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Sevn Thomas Breaks Down Producing Lil Wayne’s “Let It Fly”, Calls Him “The Best Rapper Alive”

Sun, Dec 30, 2018 by

Sevn Thomas Breaks Down Producing Lil Wayne Let It Fly, Calls Him The Best Rapper Alive

Sevn Thomas chopped it up with Billboard a couple of months ago to discuss producing Lil Wayne‘s “Let It Fly” song featuring Travis Scott off Tha Carter V.

The producer talked about how he feels the collaboration is like “a 2018 DMX kind of record” and explained why it’s special for him to be a part of Weezy‘s Tha Carter album series.

Also in their interview, Sevn called Tunechi one of his “favorite rappers of all time”, the “best rapper alive”, and said Tune‘s rapping on “Let It Fly” reminded him of Da Drought era! Do you agree?

I think is going to be a slapper too. That one will resonate in the clubs and radio for a minute. I was listening to a lot of DMX at the time, specifically, It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot and Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood. I was just in that mood. I wanted to reinterpret what I was hearing from X’s music. I did that with my brother Dirtwork, I’m super proud of you. It’s dark and visceral. I feel like it’s a 2018 DMX kind of record.

That record means a lot to me because Wayne is one of my favorite rappers of all time. The best rapper alive, actually. It’s really special to me because it’s a part of Tha Carter series. Growing up that series meant a lot to me. I feel like I got Da Drought-era Wayne rapping on that shit. I got to evoke that out of him like it motivated him to really rap and do something complex with it. Obviously, like I said Travis is one of my favorites, he just sounds good on everything so that was a perfect marriage of sound and sonics. Those two bodied that shit. I’m super-blessed and highly favored to be able to put that record together.

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  • Davonsticks

    Fuck charlagmane or whatever they call him and anybody who likes em..

    • Raz!

      wayne dont like him and so he always hates wayne for that reason

      • YMYSL 🐍🐍

        How u know that Wayne doesn’t like him?

        • WeezyF🐐

          His whole team don’t like that man he was the one who made up the rumor about Birdman buying all the copies for C4

        • David D

          It’s well known Wayne doesn’t fuck with that bleach skin fag

          • YMYSL 🐍🐍

            I know the YM/CM camps don’t really fuck with him, but I was hoping that someone had an actual quote of Wayne saying something about him because, atleast to my knowledge, there is none

      • Ye’

        He has been hating on wayne for years, way before carter 5.

    • Dr Carter

      The “Yall dont like Charlemagne cause he said the truth about C5 and Wayne stans are hurt” ppl are coming

      • realone504

        What he said

        • Dr Carter

          Wayne dont talk about anything on his album lmaooo its one of his most personal

          • realone504

            Well we know that’s a lie he didn’t talk about anything Political but still

            • Dr Carter

              He hating

    • RSB

      RealShit⬆️🏆

  • Raz!

    let it fly is a top 3 song on c5

    • David D

      Fax

  • WeezyF🐐

    Y’all are so fuckin weird

  • David D

    Read ya mind, read ya mind

  • David D

    Okay then

  • IT DOESNT REMIND ME ANYTHING LIKE DA DROUGHT LOL

  • Juan Rios

    Only Lil Wayne rhymes with the exact same word like 17 times, and still makes sense and not just a bunch of non sense put together! GOAT status!
    🐐🔥

    • Doko360

      Em does that too…on the same level as Wayne when it comes to word play

  • FoFoBullDogg

    What’s up with all the Charlagmane hate all of a sudden?

    • Nijee

      There is no hate with Charlagmane I just don’t agree with his opinion about Wayne didn’t rap about nothing on C5 When he gave you substance, Emotion on the album but he always being biased with Certain artists

      • YMYSL 🐍🐍

        Oh, there’s hate for him. Dudes a political douchebag these days. I miss the old him. 2016-now Charlemagne ain’t it

        • Nijee

          I agree but I don’t take his opinion about music seriously when at first he said C5 was alright but now that It’s getting good reviews & recognition but now he calling it trash

          • YMYSL 🐍🐍

            Exactly. Dude needs help cuz he stays on that negative bullshit these days. At least before, he was funny. Now, he just comes off like an extreme hater.

