A report in The Fader in 2017 revealed Drake inked a portrait of rapper Lil Wayne on his higher left arm, the last word dedication to his fellow Younger Cash star. In an Instagram photo Drake posted in the summertime of 2017, followers can catch a glimpse of the big tattoo of Wayne’s face proper subsequent to a cranium and Drakkar Noir bottle.
Drake and Lil Wayne’s relationship tracks again to 2009, when Wayne signed the Canadian rapper (and then actor) to his music label Younger Cash. The 2 went on to collab on loads of hit singles, together with DJ Khaled’s “I am On One,” French Montana’s “Pop That,” Drake’s personal “HYFR,” and Younger Cash’s “Mattress Rock.” Lil Wayne additionally notably signed Nicki Minaj to Young Money, making the 2 rappers into music’s greatest stars.
So how did Lil Wayne really feel concerning the tattoo honor? In line with TMZ, Drake did ship Wayne a photograph of the finished portrait to see how he favored it, and the “Lollipop” artist accepted. The outlet experiences Wayne was “honored” by Drake’s dedication.