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DJ Drama Names Lil Wayne’s “Dedication 2” As His Favorite Gangsta Grillz Project

DJ Drama Names Lil Wayne Dedication 2 As His Favorite Gangsta Grillz Project

DJ Drama recently narrowed down his top 10 Gangsta Grillz projects from his 150 plus discography to XXL over Zoom.

Coming in at the No. 1 spot was Lil Wayne‘s iconic Dedication 2 mixtape from 2006, which beat out Jeezy’s Trap Or Die, Gucci Mane’s The Movie, Meek Mill’s Dreamchasers 2, T.I.’s Down With The King, Chris Brown’s In My Zone, and many more.

You can read why Drama chose D2 as his #1 choice, recall bringing Tunechi the “Cannon” beat and name his favorite songs from the tape below, as well as reveal how the Dedication mixtape series first came about from being on tour with T.I. who one night had Tune on the phone!

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Don Cannon Explains Why Lil Wayne’s “Cannon” Changed His Life & Reveals He Has An Unreleased Version Of The Song [Video]

Don Cannon Explains Why Lil Wayne Cannon Changed His Life & Reveals He Has An Unreleased Version Of The Song

DJ Bootleg Kev sits down with the Generation Now record label founders DJ Drama, Leighton “Lakeshow” Morrison and Don Cannon for episode 38 of the “The Bootleg Kev Podcast”.

During their conversation, Don reveals what beat he thinks changed his life as a music producer, which he goes on to say the “Cannon” record on Lil Wayne‘s Dedication 2 mixtape.

While discussing the process behind “Cannon” (watch below), the Philadelphia native says Trick Daddy, Bohagon and Busta Rhymes all originally had the instrumental before Weezy.

He even mentions that he has an unreleased version of the track with Tunechi rapping over the beat for 3 minutes straight, so I wonder if we will ever get to hear that? Drama also added that “Cannon” was the last song Tune recorded for D2.

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Lil Wayne Chats With Stephen A. Smith, DJ Khaled, Jalen Hurts, Shaquille O’Neal & Drake On Episode 2 Of “Young Money Radio”

Lil Wayne Chats With Stephen A Smith, DJ Khaled, Jalen Hurts, Shaquille ONeal & Drake On Episode 2 Of Young Money Radio

If you missed episode 2 of “Young Money Radio” on Friday evening, you can now re-listen to it all in the video after the jump below.

Throughout the show, Lil Wayne chatted and shared stories with special guests that included Stephen A. Smith, DJ Khaled, Jalen Hurts, Shaquille O’Neal, and Drake.

We’ve already heard the full conversation with Drizzy, but there were some other cool points from the rest of the conversations, such as Shaq loves working out to “Cannon” off Dedication 2 and Khaled recalls Wayne recording at least 20-30 songs before doing his “We Takin’ Over” and “Brown Paper Bag” verses all in one night!

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Tory Lanez Recites Lil Wayne’s Full “Cannon” Verse Word For Word [Video]

Tory Lanez Recites Lil Wayne Full Cannon Verse Word For Word

Tory Lanez recently sat down with Rob Markman for a one on one interview with Genius‘ “For The Record” series, which you can watch in full below.

To wrap up the conversation at the 39:15 mark, Lanez was asked to recite a verse acapella of someone who he was a fan of growing up to which he started to rap Lil Wayne‘s classic “Cannon” verse from Dedication 2.

After reciting all of the verse word for word, the Canadian artist then revealed it is his favorite verse from Wayne and his favorite verse ever from that era. Earlier on in the interview around the 15:00 mark, Tory also discussed his new “Thoughts” collaboration with Weezy and Lloyd off Chixtape 5 too!

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J. Cole, Big Sean, Tyga, Cuban Doll, Boi-1da, AJ Tracey & More Share Their Favorite Lil Wayne Songs To Drake

J Cole, Big Sean, Tyga, Cuban Doll, Boi-1da, AJ Tracey & More Share Their Favorite Lil Wayne Songs To Drake

Last week, Drake shared a video of his iced out old Young Money logo chain to Instagram and asked his followers to name their favorite Lil Wayne song.

A lot of celebrities got involved with the question, which included J. Cole saying “Mama Gave Me“, Tyga picking “Birds Flyin’ High“, Big Sean choosing “SportsCenter“, Cuban Doll selecting “Prostitute“, Boi-1da saying “Cannon“, and AJ Tracey picking “Hit ‘Em Up“.

Some more names you will recognize from the music industry include Tay Keith choosing “Let The Beat Build“, Honorable C.N.O.T.E. selecting “Hustler Musik“, Preme saying “Tha Mobb” and “Money On My Mind“, Euro picking “When They Come For Me“, Jae Millz choosing “I’m Me“, “30 Minutes To New Orleans“, “BM J.R.” and “Told Y’all“, and Taco selecting “D’usse“, “Money On My Mind“, “Throw It In The Bag (Freestyle)“, “Georgia… Bush & Weezy’s Ambitionz“, “My Daddy“, “Leather So Soft” and “Way Of Life“.

You can check out Drizzy‘s Instagram post after the jump below to have a read of the 100+ comments from many more famous people revealing their favorite Tune track. Be sure to also leave a comment below with what your own favorite song from Weezy is!

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