Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne stays in steady work mode. The hip-hop superstar has come through this week with his and fellow musician Love Mansuy‘s “Count On You” remix.
The unexpected record premiered online Thursday exclusively through Amazon Music. The record features Weezy F. Baby sharing mic time alongside the Montreal-born, New Jersey-raised artist.
Originally drawn from Love’s 2019 EP, Of Age, “Count On You” is an examination of Mansuy’s relationships with his family as he contemplates whether he can count on his family to support him as he pursues his dreams, and the remix finds Wayne adding a new verse that builds on Mansuy’s smooth R&B number. Fans can currently hear Mansuy and Wayne’s track on the R&B Rotation Playlist, Amazon Music’s home for R&B in heavy rotation.
Mansuy has already dished on how much it means to have a living legend on his record. Love compared Wayne to late NBA icon Kobe Bryant.
“Being a student of music and the game, Wayne is hip-hop’s Kobe Bryant to me. I was just a kid when I started observing Wayne. His dedication to his craft, his individuality and pure genuineness as a person has always appealed to me. Not only did he revolutionize music with his mixtapes and albums but he cultivated his own sound that in turn cultivated a generation. So for a legend like him to recognize my work and respect it enough to jump on my single, a song in which I contemplate the difficulties of choosing to pursue music, while raising a son with my partner, is something you can only dream of. Being an artist is not easy but Lil Wayne has taught me with hard work and dedication you can do anything and his blessing means the world to me.”
Wait, There’s More
In early April 2020, Weezy F. Baby shared a couple shots of himself in a pair of UGG boots. Wayne also promised he had a big announcement coming soon.
“Got somethin special komin real soon! Yall stay safe and healthy out there !! – Socially distant Tune 🤙🏾” -Lil Wayne’s Instagram
Before You Go
Recently, a mixtape titled ‘Tha Carter Chronicles’ emerged on streaming platform DatPiff. Packed with nearly 20 songs, the leaked Lil Wayne records quickly disappeared hours later.