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Lil Wayne Talks Nirvana 20 Years Later (Video)

Posted By on September 19, 2011

     20 Years after Nirvana released 'Smells Like Teen Spirit,' rapper Lil Wayne explains how the group and album helped inspire his rebellious spirit.

"Because I was young and I actually listened to the lyrics, and I probably felt at that time that I was rebelling and I could associate myself with that and relate to the things [Cobain] was talking about and speaking about in the song," he said. "I probably couldn't, but I thought I could."

     The footage is from MTV News' "Nirvana: The Nevermind You Never Knew" special, part of MTV's "Nirvana's Legacy: Today's Biggest Stars Remember" segment. Beyond Weezy, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington and Zooey Deschanel will also weigh in.

Lil Wayne – Big Fan of Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'