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Cortez Bryant Talks Being Lil Wayne’s First Manager, Wayne Nearly Signing To Jay Z & More [Video]

Cortez Bryant Talks Being Lil Wayne First Manager, Wayne Nearly Signing To Jay Z & More

A couple of months ago, Cortez Bryant chopped it up with The Jasmine Brand for a virtual interview, which you can watch below, to talk about a variety of subjects.

During their conversation, Tez Poe discussed how he first became the manager of Lil Wayne, recalled how they first got scammed for a concert, revealed how he felt when Drake asked him to be his manager, and more.

The former manager of Tunechi also spoke on how close Tune actually came to signing a deal with Jay Z and how they had the Roc Nation / Def Jam contract in front of them ready to sign. Cortez mentioned that this woke Cash Money Records up, as well as explained what him and Weezy learned from the initial CMR deal!

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A Recap Of Drake’s Private 39th Birthday Bash For Lil Wayne [Pictures & Videos]

Recap Of Drake Private 39th Birthday Bash For Lil Wayne

Drake booked and paid for the evening at Swan restaurant in Miami, Florida on September 29th to host a private birthday celebration party for Lil Wayne, who turned 39 a couple of days prior.

Guests at the event other than Weezy and Drizzy included: Capito aka N.O. Capo, Marley G, Preme, Cortez Bryant, Niko, Chubbs, Fee Banks, Mellow Rackz, Gudda Gudda, T@, Quavo, Ray J, and many more. There were also customized bandanas at the party that the 6 God had made for Wayne.

You can check out a recap from the birthday bash after the jump below, courtesy of Ivan Eremin, as well as Young Angel‘s full 2-minute toast to Young Lion with Ciroc vodka shots that included Drizzy Drake admitting he still gets “nervous” speaking about his “mentor” and “idol” Tunechi!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Reveals How He Picks The People To Be Around Him [Video]

Lil Wayne Reveals How He Picks The People To Be Around Him

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a rare video of a Lil Wayne interview from back in 2005.

In the sit-down conversation, Weezy talked all about his current team at the time and how he chooses the people around him.

The individuals Tunechi spoke on are: Marley G, NO Capo aka Capito, Curren$y, Reel, Melissa Philipian, Mack Maine, and Cortez Bryant. Check out the rare clip below!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne & Birdman Perform Live On CD USA In 2006 [Video]

Lil Wayne & Birdman Perform Live On CD USA In 2006

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a high quality video of Lil Wayne and Birdman performing live on CD USA back in 2006.

In the HQ clip, Weezy and Baby perform their “Stuntin’ Like My Daddy” single live on the American music television show that aired on DirecTV’s Audience network.

You can check out the dope throwback performance after the jump below, which also includes Cortez Bryant looking like he is pretending to DJ in the back haha!

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G-Eazy Talks Upcoming Lil Wayne Collaboration & Bringing Wayne To Coachella For His First Time [Video]

G-Eazy Talks Upcoming Lil Wayne Collaboration & Bringing Wayne To Coachella For His First Time

G-Eazy recently sat down with TIDAL’s Elliott Wilson for a virtual interview that you can watch in full below.

Towards the end of their conversation, Young Gerald talks about his upcoming collaboration with Lil Wayne that he calls “a real hip-hop record” and hopes to be released by early summer on his These Things Happen Too album.

The Oakland rapper also speaks on how the song, which is more than probably the “When You’re Gone” record that leaked at the end of 2019, is significant to him and recalls being the person to bring Wayne to Coachella for his very first time!

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