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YMMV: Lil Wayne
  • And There Was Much Rejoicing: From the haters when he said he was quitting rapping.
  • Author Appeal: Arguably, Lil Wayne did more than anyone to get rappers boasting about cunnilingus. Reportedly, this is not a coincidence.
  • Crowning Moment Of Funny: The intro to "A Milli". It starts with some sparkly synths and cheesy orchestral bombast, before Wayne's croaky voice shouts "YOUNG MONEY!" A super-sparse, raw beat drops and the rest is rap history.
    • After Drake sprained his knee at a concert, Wayne came back onstage and quipped: "This nigga really got a bad leg! I thought that shit was only on the TV show!" This would overlap with Harsher in Hindsight, but fortunately Drake made a full recovery.
    • Him reading a Mean Tweetabout himself on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
    Lil Wayne looks like a crabapple... I don't know what a crabapple is. Fuck all ya (chuckles).
  • Growing the Beard: Somewhere around 2004-2005, his rhyming improved markedly.
  • Hidden Depths: His more obscure often solo mixtape cuts tend to be far, far better than what actually shows up on his albums.
    • Despite how blatantly "un-Christian" his music seems to be, Lil Wayne is actually a devoted Catholic in real life.
  • Ho Yay: With Zac Efron.
    • Much, much more pronounced with Birdman. Case in point: "the kiss".
  • Internet Backdraft: Claim that Lil Wayne is the best rapper alive, and you will get hatred from pretty much any other rap fan whose favorite rapper is not Lil Wayne.
    • Hell, bring up his name on virtually anything hip-hop related and expect to be accused of being a suburban white kid whose knowledge of hip-hop is restricted to ringtone rap and who doesn't deserve to listen to hip-hop. Saying that Lil Wayne is hated among serious fans is an understatement.
  • Just Here for Godzilla: Having him do a verse or the hook on a song can result in this. Most notably Playaz Circle's "Duffle Bag Boy" which has what might just be his best hook ever and terrible, terrible verses from the main group.
  • Memetic Mutation: Fuck bitches, get money.
  • The Scrappy: Within Young Money, Gudda Gudda is considered this because of his lack of a flow, stupid name and over reliance on half rhymes ("She don't even wonder/She know she bad/And I got her, nigga/Grocery bag")
  • Sequelitis: Tha Carter IV has received a lukewarm reception as compared to the previous Carter albums.
  • Suspiciously Similar Song: "Love Me" is similar to Kirko Bangz's "Drank in my Cup".
  • Tearjerker: "Get Over". "Tie My Hands".

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