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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks Passion, Pimp C’s Death, Codeine Addiction & Visits His Old School McMain [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Passion, Codeine Addiction, Pimp C Death & Visits His Old School McMain

For #ThrowbackThursday today, check out this interview Lil Wayne did with MTV News on his tour bus back in 2008.

In their conversation, Weezy speaks on his passion, what drives him, getting arrested for drug charges, why it is not easy to stop syrup, Pimp C‘s death, and much more.

Also included in this video, which you can watch after the jump below, is footage of Tunechi visiting the art class at his old secondary school, Eleanor McMain, and chatting to the students!

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Lil Wayne Appears On “The Jump” To Talk The Loss Of Kobe Bryant, Attending Lakers Games Virtually, Young Money Radio & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Appears On ESPN The Jump To Talk The Loss Of Kobe Bryant, Attending Lakers Games Virtually, Young Money Radio & More

Yesterday, Lil Wayne made an appearance on ESPN’s “The Jump” show via Skype from his home to chop it up with Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes and Amin Elhassan.

During their conversation, Tunechi spoke on how special it was for the Los Angeles Lakers to win the 2020 NBA Finals championship in the same year we lost Kobe Bryant, how it has been for himself to deal with the loss of Kobe, and what their relationship was like.

Weezy also discussed attending the LA Lakers games virtually from his home, where he ranks LeBron James as a Laker, how it was to switch roles and ask questions instead of answering questions on “Young Money Radio” earlier this year, and more. Check it out below!

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Throwback Thursday: Scans Of Lil Wayne’s Cover Story For Murder Dog Magazine’s 1998 Issue

Scans Of Lil Wayne Cover Story For Murder Dog Magazine 1998 Issue

I have decided to share scans from Lil Wayne‘s cover story for the 1998 Hot Boys issue of Murder Dog magazine for #ThrowbackThursday today.

In his interview, Weezy spoke on Cash Money Records, the Hot Boys, what makes each of the members unique, joining B.G. aka Lil Doogie when he was going by the name of Baby D to create The B.G.z group, their True Story album, and leaving The B.G.z by his mother Cita’s request after he shot himself.

Tune also talked about Lil Slim bringing him to Cash Money, his debut solo studio album Tha Block Is Hot, what made him want to first start rapping, New Orleans, school, his daughter Reginae Carter, having a song called “Fuck The World” even though this was a time when he didn’t curse in his music, losing his daddy Rabbit to some haters, how everything changed for him when Rabbit died, and much more!

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Lil Wayne Talks About A White Cop Saving His Life, George Floyd’s Death, Nipsey Hussle’s Death, Birdman, Drake, Nicki Minaj & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks About A White Cop Saving His Life, George Floyd Death, Nipsey Hussle Death, Birdman, Drake, Nicki Minaj & More

Yesterday, Lil Wayne made his very first appearance on Instagram Live (even though he has been on it before for Young Money Radio) by being a special guest on Fat Joe‘s new podcast titled “The Fat Joe Show“.

During their 28-minute conversation, Tunechi spoke on what age he first started rapping, shooting himself by accident, a white police officer named Uncle Bob who was off duty saving his life, meeting him years later in a restaurant, and what he thinks about the horrible murder of George Floyd by four cops in Minneapolis.

Weezy also discussed being locked up in Rikers Island for 8 months, getting his “never quit” attitude and drive from Birdman at a young age, his influence being the #1 Stunna, putting Drake and Nicki Minaj on, what he taught his son Kameron Carter after Nipsey Hussle was murdered, how proud he is about influencing a whole new generation of rap, an upcoming collaboration he has with Lil Uzi Vert, being the first to do the “rock-rap” genre of music, attending the late Betty Wright‘s funeral, performing “Sweet Home Alabama” with Kid Rock at the Country Music Association Awards, and much more!

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Lil Wayne Speaks On COVID-19, How Self-Quarantining Is Currently Going For Him, Unreleased Music, Kobe Bryant & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Speaks On COVID-19, How Self-Quarantining Is Going For Him, Unreleased Music, Kobe Bryant & More

For episode 24 of Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson‘s “All The Smoke” podcast, they had Lil Wayne as the special guest and chopped it up with him for around 25-minutes. At the start of the video, Stack called Wayne the “best rapper of all time” and his “favorite rapper” while towards the end, Matt mentioned he named one of his sons “Carter” after Tha Carter III album.

During their conversation, which you can watch below, Weezy spoke on how his family are currently doing with this coronavirus lockdown, how he has “been self-quarantining for years”, his mother Cita and brother Semaj being in New Orleans where the virus is “really bad” at the moment, N.O. legend 5th Ward Weebie possibly passing away from this virus, and maybe recording a theme song for “All The Smoke“.

Tunechi also revealed he is hitting the studio up everyday while in lockdown, has an unreleased song with a bar saying “ballin’ like Stack Jack”, his sports knowledge comes from his grandma Mercedes Carter, he used to play American football back in the day, how Kobe Bryant made an impact on him, his current favorite NBA players, he is currently listening to Lil Baby, XXXTentacion and Young Dolph, and wanting to do a live concert from home with 5-6 unreleased songs!

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