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Gudda Gudda Talks Different Eras Of Young Money, First Meeting Lil Wayne, Sqad Up, Wayne vs. Birdman’s Public Feud & More [Video]

Gudda Gudda Talks Different Eras Of Young Money, First Meeting Lil Wayne, Sqad Up, Wayne vs Birdman Public Feud & More

Gudda Gudda recently chopped it up with Lalaa Shepard in a virtual interview for a new edition of The Progress Report’s “Conversations With Lalaa”.

During their conversation, Gudda spoke on taking a hiatus from music, being influenced by the Hot Boys, how COVID-19 has affected him, New Orleans, if B.G. is free from prison, Cash Money Records, the different eras of Young Money, if he feels he is underrated, surviving Hurricane Katrina, what the word “progress” means to him, and fatherhood.

Double G also recalled his first time meeting Lil Wayne, why they decided to call their rap group “Sqad Up” (it involved Wayne wanting something to tattoo on his knuckles as he liked how Mobb Deep did that), Sqad Up being a clothing line at first, and supporting Weezy through his public feud with Birdman and Cash Money. You can watch the full 30-minute convo after the jump below!

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Reginae Carter Talks Lil Wayne In A VERZUZ Battle, “No Ceilings 3”, Plastic Surgery & More [Video]

Reginae Carter Talks Lil Wayne In A VERZUZ Battle, No Ceilings 3, Plastic Surgery & More

Reginae Carter recently participated in a virtual interview with Jiggy Jones for Kreative Clout, which you can watch below.

During their conversation, Nae Nae spoke on how it feels to now be 22-years-old, her birthday fit, dealing with COVID-19, her new “Truth” song with Mike Hart, getting breast implants, working with Fashion Nova, and more.

The “Pride & Prejudice: Atlanta” actress also discussed how her parents Lil Wayne and Toya Johnson keep her grounded, which one of her brothers had the best song on Side A of No Ceilings 3, and which rapper she thinks is the only one who could possibly battle her father in a VERZUZ battle!

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Lil Wayne Chats To Kid Cudi, Gucci Mane, Rich The Kid, Bubba Wallace & Ashley Robinson For Episode 11 Of “Young Money Radio” [Videos]

Lil Wayne Chats To Kid Cudi, Gucci Mane, Rich The Kid, Bubba Wallace & Ashley Robinson For Episode 11 Of Young Money Radio

Episode 11 took place on Friday night (July 10th) of Lil Wayne‘s “Young Money Radio” show, which included special guests Kid Cudi, Gucci Mane, Rich The Kid, Bubba Wallace, and Ashley Robinson. You can check out videos of all of these conversations below!

During the show, Wayne chatted to Rich about his top 3 skaters before making a promise to attend his wedding with his wife, talked to Ashley about how it feels to be the first African American President of the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA), and spoke with Gucci about music, sending a new song over, his new book, sports and how he was supposed to go on a tour until COVID-19 happened.

Weezy also chopped it up with Bubba about how it was being half black and half white while growing up in Alabama, depression, and finding a noose in his garage. He also conversed with Cudi about how his new Eminem collaboration came about (started from Wayne and Em‘s previous interview), a new animated TV show with Kanye West, mental health, a new podcast, earning his first No. 1 on the “Hot 100”, how much of an influence Mr. Carter has been on him, and the Cleveland artist confirmed he would send Tunechi a new song to jump on which made Tune reply with: “Eminem effect when I send it back, just know.”

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Lil Wayne Talks Googling His Own Lyrics, Wheezy’s Producer Tag, Nicki Minaj Memories & Teases “Tha Carter VI”

Lil Wayne Talks Googling His Own Lyrics, Wheezy Producer Tag, Nicki Minaj Memories & Teases Tha Carter 6

Lil Wayne recently chopped it up with Variety to talk all about his “Young Money Radio” show, the aim for it, and if he enjoys being a radio host.

During their interview, Weezy also spoke about how he is adapting to life during the COVID-19 pandemic, having a platform to speak out on racism, Googling his own lyrics, thinking Wheezy‘s producer tag was Future shouting him out, Betty Wright‘s influence on him, rolling his own weed, one of his favorite memories with Nicki Minaj being from the “High School” video shoot, and much more.

You can read the full conversation between Tunechi and Variety after the jump below. He even teased a Tha Carter VI album by replying with “the next one” when asked what his “favorite Carter” project is!

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Behind The Scenes Of Lil Wayne’s “Young Money Radio” Show With Apple Music’s Larry Jackson

Behind The Scenes Of Lil Wayne Young Money Radio Show With Apple Music Larry Jackson

Lil Wayne‘s “Young Money Radio” show, which airs every Friday afternoon at 4PM PST, is now eight episodes in and it’s getting stronger and stronger.

According to Apple Music’s global creative director, Larry Jackson, this radio show with Tunechi was always going to happen even before COVID-19 became a thing. “Young Money Radio” was originally going to be taped weekly at Culver City studios in Los Angeles, but due to the coronavirus, Larry set Tune up to broadcast from his private studio in Miami.

“We’re No. 1 in hip-hop. Artists like Wayne, Drake, Travis, Future, Post Malone, Kanye all do really well on the service. To be sure: Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ holds the biggest first-week streams tally of any album on Apple Music. In second place: Wayne’s ‘Carter V.’ It was a natural if I could work it out to get Wayne to deliver the show.”

To date, Weezy has chopped it up with guests such as Dr. Dre, Drake, Eminem, Jamie Foxx, Kevin Durant, Kevin Hart, LaToya Cantrell, Mike Tyson, Muriel Bowser, Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott, and plenty more on “Young Money Radio”. Jackson reveals to Variety that his dream guest was Dr. Anthony Fauci and his pitch to get the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases on the radio show went something like:

“I know you don’t know me, I know you haven’t even heard of this show, but it’s become a real roaring success for us on Apple Music. We’re the No. 1 streaming service in Black music, and our community needs to hear what you have to say. They’re not on CNN; they’re not on ‘Good Morning America’; they’re not on the ‘Today Show,’ but they are on Young Money Radio. I promise you if you come on the show, it’ll have true resonance with the community.”

Pic credit Julia Beverly

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