Lately, Lil Wayne has been in the headlines because he has a cease and desist order for a sex tape that allegedly stars him and two other ladies.
However, there have been four other instances in the past month where Lil Wayne has been outright used and/or disrespected. Nevertheless, it appears that Juvenile truly has had Lil Wayne’s back — for life.
According to Billboard, the first instance of Lil Wayne being used is the cease and desist for the sex tape. They quote TMZ with the following.
“We hereby demand that you immediately cease the use, exploitation and/or distribution of the video and that you deliver all copies, including electronic copies, of same to us or destroy such copies immediately and that you desist from this or any other infringement of [Lil Wayne’s] rights in the future.”
Interestingly, as previously reported by the Inquisitr, Lil Wayne knew about the sex tape months ago and told the owners of the tape that if they released it, he would sue them. Nevertheless, perhaps craving the attention that the sex tape would bring to individuals in the alleged Lil Wayne video, they decided to kiss and tell anyway.
Of course, Young Thug continues to use Lil Wayne to get publicity for himself in an elaborate “beefs” drama. Young Thug’s latest swipe at Lil Wayne, in addition to allegedly attempting to murder Lil Wayne, was reported by Spin.
On October 16, they wrote, “Young Thug’s decision to start Slime Season with his year-old Lil Wayne duet ‘Take Kare’ feels somewhere between a taunt and an homage.”
Perhaps because Lil Wayne is always getting used, he is watching out for other people. In the ongoing situation with Birdman and Cash Money, Lil Wayne is quick to point out to Drake that he specifically got used too.
Business Insider reports on October 15, “Lil Wayne claims Drake is getting screwed out of money by his record label… Lil Wayne alleges that Cash Money owes money to Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Tyga [via] Young Money, a subsidiary of Cash Money that Lil Wayne runs.”
Adding to Lil Wayne’s lawsuit woes, his home was involved in a seizure attempt due to a lawsuit he lost with a private jet company. The Miami Herald reported the following on October 16.
“A Miami-Dade County Circuit Court judge turned down a request by a private jet company to have court officers force open the door of rapper Lil Wayne’s Miami Beach mansion and seize assets.”
The private jet company trying to break down Lil Wayne’s doors is called Signature Group, and they recently won a lawsuit against Lil Wayne totaling $2 million.
Although there are a long list of ways that Lil Wayne has been used and disrespected lately, one instance is kind of strange. According to an article by the Washington Post posted on October 10, Lil Wayne has been used by soda companies to target minorities. The article states the following.
“As soda companies compete more intensely for the minority market, they sometimes end up taking risks that get them in trouble. Pepsi, for example, recruited two rap musicians, Tyler the Creator and Lil Wayne, to make edgy Mountain Dew commercials that would ‘go viral.’ Objections that the commercials used vulgar, sexist and racist language and images forced the company to withdraw them.”
On the other hand, not everyone uses disrespect to elevate themselves at Lil Wayne’s expense. On October 16, ESPN‘s “Highly Questionable” quoted Juvenile stating the following about Lil Wayne’s early teen years.
“I was on Lil Wayne’s back to be honest … Lil Wayne was probably one of the one’s I was hardest on cuz I knew he was real talented. [Lil Wayne] used to have this thing for Jay Z … and I told him if you are going to put anyone on a pedestal, put yourself on a pedestal … I still feel like [Lil Wayne] is the best rapper.”
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