Jazz Cartier Talks Growing Up In Idaho and His 'Lil Wayne' Track with Peter Rosenberg

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Canada is the home to a lot of upcoming and established hip-hop artists like Tory Lanez and Drake.

However, more talent is starting to surface like Toronto native Jazz Cartier, who sat down with Peter Rosenberg to chat about his early life and the "Lil Wayne" song he released to pay homage.

Rosenberg and Cartier sat down for a pretty candid interview where Cartier was very open about growing up in Idaho and the influence that Lil Wayne had on him as an artist. Cartier's parents moved around a lot as a result of their military service, however, he grew up in Idaho and said it was pretty terrible.

Cartier told Rosenberg that he was the only black kid in his school and it was not the wave.

He was 11-years-old when he went to school in Boise and he was in a regular school. He said he heard a lot of stuff and everywhere he went, people were looking at him like he was an alien.

He and Rosenberg continued on to talk about racial awareness and the fact that people still notice race a lot in these times.

Meanwhile, Cartier and Rosenberg also touched base on the "Lil Wayne" record. He said his favorite Lil Wayne projects are The Drought series and Tha Carter 2 and 3.

Cartier says that Wayne was his Jay Z because he sort of missed the era, being born a bit after Jay Z's golden era.

He said it was cool to see the progression of Wayne's career over the years. You can check out the "Lil Wayne" track as well as the full interview with Cartier and Rosenberg below.

Watch Jazz Cartier and Peter Rosenberg's Interview