Exclusive: Lil Wayne Adresses Jay-Z & Kanye West on the Set of His Video

Jay-Z and Lil Wayne obviously have a mutual respect for each other, but that’s never stopped them from sending subtle lyrical jabs each other’s way. Hov invited Weezy to rock on “Hello Brooklyn 2.0” from his American Gangster album and they both got busy on “Swagga Like Us,” for example, so they can obviously work together. So why does it look like the bubbling of a lyrical O.K. Corral?

Maybe the band-aid on their quasi-rift from a few years back—in 2006, Weezy told Complex Magazine that he was better than Jay and in 2007, both MCs threw subliminals at each other — was ripped off when MTV placed Jay-Z ahead of Wayne at number one on its Hottest MCs in the Game list for 2009? Read more…