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Lil Wayne Talks Learning To Play The Guitar, Jay-Z’s “Lucky Me” Song, “Tha Carter XIII” & More

Lil Wayne XXL Magazine August 2014 Scans

Here are the scans from XXL magazine’s August/September 2014 issue, which features Lil Wayne on the front cover, an interview he did with Jeff Weiss inside the mag, and a photo shoot with Atiba Jefferson.

For the cover story, Tune spoke on his childhood, who he gets his work ethic from, the early days with Cash Money, his mother Jacida Carter, how he relates to Jay-Z’s “Lucky Me” song that he has tattooed on his body, listening to Prince, why he learned to play the guitar, authenticity in music today, 2Pac, where his head was at when recording Tha Carter and Tha Carter II, wanting to sit at the top of the Green Monster at a Boston Red Sox game, going to university just to show his kids that they have to go to school, where he sees himself in 10 years time, and plenty more.

Weezy F Baby also mentions that he first started work on Tha Carter V album when he was just 5-years-old, not remembering what he recorded in the studio last night but he does have it playing in his cars to remind him, and hints at a Tha Carter 13 album.

You can read the scans below, courtesy of Corey. Don’t forget to click on the images to enlarge them and to also to go and pick up a copy of this XXL magazine issue that is available on newsstands now!

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Kevin Gates Talks Nearly Signing To Young Money, Being Schooled By Lil Wayne & Birdman

Kevin Gates Talks Nearly Signing To Young Money & Being Schooled By Lil Wayne & Birdman

Kevin Gates chopped it with Vlad TV recently for a one on one interview about Young Money, Lil Wayne, and Birdman.

During their conversation, Gates spoke on being managed by Fee Banks, nearly signing to YM but changing his mind after a sit down with Baby, being mentored by Wayne, and says that he watched Weezy go to the studio every day and grind like he doesn’t even have a dollar in his pocket.

You can watch the interview in the clip after the jump below!

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Episode 20 Of Lil Wayne’s “Weezy Wednesday’s” Series [Video]

Episode 20 Of Lil Wayne Weezy Wednesdays Series

For this week’s “Weezy Wednesday’s” installment, Lil Wayne can be seen in the studio talking about his younger days with Birdman and the Hot Boys, as well as telling stories of him performing on stage one time and passing out due to his epilepsy.

Click here to watch episode 19 of “Weezy Wednesday’s“!

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Young Thug Says He’s “Recorded A Million Songs With Lil Wayne” & Gets His Genius From “Dwayne Carter”

Young Thug Says He Recorded A Million Songs With Lil Wayne, Gets His Genius From Dwayne Carter

While on the red carpet at the 2014 BET Awards in Los Angeles yesterday, MTV caught up with Birdman and Young Thug.

Thugger talked about his label situation, as well as mentioned that he will be working with Nicki Minaj on both her upcoming The Pink Print album and his forthcoming project. He also said he has “recorded a million tracks with Wayne already”.

The #1 Stunna discussed his Rich Gang 2 project that he plans to drop at the end of August, the “Drake vs. Lil Wayne” tour, Tha Carter V, and more!

You can watch the interview below and also another video, courtesy of TMZ, that shows Thug walking through L.A.X. airport drinking a double cup of lean saying he gets his genius from “Dwayne Carter“.

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Birdman Reveals The Release Date For The First Single Off The Rich Gang Album Sequel

Birdman Reveals The Release Date For The First Single Off The Rich Gang Album Sequel

Less than a year after the first Rich Gang compilation was released, Birdman has already started work on the second Rich Gang album. Baby announced that the first single off the project will drop on Wednesday, May 28th.

There is no word just yet on which music artists will be on the song, but what we do know is that the record is called “Lifestyle” and it was produced London On The Track.

The producer also posted up an Instagram video of him previewing the beat, which you can watch below. He mentioned that “two of da biggest artist in da game” will be on the single, so that’s got to mean Lil Wayne is one the features, right?

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