            • Nijee

              Exactly he just loves trolling

      • YMYSL 🐍🐍

        Oh, and he’s bias as fuck

      • FoFoBullDogg

        He said that??
        Maan fuck that 🙄

        • Nijee

          Yeah but he always give Cardi B praise & saying her album is dope

      • FoFoBullDogg

        Maybe he didn’t listen to C5 like it should be
        People nowadays look like they’re programmed to trash Wayne’s music and it’s sad

        • Nijee

          Yeah but He said it was good but now he calling it huge disappointment of 2018 like just make up your mind

      • Doko360

        Em said it best about Charma-bitch on kamikaze

        • Nijee

          But I agree with him about tho Revival that album was so garbage

          • Doko360

            Maybe but that charma-bitch just skims through most albums and then thinks he’s so knowledgeable and right with his reviews

            • Nijee

              That’s why people don’t take him seriously at times

              • Doko360

                He fucking tlkd too much it’s annoying…and he stays giving shitty music praise all the time…mumble rap shit

    • YMOB SO REAL

      Basically niggas up here mad because he said C5 was a disappointment and said Wayne wasn’t talking about anything he said he want to hear Wayne get more personal at this stage in his career. Clearly he didn’t listen to C5. This gotta be Wayne’s most personal/emotional album ever. I’m not mad at him I don’t hate him he has a right to his opinion. But I strongly disagree with him

  • Dr Carter

    Lmaaaaaaao you should write a book. You got too much inspiration

  • tvsh

    I just killed FaZe Tfue on fortnite

    • Dr Carter

      Goat ish

  • FoFoBullDogg

    “I sell birds to the trees, Tune I heard you don’t sleep
    I’m alergic to dreams, I don’t twerk but I tweak
    For that purple that pink, yeah you see what i’m saying
    Like you heard what you see, I’m a verbal disease
    I’m alergic to me, been a turd on these streets
    Since my curtains was sheet”

    Might be an unpopular opinion, but S4TW2 still slaps to this day
    Gives me a sense of pride everytime I listen to it now that C5 is on my Playlist

    • Giraffe Boy

      who said this

      • FoFoBullDogg

        It’s Sh!t from Sorry 4 the Wait 2

  • Nijee

    🤔You know what I think it might not happen but Wayne should do Breakfast Club Interview so he can have conversation with Charlemagne

    • YMOB SO REAL

      All Charlemagne is going to do is ask him something stupid like about the Birdman kiss.

      • Nijee

        Exactly that’s definitely going be first question he’ll asked Wayne

  • Hunter Yates

    I have a 13inch penis

  • YMOB SO REAL

    Charlemagne said he wants Wayne to open up and get more personal at this stage of his career did he not hear C5 this has to be Wayne’s most personal album ever which is probably why some people don’t like it

    • Nijee

      He needs to realize that Before C5 Wayne hasn’t released album since 2013 so people need to let Wayne figured out what his next album would be. We don’t know what Wayne got up his sleeve if it’s going be Concept Album or another sequel album like Rebirth 2 or IANAHB 3 so we have to be patient

      • YMOB SO REAL

        At this stage of Wayne career no matter what Wayne drops it’s always gone be people not satisfied. It’s gone always be niggas who gone be like “new Wayne suck and we need old Wayne” he could drop another c2 or drought 3 and it’s gone be people still not satisfied

        • Nijee

          Not really Eminem put out good album after People was trashing Revival I think Wayne should focused on making great body of work instead worrying about making hits & Album sales he always going do numbers due to his fan base he need to take Kendrick Route & make great albums

