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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks Apple And Eagle Street, Accidentally Shooting Himself, Hurricane Katrina & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Apple And Eagle Street, Accidentally Shooting Himself, Hurricane Katrina & More

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is an interview Lil Wayne participated in with BLOW! magazine back in early 2006 to promote his Tha Carter II album.

Weezy spoke on his youth days of hanging around on Apple and Eagle Street in Hollygrove, accidentally shooting himself while playing with a gun and getting punished for it, how he first met Birdman and Slim, staying loyal to them, how Hurricane Katrina affected him, and more.

Also in the conversation, Tunechi showed off the first tattoos that he got inked on his body. You can check it all out in the #TBT video below, enjoy!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks About His Stepfather Rabbit On Set Of His “Everything” Video Shoot In 2001

Lil Wayne Talks About His Stepfather Rabbit On Set Of Everything Video Shoot In 2001

For #ThrowbackThursday today, check out this rare Lil Wayne interview from on set of his “Everything” video shoot back in 2001.

In the interview, Wayne speaks all about his stepfather Reginald McDonald aka Rabbit, who he has always called his real father and how he unfortunately passed away after being shot 7 times.

Tunechi also recalled how Rabbit read a letter in front of Jacida Carter that Tune had received from a girl when he had accidentally shot himself with his stepfather’s revolver, which said she wanted to “f*ck his brainds out” haha! Check it out in the #TBT clip below!

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Lil Wayne Talks The Lakers’ Recent Win, Recording A New Feature For DMX, Why Every Artist Tries To Sound Like Drake & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks The Lakers Recent Win, Recording A New Feature For DMX, Why Every Artist Tries To Sound Like Drake & More

After the Los Angeles Lakers won the recent NBA Finals championship, Lil Wayne appeared on the “ALL BALL with Doug Gottlieb” podcast, which you can check out below.

During their 50-minute conversation, Wayne spoke on being a Lakers fan, first meeting the late Kobe Bryant, having some stuff in the works with Kobe before he passed away, his thoughts on LeBron James moving to the Lakers, and how he will be celebrating their latest win by going to the studio.

Weezy also discussed growing up in New Orleans, how his stepfather Rabbit convinced his mother Cita to be a rapper, recording a recent feature for DMX, the recording process for his very first album, his favorite meal that his mom cooks, his favorite sneakers, his half-brother Semaj, buying a Nissan Pathfinder with his very first paycheck, the success of his first solo album Tha Block Is Hot, why so many artists in the music industry try and sound like Drake, the last time he was on stage, and the “colossal” change in how music is downloaded now compared to how it was at the start of his career.

Before his interview with Doug Gottlieb wrapped up, Tunechi recalled his trip to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia at the end of last year and told the story of how he nearly didn’t get into the country, as well as how “Your Excellency” helped him out!

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Throwback Thursday: Scans Of Lil Wayne’s Cover Story For Murder Dog Magazine’s 1998 Issue

Scans Of Lil Wayne Cover Story For Murder Dog Magazine 1998 Issue

I have decided to share scans from Lil Wayne‘s cover story for the 1998 Hot Boys issue of Murder Dog magazine for #ThrowbackThursday today.

In his interview, Weezy spoke on Cash Money Records, the Hot Boys, what makes each of the members unique, joining B.G. aka Lil Doogie when he was going by the name of Baby D to create The B.G.z group, their True Story album, and leaving The B.G.z by his mother Cita’s request after he shot himself.

Tune also talked about Lil Slim bringing him to Cash Money, his debut solo studio album Tha Block Is Hot, what made him want to first start rapping, New Orleans, school, his daughter Reginae Carter, having a song called “Fuck The World” even though this was a time when he didn’t curse in his music, losing his daddy Rabbit to some haters, how everything changed for him when Rabbit died, and much more!

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Lil Wayne Talks About Being A Machine & Living His Dream Every Day At “Funeral” Album Release Party [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks About Being A Machine & Living His Dream Every Day At Funeral Album Release Party

Amazon Music have released a new video and interview with Lil Wayne from his Funeral album release party on a private yacht in Miami earlier this year (February 1st).

In the video, Weezy can be seen meeting and greeting everyone including his mother Jacida Carter, ex-fiancée La’Tecia Thomas, Birdman, Dani Leigh, Michael Irvin, Quinnen Williams, Shiggy, Stephen Jackson, YesJulz, and much more.

“I get to live my damn dream every day. That’s just me doing what I want to do, how I want to do it… I didn’t have that freedom for a long time.”

Tune also talks to the camera about being a machine, living his “damn dream every day”, reaching the thirteenth studio album of his career, having more than one type of sound on Funeral, and wanting a whole family to be able to play the project while heading to school!

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