With a lil help from Kobe

Lil Wayne is a vet of the rap game, but he still boasts some new moves

Originally Published: June 3, 2014
By Sam Alipour | ESPN The Magazine

Lil Wayne got pals Kobe Bryant and Floyd Mayweather to tease his upcoming album, Tha Carter V, on their social media. Here, Wayne, 31, tells how the collaboration taught him about the intersection of music and sports. Donald Sterling? Yeah, he went there too.

My friends call me Tune. You can call me Wayne, brah. 

Athletes wanna be rappers, rappers wanna be athletes. I wanna be what I am.

But meeting athletes is the coolest. Trust me ...

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