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Lil Wayne Talks Recording Process, Female Rappers, Hooks & Reveals “Funeral” Is Not His Last Album

Tue, Feb 4, 2020 by

Lil Wayne Talks Recording Process, Female Rappers, Hooks & Reveals Funeral Is Not His Last Album

To help promote his brand new Funeral album, Lil Wayne chopped it up with Entertainment Weekly over the phone for an interview.

During their conversation, Weezy revealed he had recorded at least 72 songs for Funeral, explained why he named the album what he did, and confirmed if he died tomorrow this would not be his last project.

Tunechi also discussed his recording process, Sinead O’Connor, hooks, the features on Funeral, female rappers, shared advice for young rappers, and much more. You can read everything what Tune had to say after the jump below!

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: You’re known for marathon recording sessions. How do you know when to cut things off and make what you have into an album?
LIL WAYNE: I’ve never entered the studio and said, “I’m entering the studio and we’re recording. This is what we’re doing, this is the project we’re working on.” The only time I do that is for a Carter album. My world stops when we’re going in here, recording like, Tha Carter VI. Other than that, just whatever comes out that night came out that night. But then, the Funeral idea came along, and just the whole situation of the times, of me as an artist and my career, it made me go into the studio with, “No, I’m going in here with the Funeral on my mind.” Whether I banged out a whole album that night, or not, [Young Money president] Mack [Maine] knows that it was all for Funeral, so it’s nothing but a whole collage of things for him to pick at the end of the day.

How many songs you estimate you recorded for this album? And what’s the process of whittling them down?
The last time I looked at…my little list of the songs we recorded, it said 72 files. That lets you know how it works. Mack’s ear is to the world. Mine isn’t. Mine is to myself and my music, my world. And so Mack knows what everyone is listening to and likes, so he comes and listens to these songs because he’s the one who will let me know like “They gon’ love this, they gon’ love that.” So we hopefully end up with the best songs out of that whole hundred thousand of them I recorded. It’s fun.

I really like “Ball Hard” off the record. It also has a Sinéad O’Connor shout-out. Are you a fan of hers or was that for the rhyme?
That was due to me being a fan because I used to watch a channel when I was young called The Box [that] would have videos to the side of the screen with a number by them. You can call the phone number and just order that video and it’ll come on whenever it comes on, you had no control over what video came next. So, the Sinéad O’Connor video [for “Nothing Compares 2 U”] came on a whole lot, and she also became popular just from being the bald head artist. [Recording “Ball Hard”] I was like, “These kids don’t know no damn Sinéad O’Connor.” But then I thought about the fact that it takes two seconds to say, “Hey, Siri, who is Sinéad O’Connor?”

Listening to the song “Mama Mia,” when it started I was like, I do not know how the hell Wayne’s going to rap over this beat. Do you run toward challenges like that?
Yeah I do. I love when I get a beat and as soon as it comes on I can’t all of a sudden get some words in my head. There’s a beat that I got recently that was on an off bar meaning it wasn’t going the way every natural song just goes: four bars and four bars. It was barring crazy. So that beat became a challenge as well. It makes you find different flows.

Do you always know whose beat you’re rapping over?
When [Young Money Records Head of A&R] Josh [Berkman] sends beats, sometimes he sends the whole batch. A lot of producers have their own tag on the beginning of their beats now, and he may send us a batch of beats [where] some of the beats don’t have a tag on there. So I may have killed your beat and not even known who you are; that happens a lot.

With “Dreams,” you talk about the nightmare of being broke. Are you at a place where you’re thinking about prioritizing entrepreneurship over music like a lot of your peers, or is music still very fulfilling to you?
Oh music is very fulfilling [laughs]. Music is still my bloodflow. That [song] right there was just perfect. When I sang that hook I was like “Okay I got it.” You know me, I’m a subject guy. You give me a subject, thank god I’m very creative with my words, and I have a wonderful personality, so I can stick to that subject real well and make something out of it. I’ve always been that guy. When Baby and them would give the Hot Boys a subject or title and say, “Hey, I want this song to be about Tuesdays and Thursdays” — we had a song called “Tuesday & Thursday,” truthfully — I would always [stick to the subject]. That’s what helped me a lot with this, because I was in a group. It was like being in school. You’d want to be the guy that turns in the best paper, and so I would always try to be the guy who’d stick to the subject the most in my verse because I knew everybody else is about to get on this song and still try to find a way to talk about something they really want to talk about.

Sticking to subjects, why is the album called Funeral? How’d you come up with the concept?
I thought everyone would understand. I’m noticing that I keep getting asked like “why is this Funeral?” I was like, “Nah, I thought y’all knew my mixtapes, my albums, they all have their little categories. You got the Da Droughts, you got The Prefix, The Suffix, you got Sorry 4 The Wait 1, 2, 3, 4, you got Tha Carter I, II, III, IV, V. So you have Rebirth, and now you have Funeral. Just plain and simple, nothing else. There’s no backstory. Everyone that asks, I’m like “Sorry I don’t have some long drawn-out story about the name.” It’s just Rebirth, Funeral, and maybe the next one would be Reincarnation, I don’t know.

You’ve got your fans shook. Everyone is like “Funeral? Is this his goodbye to rap?”
A guy asked me [that] question. He was like, “Does this mean this is your last album?” I was like, “Hell no, man.” I wouldn’t hope for this, [but] if my real funeral was tomorrow, it’s still not my last album. Just so you know.

Tell me about the features on the album.
I really went to Mack and I was just like “Who should we have on here?” And he would throw names out, and I didn’t even know who he was talking about because I don’t listen to nothing else. Sometimes I came at him though. At my skate park, I got a billion TVs in there, and one of the TVs stays on Revolt, and so sometimes I actually get to pay attention to the new music that’s out. If there was a video that catch my eye during this whole process of the album I may have called Mack once or twice and said, “You know what, let me get such and such on the album.” And I did it just to make him be like “How the f— you know such and such?” And so that’s how a lot of people ended up on the album.

