After bringing out Lil Wayne for his 2012 Chirstmas in California Concert, Kendrick Lamar sat down and talked with Karen Civil about the influence that Lil Wayne had over his rapping during Wayne’s earlier years. He also talks about the humbling experience of Wayne recognizing what he is doing as an artist.

This has been an excitig week for Kendrick also, his album, Good Kid m.A.A.d city went Gold. Congrats to him! Well deserved. Watch the videos after the jump.

Kendrick Lamar on Lil Wayne’s Influence:

Kendrick Lamar and Lil Wayne at Christmas in California: