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Lil Wayne Signs Duke Riley To His Young Money Sports Agency

Lil Wayne Signs Duke Riley To His Young Money Sports Agency

Yesterday, Lil Wayne announced he had signed LSU Tigers linebacker Duke Riley to Young Money APAA Sports & Entertainment, which is his sports agency that he founded in early 2016.

Duke is the third client that Weezy has signed up to his agency as he has previously signed NBA prospect Terrance Ferguson and NFL player linebacker Reggie Northrup.

This means Tunechi and his business will now handle all of Riley‘s marketing and branding. Click here to see Tune speak on why he decided to start up his Young Money Sports venture!

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Lil Wayne Signs Terrance Ferguson To His Young Money Sports Agency

Lil Wayne Signs Terrance Ferguson To His Young Money Sports Agency

After signing Reggie Northrup to his Young Money Sports agency a few months ago, Lil Wayne has now added another hot prospect to his empire – Terrance Ferguson.

Weezy, who can be seen with Terrance in the picture above, will be handling the 18-year-old’s marketing and branding after the NBA prospect announced he will be skipping college to go straight into playing professional basketball in Australia.

Ferguson also did an interview with TMZ, which you can watch below, that included him discussing why he signed to YMS, what his plans with Tune are, and taking YM artist Stephanie Acevedo to prom!

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Lil Wayne Signs Reggie Northrup To His Young Money Sports Agency

Lil Wayne Signs Reggie Northrup To His Young Money Sports Agency

Lil Wayne has announced that American football linebacker Reggie Northrup is the first athlete to sign to his Young Money Sports business venture, who will now handle his marketing and branding.

The news was confirmed when Weezy posted up a picture (above) on his Instagram page, as well as when Reggie explained in an interview with Tallahassee Democrat newspaper about how his relationship with Tunechi started and why Tune wanted to work with him.

“Lil Wayne seen something in me. He’s seen me play. He wanted to start something up, and get involved in the sports world. He’s a big fan of sports. He liked my game, and they wanted to do something with me. They’ve been supporting me through this process, and I’m blessed to be affiliated with them.”

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Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz Appear On “Highly Questionable”, Share Crazy Stories Involving Females & Athletes

Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz Appear On Highly Questionable, Share Crazy Stories Involving Females & Athletes

Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz both appeared on ESPN‘s “Highly Questionable” daily sports talk television program in Miami on March 11th to promote their ColleGrove album.

During their appearance, Dan Le Batard, Bomani Jones, and Papi asked Weezy and Tity to tell them which athlete they are the most responsible for making tired by partying the night before a game, as well as to share any crazy nights they have had in the studio.

Tunechi went on to share a crazy story he has about J. R. Smith that happened in Las Vegas involving a female that tried to play games. You can watch the interview in a clip after the jump below!

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Oregon State’s Ryan Nall Chooses Lil Wayne If He Had To Only Listen To 1 Artist For The Rest Of His Life

Oregon State Ryan Nall Chooses Lil Wayne If He Had To Only Listen To One Artist For The Rest Of His Life

Ryan Nall was recently asked in an interview by Oregon Live which music artist he would listen to for the rest of his life if he could only choose one.

The Oregon State Beavers running back picked Lil Wayne and revealed that he grew up listening to Wayne‘s music, as well as that he was one of the first artists he heard.

You can read what Ryan Nall said after the jump below. I’m sure a lot of people would be fine with listening to just Weezy for the rest of their life as he has so much quality music!

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NBA Player James Young Is A Lil Wayne Fan, Talks Attending The “Drake vs. Lil Wayne” Tour

NBA Player James Young Is A Lil Wayne Fan, Talks Attending The Drake vs Lil Wayne Tour

Did you know that American basketball player James Young, who currently plays for the Boston Celtics, is a Lil Wayne fan?

Emily Austen recently sat down with Young for an interview and during this sit-down, he mentioned that his favorite type of music is hip-hop and R&B, his favorite artists are Lil Wayne, Drake and Jay-Z, and going to a show on the Drake vs. Lil Wayne” tour with his teammates.

You can watch the conversation in the clip below. Thanks Amritpal Uppal for the heads up!

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