You’ve said before that sometimes you have trouble with hooks. Do hooks come last, and is that something that features help with?
Much help. [Laughs] Yeah, much help. I’m not a hook-er man. I just go at that motherf—er. You gotta remind me that “Man Tune, those are 12 bars.” You gotta remind me to stop and make it a hook. So yeah, I still have, not a hard time, but a good time with my hooks. On whether they come first or last, it just depends on the song and the beat truthfully. It’s never a process, it’s never a procedure or nothing. It always depends on the situation. I just tell them to put the beat on, and I walk in the booth and just start killing it, and we gotta figure out a hook after, that can happen. Or you get sent the beat with a hook already on there, just a reference.

2020 was a huge year for female rappers. Are there any new ones that you like or would want to work with?
There’s a couple, and I sent those artists songs from this album. They didn’t do them, so nope. I don’t have no female artists out there that I like other than Nicki Minaj, bye. Not anybody else out there doing it other than the old-school female artists. I don’t have it for no one else right now other than that.

When you came out you were a teenager, which was much more of an anomaly then. But teen rappers are more common now. What advice do you have for those younger rappers?
Stay with it. I mean at eleven, when I put my name on a contract, I wasn’t being told what I was doing, and I still am doing it because I got stuck in the machine too quick…. Don’t think the popularity, the clout, things [aren’t] going to pass you by because it will. So some advice I would give them is hold your head up and do it, because it should only get better, you can only get better if you stick to what you’re doing. Even if it’s the worst sh– you’re doing.

Picture credit: Ramona Rosales.

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  • Patrick H

    Only so Fat Maine and Cortez Bryant can leech off him when he is no longer around.

  • Dreams🔥🔥🔥🔥🌹

  • King Slime Thugger

    Dreams is basically paradise from rebirth pt2 🔥🔥🏄🏽‍♂️

  • VeStain

    Fvck mack

    • David D

      For life

  • K9OUSSAY

    Piano Trap / Dreams 10/10.

  • Slime Dwise

    Funeral ain’t it

    • King Slime Thugger

      You log on everyday and comment on every post to remind us you don’t like it…delete the album then fuck nigga, ain’t nobody forcing you to listen 💀

      • Slime Dwise

        Dumb bitch I just got the album emailed to me yesterday so no I don’t comment on how I don’t like it everyday; I just listened to it fag

        • King Slime Thugger

          Rustled 🤡🤡😈😈

          • Slime Dwise

            Faggot

            • King Slime Thugger

              You my new HQ punching bag 😈

              • Slime Dwise

                Yo mom pussy my new punching bag, you gonna have a sibling real soon.👍

                • King Slime Thugger

                  Haha?

                • Slime Dwise

                  You speaking in clown now?🤡

  • RD4

    mack knows what the people want.. best joke weezy ever made lmao

    • EXACTLY

      ITS TIME WAYNE HIRED SOMEONE ELSE FOR THAT JOB

    • David D

      😂😂😂

      • If Mack pulled up on you for these comments would y’all box him in the street? 👀

        • Weezy4prez

          Yep

        • Ervin Mitchell

          Why the fuck would he fight somebody over saying he can’t pick good song lmao. That’s fuckin stupid and only a idiot would say something like that lmao

          • It’s all hypothetical. But peopt have gotten pulled up on for a lot less.

            • Ervin Mitchell

              true lol

            • Ultra Instinct Yamcha Get Hoes

              Lol 😂 I’m sure he definitely would wanna fight for being down talked about his only job, they should let me pick wayne songs

        • Raz!

          mack only beats women

        • Day1_la_laker

          Hell nah they wouldnt🤣

  • Ultra Instinct Yamcha Get Hoes

    Wait wayne said there’s a sorry for the wait 3 and 4 🤭

    • I THINK HE GOT MIXED UP WITH THE DEDICATIONS

      • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

        shit like that is stupid

      • Ultra Instinct Yamcha Get Hoes

        Or maybe he didn’t 👀

  • I WANT TO KNOW WHICH FEMALE RAPPERS DIDNT SEND THEIR VERSES BACK FOR FUNERAL

    • He probably only sent to one lol

    • David D

      I bet it’s that Megan stallion bitch

      • Best

        I think so too and that was for Clap For Em

    • Best

      I think Wayne sent that Clap For Em to Megan Stallion, probably she didn’t know what to say on it. Nicki should have been on it

  • I don’t get how people hate Rebirth you can’t even name 3 bad songs on there

    • King Slime Thugger

      You spitting fax rn bro 🎶🔥🔥🔥🔥.

      Rebirth intro “American star” still a banger no cap

      • The storytelling on there is lit af and he lowkey talking for the culture on that joint

    • RD4

      i love rebirth. i listened to “die for you” probably 10000 times. wonderful song and wonderful album

    • Tha Martian 👑

      Rebirth is fire

  • David D

    What’s next then? C6?

  • King Slime Thugger

    Dwise thinks constantly complaining about how bad Funeral is on Hq is gonna turn it into a masterpiece 💀💀

    • David D

      Lol

  • Slime Dwise

    KST yo hypocrite ass be hating on C5 everyday so STFU

    Leave it to your retarded ass to only like his trash albums. Funeral only a masterpiece in the head of dickriders, shit getting dragged literally everywhere else.
    😭

    • King Slime Thugger

      – Rustled 😭🤡🤡. I got my early fix of your tears, I’ll be back later for another dose 😈😈

      • Slime Dwise

        You mean you got your fix of jizz

    • Cap Joe Budden podcast said its fire and Everyday struggle said its fire sooo?? Where is everywhere else??

      • Slime Dwise

        FrFr???

