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DJ Drama & Rob Petrozzo Remember Helping To Create Lil Wayne’s “Dedication 2” Mixtape

DJ Drama & Rob Petrozzo Remember Helping Create Lil Wayne Dedication 2 Mixtape

If you didn’t already know, Lil Wayne‘s Dedication 2 mixtape turned 10-years-old last week on May 22nd.

For its anniversary, The FADER spoke with the host of the tape DJ Drama and the graphics artist behind the artwork Rob Petrozzo to see what they remembered about the classic project.

Rob recalled creating the cover for Dedication 2 and Drama explained how D2 came about, coming up with the name, “Georgia Bush“, and plenty more. You can read what they said below!

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2 Chainz Talks Relationship With Lil Wayne, Recording “Bounce”, Kendrick Lamar Dropping The Same Day As “ColleGrove” & More

2 Chainz Talks Relationship With Lil Wayne, Recording Bounce, Kendrick Lamar Dropping The Same Day As ColleGrove & More

2 weeks ago, 2 Chainz chopped it up with Rolling Stone for an interview, which you can read after the jump below.

Tity Boi discussed recording “Bounce” in 12 hours with Lil Wayne, what their studio session was like, being in competition with each other when they are in the studio, their relationship, and more.

The College Park rapper also spoke on if he was “pissed off” that Kendrick Lamar dropped his Untitled project on the same day as ColleGrove, the artwork for ColleGrove, recording the project as a dedication album for Tunechi, and recalled Tune thanking him for letting him have his cup in the “Duffle Bag Boy” music video!

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Jonathan Mannion Talks Shooting “ColleGrove” Artwork, 2 Chainz Explains Why Lil Wayne Is A “Living Legend”

Jonathan Mannion Talks Shooting ColleGrove Artwork, 2 Chainz Explains Why Lil Wayne Is A Living Legend

In a recent interview with Rebecca Haithcoat for Instagram Music, 2 Chainz and Jonathan Mannion (who shot the cover) discuss all about the artwork for ColleGrove.

Jonathan talked about how he photographed Lil Wayne while on set of “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” in February after shooting Tity Boi a couple of weeks beforehand:

“I set up a portable studio behind [Wayne’s] trailer on the set of ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’. With 2 Chainz, I shot him about two weeks before that, in a studio in Los Angeles. It was me and a retoucher. I was like, it really has to look like these tattoos sink into his face as if they’re his own.”

Chainz spoke on coming up with the idea for the ColleGrove album artwork, having to slap himself sometimes to realize that Tunechi is one of his realest friends, and why he believes Tune is a “living legend”:

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Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz Release Their “ColleGrove” Collaboration Album

Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz Release Their ColleGrove Collaboration Album

Here it is! Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz have released their brand new collaboration album, ColleGrove. If you are wondering about the name of the project, it comes from their hometowns as Wayne is from Hollygrove and Chainz is from College Park.

The joint album contains a total of 13 tracks including “Bounce“, “Gotta Lotta“, and “Rolls Royce Weather Everyday“. There are also no features on the project.

You can view the official tracklist and purchase ColleGrove off iTunes after the jump below. Don’t forget to also leave a comment with your thoughts on the album!

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Kanye West Reveals Artwork & Release Date For Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz’ “ColleGrove” Album

Kanye West Reveals Artwork & Release Date For Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz ColleGrove Album

Kanye West has took to his Twitter page to announce when Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz‘ upcoming ColleGrove collaboration album will be released.

“New project with 2 Chainz and Wayne dropping this Friday”

The GOOD Music founder also revealed the official artwork for the joint project, which was shot by Jonathan Mannion. You can check it out above.

After getting a few snippets from Weezy and ChainzColleGrove project in the past few months, it looks like on March 4th we will finally be hearing the full album! Who is looking forward to it?

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