          • YMOB SO REAL

            Factsl💯 Tell this to some of the niggas up hear cuz they said C5 trash cause it has no bangers lmao

            • Nijee

              Wayne will always have bangers even FWA had couple bangers so he always have hit records so he need to worrying about making great/classic albums so he can have couple classic albums under his belt

              • WeezyF🐐

                He have 2 classic albums under his belt

                • Nijee

                  Name one album outside Carter series that is considered classic from Wayne

                • WeezyF🐐

                  Why does it have to be outside of the carter series? Most ppl hiphop listeners consider carter 2 and carter 3 classics even non hiphop listeners consider C3 a classic.

                • Nijee

                  It don’t matter people want him to make great albums not always about making hits or album sales we know Wayne can make hits with his eyes close & people always going buy his music due to who he is as a artist. People would give him more credit if he goes that route

                • WeezyF🐐

                  He’s already done that with his past albums and C5 was a great album

                • C2 was a classics and C3 is a classic whether you like it or not, don’t nobody have a choice.

          • Ye’

            People definitely still shitted on kamikaze, & Kendrick ain’t hit chasing? Damn is his most commercial album to date.

    • Tuned #Umar

      Lol yeah that was dumb of him

    • Ye’

      Last verse of let it all work out most def verse of the year shit gave me chills.

  • Knudtsen
    • Tuned #Umar

      2015 he had 100 features damn near i think he was like 1 short

      • Knudtsen

        Been in the game for 20years and still give us so fucking much music

  • YMOB SO REAL

    I ain’t finna break or fix the brakes
    You hear me late I’m laughing in your face Now fix your face I can’t disintegrate cause I facilitate a mil day For like a million days At least the bills are paid, the children safe Want to get a way No I’m here to stay I’m really great but don’t discriminate Cause I done seen a mirror break behind a pretty face You stickin’ out your chest your titties fake Don’t make me pick your fate I’m pickin’ out a mate she get replaced The heart was built to break🔥🔥🔥🔥

    • FoFoBullDogg

      I’m smoking icky, watching Ricky Lake
      I got a lawyer that turn any case into a pillowcase
      My killers straight, let’s do some Q&A
      You saw the news today
      Got news to break and rules to break
      It hurt to say, they wanna get Lil Tune to break
      It’s worth the wait, Commercial Break

      • YMOB SO REAL

        This song is a classic idc what nobody say

  • YMOB SO REAL

    Them niggas hyped up cardi album she trash imo I respect her grind tho I she went from stripper to successful music artist but her music trash

  • FoFoBullDogg

    I think Wayne will have a near perfect album when he decides to actually pick which tracks to put on
    We can all agree that Fat Maine is terrible at it

    • Nijee

      Yeah Mack need to better job at picking the right songs & organizing them because C5 was so over the place especially he should’ve stayed kept Mannie Fresh on STSOR & made the album more cohesive

  • Smill Ciprian

    C5

  • Jake Sharma #FreeJuelz🐯

    Line Line Line Mind Mind Mind

  • Dr Carter

    They are too influenced by others opinion

  • RSB

    It’s RealShit, nigga my candle still lit

  • 🐐🐐

    No cap

  • 🐐🐐

    Damn that wayne and nicki party gone be lit hoes gone be shaking that ass when good form play

  • Maybe because everybody was just excited for it to drop and upon months of listening the cloud of hype wore off

  • Knudtsen

    for me its still c2>c3>c5>c1=c4

    • Nijee

      I agree Carter 2 is the best album of the Carter series but C1 is definitely second

      • Knudtsen

        I grew up on c2 and c3, so its hard for me to really compare this albums, all I know is that tha carter series is the best album series in the game no doubt

        • Nijee

          Yeah that’s why I hope Wayne doesn’t do Carter 6 even though he might do another one in 2020

          • Knudtsen

            I hope he starts another series, since this wayne who is off cash money is another wayne

            • Nijee

              He has at least 4-5 Album/ Mixtape series so he should create album series with Mannie Fresh or Kanye Fully Produced

              • WeezyF🐐

                Nah 2017- 2018 producers

              • Ye’

                I want a Tyler the creator produced jazz album.