        I haven’t been looking at podcasts/talk shows but comments from regular peeps on Twitter/Instagram, and a few YouTube music reviewers

        Now I’m curious what Charalamagne has to say about the album,lol

        • Nah even there I only saw people saying it’s lit so it’s probably just the few weezy haters you saw

          • Slime Dwise

            I would post screen shots but Danny be hating on me for some reason😭

            Well I’m happy someone likes it at least. I still want less autotune on his next album

        • Jb

          Twitter just has a bunch of Wayne haters. Pitchfork gave the album a 7.3 that’s not bad. Khostas right Joe Buddens pod and everyday struggle both said it was good even ak said wayne still rapping at a high caliber

  • WeezyDaGoat

    I would live to pick out Wayne’s song for albums.. I would bet my life that we would have #1s.. there is probably so many in the vault that mack is like.. I’m savin these hoes for later 😈

  • Slime Dwise

    KST music be garbage asf no wonder he think shit like C5 bad, the boy intimidated by real bars and substance
    😭

  • King Slime Thugger

    This nigga dwise rustled af so early in the Morning 😆😆✅✅😁https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/a1476c007a485b97ffd95f2a9fbd7384de886a155c3d520caf188671e6fa1eb7.jpg

  • Dr Carter

    Gooooooat

  • Slime Dwise

    Why you just delete your tranny pic KST? lol

    Ya’ll niggas been talking to a whole female
    🤣

  • Dr Carter

    I repeat.. Mack did a good job

  • Wattblt 🚫🧢

    How 2020 was a huge year for female rappers and it just started😂😂

    • 😂😂😂😂

    • Goat Tamer

      The same way there’s a SFTW 3 and 4… They were both high

  • Dr Carter

    Khosta where the songs at ?

  • giantsnowman1

    Damn Mack really be recommending sketchy artists for features lmao

    • Goat Tamer

      He recommended The-Dream instead of The Weeknd he basically a caveman

      • Tha Martian 👑

        The dream was hot for like a month 10 years ago. The weeknd woulda killed that song

        • Goat Tamer

          For real

        • giantsnowman1

          Not to mention the millions more views it would get lol

  • Goat Tamer

    I wanna know if we should expect anything else this year

  • WeezyTilInfinity

    Hopefully the next album doesn’t sound like “Today’s music”

    • giantsnowman1

      For reall mannn

  • giantsnowman1

    I really got a feeling the next albums gonna be a carter album even tho I thought he was done with them, Wayne’s always changing his mind lol

  • Turtis

    I fucks with the Em shout outs on Funeral. I feel like Wayne is low key trying to get another Em feature. That would set the industry on fire (if the track is decent)

    • K9OUSSAY

      Em shout out him in kamikaze

      • Turtis

        Lil pump lil zan imitate lil Wayne

    • Heard him say em wouldn’t ever outrap him haha

      • Turtis

        Haha I think he just means he wouldn’t let that happen, like he has to come with fire when it’s with em. Some people think em outrapped Wayne anyways but generally it’s seen as a tie I think like Wayne was saying

    • HeroinWayne

      Nooo Wayne just gonna drown the track in Auto tune and be delusional saying em didn’t body him

      • Turtis

        That’s why I said if it’s good

  • Wattblt 🚫🧢

    Line em up

  • giantsnowman1

    Life of Mr. Carter and Scottie Pippen need an official release somehow. Shits too fire to go unnoticed. Even in a Care Package typa way, but forreal.

    • Jb

      Still can’t believe fat Maine left those off CV he’s the worst

      • giantsnowman1

        Literally mann

    • PresidentTrumpOGFurorOfThe45th

      True shit man. How df did Mack not clear what are clearly 2 of Wayne’s best songs ever recorded off the final cut? OGC5 is a very enthusiastic album and they watered it all down in depression and slow songs…..my God, why dont the people around this man advise him so poorly?

    • Stunna Number Blocked

      I really believe mack was paid to sabotage wayne career theres just no way you listen to them songs and scrap them and knowing the landscape of hiphop that’s the weezy we want

      • giantsnowman1

        I seriously wouldn’t doubt it to be honest, or his ear for music is completely broken

        • Ritz Carlton

          So y’all say I g funetal sucks

    • lil floww

      Music to my ears

  • giantsnowman1

    Also can’t get over that there wasn’t a music video released for Mona Lisa, shit woulda been crazyy tf mannn

    • Jb

      Agreed that one chick said they were filming for it or w.e but it never came out and never will now

    • Wattblt 🚫🧢

      It doesn’t need one the song is a video

  • Tunechi_DS

    Robin thicke wants to do another wayne song, and I am all for it

  • Harry Hannafin

    Sticking to a subject? Wayne never stays on track with anything he raps about

  • Stunna Number Blocked

    Either this interviewer asked some good dam questions or wayne felt like talking that day

    • Turtis

      I listened to it. Wayne sounded like he was in a good mood. She said he called in randomly. I think he was just listening and felt like doing some quick promo

      • Turtis

        Maybe I’m talking about the other interview he did over the phone. I get them all confused

  • Dr Carter

    Khosta fooled me

  • PresidentTrumpOGFurorOfThe45th

    “In A Cage” is still one of my favorite tracks, a classic.

  • Damn they would have the best song on the album in the Car Test promo

  • Turtis

    Wayne doesn’t rap about anything and has no substance (99% of the time) but his vocabulary and rhyming is still goat imo

    • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

      Yup, there’s skill to bragging that most people don’t have but weezy does

    • Tuned #Umar

      Just like Eminem. Rapping bout killing mommas, trash

      • Turtis

        Yeah basically a lot like Em. Honestly I think Em has a bit more substance though, he tries a bit hard to bring a message or narrative to some tracks

  • Tuned #Umar

    Imagine Wayne sending you a song to hop on and you don’t do it. Wow

    • LEF – THE RE-UP 5/25

      One more reason to hate women, amirite?

