In 2005, Lil Wayne launched Young Money Entertainment, as his own side venture. At the time, Wayne was considered another average rapper with a independent record label. But, Lil Wayne soon became the top figure in rap and sough to make his Young Money label into a powerhouse.
During the promotion for Tha Carter III, Lil Wayne said he was going to release his album first to make way for his crew. Then, he said they were better than him. With Lil Wayne at his lyrical peak, not many people believed this. But, in 2009, Wayne introduced Drake and Nicki Minaj.
While Lil Wayne was in prison, they posted hit after hit for the crew, keeping things afloat. Drake is considered by many as the most talented figure in hip hop. Not only is he a good lyricist, but he is also a talented singer. From day one, Lil Wayne has been impressed with him and often states he is a much better artist than him.
As Lil Wayne is celebrating the release of the “6 Foot, 7 Foot” video, he cannot stop talking about how good of an artist Drake is.