Young Money's own Drake recently talked about Lil Wayne preparing for his one-year prison sentence, saying that his mentor will forever go unmatched in the rap game. In Drake's opinion, Lil Wayne's absence from music will only force his team to work harder. "I think you'll miss everything about Wayne," Drake said. "I don't think there will be anybody like Lil Wayne ever again in hip-hop. He paralyzes a room when he walks into it, his wordplay, the excitement that he brings to his music. I think that for eight months a lot of us will have to work a lot harder to keep hip-hop as exciting as it's been for the last two years. He's a strong-willed guy. I can imagine it would take a toll on anybody. I just hope that he comes out for the better."
In related news, fellow Young Money artist Jae Millz talked about Wayne going to jail. "What the f*ck you think I'm gonna do for eight months," Milz asked in an interview. "You gonna here so much free tunes, 'FreeLil Wayne,' I'm gonna make y'all n*ggas hate hearing that sh*t. I'm gonna make y'all n*ggas be like, 'They need to let that n*gga Wayne out. We tired of hearing this n*gga Millz say 'Free Lil Wayne, he only got eight months, I know n*ggas that got f*cking 20 years, what's eight months?' It ain't nothing to a n*gga who used to making money."
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