We’ve seen skateboarding transcend cultures as it grows around the world and recently we’ve seen it’s mark on hip-hop culture. To the point one of hip-hop’s biggest stars, Lil Wayne has really taken interest in it. Along with Mountain Dew, Lil Wayne decided to open a skate park down in his hometown of New Orleans to give the youth another outlet. With a city that has been so devastated by destruction and poverty, it’s great to see a success story come back and build something there. Check out the recap video as Lil Wayne speaks to the media about why he opened the park, takes a skate through the park and brings professional skater Paul Rodriguez Jr. aka P Rod along with him to open the park. Enjoy the clip.