Lil Wayne has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season, which may be why he has “No Worries.” Weezy just released the music video for the aforementioned track, in which he pays homage to the film Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
Wayne and producer Detail do justice to the work of writer, Hunter S. Thompson, author of the book that later became the lauded film.
From riding through the desert, to stumbling into a casino, and all of the hallucinations in between, Wayne offers up a stellar interpretation of the 1998 Terry Gilliam-directed flick. He even rocks the safari hat/sunglasses combo worn by Johnny Depp in the movie.
Going back to Vegas is not only familiar ground, but a perfect choice for Wayne. “Well, we did [the] ‘Lollipop’ in Vegas, and we did that for the simple reason where I think at that time I had never shot a video in Vegas,” he told MTV News. “We did this video in Vegas because the treatment played off the movie Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. We didn’t really follow any script or anything; I just saw the movie, really enjoyed the movie, and I told [director] Colin [Tilley] I was interested in the movie and he wrote a spoof to it, and we shot it.”
Check the video out below.
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