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Lil Wayne Hosts A Twitter Broadcast With His Skate Friends To Celebrate Turning Pro [Video]

Lil Wayne Hosts A Twitter Broadcast With His Skate Friends To Celebrate Turning Pro

To celebrate becoming a professional skateboarder, Lil Wayne hosted a broadcast on Twitter with his skate friends a couple of weeks ago.

Throughout the 1-hour live stream, Weezy, Torey Pudwill, Spanish Mike, Keelan Dadd, Yosef Ratleff, Dashawn Jordan, Ryan Sheckler, Phillip Lopez, and Theotis Beasley all shared stories from their times skateboarding together.

Tunechi also mentioned that he did something with Jack Black recently, but didn’t reveal what it was! You can watch the full Twitter broadcast after the jump below. What was your favorite skate story involving Tune?

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The Recording Academy To Honor Lil Wayne With A Global Impact Award

The Recording Academy To Honor Lil Wayne With A Global Impact Award

Lil Wayne is going to be honored at the Recording Academy Honors during GRAMMY 2023 Week on February 2nd, which will be presented by the Black Music Collective at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.

The second annual Black Music Collective event that is sponsored by Amazon Music and Google Pixel Phone will be taking place a few days before the 65th annual Grammy Awards, and they will also be celebrating other a few other honorees that include: Dr. Dre, Missy Elliott and Sylvia Rhone.

Weezy is set to receive a Recording Academy Global Impact award for his professional and personal accomplishments in the music industry to date. The CEO of the Recording Academy, Harvey Mason Jr., had the following to say:

“I am so thrilled to honor and celebrate these four giants in the music industry. Last year’s inaugural event was such a highlight during GRAMMY Week and now with Dre, Missy, Wayne and Sylvia there to pay tribute to this year, it’s definitely going to be another night to remember. I continue to be proud of the work of our Black Music Collective as it’s a vital part of what we do here at the Academy.”

I think a big congratulations to Tunechi is in order!

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Lil Wayne To Perform Live At Clayton’s Spring Break 2023 Beach Party

Lil Wayne To Perform At Claytons Spring Break 2023 Beach Party

For the second time of his career, Lil Wayne will be hosting a Spring Break event at Clayton’s Beach Bar in South Padre Island.

On Saturday, March 11th, Wayne will perform his hits live at the Texas venue for Clayton’s Spring Break 2023 Beach Party with doors opening up at 8PM.

If you are over 16-years-old and wish to attend the show, click here to order your tickets online (VIP – $99.99 and General Admission – $69.99)! Will you be attending?

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Lil Wayne Joins Wilson Sporting Goods To Name His Top NFL & NBA Players [Video]

Lil Wayne Joins Wilson Sporting Goods To Name His Top NFL & NBA Players

After partnering up with Wilson Sporting Goods for his Weezy Christmas event for kids last month, Lil Wayne also joined Wilson Football and Wilson Basketball for their debut episode of “4 Downs”.

In the video (watch below), Wayne picked his No. 1 quarterback (Aaron Rodgers), running back (Derrick Henry) and wide receiver (Justin Jefferson) to lead his fantasy team in the NFL. He shared his all-time starting 5 in the NBA too: Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, Lebron James (who replaces Tim Duncan), and Shaquille O’Neal.

Tunechi also revealed what his most memorable NFL game is that he has seen live, which was when the New Orleans Saints won the Super Bowl in 2010. The reason was solely because of his mother Cita as we know Tune is a big Green Bay Packers fan!

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Bumbu Rum Reveal Their Limited Edition Lil Wayne Skate Deck

Bumbu Rum Reveal Their Limited Edition Lil Wayne Skate Deck

Bumbu Rum have released a limited edition skate deck featuring one of their partners in the company, Lil Wayne.

“All that hard work calls for a toast, which is why we’re proud to gift you with this limited edition skate deck featuring one of music’s most passionate skateboarders, Lil Wayne. Whether you choose to mount it on your wall or take it to the streets, let it be a reminder of what makes you great. Rep it well!”

As this Tunechi skate deck is a limited edition, there is only a certain amount of people who have received one. So far the people who have been sent one are: Alex Midler (the person who influenced Tune to start skateboarding), Rick Ross, Kevin White, and Slumpy Kev.

The rum company have also created a sweepstakes to celebrate Weezy becoming an official pro skateboarder. You can enter in this competition here via their Instagram page. Hit the jump to view some photos of celebrities with their limited edition Wayne and Bumbu skate decks!

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