URBAN ISLANDZ NEWS: Perhaps one of Nicki Minaj biggest fan is her mentor himself Lil Wayne.

Weezy discussed with MTV his admiration for the Trinidadian mega star whose Hip Hop talented shot her to stardom.

“I got on my knees to do something totally different, but I was like, we got a crowd out there, so let me just give praise,” Weezy told MTV.

When asked what it was like watching Minaj develop from an MC with nothing more than a street DVD into the performer she is today, the platinum selling rapper said: “I promise to God, you know what I thought about? When I saw her up there just walking and everybody singing her stuff and she making all those facial expressions, I was just like, I remember watching that DVD. When shorty was in the tub. I remember watching that and where she came from and just to know that not that I did that, that she did that. I mean, it’s a beautiful thing.”

In other news, Lil Wayne UK Visa was allegedly denied resulting in the cancellation of several tour dates in Europe for his “I Am Still Music” tour.

According to reports, the ‘Lollipop’ hit-maker was refused the visa because of his previous convictions, similar to Chris Brown’s application last year.