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The RIAA Update Certifications For 7 Albums & 23 Singles By Lil Wayne

The RIAA Update Certifications For 7 Albums & 23 Singles By Lil Wayne

It’s about time! Lil Wayne‘s team have finally updated his certifications with the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

I have listed the new Tunechi plaques for his albums and singles after the jump below. With “Lollipop” now being at 8x Platinum, I think it has a huge chance to be Tune‘s very first Diamond record.

PS: There has also been an image going around on social media with these new Weezy RIAA certifications, but there are 3 mistakes on it. I don’t know about you, but I hate how people rush to create things for likes and retweets without focusing on getting the correct information first. Then people will retweet without getting the facts themselves and spread more fake news around!

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Finis “KY” White Talks Working With Lil Wayne In 16-Hour Studio Sessions Every Day [Video]

Finis KY White Talks Working With Lil Wayne In 16 Hour Studio Sessions Every Day

Finis “KY” White recently sat down with Kentucky To The World for an interview, which you can watch below.

During their conversation, KY revealed how he first engineered for Lil Wayne after acting as an intern and mentioned that during the 2-3 years he worked with Wayne, they did nearly 16-hour studio sessions every day.

The multi-platinum engineer also added he is a “big” Tunechi fan and listed the Tune projects that he has worked on: Tha Carter III, Tha Carter IV, Rebirth, No Ceilings, Dedication 3, Dedication 4, I Am Not A Human Being, and I Am Not A Human Being II!

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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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STREETRUNNER Explains How Lil Wayne’s Label Situation Has Hurt The Culture, Shares An Interesting Story About “Gossip” & More [Video]

STREETRUNNER Explains How Lil Wayne Label Situation Has Hurt The Culture, Shares An Interesting Story About Gossip & More

STREETRUNNER recently visited the Producergrind office and sat down with Dylan C and The Letter L Beats for an interview on their podcast.

Just before the 41 minute mark, the Miami producer revealed an interesting story about Lil Wayne‘s “Gossip” song that was recorded at the end of 2006 and how it escaped all of the leaks.

Carrying on with the subject of Tunechi, the producer then explained how Tune‘s situation with Cash Money Records has hurt the culture and how we have probably missed 2 – 3 albums because of this. Watch the full podcast below!

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Cortez Bryant Explains Everything About Lil Wayne’s Problems With Cash Money & “Tha Carter V” Album

Cortez Bryant Explains Everything About Lil Wayne Problems With Cash Money & Tha Carter 5 Album

Lil Wayne‘s best friend and manager, Cortez Bryant, recently sat down with Elliott Wilson and Brian “B.Dot” Miller for a brilliant interview on episode 79 of their “Rap Radar” podcast.

Tez Poe gave away plenty of unknown information about Weezy, what happened with the release of Tha Carter V, the situation with the Cash Money lawsuit, relationships with Birdman and Slim, and so much more.

You can listen to the full 85-minute conversation, watch excerpts of it, and see notes of what Cortez talks about all after the jump below. Enjoy!

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