Lil Wayne may be throwing in the rapping towel for a little while…(since we sincerely doubt it will be a full retirement).
In a recent interview with MTV News, the hip hop heavyweight claims his upcoming ‘Tha Carter V’ album will be his last outing. “I know y’all want me around for a little bit, [but] Carter V is my last album,” Said Weezy. “Man, I’ve been rappin’ since I was 8 years old. I’m 30 now, man. That’s a long time, man.”
He added: “When I love to do something, I’m fully focused on it and it only. And music sometimes is not that ‘it’.”
So what will Wayne do with his free time? “I’d be a skater/sports analyst. My day job will probably be sports analyst and I’ll skate all night instead of being in the studio all night,” he said.
“Skating is a world, it’s a world… it’s a life, it’s a world, it’s, it’s own and I didn’t know that,” he adds. “I thought it was four wheels and piece of wood. I didn’t know that. Now I know it’s a world and I just wanna be vital in that world.”
Outside of skating and his TRUKFIT clothing line, Wayne is also looking to launch a venture with rapper Nelly. “My big brother Nelly and I… him and I we got a sports show coming out. We don’t have a station, we’re just doin’ it ourselves right now,” says Wayne.
‘Tha Carter V’ will arrive late 2013 after Wayne releases ‘I Am Not a Human Being II’ on February 19.
Must be one of those Jay-Z type retirements!