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Lil Wayne Discusses Swizz Beatz, Tyga, Drake, Kobe Bryant, “Tha Carter” 15-Year Anniversary & More

Lil Wayne Discusses Swizz Beatz, Tyga, Drake, Kobe Bryant, Tha Carter 15 Year Anniversary & More

Lil Wayne sat down with Carl Lamarre from Billboard for an interview while promoting his new line with fashion brand American Eagle on the rooftop of New Design High School in New York City on July 15th.

In their conversation, which you can read below, Weezy spoke on his proudest accomplishment as the CEO of Young Money, working with Swizz Beatz, if they will ever record a joint project together, and his Tha Carter album turning 15-years-old last month.

Tunechi also discussed fashion, “everyday people” wearing his merchandise, Tyga’s “Lightskin Lil Wayne” tribute music video, why Tyga reminds him of Flo Rida, NBA, NFL, what similarities he see’s between himself and Kobe Bryant, the difference in touring with a rock band and touring with rappers, Travis Barker, Drake, and more!

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Lil Wayne Surpasses 100 Million RIAA Units Across Albums, Singles & Features

Lil Wayne Surpasses 100 Million RIAA Units Across Albums, Singles & Features

According to Chart Data, Lil Wayne has officially surpassed 100 million units across his albums, singles and features as certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

This amazing milestone and achievement now means Weezy joins other rappers who have also topped 100 million RIAA units, which includes Drake, Eminem, and Nicki Minaj.

Congratulations to Tunechi on making even more history! However, I must point out that Tune (or his team) have not updated his RIAA certifications in a good while, so I’m sure he has sold a lot more than 100 million.

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Every Song Minus The Intro From Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V” Album Has Charted In The “Hot 100”, Ties A Drake Record

Every Song Minus The Intro From Lil Wayne Tha Carter V Album Has Charted In The Hot 100, Ties A Drake Record

Every song from Lil Wayne‘s latest album, Tha Carter V, except for the Intro message from Wayne‘s mother Jacida Carter called “I Love You Dwayne“, has debuted in the Billboard “Hot 100” chart.

This is an amazing achievement and it also means that Weezy has tied with his Young Money artist Drake for the most simultaneous “Hot 100” debuts in a single week with 22 each.

You can see where all 22 tracks from C5 have debuted on the Billboard chart after the jump below. Congratz to Tunechi!

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Lil Wayne Is The First Artist In History To Debut Two Songs In The “Hot 100” Top 5 At The Same Time

Lil Wayne Is The First Artist In History To Debut Two Songs In The Hot 100 Top 5 At The Same Time

After Tha Carter V topped the Billboard 200 this week, Lil Wayne has become the first music artist in history to debut two songs simultaneously in the top 5 on Billboard’s “Hot 100” chart.

Just missing out to Maroon 5 and Cardi B’s “Girls Like You” at No. 1, Weezy‘s “Mona Lisa” featuring Kendrick Lamar debuts at No. 2 while his “Don’t Cry” track featuring XXXTentacion enters at No. 5.

The Young Money founder also joins his label-mate Drake as the only artists in history to debut four records in the top 10 on the “Hot 100” in a single week as “Uproar” debuted at No. 7 and “Let It Fly” featuring Travis Scott appeared at No. 10.

Tunechi is now tied with Eminem for male artists with the most “Hot 100” top 10 debuts as they both have 11 each and are 1 behind Drizzy, who is in the first place with 12. He has also surpassed JAY Z for the second most “Hot 100” top 10s among rappers with 24. Congratulations to Tune on all these achievements!

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Lil Wayne’s “6 Foot, 7 Foot” Music Video Featuring Cory Gunz Is Now “VEVO Certified”

Lil Wayne 6 Foot 7 Foot Music Video Featuring Cory Gunz Is Now VEVO Certified

VEVO have announced that Lil Wayne‘s 6 Foot, 7 Foot” music video featuring his Young Money artist Cory Gunz that was inspired by the movie Inception is now “VEVO Certified”. This means that the visual has been watched over 100 million times since it first premiered 5 years ago back in March, 2011.

Other videos from Weezy as a lead artist that have also been “VEVO Certified” are: “How To Love“, “Mirror” featuring Bruno Mars, “Lollipop” featuring Static Major, “Drop The World” featuring Eminem, and “Love Me” featuring Drake and Future.

Congratulations to Tunechi, Cory, and the director Hype Williams on this awesome achievement! I wonder what will be Tune‘s 7th music video to go “VEVO Certified”?

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Lil Wayne’s “How To Love” Music Video Is Now “VEVO Certified”

Lil Wayne How To Love Music Video Is Now VEVO Certified

VEVO have now announced on Twitter that Lil Wayne‘s music video for his “How To Love” single has been watched over 100 million times since first premiering in August 2011, which makes it “VEVO Certified”.

“Congrats to @LilTunechi on another #VevoCertified vid! “How To Love” now has 100M & counting”

Other Tunechi visuals that have been “VEVO Certified” are “Mirror” featuring Bruno Mars, “Lollipop” featuring Static Major, “Drop The World” featuring Eminem, and “Love Me” featuring Drake and Future.

Congratulations to Weezy F Baby on this awesome achievement. If you didn’t already know, “How To Love” is also quadruple Platinum after being purchased over 4 million times!

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