      • Ritz Carlton

        You must be a virgin

        • LEF – THE RE-UP 5/25

          You must be unfunny

    • Giraffe Boy

      talk about disrespect

    • Ultra Instinct Yamcha Get Hoes

      But who 🤔 welp we do know it’s a female rapper

  • K9OUSSAY

    i thought weezy will drive and talk like the others do in the car test 🤦🏽‍♂️

    • What he did

      • K9OUSSAY

        He is in the back talking he don’t drive the car
        Watch his IG

    • YungJackBauer

      Me2 but Im fine with this

  • Catch up, nigga, you behind, where I left you
    I hate your bitch, your mom, and your fellas, kids, cousins
    Uncles, aunts, and your nephew (Pfft)
    Shoot a pussy nigga in the face, closed casket
    Look his pretty kid in the face, poor bastard
    Tears runnin’ down his bitch face, romantic
    Two straps on me like the old Bo Jacksons (Bah)
    🔥🔥🔥

  • Dr Carter

    Closed my eyes last night and had a dream I was dying, when I woke up I was surprised and I hate surprises 😳

  • Weezy F & the F is for Funeral

    What’s the better song stop playing with me or not me?

    • Dr Carter

      Stop Playing with me imo

  • K9OUSSAY
  • Life is a movie and it’s in theaters
    Some of y’alls already went to cable
    🔥🔥🔥

  • Day1_la_laker
    • Tunechi_DS

      vibes

    • Weezy4prez

      I say ” no worries” cause im not a petty fuck

  • 🔪Libre Anxiety K.O.D 🔪 T9🎤

    Some of those beats on Funeral were made by homeless people.

    Like Mama Mia,Line Em Up

    • Tunechi_DS

      Wild dogs a top 5 beat on the album

  • Day1_la_laker
    • TrukFitNANCY

      dope asf

    • Goat Tamer

      Too many dreads..
      Just kidding great work man

  • Day1_la_laker

    “Im 5’5 them balencis made me 5’6” finna use that as a caption one day😅

    • Dr Carter

      Who said that

      • Day1_la_laker

        🐐

  • SteveJobs

    I bought funeral , figured $12 is worth supporting Someone who’s music was basically the soundtrack to my teenage years lol

    • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

      real shit reptar

  • SteveJobs

    The only albums I’ve ever bought are funeral & C5 lol

    • 🔪Libre Anxiety K.O.D 🔪 T9🎤

      Smh

      • ßlย૨

        lmfao

    • Young

      same bro

  • Weezy F & the F is for Funeral

    When will Wayne’s car test interview will go on youtube?

  • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0
    • Dr Carter

      Classik

  • Young

    why does the digital cost 2 dollars more than the cd+digital?

    • Jameis Winston

      Mack Maine setting the prices

  • Kymani Prince

    The car test is not up

    • MULA BABY🥀

      Should be up soon

      • Kymani Prince

        He said Sorry 4 the Wait

        • MULA BABY🥀

          That’s sum bullshiet lmao

    • Tune

      What’s is the time in USA now?

  • Tune

    Car TEST in Tidal now..

    • Young

      yall got link without tidal?

      • Tune

        Idk i need it too

  • Dr Carter

    How can u hate Funeral ? Shit is so good

    • Tune

      Dude are u from France?

      • Dr Carter

        Yea ! Why ?

        • LUk3 M.

          Send me some French toast!!

          • Dr Carter

            Ahaha stereotypes

  • Tune

    Car Test is about to come in 1 hour.

  • Tune

    Shit needs to on YouTube

  • Young

    how long does it take the videos to be on youtube? there’s other car tests on youtube

  • KarTune2.0

    Was gonna cop a funeral CD but can you only get it from the site? Fuck customs

  • KarTune2.0

    Ships in 10 weeks, is they for real for real 😂

  • Kymani Prince

    Wayne talks about why some songs got scratched off C5

    • Young

      what did he say?

      • LUk3 M.

        Well they can’t fit 84 songs on an album….

        72 songs I mean…correction*

      • Kymani Prince

        Because of time he said he didn’t want to release certain music that wasn’t fit for the culture basically

        • Young

          damn he shouldve released side bitch tho

  • Kymani Prince

    He also reveals basically that he knows the type of rap that made him big was like C3 and other old shit but he’s not stubborn and don’t want to not evolve with time.

  • Kymani Prince

    If Wayne wanted to make another album like C2 I believe fully that he can

    • KarTune2.0

      Yea he fr could at least be as deep with his voice in a different way, raw tune

  • ThaKingKunta

    car test wasnt even all that. i feel itd be more interesting if he actually picked the songs for his albums. I swear he says mack did this mack did that….

    • KarTune2.0

      Yea he literally be there speaking as if he Mack and Mack Wayne, bit of a bitch in that sense, “Mack told me to say happy new year” NIGGA

  • Kymani Prince

    He mentioned that for velvet he’s going to basically select and not Mack

  • lil floww

    I just want album with hard beats like piano trap where he kills it fck mack nd tez choosing xxx

  • Young

    Aye HQ Mack told me that…

  • OxRisverxO

    Wayne can’t drive anymore for those saying they wanted him to drive. His seizures got to the point where they took his drivers license

    • Dabulls10

      Source?

  • Goat Tamer

    Exactly but he would just walk out

  • C_Low Pope

    Mack put like 5 bangers fr. he knows he could of had 24 bangers up there but idk WTF IS WRONG WITH MAC

  • Tha Martian 👑

    So maybe velvet is next? And Wayne knows mac sucks at picking songs .

    • FlopFlips

      Stunna picks the best songs

    • Nijee

      He needs birdman or some one who is reliable to pick the songs

  • OxRisverxO

    From what I can see from car test with Waynes hair I think he’s growing healthy hair underneath the dead hair but irk how he’s gonna fix that shit because of the healthy hair grows in under the kilt shit. Idk

  • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

    Stfu

    • King Slime Thugger

      – rustled af 🤡🤡🤣🤣

  • OxRisverxO

    I fuck with Bing James now

    • Always fucked wit it especially the yellow pill purple drank line

  • Nijee

    Velvet is otw

  • Nijee

    I don’t want him to do another Carter album because he needs to create something new but the Carter series is where Wayne try his best

  • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

    Cardi B, Saweetie, Kash Doll, City Girls and Megan the Stallion … Only person on this list who probably wouldnt do a song with Wayne is Cardi B.

