Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Marco Rubio vs. Lil Wayne

When he's not busy being a champion of free market principles or a water bottle entrepreneur, Florida Senator Marco Rubio is helping all of us decipher the complicated hierarchy of the rap world.

In this fun interview with TMZ as he walked through Reagan airport, Rubio rejects a recent boast by rapper Lil Wayne ("I ain't 2Pac, I'm the new 'Pac"), saying that "There's only one Tupac":

Sen. Rubio -- a self-professed hip-hop superfan -- was at Reagan National Airport when he shot down Weezy recently making the bold claim ... "I ain't 2Pac, I'm the new 'Pac."
Totally off the cuff, Sen. Rubio told us, "Tupac lived in a different time. These guys have some message in what they're saying, but I think they're largely entertainers."
He added, "I think Tupac was more someone who was trying to inform us about what was going on, and he did it through entertainment."

Read the rest of the post here.

Side note: Nice to see that Rubio is still traveling entourage-free as much as he can (the other guy in the video asks for his autograph at the end). Here's a guy on the 2016 presidential short-list carrying his own bags. I've seen state legislators who don't seem to be able to do that. Just sayin'...

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