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Cortez Bryant Speaks On Handling Business Deals For Lil Wayne & A Possible Return For TRUKFIT

Cortez Bryant Speaks On Handling Business Deals For Lil Wayne & A Possible Return For TRUKFIT

Cortez Bryant recently chopped it up with VIBE for an interview, which you can read in full below.

During their conversation, Tez discusses handling numerous amount of Lil Wayne‘s partnerships, the new Young Money collection with American Eagle, why they chose the brand for their new clothing line, and more.

Tunechi‘s best friend also revealed what the easiest and most difficult things are about getting deals done for him, what the difference between this new fashion line and their previous one TRUKFIT is, and mentioned TRUKFIT will eventually make a come back!

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Lil Wayne To Release A TV Series Possibly On Netflix & A Fashion Line With American Eagle

Lil Wayne To Release A TV Series Possibly On Netflix & A Fashion Line With American Eagle

Cortez Bryant was a speaker at Midem 2019, which took place at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France on June 4th, to debate about the music industry’s growth with streaming and how rap artists can work with brands.

During his appearance at this year’s Midem event, Tez Poe and Matt Ferrigno of MTW Agency both discussed working with megastars like Lil Wayne:

“15 years ago I was just Lil Wayne’s best friend, talking to these guys in suits… a challenge! But for one of my first deals, with AT&T, I got them to call their grandchildren and ask if they knew Wayne; the kids hollered, and we got the check!” – Cortez Bryant

“The biggest deal we did was with Lil Wayne and Samsung; it enabled us to surpass iPhone for the duration of the campaign. Wayne didn’t even use Galaxy phones! But authenticity can be built.” – Matt Ferrigno

According to the trade show’s official website, Tez also mentioned that Wayne will have a television series coming out next year that maybe premiering on the Netflix platform and has just finalizing a big deal to launch his own fashion line with American Eagle!

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Lil Wayne Leaves ICM To Sign With CAA

Lil Wayne Leaves ICM To Sign With CAA

Lil Wayne has left ICM (International Creative Management) Partners to sign a new deal with CAA (Creative Artists Agency).

The company will represent Tunechi with a team of agents and handle all of his future show bookings.

At the agency, Weezy joins a current growing hip-hop roster of music artists, such as Future, SZA and Kehlani!

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Lil Wayne’s Young Money Sports Agency Obtains Competing Management Group

Lil Wayne Young Money Sports Agency Obtains Competing Management Group

Lil Wayne has announced that his Young Money APAA sports agency has bought PlayersRep Sports Management, which was a competing agency that mainly represented American football players.

Since starting his own agency last year, Weezy has signed plenty of athletes including linebackers Reggie Northrup and Duke Riley, defensive lineman Lewis Neal, wide receiver Dede Westbrook, and basketball players Andrew White, Braylon Rayson, Frank Mason, and Kadeem Allen.

With his new acquirement of PlayersRep Sports Management, the Young Money APAA sports agency will now handle more clients including NFL’s Jason McCourty (Cleveland Browns), Todd Davis (Denver Broncos), Duron Harmon and Devin McCourty (New England Patriots), Seth Roberts (Oakland Raiders), and Lane Johnson (Philadelphia Eagles).

This new deal will allow Young Money APAA Sports to expand it’s offices from Dallas to Chicago, Cleveland and North Carolina. Tunechi also went on Twitter to tweet about this new deal by saying: “Stok’d about this acquisition!”

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Lil Wayne Claims Universal Music Group Collaborated With Birdman To Screw Him Out Of Millions

Lil Wayne Claims Universal Music Group Collaborated With Birdman In His Cash Money Lawsuit

There has finally been an update in Lil Wayne‘s ongoing lawsuit against Birdman and Cash Money Records!

According to TMZ, who have obtained new documents in the case, Weezy is claiming Baby and Universal Music Group worked together to cheat him out of millions of dollars.

Tune‘s lawyer, Howard King, has filed docs in a New Orleans court saying Cash Money and Universal backdated a deal to make it look like Tune signed it before Young Money‘s contract with CM expired.

Also in the docs, Tunechi‘s team are saying UMG knew all along that putting an earlier date on the deal would screw him out of profits from his Young Mula artists!

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Cortez Bryant Talks If Lil Wayne Is Really Signed To Roc Nation Or Not, Rick Ross’ “Idols Become Rivals” Song, Managing Wayne & More

Cortez Bryant Talks If Lil Wayne Is Really Signed To Roc Nation Or Not, Rick Ross Idols Become Rivals Song, Managing Wayne & More

Lil Wayne‘s best friend and manager, Cortez Bryant, chopped it up with The Ignant Agenda podcast last week for a one on one interview.

During their conversation, Tez Poe spoke on if Weezy is really signed to Roc Nation, if it’s difficult to work with someone like Wayne, what a typical conversation is like between them, Rick Ross’ “Idols Become Rivals” song, Tune respecting the track, G-Eazy, Young Money Sports, doing another documentary like The Carter Documentary, and plenty more.

You can listen to the full interview after the jump below!

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