With recent announcements that Lil Wayne would be putting rap on the backburner to focus on skate culture and landing that perfect 900 on his Tony Hawk steez, you could almost hear the “WTF’s” around the world. Lil Wayne, one of the biggest rappers in the game right now, would be sightly off his rocker to take a break during the most pivotal moment in hip-hop—the rise of the new generation. Isn’t he worried that a new hip-hop prince will snatch his crown while he’s too busy having fun on the ramp?
When you think about it, maybe this decision goes deeper than skateparks and kickflips. We threw together a list of 10 other reasons why Lil Wayne might be putting rap on hold. Check out our list, and see if you agree with these theories.