  • PresidentTrumpOGFurorOfThe45th

    I got the 3.5s for $50 ya’ll, shop wit me💯

    • Dabulls10

      Lol for weed? Bro I get those for 25/30

      • PresidentTrumpOGFurorOfThe45th

        You gon wipe yo dick on my hustle like dat son? Really?Smfh

    • $24 8ths in honor of Kobe

      • PresidentTrumpOGFurorOfThe45th

        Whew, you’re elite….

  • Dr Carter

    I can see Wayne brag about his new Lamborghini in a song

  • HeroinWayne

    I had to contact customer service just to get my album download,Wayne a joke

    • DVeezy

      Guess I gotta do the same.. smh

      • HeroinWayne

        Yes they’ll get back to u in about 3 days

    • Young

      why does it cost more than the cd+digital ?

      • HeroinWayne

        Bcz Wayne a joke

  • Young

    Mack told me to tell yall stunna picks better songs

  • HeroinWayne

    Lol so it looking Wayne Wayne won’t outsell thugger or future first week sales .loooooooolll

    • Jb

      lol with how many projects thug has dropped he should be doing 1m in a week right like wayne since hes supposedly in his prime? that last album should have been his c3? ….thing is thug isnt wayne and hell never do those numbers..wayne and thug are uncomparable when coming to sales nigga wayne has sold 100m records.

      • Lil Burb

        Tell em tell em

      • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

        You ain’t lying

      • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

        Theyre uncomparable in any aspect of music and life

        • HeroinWayne

          Thugger is Wayne for kids today

          • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

            And thats why kids today are retarded

            • HeroinWayne

              He raps about the same shit Wayne raps about

              • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

                He cant rap tho so it sounds like ass…..You literally know nothing about rap if youre saying something that stupid.

                • HeroinWayne

                  Wayne is a better rapper but thugger flows and styles better today and Wayne can’t make a hit or hook to save his life

                • HeroinWayne

                  Thugger also sounds better and does his auto tune correctly

                • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

                  Dreams is better than any song Young Thug every made.Please dont about hit with Young Thug you clearly dont know what a hit is……and his flows are styles are bootleg shitty versions of Wayne

                • HeroinWayne

                  Beast by young thug is better than any Wayne song since c5

                • Nah

                • Thug cant make a solo hit either. Last time he could was 2015

              • Same shit but different way. Wayne has bars in his

    • Lil Burb

      I was gone get ya but the homie JB got ya already

  • Lil Burb

    Wayne still contradictive af if he doesnt do carter 6

  • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

    Baby been a musical genius just ruined his image behind his shady dealings

  • Ervin Mitchell

    What one of these fuckin thots who ain’t gon even be around next year (including Meghan the Stallion overhyped ass) would turn down a Wayne feature lol. Stupid af

  • LUk3 M.

    Why pay for the download and go through all that hassle..when you could just download it for free from the internet

    • LUk3 M.

      I know, u gon say “BUT we want to support him”
      That nigga got enough money and fame, your $10 ain’t gonna make a difference to him…

      • Deep13

        Its not about the money, its about the selling and streaming numbers

  • Dr Carter

    Im finally watching the Drink Champagne interview. This is fire tho

    • HeroinWayne

      No kap, nigga got up dancing lol love it

      • Dr Carter

        Ahah just seen that

  • MULA BABY🥀

    Thug is the great value version of Weezy

    • LUk3 M.

      50% OFF CLOSING SALE AT DOLLAR TREE – version is more like it

      • MULA BABY🥀

        On a good day… imagine his fall down

      • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

        Corny

    • HeroinWayne

      Well he’s doing what Wayne does 10x better , hit after hit

      • MULA BABY🥀

        Do your research lil boii

  • SteveJobs

    Young thug is a better overall artist than wayne in 2020 .. the market is always right

    • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

      Facts, also you think you could DDos @luk3m:disqus for me?

      • SteveJobs

        Wtf that means

        • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

          look it up, I thought you were the computer guy

    • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

      – Nobody

  • Nijee

    Wayne’s new Trilogy
    Rebirth, Funeral, Born Again 🤔

    • SteveJobs

      He should call his next album Baby shark

  • lil floww

    We would still eat even after hes gone which i hope isnt soon, im sure theres like 15 albums waiting to be released can any other rapper do that plus everything else hes bout to record im glad ima fan

  • JFloy003

    Young Thug guys?! Man listen, Young Thugs highest first week is 131k. Wayne sold a Million the first week Twice in his prime. Lol. Thug/carbon copy will NEVER SEE that! Wayne been doing this shit since 12, he’s in his 25th year and yall comparing his numbers in the 25th year to an artist that never did 150k currently in his prime?! 😂😂 disrespect for the GOAT on his fan page is real

    • lil floww

      Theyre just haters that are jealous cuz they ears aint hearing nadaaaa

    • dharma

      This is coming from a huge Thug fan.
      Most of his fanbase consider his prime 2014-2015 and he only did 15k with Barter 6.

      Thugs first week sales:

      Barter 6: 15k

      I’m Up: 21k

      Slime Season 3: 38k

      JEFFERY: 37k

      Beautiful Thugger Girls: 37k

      So Much Fun: 131k

      TOTAL: 279k

      So, in total Thug has a total of 279k in first week sales from his comercial releases.

      You really can’t compare the two numbers wise.

