Lil Wayne Shows Respect to Nate Dogg at Tour Opener

Although Lil Wayne was intent on delivering one of his most dynamic performances ever while kicking off the opening show for his nationwide I Am Music II tour in Rhode Island, the Young Money mogul paused his set to give a heartfelt showing of respect to some of hip hop and music’s fallen greats.

At the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Lil Wayne proceeded to thrill the crowd with a number of his hits before handing over the stage to his Young Money protégé Nicki Minaj. At the demands of the crowd, Weezy returned shortly after 11 PM and addressed the Providence crowd. “Make some noise for Tupac. Make some noise for Biggie. Make some noise for my n—a Nate Dogg,” said Wayne. “Make some noise for Michael Jackson, y’all. All the people I named taught me one thing. And that’s how to hustle.” Read more…