#TeamTunechi: Stars Share Their Support For Lil Wayne On Social Media was originally published on globalgrind.com
1. Lil Wayne
I AM NOW DEFENSELESS AND mentally DEFEATED & I leave gracefully and thankful I luh my fanz but I'm dun— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) September 3, 2016
On Saturday morning, Lil Wayne announced via Twitter that he will be retiring from music after a nearly two-year battle with his longtime producer and mentor Birdman to get out of his contract with Cash Money Records. The announcement sparked a flurry of support from his many friends and collaborators in the music business, as well as some former rivals and living legends.
2. Young Thug
I just wish u could love me the way I love u big bro… ur my idol for life and I hope ur sorry for bashing me, not knowing how much I love u…— Young Thug ひ (@youngthug) September 5, 2016
Despite being dissed by Wayne because of his budding relationship with Birdman, Thug has remained an outspoken supporter of his idol. On his Monday Twitter, Thugger announced that he is holding Wayne down for life, admitting that Weezy is the reason he raps.
3. Young Thug
@LilTunechi I promise I'm holding u down no matter what… fuck the world and what they think\feel I'm with u for life, ur the reason I rap………— Young Thug ひ (@youngthug) September 5, 2016
Thug continued by tweeting that he wishes his love for Wayne was mutual and hoping his idol is sorry for bashing him in the past.
Drizzy said that he will be down to ride for Wayne until the day he dies.
5. Nicki Minaj
Nicki showed her subtle support for her Young Money boss and mentor with a comment on Young Thug’s IG that simply read, “RNS.”
6. Missy Elliot
Prayers up 4 whatever u may be enduring right now this to will pass & may u find PEACE🙏🏾 I will always be a fan of your work🙌🏾— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) September 3, 2016
The legendary singer/producer assured Wayne that she will be a fan of his for life and urged him to keep his head up through the struggle.
7. Rich Homie Quan
Rich Homie Quan announced his undying support for Wayne and said he completely relates to his current dilemma after recently settling an ongoing label dispute of his own.
8. Joey Bada$$
Thank you for everything @LilTunechi— Young Purple 🏁 (@JoeyPurps) September 3, 2016
Brooklyn’s lyrical prodigy showed his respect by thanking Wayne for everything he has done throughout his legendary career.
9. Lupe Fiasco
I hope you find some solace in the act of creating and continue to practice in some capacity the art which you helped progress @LilTunechi— TAPE TAPE & HOUSE EP NOW PLAYING (@LupeFiasco) September 3, 2016
The Chicago rhymer sent some big words of encouragement to Wayne, possibly relating to Weezy’s struggle after his own longterm standoff with his label, Atlantic Records.
10. Rick Ross
get Birdman on the phone. https://t.co/pYr0WIeaYY— Yung Rénzél 👑 (@RickRoss) September 3, 2016
Ricky Rozay suggested he would be willing to buy Wayne out of his Cash Money contract if someone could “get Birdman on the phone.”
11. Chance The Rapper
Dear @LilTunechi I just wanna remind you that absolutely nothing and no one in this world can defeat you. Tell them devils back back.— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) September 3, 2016
Lil Chano sent positive vibes to his “No Problem” collaborator and encouraged him to have faith through these difficult times.