Lil Wayne Opens Skate Park In New Orleans

  • by Yoey
  • 9 Years ago
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Lil Wayne with the help of Mountain Dew & Glu Agency returned to his hometown yesterday to open up his TruckStop Skate Park in the lower 9th Ward of New Orleans..This area was one of the worst destroyed parts in the city during massive flooding caused by hurricane Katrina 7 years ago..Lil Wayne recently released a new clothing brand “TruckFit” that is carried in Macy’s nation wide to match his new Skateboarding lifestyle..

Lil Wayne had this to say: “I just want to help out my city, help out the people and the kids, give them something to do, something they haven’t done before,” he said. “It’s always good to learn something new.”

Trukstop Skate Park occupies a pre-Katrina building that survived the flooding…It was constructed using recycled materials & will be run using solar energy… pretty dope Wayne..



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“Live good Drink good Eat good” Graduate of Dillard University majoring in Public Relations/Brand Imaging. A New Orleans Native but born in Memphis,TN. Was raised as a Air Force brat having lived before in Germany and visited frequently to countries like England and France. While living in Europe a love for fashion and all things extravagant became a lifestyle easy to embrace. Returning to New Orleans fashion still played a major role in life for him. Now partnering with long time friend Nick to create the chic cultural blog site Yoey is focused more than ever on making his dreams a reality, while doing what he enjoys the most; enjoying a hell of a life.

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2 Comments Already

  1. Can’t hate on something positive

  2. The Skatepark, that’s too dope! Well done!

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