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STREETRUNNER Explains How Lil Wayne’s Label Situation Has Hurt The Culture, Shares An Interesting Story About “Gossip” & More [Video]

STREETRUNNER Explains How Lil Wayne Label Situation Has Hurt The Culture, Shares An Interesting Story About Gossip & More

STREETRUNNER recently visited the Producergrind office and sat down with Dylan C and The Letter L Beats for an interview on their podcast.

Just before the 41 minute mark, the Miami producer revealed an interesting story about Lil Wayne‘s “Gossip” song that was recorded at the end of 2006 and how it escaped all of the leaks.

Carrying on with the subject of Tunechi, the producer then explained how Tune‘s situation with Cash Money Records has hurt the culture and how we have probably missed 2 – 3 albums because of this. Watch the full podcast below!

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Rich Homie Quan Talks About Wanting To Be Lil Wayne From A Young Age, Calls Him “The G.O.A.T.” [Video]

Rich Homie Quan Talks About Wanting To Be Lil Wayne From A Young Age, Calls Him The GOAT

Rich Homie Quan recently sat down with Rap-Up for an interview and to promote his debut album, Rich As In Spirit, which is available to stream and buy now.

When asked about his unreleased collaboration with Tunechi, the Atlanta rapper spoke on how he always wanted to be exactly like Tune while growing up:

“I’m from Atlanta, him being from New Orleans, we both from down south, the baggy clothes, the bandanas… what he did to the hip-hop culture, who didn’t wanna be Wayne? At some point, I was growing braids trying to look exactly like Wayne. And this was before I could even understand what he was saying, I was so lost in his image… I want my pants to sag, I want braids. Then when I realized how talented he was, it was over with. He already had me going from the look, then when I was old enough to understand what he could say… when I could just read lyrics… I felt like it was relatable to the story I was going through… Wayne’s the G.O.A.T.”

You can check out Quan speaking about Weezy and call him the G.O.A.T. in a video after the jump below!

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Producer Bangladesh Explains Why Lil Wayne’s “A Milli” Is An Iconic Moment For Hip-Hop & For The Culture

Producer Bangladesh Explains Why Lil Wayne A Milli Is An Iconic Moment For Hip Hop & For The Culture

Last month on February 13th, “A Milli” from Lil Wayne‘s Tha Carter III album that was produced by Bangladesh turned 10-years-old.

To celebrate it’s anniversary, the producer explained to Rap-Up why he did not like the single on the first listen, what made him change his mind, how it created a lot of new Weezy fans, the influence it has gave on rappers and producers, and more.

You can see what Bangladesh said about Tunechi‘s “A Milli” song after the jump below!

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Rick Ross Says The Culture Has Accepted The Situation That Lil Wayne Will Never Drop An Album Again & That’s Not The Way It Should Be

Rick Ross Says The Culture Has Accepted The Situation That Lil Wayne Will Never Drop An Album Again & Thats Not The Way It Should Be

Rick Ross recently chopped it up with Billboard to speak on his “Idols Become Rivals” song that is about Lil Wayne‘s current situation with Birdman.

The MMG founder says the culture has accepted the situation that Weezy will not put out an album again while being contracted to Cash Money Records and that’s certainly not the way it should be.

Also in the interview, Rick Ross spoke on shouting out Tunechi at the end of his “Scientology” track and how it would be a power move if he could sign Tune and put out Tha Carter V himself.

You can read everything Ricky said after the jump below. In related news, I have also included another video of a Ross conversation about how no one around him respects Baby for cheating Wayne and DJ Khaled out of millions!

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2 Chainz Talks Lil Wayne Shifting The Culture, Confirms “ColleGrove” Leftovers & More [Video]

2 Chainz Talks Lil Wayne Shifting The Culture, Confirms ColleGrove Leftovers & More

2 Chainz appeared on Big Boy’s Neighborhood radio show just over a couple of weeks ago to chop it up with host Big Boy and to promote his ColleGrove album, which you can check out after the jump below.

During their conversation at around the 7:45 mark, Tity Boi made it known that Lil Wayne shifted the hip-hop culture and confirmed ColleGrove is a dedication project to Wayne, as well as spoke on the title.

Before the interview wrapped up, Chainz also mentioned that him and Weezy have got some throwaways/leftover collaborations that didn’t make ColleGrove and he hopes we will be hearing them soon!

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Jonathan Mannion Talks Shooting “ColleGrove” Artwork, 2 Chainz Explains Why Lil Wayne Is A “Living Legend”

Jonathan Mannion Talks Shooting ColleGrove Artwork, 2 Chainz Explains Why Lil Wayne Is A Living Legend

In a recent interview with Rebecca Haithcoat for Instagram Music, 2 Chainz and Jonathan Mannion (who shot the cover) discuss all about the artwork for ColleGrove.

Jonathan talked about how he photographed Lil Wayne while on set of “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” in February after shooting Tity Boi a couple of weeks beforehand:

“I set up a portable studio behind [Wayne’s] trailer on the set of ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’. With 2 Chainz, I shot him about two weeks before that, in a studio in Los Angeles. It was me and a retoucher. I was like, it really has to look like these tattoos sink into his face as if they’re his own.”

Chainz spoke on coming up with the idea for the ColleGrove album artwork, having to slap himself sometimes to realize that Tunechi is one of his realest friends, and why he believes Tune is a “living legend”:

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