Lil Wayne confesses he 'relates' to Nirvana lyrics
Hip hop star rebelled as child with 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'
In an interview with MTV, the hip hop star spoke about watching the grunge act's videos on TV when he was a child. "'Smells Like Teen Spirit' was the only rock song that [would] come on and you’d be like, ‘That one is OK, I can deal with that one'."
The rapper went on to reveal that: "I was young and I actually listened to the lyrics, I probably felt at that time, I was rebelling and I can associate myself with that. [I could] relate to the things he [vocalist Kurt Cobain] was talking about in the songs. I probably couldn’t, but I thought I could.”
Lil Wayne was recently revealed to be featuring as a guest vocalist on Limp Bizkit's forthcoming new album 'Gold Cobra'. The rapper will release his own new album 'Tha Carter IV' in August 2011.