After dealing with Sarah Palin, we thought Katie Couric was never going to be able to elevate her interviews to that level of hilarity again. But she seems to be on the verge of obliterating that when she sits down with Weezy F. Baby for her All Access Grammy Special tonight at 9 PM (EDIT: Watch the full interview at the end of this article).
Even though she'll be sitting down with other Grammy nominated artists including Justin Timberlake, Metallica and Ne-Yo as well, after a snippet leaked onto the 'Net last week with Weezy proclaiming to Mrs. Katie that "He's a gangster and gangsters don't ask questions," everyone's been waiting to hear what other amazing quotables will come from the interview. Before Dwayne sits down for his first major prime-time Q & A, we decided to take a look back at the on-camera interviews that paved the way...
INTERVIEW WITH DJ SEMTEX
DJ Semtex It's not a case of who've you done joints with, it's who you haven't done joints with. Who haven't you done joints with?
Elvis Presley, Nat King Cole, Sammy Davis Jr...I've been calling Sammy Davis Jr, he don't answer! I don't know the fuck is going on! Them type of people man. Other than that...Nah, I ain't never done a song with Em, man. I sent him a song, but he didn't get on it. I ain't like that, but it's all good. I know people be busy and stuff. Or AKA just scared to get on a song with me.
Click through to see Lil Wayne's Most Memorable On-Camera Interviews
SMACK DVD INTERVIEW
Lil Wayne: You could lose the fight. But if you smack that n*gga first? That's all n*gga's going to remember like...like foreal? Just walk up to him. Like, "Ah!" Smack a n*gga. N*gga could body slam you and all kinds of shit after that in a fight. N*gga ain't going to remember nothing. Weezy done walked up to that n*gga and smacked that n*gga. You know what I mean? Just don't get smacked.
ANOTHER DJ SEMTEX INTERVIEW
DJ Semtex: What inspired you for the concept for the joint "Dr. Carter"?
Lil Wayne: Aww man the "Dr. Carter" song that came from...You mean "Mr. Carter"?
DJ Semtex: No, "Dr. Carter".
Lil Wayne: How you've heard of "Dr. Carter"?
DJ Semtex: The joint...
Lil Wayne: (Pause) I didn't know that was on the album. Obviously, you see how I work, I don't listen to the album.
INTERVIEW WITH WHAT'S UP MAGAZINE
Lil Wayne: I'm single and ready to mingle. You feel me? And I got Pringles! Now is that that lingo?
LIL WAYNE TEACHES WE GOT NEXT TV HOW TO MAKE SYRUP
Lil Wayne: If I fail, I quit. I'm going back to the block. Can you imagine me going back to the block with a royalty check?
BONUS: KATIE COURIC'S FULL LIL WAYNE GRAMMY SPECIAL INTERVIEW