Lil Wayne “Don’t Cry” Video: Watch Tribute to XXXTentacion
Lil Wayne pays tribute to a rising superstar gone too soon with a new video for "Don't Cry," an XXXTentacion-featured song from Weezy's Tha Carter V album. Tunechi dropped off the video at midnight today (Jan. 23).
In the visual, Weezy finds himself inhabiting a mystical world filled with sages. Throughout the video, which was directed by Jay and Georgio Rodriguez, Weezy is either sitting on a throne or kicking it with a lady as he mouths the lyrics to the song.
The XXX tribute comes in spurts throughout the video as archival footage of X in concert flashes across the screen. The video ends with a crowd chanting "Long live X."
The track itself is one that finds X belting out a passionate hook with instructions to hold your tears back. On his end of things, Weezy spits bars about his struggles over the last few years.
“Don't call it a comeback/It was dark, now the sun back/Hit me hard, but I punched back
The wheels fell off, I rode the hubcap,” Wayne raps on the track.
Weezy will perform "Don't Cry" at the X Games in Aspen on Friday (Jan. 25). Fans can tune in to ESPN on Friday night to view Wayne's live interview and performance.
Check out the new video for yourself just below.
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