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Steve EQ The Great Recalls Recording Lil Wayne In 2005 & Reveals How “I Can’t Feel My Face” Leaked [Video]

Steve EQ The Great Recalls Recording Lil Wayne & Reveals How I Cant Feel My Face Leaked

A few months ago, Steven Vargas aka EQ The Great aka Steve The Engineer sat down with GRLA Hebrew and Tazadaq Sicarii to explain how he was done wrong by Juelz Santana.

Around the 1:45 mark of the clip below, Steve revealed how he first got started to become Juelz‘s recording engineer, which was back in 2005, and one of the first projects he worked on was I Can’t Feel My Face. He even recalled recording Lil Wayne in his brother’s closet in New Jersey.

The former Dipset engineer also spoke about why Juelz Santana and Wayne decided they wanted to release ICFMF as an album instead of a mixtape (money involved), as well as mentioned it was Santana‘s artist from Philadelphia, Jay Bezel, who leaked the project online by leaving a copy of the CD in a car!

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Wam Bam Recalls How He Nearly Signed To Lil Wayne & Young Money In 2005 [Video]

Wam Bam Recalls How He Nearly Signed To Lil Wayne & Young Money In 2005

Last month, Wam Bam sat down with Nolazine TV for an interview that you can check out below.

At the 6:15 mark of their conversation, the New Orleans rapper told the story of how he came close to signing with Lil Wayne and Young Money when he was 17-years-old back in August, 2005.

After sharing the story which ended in him missing the flight Wayne had booked for him to meet up in Miami, Wam Bam says he tried to call Weezy to which he got angry and cussed him out:

“Stop calling my phone bro, you done missed your sh*t. You keep on calling me, I’m thinking a female calling this… you on the phone. What is you? A b*tch or a n*gga?”

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Reveals How He Picks The People To Be Around Him [Video]

Lil Wayne Reveals How He Picks The People To Be Around Him

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a rare video of a Lil Wayne interview from back in 2005.

In the sit-down conversation, Weezy talked all about his current team at the time and how he chooses the people around him.

The individuals Tunechi spoke on are: Marley G, NO Capo aka Capito, Curren$y, Reel, Melissa Philipian, Mack Maine, and Cortez Bryant. Check out the rare clip below!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Makes A Big Announcement During “Admission Granted” Special In 2005 [Video]

Lil Wayne Makes A Shocking Announcement During Admission Granted Special In 2005

As it is #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a Lil Wayne “Admission Granted” special that aired on WJTV 12 via CBS back in 2005.

In the video, Weezy can be seen performing live at Upper Level Bar & Grill in Jackson, Mississippi, as well as also announcing he had signed to Jay Z and Def Jam while on stage.

You can check out Tunechi performing and making this huge announcement at the time in the #TBT clip below! Are you glad Tune stayed loyal to Birdman and Cash Money in the end?

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Discusses Lean, Curren$y & Being The Best Rapper On “We Got Next” [Video]

Lil Wayne Discusses Lean, Currensy & Being The Best Rapper On We Got Next

For #ThrowbackThursday today, check out this “We Got Next” special on Lil Wayne that was directed and produced back in 2005 by Lee Harris aka Lee Major.

In the #TBT clip, Weezy speaks all about lean with “Anything” off his The Suffix mixtape playing in the background by saying it originated in Houston only, he has been drinking it since 16, and how he is a weekly subscriber just like a magazine.

Tunechi also talks about why he believes he is the best rapper in the game and his Young Money artist Curren$y. You can check it out after the jump below!

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