Archive | May, 2011

Exclusive: LilWayneHQ Interviews Detail; Talks Tha Carter IV & More

LilWayneHQ Interviews Detail

Below, is an exclusive interview held with producer/music artist Detail, who has been working closely with Lil Wayne and the YMCMB crew recently. In the interview, Detail speaks on music, the first time he met Weezy, Tune‘s upcoming Tha Carter IV album, and more.

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Pictures: Drake Brings Out Lil Wayne At Rehab Pool Party

Pictures Of Drake & Lil Wayne At Rehab Pool Party

Drake hosted and performed at the Rehab Pool Party during Memorial Day Weekend at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. He brought out Tunechi to perform “Miss Me“, and you can see some more pics from the event after the jump below:

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Pictures: DJ Khaled Shoots A Music Video For His “I’m On One” Single

Pictures Of DJ Khaled Shooting A Music Video For Im On One

Yesterday, DJ Khaled shot a music video for his “I’m On One” single featuring Lil Wayne, Drake and Rick Ross. The visual will be directed by Gil Green, and Birdman and Mack Maine make cameos. You can view some more photos from the video shoot, which took place in Miami, after the jump:

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Video: Lil Wayne Says New Single “How To Love” Gives Him Goose Bumps x More

Above, Lil Wayne speaks about his new single “How To Love” with Sway when the two sat down after the taping of Weezy‘s upcoming Unplugged special.

“I can tell you that I’ve never had a single like it, and it’s an amazing song. It’s an amazing song. When I listen to it I get goose bumps,” Weezy said. “And I feel like the song is gonna take me somewhere that I’ve never been musically.”

Tunechi, who recently extended his I Am Still Music Tour through September, is looking to diversify his live show, and “How to Love” would help him do that. “You know that if you come to a Lil Wayne show two years from now, you already know that ‘I’m gonna get rap — some of the best rap — I’m gonna get some guitar, I’m gonna get some singin’, I’m gonna get some dancin’, I’m gonna get some old-school music, and I’m goin’ to a show tonight.’ And I think that’s where this song is directing me to.”

For Birdman Jr., rap just isn’t enough anymore. “I am a musician, and a few years back, I noticed that I wasn’t just a rapper. And I noticed that I didn’t want to do this just to rap,” he said before clarifying his point. “I do want to go down as one of the greatest rappers of all time, but I also want to go down as one of the greatest musicians of all time.

“When you think about it, Tupac is just known as a great rapper; Biggie is just known as a great rapper, Jay-Z — just known as a great rapper,” he continued. “I want to be known as that rapper that turned it all the way up and became the face of the music.”

Actually, Wayne looks to epitomize the word one day. “When they make a billboard and put whoever they gonna put up there to define the word ‘music,’ I wanna be there.” – MTV

After the jump, you can watch videos of Detail speak on producing “How To Love” (says Weezy recorded the song in November 2010), Rick Ross chat about his great relationship with Lil Wayne and the John” single, and Birdman talk about Tune‘s Tha Carter IV album (says he thinks it will be one of the best albums in history).

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Lil Wayne’s “How To Love” Single Now On iTunes!

Lil Waynes How To Love Single Now On iTunes

Well we got the exclusive from Karen yesterday, but now Lil Wayne‘s new single “How To Love” is officially in the iTunes store. This is the third single off Tha Carter IV and was produced by Detail. You can purchase the single off iTunes using the link below, and let’s see if we can get it to number one! This version is of much better quality than the version released yesterday too. Do you think this track will be a chart topper ❓

Purchase Lil Wayne’s new single “How To Love” on iTunes