      • Tha Martian 👑

        C5 did more than all those combined. So sad

    • Fax

    • MULA BABY🥀

      Thank you these stupid fuks talkin out the ass gettin it twisted 🤡

  • Nijee

    Hate when people think young thug is on Wayne‘s level he been in the game 20+ years & still relevant of course thug makes better music because this generation accept bullshit can y’all give him at least another 5-10 years to see if he still going to be relevant & sell million records

  • SteveJobs

    I like waynes discography 1000x better than young thugs but that doesn’t mean at the current moment he is better at making relevant music

    • Tha Martian 👑

      Relevant music, doesn’t mean better music

    • Young thug these days get a hit from the features. He don’t get a solo single cuz he lost his sound in 2016

  • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

    Young Thug is trash therfore making his music trash therfore making Wayne music better fuck outta here… he gets no type of credit he ass. Top 5 worst of all time…..

    • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

      Check & Halftime > Funeral

      • KarTune2.0

        Damn you could make a whole bunch of Wayne song, eras, styles, mixtapes and albums that >>>>> Thugs assistance. And I fw thug

      • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

        4-5 years ago imagine being so trash your best was a year into your career

        • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

          Wayne’s best songs are more than a decade old.

          • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

            What does best songs mean lol…..Popular shit? Funeral is beter than C4.

            • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

              Don’t change the narrative. Better does not mean popular.

              • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

                It doesnt mean anything he still put out good music since then

                • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

                  just like thug

                • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

                  No

                • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

                  Ok it’s clear you have no argument anymore if you’re rebuttal is “no”

                • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

                  The point you made was retarded.Even if it was true Wayne best songs a decade ago thats still 15 years Into his career. Not a year like Young Thug

  • Bet

  • SteveJobs

    Lil uzi & Carti don’t miss

    • Woke up to niggas soundin like me cuh

    • LORD QUAS

      Wayne’s children

  • Dr Carter

    How clearances work ?

    • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

      Sample clearances?

      • Dr Carter

        Yea. Wayne said « I always send clearance » at the MM6 issue with Pusha part

        • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

          Clear the verse to be used

          • Dr Carter

            And how does it work.

            • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

              Copyrights if you dont pay or get permission to use something they copyright you and get the song taken down from making profit or they let you make money then sue you later.Thats for samples…Verse clearences probably just to make sure you dont wanna change some shit about the verse and you still want to be on the song.

              • Dr Carter

                Ohhhhh thank you bro I got it

            • The people involved in the song must all give a go ahead for the song to be released, if samples are on it then they also must

              • Dr Carter

                Thank you bro

    • Tha Martian 👑

      When a store marks an item down, it goes on clearance

      • Dr Carter

        Not that lol

  • Dr Carter

    I have to dm Nore for the great interview he did pause. I like his energy

  • K9OUSSAY

    Atleast old town is catchy but the box is so stupid

  • Dr Carter

    Weird how Wayne can be « cute » at certain angles and look like a zombie on a other

    • KarTune2.0

      🤨

      • Dr Carter

        As you said Cartoon2.0 🧐🧐🧐

  • Dr Carter

    Raza the fucking goat !

  • LUk3 M.

    Jake Shwarma asked me for a dick pic

    • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

      …..nice

  • WizzleFizzle

    Funeral been #1 on Apple AND ITunes for four days, while mahogany and I do it both in the top ten. I think Wayne’s definitely gonna sell more than they were projecting

    • Dr Carter

      Let’s stream tf outta it

    • That is a guarantee apparently

    • Tuned #Umar

      😃😃

    • K9OUSSAY

      As a spotify user I can say yes
      There’s some good numbers till now

      • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

        Whats the number I cant see em when in on spotify for some reason

        • K9OUSSAY

          Use soptify app on pc

      • WizzleFizzle

        Yeah I heard only like one song from it is in the top 50 on Spotify. Apple is doing great tho, they’ve kept that shit #1 for four days 🐐

  • This Wayne too much of a genius snd trendsetter🔥🔥🔥🔥
    https://youtu.be/kY1DgtW5kIQ

    • SteveJobs

      That song so slept on

    • Kon Akillo

      This song sound like 90% of rappers out now

  • Nathan Ruiz

    Somebody from outside United States bought CV merch ? I want to buy some Funeral merch but Im concerned it may not arrive :/

    • KarTune2.0

      I did for C5 and it was at customs and I just couldn’t be bothered going to pick it up, got the T and album

    • KarTune2.0

      They added a customs fee to was like £40

  • Such a Rockstar 🔥🔥🔥
    https://youtu.be/RfYcOYMNuXMp

    • K9OUSSAY

      Old days 💯

  • K9OUSSAY

    Spotify numbers right now :
    I do it : 5.268.966
    Mahogany : 2.555.449
    I don’t sleep : 2.232.135
    Dreams : 1.858.718

    • YungJackBauer

      How u see those? 🤨🤨

      • K9OUSSAY

        soptify app on my pc

    • Jb

      damn and thats spotify where funeral isnt #1 and on apple music it is so the streaming numbers are prob higher over there. Then there also still tidal, google play, and youtube.

      • WeezyF🐐

        Yeah I forgot about those ! I just hope he at least reach 200K before Thursday night

  • ReGuarlyiiRReGular

    Damn lebron hasn’t shown any love to Bing James track

  • K9OUSSAY

    I do it is #16 on spotify USA charts with 718k daily plays

  • Goat Tamer

    I’m going to bed I hope Car Test is on YouTube by the time I wake up

    • Tha Martian 👑

      Youre not missing anything

  • Rebirth definitely a classic fuck it

    • Tha Martian 👑

      Its true

    • YungJackBauer

      Fax bro

    • LORD QUAS

      Facts

    • King Slime Thugger

      Been saying that

    • MULA BABY🥀

      Word

    • Giraffe Boy

      late

  • Wattblt 🚫🧢

    Stop playing with me bitch stop playing with me

  • YungJackBauer

    Car test should have been longer

  • LORD QUAS

    This was a good interview

  • LORD QUAS

    And Wayne really letting Mack choose his releases, that’s so trash smh

  • SteveJobs

    Wayne shoulda got future on bing james..

