Lil Wayne pays homage to DMX while performing Saturday night at Trillerfest in Miami.Wayne talks about the time the two spent together in 2000 for the Cash Money Ruff Ryders tour.

“When I was a kid, we used to tour a lot, right? Just like six months a year, ”Wayne told the crowd.“ We used to have a lot of artists that we didn̵

7;t need to have a debut because we needed another record label, and it was just us and them.

Lil Wayne, DMX, tribute
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“At that time we went on this tour called ‘The Cash Money / Ruff Ryders Tour.’ Look, it’s from New Orleans, it’s far from New York and Cali, and that’s it. We don’t know if it’s true when we see it on TV, New Yorker, LA people. So when we saw DMX, we all fell in love. ”

DMX died on April 9 after suffering a heart attack a week earlier. His family and friends held a public memorial service in Brooklyn, New York, at the Barclays Center last weekend.

Wayne continued: “But when I was on tour with him and now you are in the hotel lobby, you are backstage, you meet *** a, and what he really said to you, and when you see this, you really do. *** Words like him rap, how do you see this is who he is and you see that this guy has a billion dogs with him and a billion dogs with him, it’s just impossible. Not to Obsessed, passionate, impressed with anything “

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