Lil Wayne paid tribute to DMX while performing, Saturday night, at the Trillerfest in Miami. Wayne talks about the time they spent together touring in 2000 for the Cash Money Ruff Ryders tour.

“When I was a little kid, we were on tour a lot, weren’t we? Like six months a year, Wayne and the crowd remember. “We used to have so many artists that we didn̵

7;t need to have operatives because we just needed another record label and it was just us.

Lil Wayne, DMX, Tribute
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So then we went on this tour called The Cash Money / Ruff Ryders Tour. See, being from New Orleans is so far from New York and Cali and such shit. We didn’t know if it was real when we saw it on TV, the boys from New York, the people from Los Angeles. So when we saw DMX, we all fell in love. “

DMX died on April 9 after a heart attack, a week earlier. His family and friends held a public memorial service in Brooklyn, New York at the Barclays Center last weekend.

Wayne continued: “But when I went on tour with him and now you’re in the hotel lobby, you’re behind the scenes, you come across *** a and he actually tells you something and when you see this n *** conversation like how he raps and you see this n *** a is what he is, and you see this n *** a has a million dogs with him, and then a million dogs with him it’s impossible not to be obsessed, in love, impressed, whatever f. “

Watch a video from the show below.