  • SteveJobs

    He need to let people like trippie redd pick his tracklists

    • YungJackBauer

      Dj khaled

  • WeezyF🐐

    Yall Wayne have already sold over what he was projected to do !!! Pls keep streaming ‼️ all of this promo is actually working as of rn funeral have sold over 133K 😭😭

    • THA CARTER 🖐🏼

      How you know?

      • WeezyF🐐

        Can’t give that out bro but mahogany and “I do it” have a huge a chance of debuting in the top 10

        • Lil Burb

          Damn thats what up .

      • WeezyF🐐

        Keep streaming funeral have been streamed over 200 million times his pure sales are shit tho

        • Jb

          well i hope this is truth lol i want wayne to win!

        • Jb

          billboard just posted today tho and said it could get more than 115k…you sure?

          • WeezyF🐐

            Yes they haven’t updated their projections and it’s true bro. I’ve been reading other comments on here and I seen some of yall pointing out that I do it and mahogany are doing good on streaming platforms. that’s funny bc that’s actually what made me search really hard to to see how his sales are looking rn.

    • Santana 👽

      Hell yeah everyone keep streaming!!!

  • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

    Maybe wayne should just sell clothes and sneakers?

  • it hasn’t even been a week 🤡

  • WE STILL GETTING “VELVET” PROJECT
    CONFIRMED ON CAR TEST

    • Nijee

      Including Born again or reincarnation

  • YungJackBauer

    ya need tidal

    • K9OUSSAY

      Lol ain’t no one will pay for that tidal

  • YungJackBauer

    My other phone is streaming 24/7. Let’s chart the funeral fuk up

    • LORD QUAS

      Smh why

  • MULA BABY🥀

    Is the only method of buying the physical CD on the official website? I haven’t seen it at no store yet

    • Crazy stuff, I remember seeing carter 5 in a store once months after release.

      • MULA BABY🥀

        Damn I swear it didn’t take this long with C5 I’m shook… buying it online is gonna take just as long tho fuck

        • True times are changing, I want to cop it physical too lowkey but I’m streaming the album atm all day

          • MULA BABY🥀

            Ofcourse album on repeat 🔥 I guess we’ll have to wait for physical, I went to the tour so I should get one with the ticket but no email or anything yet BS

            • Buy digital copies guys, counts as a physical . But yes actual CDs are hard to find

              • MULA BABY🥀

                Already purchased mine!

    • LORD QUAS

      Physical CD is dead

      • MULA BABY🥀

        Speak for yourself

        • LORD QUAS

          I am

  • K9OUSSAY

    US chart preview (via @HITSDD):
    #1 @LilTunechi 115-130k
    #2 @RoddyRicch 85-90k
    #3 @russdiemon 65-70k
    #4 @Eminem 60-65k
    #5 @PostMalone 47-52k
    #6 @billieeilish 45-50k
    #7 @KeshaRose 42-47k
    #8 @Louis_Tomlinson 38-43k
    #9 @halsey 35-40k
    #10 @DaBabyDaBaby 30-35k

    • WeezyF🐐

      ‼️‼️‼️

  • Jb

    just make another email and do the 60 day free trial thats what i did when the drink champs interview dropped lol

  • LORD QUAS

    He’s like a machine… All he does is go there and spit on whatever beat they give him

  • LORD QUAS

    That’s why his albums be having bad tracklists

  • LORD QUAS

    Nah there’s probably 10 gems on it like Harden and Not Me

  • Swipz

    This album will for sure grow on me. Only songs I got on repeat are Dreams & Piano Trap. I remember hating hard on I Am Not a Human Being II and now it’s one of my fav Wayne projects! Just gotta give it time 🕰

    • Ianahb2 got some bangers in them fr, a lot of the songs from that album grew on me from the start tho.

  • SteveJobs

    Physical CD’s been dead since 2010 lmao

    • Turtis

      I still rock physicals lol

      • MULA BABY🥀

        Yessir

  • BRAZY WRLD #999 #24&2

    Nobody bumpin More Life or Scorpion either whats your point

    • SteveJobs

      I still bump more life tbh lol

  • SteveJobs

    This book I’m reading talks about a photography class where:

    half of the class was required to take 100 pictures throughout the semester and then use the best one as their final..

    The other half wasn’t required to take any throughout the semester but was rather supposed to focus on taking 1 perfect picture

    At the end of the semester ALL of the first group kids had WAY better scores than the second group…

    Quality is achieved through quantity not perfectionism

    • Turtis

      Interesting. What’s this book called?

      • SteveJobs

        Atomic habits

        • Turtis

          Dope thanks

          • SteveJobs

            It’s life changing bro I fw the audiobook

            • Literally in the middle of it, pg 135 and that example was very useful.

  • SteveJobs

    2 unexpected shows I really liked:

    Gossip girl

    Young N Hungry

  • Last night I had a dream that I was dying, I woke up and I was surprised. .and I hate surprises

  • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

    Where tf the goat at

    • SteveJobs

      Fuck drizzy he is a faggot

  • SteveJobs

    Drizzy I was jk

  • Nijee

    Nobody going to be bumping thug shit in 10 years either

  • Nijee

    Because he about to get married soon & being off cash money has made him even more happy

  • Weezy4prez

    Pics?

    Pause

  • SteveJobs

    Rns

  • SteveJobs

    Depends on how many albums wayne sales.

    If he does 125K it will be atleast another week from this Friday

  • SteveJobs

    If wayne do 125K then I’ll prolly be back on my gay shit not this Friday but next Friday.

    If he do 200K it will be the Friday after that

  • giantsnowman1

    Wayne bouta enter his second prime, I feel it

    • Tunechi_DS

      foh his prime ended 11 years ago

      • giantsnowman1

        Yes that’s why it will be his second prime lol

        • Tunechi_DS

          yo did u hear funeral? This man has nothing left in the tank I’m sorry

          • giantsnowman1

            He definitely gotta switch his style up fr but he can do it if he wants. Needs some new people around him pushing him to create fire

            • Tunechi_DS

              ur right, but I don’t see wayne leaving his team any time soon.

