Lil’ Wayne got all of the internets in a frenzy Thursday evening when he tweeted out an endorsement of President Donald Trump. The rapper, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., posted a picture of himself next to a smiling Trump and a caption praising Trump’s policies and assuring that the president “can get it done.”

Lil Tunechi appears to have joined a line of Trump-supporting rappers that include Kanye West, 50 Cent — for a little while at least – as well as Ice Cube and Lil Pump. The endorsement by Weezy F. Baby — the “F” apparently standing for “fiscally conservative” – continues to beg the question of why President Trump and rappers have such appeal for one another. 

Trump continues to seek a friend – or prop in hip-hop artists and in several instances, it's been a successful endeavor. Here are five reasons this may be: