Quincy Jones Expresses He’s Not A Fan Of Lil Wayne


(AllHipHop News) Legendary producer Quincy Jones has worked with some of the most iconic figures in music. His bio is full of names like Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Michael Jackson, and many more.

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Q has even collaborated with Hip Hop acts like LL Cool J, Kid Capri, Heavy D, and Queen Latifah, but there is one rapper Jones does not appear to be a fan of – Lil Wayne.

In an interview with The National, Jones said:

Let’s get real, man. When you come from the era of Ray Charles, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra and Michael Jackson, it gets hard to get used to Lil Wayne. I just can’t handle it. There are some good singers out there. Mary J Blige can sing, so can Mariah Carey and Christina Aguilera. I know who they are. I also know who they aren’t, too.

The Jones family and Lil Wayne have a complicated history. Wayne lost his lawsuit against Quincy Jones III over QD3’s The Carter documentary. The Young Money leader was ordered to pay the younger Jones $2.2 million as a result.

Wayne is not the only rap artist that Quincy Jones has criticized. In 2012, he made the comment that Diddy “wouldn’t know a B-flat if it hit him.”

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