              • giantsnowman1

                Yeah ik fr lol

  • Kymani Prince

    He’s definitely about to make another coming. The promotion and the use of instagram is beyond him. I’m surprise

    • giantsnowman1

      Gotta feeling we getting something else before summer 👀

    • Tunechi_DS

      he should’ve done when they were teasing funeral

  • Kymani Prince

    He definitely just wanted C5 to be out and do it’s time before he drop something else

  • giantsnowman1

    Wayne need new people around him that are gonna push him like a mf. He said swizz beats always pushes him, how tf can u make ur best music if you have all yes men around you lol

  • Best

    The only female rappers I fuck with are Nicki and Cardi B but Nicki is the best

    • Tunechi_DS

      u enjoy hearing women rap about they pussy?

      • Best

        So what, nigga I’m not gay

        • Tunechi_DS

          I mean u fuck with nicki minaj music bro

          • Best

            Yeah, she is the best female rapper

            • Tunechi_DS

              again, Im not sure how you like hearing about giving dudes top

  • giantsnowman1

    If wayne can get together with em to make a song, yall better know were gonna hear the wayne we all want on that song. Otherwise itll be the end of him LMAO

  • DVeezy

    Wayne goin on Jimmy Fallon tomorrow night 👀

  • Wattblt 🚫🧢

    I like this press run for funeral tho

    • SteveJobs

      Yeah but he should be doing more Youtube / IG / Tiktok promo , like collabing with young influencers

      • Wattblt 🚫🧢

        Yea he should

  • Kymani Prince

    You guys gotta know that he’s signed under Republic. He can’t slack lmao I’m telling ya he was just taking a break because C5 drop. He has to make His self money as well as make money for Republic. So they will make sure it gets done

    • Wattblt 🚫🧢

      That’s why he said he got like 20 albums ready to go he know he gotta drop

  • Kymani Prince

    It’s all Business remember that. Wayne will be back mainstream

  • Tunechi_DS

    A drake feature and funeral would be doing 200k instead of 125

    • Wattblt 🚫🧢

      Hopefully he learns from that next project

      • Tunechi_DS

        I mean Drake and Wayne have never missed

        • Wattblt 🚫🧢

          I think some of they songs aren’t cleared yet

          • Kymani Prince

            What does that mean. I don’t understand the whole clearance thing

            • SteveJobs

              Basically like a dude named Clarence had to approve features

              • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

                ahh ok thanks, I was so confused before dude

            • Tunechi_DS

              In order to release a song you sampled you need legal permission from the artist

            • Wattblt 🚫🧢

              The samples they use for the beats hasn’t cleared for them to put it on a project

  • DVeezy

    I’ma go ahead and guess that Wayne is gonna perform I do it and bring out Sean and lil baby or Mahogany for Fallon.

    • Weezy4prez

      I wanna see him to piano trap

  • Wattblt 🚫🧢

    Who put lil twist on a album before euro even tho twist ain’t do that bad but still that’s a sign he gave up on euro

    • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

      not wit mack delusional ass responsible for the tracklist

      • Wattblt 🚫🧢

        Nigga really pick the dream & OT & xxx & lil twist 😭😭

        • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

          lmfao he outta touch

        • When you put it that way😂😂😂

    • Tunechi_DS

      there was no mona lisa for this album

    • Tuned #Umar

      Twist been in the shadows since 08 nigga

  • Jake Sharma #Khosta’sDad #4-0

    proof

  • Kymani Prince

    Lies

    • Jb

      Ya would be nice but billboard posted earlier 115k to 130k lol

  • giantsnowman1

    Troll man

  • giantsnowman1

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/724c6b1cde05a226a59865741436dd22183d8c7475186623b0b7da66031a95ff.png
    Saw this on Twitter today. Pretty much sums up my opinions of the album

    • You must have wrote that

      • giantsnowman1

        I didnt I can link the original tweet if u want lol

  • FLOMETHEUS

    Bron Going’ off!

  • giantsnowman1

    Guess we most likely getting velvet nextt

  • PresidentTrumpOGFurorOfThe45th

    Imagine Wayne spitting his verses on Lloyd’s “You” with the voice he used for Funeral.

  • Young

    Mane wtfff the cd is signed now and i Bought it before Fukkkkk can i cancel it?

    • Dr Carter

      Lmaooo finessed

      • Young

        bro can i cancel the order since they havent even shipped?

        • Dr Carter

          I don’t know unfortunately 😔

          • Young

            damn thx anyway bro, do u think its worth it to buy it signed?

            • Dr Carter

              How much for that one ?

              • Young

                same price mane 12 dollars

                • Dr Carter

                  Take it bro

                • Young

                  Aight thx for the advice bro i appreciate it, I emailed them and asked if i could cancel the order so i hope that works and i can buy this one

                • Dr Carter

                  Don’t worry 😉.. I have to cop one too ! Yea ask em

  • Jb

    pitchfork gave it a 7.3 you just hatin…. and your supposed to be a wayne fan ….

  • Malvin Prosper
    • LEF – THE RE-UP 5/25

      She washed

      • King Slime Thugger

        Fax

  • Not Me is fire af🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • RktDaKid

    Jus Ordered The Signed Copy Of Funeral✍🏾

  • RktDaKid

    En Route To Houston With The Contribution For The Monster Juices, Monster Too Slow

  • King Slime Thugger

    Where’s my punching bag Dwise ?? Need a quick cyber workout, S/o LEF 😈😈😈😈

    • LEF – THE RE-UP 5/25

      Hol tf up 😳😳

  • Raz!

    new postt

  • LORD QUAS

    Yeah I get what you saying… But he can’t make projects like those anymore. We are just lucky to have his old music

  • Giraffe Boy

    good read