I did the remix for a song called “Batman.” One of the lines whacked me in the face and I said, “OK, you got bars, you’ll probably be around for a minute.” And Polo G, I think he’s real genuine.”
Lil Wayne also offered an explanation saying that music is being released at a faster pace.
“But it’s the pace that music’s coming out today, the speed of popularity and how that comes with such minimal product. I remember when my first solo album went platinum and I still was little among the big dogs. I still had a lot to learn and a lot to prove. Whereas nowadays, you just sell a few, get a few follows and it kinda seems like the same success. It was not easy for me. I don’t want to say that it’s easier now, or that it’s easy for them. I just don’t want them to think that it gets any easier.”