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Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Ne-Yo, DJ AM, D-Block
Tuesday, October 28
photos by David Atlas
The Obama-Clinton rally of rap did not, as you’ve surely heard by now, quite pop off. Lil Wayne, who is apparently famous in the rap community for being allergic to metal detectors, ran into one up north and thus couldn’t find his way onto a Boston stage one evening prior, leaving a weirdly obliging Jay-Z to do two sets for the Northeast faithful.
So, uh, no “Mr Carter” at Izod—or no collabo, anyway. Lessons: Do not cross Jay-Z. Lessons, Pt II: If you’re going to play an abysmal, unamplified guitar solo, try not to stand so close to your actual guitar player. Lessons, Pt III: Is Lil Wayne an undecided voter?
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 30, 2008