Lil Wayne smoked 15 blunts in the studio before recording his verse on Machine Gun Kelly's 'Drug Dealer,' which appeared on his 'Mainstream Sellout' album.
Machine Gun Kelly released his new Hulu documentary Life in Pink on Monday (June 27), chronicling the rappers life over the past two years around the time of 2020s Tickets to My Downfall and 2022s Mainstream Sellout albums. During one part of the documentary, MGK recalls Lil Waynesmoking 15 blunts in the studio before recording his verse on their Drug Dealer collaboration. I pressed play on the song, hes like, Is that what were doing?,' he said. Yeah. Hes like, Alright. You guys got time? Yeah, for sure. He goes in the courtyard, smokes fifteen blunts. He just takes each, his eyes are closed just playing the track over and over again. He comes back in the studio and we can see him in the courtyard. Were just kinda sitting there amazed, like thats the G.O.A.T. forming his thoughts around a track that we made. He added, He comes back in at 5:30 in the morning. Hes like, Yall ready? He goes in the booth and he lays his shit like, one time. Its just like, one time. A post shared by DJ Akademiks (@akademiks) HipHopDX recently put together a documentary about Lil Waynes recording processthrough what his collaborators have told over the years. Wayne does this thing thats scary and its unfair and Im jealous of it for a million years, Drakesaid in a 2009 interview with MTV. Ill be playing a record and hell just sit there itll take 40 minutes sometimes 15 and hell hop up and head right for the booth and lay, like, one or two or three of the most amazing verses that youve ever heard. Its like, What just happened? Did you just make a movie in your head? Read more