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Lil Wayne Discusses His Childhood, Not Believing In Racism, Playing Tennis & More On The “More To It” Podcast

Lil Wayne Discusses His Childhood, Not Believing In Racism, Playing Tennis & More On The More To It Podcast

Lil Wayne recently participated in a 1-hour conversation with former American football player Marcellus Wiley on his “More To It” podcast, which is a show featuring interviews with entertainers.

In their convo, Wayne discussed growing up in the 17th Ward of New Orleans, signing to Cash Money Records, dressing up as Michael Jackson and performing for his family at a young age (this is when he realized he loved performing), his late stepfather Rabbit, the Cash Money/Ruff Ryders tour, Slim Williams, the moment when Birdman and Slim knew he was a solo artist and not a Hot Boy anymore, and being a student of the game every single day.

Also during their talk, Weezy spoke on wanting to become the ultimate music artist, how it feels to be in the conversation for the greatest rapper of all time, Roger Federer being the G.O.A.T. in tennis, playing tennis himself with his homie T@, the time he said he does not believe in racism on “Undisputed”, what he would tell his older self if he could go back in time, the Green Bay Packers, preferring American football over basketball, preferring Los Angeles over Miami, and what the hardest part and the best part about being Lil Wayne is.

You can watch a clip of Tunechi‘s interview with Marcellus after the jump below, as well as also listen to the full podcast on Apple Music. Tune was also asked who he personally thinks is the greatest rapper of all time to which he first said The Notorious B.I.G. before then going on to choose Jay Z!

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DJ Drama Crowns Lil Wayne’s “Dedication 2” As The Best “Gangsta Grillz” Mixtape & Teases “Dedication 7” [Video]

DJ Drama Crowns Lil Wayne Dedication 2 As The Best Gangsta Grillz Mixtape & Teases Dedication 7

DJ Drama recently participated in a game of “Complex Brackets” with Brian “B.Dot” Miller, which consisted of himself reviewing his “Gangsta Grillz” catalog and choosing his very best mixtape from the series.

From a 16-seed bracket that included Lil Wayne‘s Dedication 2 and Dedication, Jeezy’s Trap Or Die, Chris Brown’s In My Zone, Meek Mill’s Dreamcashers 2, T.I.’s Down With The King, and more mixtapes, Drama got it down to just 2 – Dedication 2 vs. Trap Or Die and it was Wayne who came out victorious.

During the game, Drama also mentioned Dedication 2 was so big at the time in 2006 that it made The New York Times’ “Top 10 Albums Of The Year” list, as well as confirmed Dedication 7 is still happening… but very unconvincingly. Do you agree with D2 being the best “Gangsta Grillz” mixtape of all time and do you think D7 will actually ever happen?

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Explains The Importance Of Getting An Education [Video]

Lil Wayne Explains The Importance Of Getting An Education

In this #ThrowbackThursday clip, Lil Wayne explains to Viceland’s Gregory “Beef” Jones about why education is important and how he feels about being an icon to kids.

After performing live at MASS APPEAL’s 3rd annual “Live At The BBQ” show during South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin back in 2017, Weezy revealed the importance of getting an education and staying in school.

You can watch Tunechi mention he is a straight A student, went to the best school in New Orleans, and graduated early in a #TBT video after the jump below. Enjoy!

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony’s Layzie Bone Calls Lil Wayne “The Best” Rapper In The Game [Video]

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Layzie Bone Calls Lil Wayne The Best Rapper In The Game

Another one for the compliments page! Layzie Bone from the hip-hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony has called Lil Wayne the best in the rap game.

Layzie recently took to his Instagram stories to call Weezy “the best” and then film himself driving around listening to “Took His Time” off Tha Carter V album.

“@LilTunechi is the best. Put on some Wayne and don’t complain biatch ✊?”

You can check out some footage of all of this after the jump below! Do you know of any rapper that has not yet praised Tunechi in some way or form?

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Damian Lillard Speaks On Lil Wayne’s Recording Process, “Run It Up” & More [Video]

Damian Lillard Speaks On Lil Wayne Recording Process, Run It Up & More

Damian Lillard aka Dame D.O.L.L.A. recently sat down with HotNewHipHop for a one on one interview to chat all about his new single “Run It Up” featuring Lil Wayne.

The NBA player and rapper revealed “Run It Up” is probably the best song he has released to date, as well as what he learned from being in the studio with Weezy.

Dame also spoke on Tunechi‘s recording process, Birdman clearing the feature, and told a story of Tune coming up with a hook idea while a beat played in the studio!

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