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Lil Wayne Reveals When He Will Release His “Funeral” Album & Announces New Partnership With Video Game Company Ubisoft

Lil Wayne Reveals When He Will Release Funeral Album & Announces New Partnership With Video Game Company Ubisoft

Similar to every year before “Lil Weezyana Fest“, Lil Wayne phoned into Wild Wayne from New Orleans radio station Q93 a few days ago to promote his upcoming 5th annual music festival that will be taking place on September 7th.

During their conversation, Wayne chatted about the growth of his “Lil Weezyana Fest” as it has changed to a bigger location for this year and it will include a jazz tribute, carnival food, rides and 2 stages at the upcoming concert, as well as how he wants his festival to be up there with the rest of the big festivals, such as Lollapalooza.

Tunechi then went on to list who is on his Young Money record label (doesn’t name Drake) and reveal he will release his Funeral album at the end of this year. He even mentioned that Funeral is done and it is now up to Mack Maine to pick a bunch of songs for the project and title them.

Also in the 17-minute conversation, Weezy discussed what he does to create new experiences, his Young Money Sports agency, Los Angeles Lakers, Green Bay Packers, and announced he has just partnered with video game company Ubisoft were he will be releasing funny commercials and ads for the Ghost Recon Breakpoint marketing campaign!

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Lil Wayne Reveals If He Is A Street Or Vert Skater, How He Learned To Fall On A Skateboard & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Reveals If He Is A Street Or Vert Skater, How He Learned To Fall On A Skateboard & More

Lil Wayne chopped it up with American Eagle, who he has just released his new clothing line with, while on the rooftop of New Design High School in Manhattan on July 15th to discuss all about skateboarding.

During their conversation, Wayne spoke on when he first started skating, what inspired him, the first trick he learned, what beginners must learn when starting to skate, if he is a street or vert skater, learning to fall, his favorite area for skate parks, and what gets him excited about skate parks.

The Best Rapper Alive also mentioned what you should not do when visiting a skate park for the first time, what he wears for his skate sessions, if he has music or no music playing in the background when skating, and lists a few legends of the skateboarding culture that everyone should learn from. You can check it all out in the video after the jump below!

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Lil Keed Picks Lil Wayne Over Drake & Explains Why [Video]

Lil Keed Picks Lil Wayne Over Drake & Explains Why

Lil Keed recently stopped by the HotNewHipHop office to participate in their “This Or That” series, which you can watch below.

Around the middle of their interview, Keed was asked who he prefers out of Lil Wayne and Drake to which he answered: “Lil Wayne man, come on”.

The Atlanta rapper also went on to say that he loved when Wayne was remixing and killing everybody’s songs back in the day, as well as how he liked Da Drought era!

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Trippie Redd & Lil Wayne Had A Studio Session Earlier This Month

Trippie Redd & Lil Wayne Had A Studio Session Earlier This Month

Earlier this month, Trippie Redd sat down with Bootleg Kev and DJ Hed from REAL 92.3 in Los Angeles for an interview, which you can watch below.

Around the 7:20 mark of their conversation, Redd was asked about the “Top 50 Rappers” list which went viral on social media and mentioned that he thinks Lil Wayne should have been a lot higher on the list.

Trippie went on to name his top 5 rappers of all time, which included Tunechi, before then speaking about his relationship with Tune and hinting at the two of them hitting up the studio together sometime last week:

“Mack Maine out here now, they were just talking about getting in the studio this week.”

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Kirko Bangz Talks Lil Wayne’s Influence From Mixtapes & Freestyles [Video]

Kirko Bangz Talks Lil Wayne Influence From Mixtapes & Freestyles

Kirko Bangz recently sat down with Ashlee On-Air from 93.7 The Beat for an interview that you can watch in full below.

Around the 7:30 mark, Kirko was asked what he thinks about all of the “Top 50 Rappers” lists on social media to which he started to talk about how either Lil Wayne and Eminem would be #1 on his list, due to growing up on their music, as well as why it would not be JAY-Z or Nas.

The Houston rapper then mentioned he got into Tunechi‘s music from his mixtapes before revealing what his favorite tape and freestyle from Tune is. Before switching subjects, Bangz also discussed how Weezy would get on anyone’s beat and kill it!

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Damian Lillard Reveals Why Lil Wayne Is A Fan Of His Music & When They First Met

Damian Lillard Reveals Why Lil Wayne Is A Fan Of His Music & When They First Met

On the day of releasing his Big D.O.L.L.A. album, Damian Lillard aka Dame D.O.L.L.A. chopped it up with Billboard to promote his brand new project.

During their conversation, the rapper/NBA player discussed his relationship with Lil Wayne, when they first met, why he thinks Wayne likes his music, and more.

You can read exactly what Dame had to say about Tunechi, as well as call Tune the GOAT after the jump below. If you missed their latest collaboration, “Sorry“, click here to listen to it!

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