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Lil Wayne Earns 2 Nominations At The 59th Annual Grammy Awards

Lil Wayne Earns 2 Nominations At The 59th Annual Grammy Awards

Lil Wayne has received a total of 2 nominations for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be airing live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 12th at 8PM on CBS.

For both nods, Weezy was nominated with Chance The Rapper and 2 Chainz for their “No Problem” collaboration in the “Best Rap Performance” and “Best Rap Song” categories.

You can check out who Tunechi, Chance and Tity Boi‘s competition is to win their awards after the jump below. Tune‘s Young Money artist Drake is also up for 8 awards at the show!

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Lil Wayne Talks Keeping In Touch With Inmates & C.O.’s From Jail, Retiring From A Certain Beat, Birdman, Drake & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Keeping In Touch With Inmates & Correctional Officers From Jail, Retiring From A Certain Beat, Birdman, Drake & More

Jasmine Simpkins from HipHollywood recently sat down with Lil Wayne for a one on one interview about his “Gone ‘Til November: A Journal of Rikers Island” book that you can check out below.

During their conversation, Weezy discussed why he wrote the book in jail, not planning to release it, what he hopes people will get out of reading it, if he keeps in touch with any of the inmates and C.O.’s, the celebrity visits he got while locked up, and getting the news that Drake had sexual relations with one of his girlfriends.

Tunechi also revealed his “retirement tweets” last month was him meaning that he is not going to be rapping on a certain type of beat no more, he will always drop mixtapes for us fans, and his relationship with Birdman:

How are you with Baby, do you think you guys will have a friendship again?
I’m 34 baby, I’m too old for friends.

You guys were more like family…
No, his last name isn’t Carter baby, he’s not family.

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Cortez Bryant Explains Everything About Lil Wayne’s Problems With Cash Money & “Tha Carter V” Album

Cortez Bryant Explains Everything About Lil Wayne Problems With Cash Money & Tha Carter 5 Album

Lil Wayne‘s best friend and manager, Cortez Bryant, recently sat down with Elliott Wilson and Brian “B.Dot” Miller for a brilliant interview on episode 79 of their “Rap Radar” podcast.

Tez Poe gave away plenty of unknown information about Weezy, what happened with the release of Tha Carter V, the situation with the Cash Money lawsuit, relationships with Birdman and Slim, and so much more.

You can listen to the full 85-minute conversation, watch excerpts of it, and see notes of what Cortez talks about all after the jump below. Enjoy!

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Lil Wayne Talks About His Fellow Inmates, Getting Into A Fight, Hearing His Son Say “Da-Da” For The First Time & Recording Drake’s “Light Up” Behind Bars

Lil Wayne Talks About His Fellow Inmates, Getting Into A Fight, Hearing His Son Say

Later this month, Lil Wayne will release his “Gone ‘Til November: A Journal of Rikers Island” memoir, and today, the first few pages from Wayne‘s book have surfaced online via Vulture.

In the pages, we can read what the first few days were like in prison for Weezy, what exactly he got up to, what he ate, who the inmates he got along with were, getting a suicidal-protection aide job, becoming friends with C.O.’s, getting into a fight on the yard, finding out the news Drake had slept with his girl, rapping for inmates, being visited by Diddy, Kanye West, Chris Paul, and more.

Tunechi also revealed he cried when he first heard his cell door lock behind him, he heard his son Dwayne Michael Carter III say “da-da” for the very first time over the phone while locked up, he never ever wants to go back to jail, and being told Drizzy wants him on his “Light Up” remix and to record his verse over the phone. Hit the jump or click here to read excerpts from the first few pages of Tune‘s “Gone ‘Til November” book!

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Lil Wayne Celebrates 34th Birthday With Close Friends At His Home + See Birthday Wishes He Got From Birdman, Drake & More

Yesterday, Lil Wayne celebrated his 34th birthday with his close friends Gudda Gudda, Marley G, Mack Maine, N.O. Capo, T@, Lil Twist, Cuban Harry, HoodyBaby, and Petey Lo.

In a clip from his house, which you can check out above, Weezy can be seen blowing out candles on his birthday cake and also lighting his blunt with the candles on his cake.

Below, you can see some birthday wishes from Tunechi‘s friends in the music industry such as Drake, Tyga, Boosie Badazz, Nicki Minaj, and 2 Chainz that they shared on their Instagram pages. I also added birthday messages from Birdman and Tune‘s daughter Reginae Carter!

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Lil Wayne Talks Officiating A Gay Wedding, Drake Telling Him Some Bad News & More While In Prison

Lil Wayne Talks Officiating A Gay Wedding, Drake Telling Him Some Bad News & More While In Prison

In just over 2 weeks on October 11th, Lil Wayne will have released his “Gone ‘Til November: A Journal of Rikers Island” book through Plume (a division of Penguin Group).

A few excerpts (check them out below) from the memoir have surfaced online, courtesy of Page Six, that include Tunechi explaining some of the things he got up to while being locked up in the New York prison for 8 months back in 2010 for gun charges.

Weezy revealed he officiated a gay wedding for two of his fellow inmates, helped decorate the service with toilet paper, and toasted the happy couple with Gatorade. He also mentioned Drake came to see him to let him know he had slept with his girlfriend Tammy Torres, there were 2 female officers suspended for coming to see him, requested one of his girlfriends to visit him wearing no underwear, he watched “American Idol” to pass time, wrote a new album, and more!

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