Lil Wayne Shows Off Skateboarding Tricks (Video)

By Kristina Skorbach, Epoch Times

Lil Wayne, born Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., is best known as a hip hop artist, but he’s recently been working on his skateboarding skills too. 

A video compilation of his top 5 tricks was recently posted by Transworld Skateboarding Magazine. 

Lil Wayne also recently reveled the cover art for his upcoming album “The Carter V.” The CD is said to be his last LP release in his multi-million copy selling Carter series, and the last solo album. “Tha Carter V” is said to hit stores on October 28, 2014. This will be the 16th studio album for the rapper. 

Drake will also soon be joining Lil Wayne on tour which kicked off on August 8 in Darien Lake, NY. The two have worked on a few tracks together like “Street Fighter,” and “Grindin,” which will be part of the track list on the upcoming CD.  

The track, “Grindin” helped push Drake up on the Social 50 chart on Billboard, as well as place it at No. 12 on the weekly Billboard +Twitter Top Tracks chart. The duo performed the track on the opening night of their tour, and it also quickly reached the No. 1 spot not he real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart for the following two days, according to Billboard.