In honor of XXXTentacion’s 21st birthday, Lil Wayne pays tribute to the late rapper within the video for his or her Carter V collaboration “Don’t Cry.”
The post-apocalyptic clip finds Weezy within the snow-covered Moroccan desert surrounded by belly-dancing ladies and camels. Decked out in Louis Vuitton pajamas, a carefree Weezy reclines on a cowhide rug whereas smoking a blunt. Tunechi later takes a seat on a throne alongside a nun, whose eyes begin to bleed black. The visible ends with a black-and-white montage of photographs and a dedication to the late MC: “R.I.P. XXXTentacion 01/23/98 – 06/18/18.”
Weezy, who will carry out the tune at Friday’s X Games in Aspen, took to Instagram to pay homage to XXX on what would have been his 21st birthday. “Happy Birthday @xxxtentacion The World misses u slime,” he wrote.
Following its launch in September, Tha Carter V—which additionally options appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, and Travis Scott—has been licensed platinum by the RIAA.
Meanwhile, EMPIRE celebrated XXXTentacion’s birthday with the discharge of Members Only, Vol. 4 from Members Only, the hip-hop collective comprised of Ski Mask the Slump God, Kid Trunks, Craig Xen, Coolie Cut, Killstation, Bass Santana, Flyboy Tarantino, Kin$oul, Robb Bank$, and XXX. Following his loss of life in June, the crew got here collectively to finish the fourth installment of their compilation collection.