Lil Wayne Goes ‘Unplugged’ for MTV [Video]

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Lil Wayne joined the rare company of Jay-Z, LL Cool J, and Lauryn Hill by becoming one of the few hip-hop acts to star in his own “MTV Unplugged” special. The Young Money chief stripped down his hits, performing with a live band before an intimate audience. The hour-long show included a cover of Tupac’s “Hail Mary,” the debut of “Nightmares of the Bottom” from Tha Carter IV, an acoustic spin on “Lollipop,” and Cory Gunz on “6 Foot 7 Foot.”

“It’s very intimate and they damn sure picked the right artist to do it with ’cause if you’re not a full artist, you can’t do an ‘Unplugged,’” Weezy told MTV News’ Sway. “You have to be a full circle artist, you have to have everything because it’s so intimate. If there’s any flaws, they will be spotted. So I suggest you be flawless.”

Watch Lil Wayne’s full “Unplugged” set below.

“MTV2 Presents: Lil Wayne Unplugged” Set List

1. “3 Peat”
2. “Mr. Carter”
3. “Shoot Me Down”
4. “Miss Me”
5. “A Milli”
6. “Fireman”
7. “Hail Mary”
8. “Hustler Musik”
9. “Drop the World”
10. “I’m Single”
11. “Lollipop” featuring Shanell
12. “Nightmares of the Bottom”
13. “6 Foot 7 Foot” featuring Cory Gunz

[Video via MWP]

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  1. MeloRockstarr

    With all due respect I didnt like the Hail Mary cover but his MTV PLUGGED was great. Weezy is the truth and a hard worker. He deserved it.


  2. Shade

    It was awesome! Weedy a true rocker. Loved the Hail Mary cover RIP 2Pac. The only thing is that his performances weren’t really “Unplugged”


  3. Tuneshi

    Lil wayne is always willing to give the best he have to his fans.
    He is simply the BEST!!
    Lil Tunechi forever!
    YMCMB forever!


  4. Albert

    They didn’t air a couple songs. Cuz he and shanel both sang Runnin’ , Mrs officer, and Prom queen. :/ maybe the DVD !?


  5. M.Z.

    Nightmares of the Bottom!!!!!!!!!!!!


  6. tope

    Kudo’s to weezy for making it to de top of his game”miss me”make real~the unplugged is de bomb!


  7. p

    i’m not really a huge fan of lil wayne but you can’t say he doesn’t put on a good show! i loved this.


  8. xo

    nightmare of the bottom sounds so goooood!


  9. AllieRaeTunechi

    OMG. lil wayne is soooo amazing and soo hot!<3 nightmare of the bottom is soooo good<3 i loved itt!!! <33333333 hes my husband hahaa


  10. Tebogo Mokonyama

    weezy fuckin best.,.everytime you do it,you do your thing!…keep on inpressing me.


  11. fabian

    Lil weezy is the best of best


  12. bknyhustle

    Tuuuuuuuneeeeeeeeeeechi = greatest rapper alive!

    atleast im somewhat relieve off the c4 stress now

    hahaa c4 leggo!


  13. yeeehtune;)




    Killing it! Wayne on top


  15. RDK

    wayne had it lock.


  16. Fabio

    Someone of you found this video for download?


  17. Daul

    Hail Mary cover was good.. I liked it..

    However, 2pac’s Hail Mary is a masterpiece of course..

    nice concert, good job Lil.


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