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WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 3, 2011 - Lil Wayne performs during the 'I Am Still Music' tour at the Verizon Center on April 3, 2011 in Washington, D.C.. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/For The Washington Post) (Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 3, 2011 - Rick Ross performs during the 'I Am Still Music' tour at the Verizon Center on April 3, 2011 in Washington, D.C.. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/For The Washington Post) (Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post)

Without a doubt, the biggest hip-hop tour of the spring was the “I Am Still Music” tour featuring Lil Wayne, Rick Ross and Nicki Minaj. The tour rolled through D.C. at the Verizon center last week and yours truly was stationed at the soundboard with a 400mm/2.8.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 3, 2011 - Lil Wayne performs during the 'I Am Still Music' tour at the Verizon Center on April 3, 2011 in Washington, D.C.. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/For The Washington Post) (Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 3, 2011 - Lil Wayne performs during the 'I Am Still Music' tour at the Verizon Center on April 3, 2011 in Washington, D.C.. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/For The Washington Post) (Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 3, 2011 - Lil Wayne performs during the 'I Am Still Music' tour at the Verizon Center on April 3, 2011 in Washington, D.C.. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/For The Washington Post) (Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post)

Yes, sadly this was a soundboard show. Lights were pretty average, although they were less than optimal for Lil Wayne’s set. There was a ramp jutting out from the stage that Ross used quite a bit, but Weezy was content to stay on the main stage.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 3, 2011 - Rick Ross performs during the 'I Am Still Music' tour at the Verizon Center on April 3, 2011 in Washington, D.C.. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/For The Washington Post) (Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 3, 2011 - Rick Ross performs during the 'I Am Still Music' tour at the Verizon Center on April 3, 2011 in Washington, D.C.. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/For The Washington Post) (Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 3, 2011 - Rick Ross performs during the 'I Am Still Music' tour at the Verizon Center on April 3, 2011 in Washington, D.C.. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/For The Washington Post) (Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post)

Neither Ross nor Weezy is what you might call a dynamic performer. They generally stroll about the stage, spitting rhymes but not really “performing” much.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 3, 2011 - Lil Wayne performs during the 'I Am Still Music' tour at the Verizon Center on April 3, 2011 in Washington, D.C.. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/For The Washington Post) (Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 3, 2011 - Rick Ross performs during the 'I Am Still Music' tour at the Verizon Center on April 3, 2011 in Washington, D.C.. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/For The Washington Post) (Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post)

Full photo set below. I’ll put up Nicki Minaj’s photos tomorrow. Click on any photo to purchase a print. And don’t for get to follow me on Twitter or like me on Facebook.


Lil Wayne & Rick Ross @ Verizon Center – Images by Kyle Gustafson

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