Birdman and Lil Wayne used to bet $10,000 on simulated games of madden while in the studio, according to T-Pain.
Birdman and Lil Wayne have apparently begun patching up their relationship after a falling out that included an alleged murder attempt and a multi-million dollar lawsuit, which means the two could soon return to their glory days of betting exorbitant amounts on video games.
T-Pain recently launched his own channel on video game streaming site Twitch.tv and during his inaugural stream of the newly re-booted Doom franchise, the rapper-turned-singer shared a story from the halcyon days of the Weezy-Birdman relationship, saying the pair would bet big money on games of Madden, according to SBNation’s transcript of the video.
“Lil Wayne and Birdman would bet $10,000 a game on Madden, and they would just let the computer play each other. They would bet that a team they pick would beat the team that the other guy picked, and they didn't play the game. They just let the computer play each other, and they would just bet $10,000 on that game. I thought that was the most ballingest s--- I had ever seen in my life.”
As usual, T-Pain is right, as betting $10,000 on a video game is pretty baller, but betting $10,000 on simulated games of Madden is the kind of thoughtless spending of money that signifies a truly elite baller.
– Brendan Maloy