    • Ye’

      C4 so under appreciated

  • HIDE

    Grateful such a throwaway song u know I’d never wanna hear it on an official release or nun definitely forgettable garbage

    • Knudtsen

      wouldn’t call it garbage tho, its still a cool song

      • HIDE

        Lol I was being sarcastic

        • Knudtsen

          oh..lol

      • YungJackBauer

        Trash

        • Knudtsen

          tHaT SoNg Is tRash

    • I fux with it heavy and I have personal attachment with that song cuz of what I was going through at the time

    • Patrick H

      Its a dope song.

  • HIDE

    Ion know what song this niggas talking about cuz I ain’t hear no dmx type beat an I damn sure wasn’t drought 3 era Wayne rapping

  • Venom

    More personal? Did the boy not hear C5 the nigga literally rapped about suicide it dont get more personal than that

    • Patrick H

      Fuck him.

  • Venom
  • YMYSL 🐍🐍

    Trasssh 😂😂

  • HIDE

    Tbh besides what was on the radio I ain’t listen to a lotta dmx

  • 🐐🐐

    Kreep give me ianahb2 vibes

  • YungJackBauer

    Right above it

    • 🐐🐐

      It’s young money mother fucker if you ain’t running wit it run from it mother fucker

      • YungJackBauer

        So dope song

  • YungJackBauer

    I’m a real nigga, stand still nigga
    I’ll cut your face, have you lookin like seal nigga

  • Day1_la_laker

    We need anotha hyfr type song from wayne and drizzy🔥

  • HIDE

    Lol I know I just wanted to hit em wit the elephant gat one time

  • Nijee

    For me FWA was better than C5 far as conceptual wise, Creativity, Production, but C5 was more diverse, Better rapping, Flows

  • Ye’

    Stupidest shit I ever heard. Who making you listen to all the tracks? That bitch can be as short as you want it to be. Also I’m still fucking with it heavy prolly my favorite album this year for sure.

  • Lil Brick 🧱 Retired

    Legend in the building aka me

  • It’s the Carter 5 let the thug sing

    • Patrick H

      Fire.

  • Angels is here huh

    • HIDE

      Lol this was 4 hours ago

      • Lmao what hapoehap did HQ and NC fight again?

        • HIDE

          Nah just some trolls on nc I was dealin wit

  • Oh shit I finally found the DRAGON BALL SUPER BROLY MOVIE

  • HIDE

    Finna block kunechi gay ass

    • Lil Brick 🧱 Retired

      I ain’t do nun
      Yall need a real real up in that office

      • Lil Brick 🧱 Retired

        U must think u Obama or sumn

        • Lil Brick 🧱 Retired

          I do bitch

          • Lil Brick 🧱 Retired

            Fuck up

            • Lil Brick 🧱 Retired

              U ain’t gon do shit hoe. Pussy!!

              • Lil Brick 🧱 Retired

                Sucky ducky lame ass bitch I fucked yo sista

                • Lil Brick 🧱 Retired

                  Damn

  • HIDE

    Fuckin weirdo

    • Lil Brick 🧱 Retired

      Ight Rashaad

  • RSB

    RSB Tha Lunatic

  • King Slime Thugger

    Unban me cuh

  • Patrick H

    Wayne had the best year in 2018, easily.

  • Dr Carter

    Sick for the new eve. Smh

  • Giraffe Boy

    new post

  • Giraffe Boy

    11/10

  • Derrick Selasie Avornyo

    Can I choose a top ten, cant cos, still enjoying them.. especially, the latest, millionaires raw..safe all wayne fans. thank you for keeping this site up. Bless Up.