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Lil Wayne Talks Mental Health, Attempting Suicide, Loneliness, Lowest Point Of His Career & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Mental Health, Attempting Suicide, Loneliness, Lowest Point Of His Career & More

In a sit-down interview with Emmanuel Acho for his mental health series “Uncomfortable Conversations“, Lil Wayne opens up all about his childhood and attempting to take his own life when he was 12-years-old.

Weezy speaks all about mental health, why he wanted to commit suicide, how the attempted suicide changed his mother Jacida Carter‘s ways with him, being lonely while being a megastar, and much more.

Also in their conversation (watch below), Tunechi reveals to Emmanuel that the lowest point of his career was when his record label would not let him release Tha Carter V, as well as how that made him feel!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Speaks On His Brother Semaj, Being Inspired By Bone To Braid His Hair & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Speaks On His Brother Semaj, Being Inspired By Bone To Braid His Hair & More

As it is #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a rare Lil Wayne interview from back in 2002 when he was just 19-years-old and around the time he was releasing his 500 Degreez album.

In their conversation, Weezy speaks on how his “Way Of Life” single featuring Birdman and TQ is the very first song on Cash Money Records to have a sample, his Mercedes G-Wagon 500, loyalty, and much more.

Tunechi also discusses his mother Cita giving him his very first little brother on March 29th (Semaj) and being inspired by Bone to braid his hair. You can check our this rare interview after the jump below, enjoy!

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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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