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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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Lil Wayne Hits Up The Studio With DJ Khaled To Work On “I Changed A Lot”

Lil Wayne Hits Up The Studio With DJ Khaled To Work On I Changed A Lot

Yesterday in Los Angeles, Lil Wayne hit up the studio with his Cash Money Records label-mate DJ Khaled. You can view a picture from their studio session above and Wayne‘s gift that he recently received from Nicki Minaj can be seen lit up in the background.

DJ Khaled posted up the photo with a caption saying: “Big up my brother Wayne… #c5 #ichangedalot on its way”, so most-likely they were working on a song for Khaled‘s upcoming I Changed A Lot album, due to drop later this year.

Weezy F Baby previously appeared on DJ Khaled‘s Suffering From Success album last year with a solo song titled “No Motive” and a feature on the “No New Friends” single!

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New York Jets’ Chris Johnson Talks About Being Good Friends With Lil Wayne

New York Jets Chris Johnson Talks About Being Good Friends With Lil Wayne

American football running back Chris Johnson, who currently plays for the New York Jets, recently spoke to XXL over the phone to discuss his friendship with Lil Wayne.

During the interview, Chris discussed growing up listening to the Hot Boys, listening to Tunechi when he works out, why he is a fan of Tune, being good friends with him, his top five rappers, and more.

Hit the jump to read Chris Johnson‘s interview about Weezy F Baby!

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Mannie Fresh Speaks On “Lollipop”, “Go DJ”, “Earthquake”, “BM J.R.”, “Tha Carter V” & More

Mannie Fresh Speaks On Lollipop, Go DJ, Earthquake, BM JR, Tha Carter 5 & More

Mannie Fresh recently sat down with Frannie Kelley and Ali Shaheed Muhammad for a live interview with NPR‘s Microphone Check show.

During the interview, Mannie spoke on his earlier days with Cash Money Records, his thoughts on Lil Wayne putting out “Lollipop“, working with Wayne on the “Earthquake“, “Go DJ” and “BM J.R.” songs, and confirmed that he is currently working on the upcoming Tha Carter V album.

The New Orleans producer and DJ also mentioned that Weezy F Baby is the person who has challenged him the most throughout his career with his work on Tha Carter, as well as telling the story of how Weezy knew from day one that “Tha Carter” album title would be used on a lot of his future albums and play a big part in his legacy.

You can watch the full 1 hour and 30 minute conversation in the clip after the jump below!

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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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