It looks like the self-proclaimed “best rapper alive” is taking a break from rap. Lil Wayne said in a recent phone interview with DJ Drama on Atlanta’s Hot 107.9 that his music is taking a “back seat to skating.” Wayne explains that the sport has gone from a hobby to a lifestyle for him, and if he wants to be fully committed to skating, he says needs to “live that lifestyle.” The emcee goes on to say he feels it’s time for a break from the rap game. And he says his fans deserve a “lil’ no Wayne” time as well. He notes that he’s “still on everybody’s song” and his Young Money artists “are doing awesome,” but the fans “deserve some peace” from him. That “peace” won’t come this month.

Lil Wayne recently called into DJ Drama‘s Hot 107.9 radio show to talk about his upcoming mixtape, Dedication 4.


The homies over at LilWaynehq They also talked about Tune‘s own three favorite mixtapes (SQ6, Dedication 2 and No Ceilings), explained what “Mixtape Weezy” means to himself, the criticism Dedication 3 received.


He also talked about the success of his Young Money artists Drake, Nicki Minaj and Tyga, says he will be attending the 2012 MTV VMAs this year, 2 Chainz, the 2012 Olympics, skateboarding, B.G.’s jail sentence, says the rumors about J. Prince Jr. suing YM about Drake are false, and more.

Lil Wayne is set to drop his latest mixtape, “Dedication 4,” on August 15th.

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