Lil Wayne recently rocked the stage at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards; in fact, he graced fans with two separate performances. One was a medley of one of his biggest contemporary hits, “Uproar,” and his new single “Kat Food.” However, the other saw the New Orleans MC join LL Cool J, Run-DMC, Nicki Minaj, and more legends of the game to celebrate hip-hop’s 50th anniversary. Not only was it a special moment for him, but one that also proves that, no matter how deep you are into your career, you can still get stage jitters. During his appearance on Undisputed with good friend Skip Bayless, Weezy recalled the experience.
“We did catch you the other night on the VMAs. You lit it up. How did it feel to you? You were among legends, but you are the legend of legends. What did it feel like on stage?” Skip Bayless asked. “Nervous as usual,” Lil Wayne answered. “Same way I feel as always, nervous. Had to open it up, so I just wanted to make sure I ain’t mess up. Hit every beat, make sure I was on point. Yeah, that’s what I was worried about.
Lil Wayne’s Nerves Didn’t Hamper His VMAs Performance
“Oh, yeah, I heard about that,” Lil Wayne said with a laugh when Bayless asked about Taylor Swift loving his performance of “Walk This Way” from the front row. “Just to be up there with those legends, I was like ‘What?’ Literally, Skip, as I’m up there and I could hear myself singing ‘Walk This Way’ that was unbelievable. To hear myself singing, and knowing who I’m up there with. No one else was singing the ‘Walk This Way’ part. No one else was singing it. When I heard it was just me, I was like ‘Yeah.’ I owned it, yeah.”
Meanwhile, Tunechi also made sure to keep feeding fans alongside his big shows, even if it was through a feature. He recently treated Nas and Hit-Boy’s sixth collaborative album in three years, Magic 3, to a feature verse on the track “Never Die.” All in all, there seem to be more reasons than ever to celebrate the Young Money mogul these days- and that’s never a bad thing. Stay logged into HNHH for the latest news and updates on Lil Wayne.