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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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Chris Johnson Talks Being Good Friends With Lil Wayne, Calls Him His Favorite Rapper [Video]

Chris Johnson Talks Being Good Friends With Lil Wayne, Calls Him His Favorite Rapper

In an interview with The Players’ Tribune, former American football running back Chris Johnson revealed how he “became real good friends” with Lil Wayne.

Johnson told the story (watch below) of how he was at a Wayne concert with his team mates when he asked a security guard if he could meet Tunechi and to his surprise, he was invited onto Tune‘s tour bus.

As soon as they saw each other, Weezy mentioned to Chris Johnson that he was on his fantasy team before they then exchanged phone numbers. He even referenced Chris on his “Popular” song: “She run through my head; Chris Johnson, I’mma tackle her”.

The former NFL player also added that Mr. Carter has always been his favorite rapper since high school, recalled having arguments in school about who was better out of Lil Wayne and 50 Cent, and recollected the first time he heard Wayne was on Juvenile‘s 400 Degreez album!

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Lil Wayne Sits Down With Current & Former Athletes To Interview Them About Numerous Topics [Video]

Lil Wayne Sits Down With Current & Former Athletes To Interview Them About Numerous Topics

Back in May, I shared some footage of Lil Wayne being a correspondent for The Players’ Tribune, which took place during 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend earlier this year.

The Players’ Tribune have now released an official video of Wayne sitting down with NFL running back Alvin Kamara, WNBA athlete Essence Carson, and former NBA players Stephen Jackson and Al Harrington to interview them.

Some of the questions that Weezy asked included how Carson walks around New Orleans with no security, how Essence plans revenge, what Jackson and Harrington are up to nowadays, and more.

You can watch Tunechi interview these sports stars in a video after the jump below! What are your thoughts on Tune‘s interviewing skills?

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Lil Wayne Addresses Frank Isola & Eli Manning Over Their Comments About An Odell Beckham Interview [Video]

Lil Wayne Addresses Frank Isola & Eli Manning Over Their Comments About An Odell Beckham Interview

Lil Wayne has took to social media today to address all of the negative feedback about Odell Beckham Jr.‘s interview, who had Wayne sitting next to him, with journalist Josina Anderson.

The Young Money founder first responded to sportswriter Frank Isola after he was quoted saying “how can Odell Beckham be taken seriously if Lil Wayne’s sitting next to him?”. Weezy had the following to say:

“Frank, I actually like you when you come on television. You mentioned my name this time though and when that happens I’m going to fight back. You all know I don’t get on here to do this. I only get on here to do positive things and say great things. But Frank, come on, I don’t know much about you and the fact is, you don’t know much about me so with that said… keep my name out your mouth.”

“So to answer your question as to why should you take him serious if he’s sitting next to Lil Wayne? To answer that is because Lil Wayne is serious, and I was serious when I said keep my name out your mouth, Frank.”

The New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning mentioned “I don’t watch Lil Wayne much” when he was asked about Odell‘s interview and Tune was not cool with this:

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Atlanta Falcons Wide Receiver Mohamed Sanu Creates A Pair Of Custom Lil Wayne “Dedication” Under Armour Cleats

Atlanta Falcons Wide Receiver Mohamed Sanu Creates A Pair Of Custom Lil Wayne Dedication Under Armour Cleats

Mohamed Sanu Sr. pays homage to Lil Wayne by creating a customized pair of football boots/cleats/soccer shoes.

The NFL wide receiver rocked a pair of “Dedication 12” customized Under Armour cleats before his recent game for the Atlanta Falcons against the New Orleans Saints.

You can check out a few more looks at Mohamed‘s football boots that are a tribute to Wayne, which were designed by Mohammed Gafar, after the jump below! What are your thoughts on them?

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Kyle Shanahan Discusses Lil Wayne Sending Him & His Son Carter Surprise Gifts [Video]

Kyle Shanahan Discusses Lil Wayne Sending Him & His Son Carter Surprise Gifts

San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan recently spoke on Lil Wayne sending him and his son Carter surprise gifts during a press conference, as well as if the origin of his son’s name is actually after Wayne.

The NFL coach revealed that Weezy‘s PR team reached out to wide receiver Pierre Garcon and asked him to give two signed posters and two signed CDs to his manager. Kyle also mentioned that it was really thoughtful Mr. Carter sent him the explicit version of Tha Carter IV and his son the edited version of Tha Carter III.

You can watch Shanahan discuss receiving gifts from Tunechi and see a close-up picture of exactly what Tune sent him after the jump below!

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