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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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Cory Gunz Discusses Lil Wayne’s Work Ethic & Confirms He Never Ghostwrote For Wayne [Video]

Cory Gunz Discusses Lil Wayne Work Ethic & Confirms He Never Ghostwrote For Wayne

Cory Gunz sits down in From Tha Seoul‘s car to participate in a one on one interview with him, which you can check out below.

Around the 4:45 mark of their conversation, Cory confirms he is still signed to Young Money, reveals how he became signed to Lil Wayne – it goes back to when Gunz was signed to Def Jam and Wayne came through to give him a verse during his own album promo run, and much more.

The Gunna also spoke on Tunechi‘s work ethic by saying he never stops working, as well as how he built up a buzz in music before then getting caught with a gun and catching a case. He even confirmed he has never ghostwrote anything for Weezy as he has saw comments online saying he has done!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Makes A Big Announcement During “Admission Granted” Special In 2005 [Video]

Lil Wayne Makes A Shocking Announcement During Admission Granted Special In 2005

As it is #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a Lil Wayne “Admission Granted” special that aired on WJTV 12 via CBS back in 2005.

In the video, Weezy can be seen performing live at Upper Level Bar & Grill in Jackson, Mississippi, as well as also announcing he had signed to Jay Z and Def Jam while on stage.

You can check out Tunechi performing and making this huge announcement at the time in the #TBT clip below! Are you glad Tune stayed loyal to Birdman and Cash Money in the end?

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Logic Speaks On His “Perfect” Remix Featuring Lil Wayne & A$AP Ferg, Praises Wayne’s Verse [Video]

Logic Speaks On His Perfect Remix Featuring Lil Wayne & ASAP Ferg, Praises Wayne Verse

Last month, we found out that Logic has an official remix to his “Perfect” song featuring Lil Wayne that will never be released, due to Def Jam not wanting to pay Wayne his fee.

While on a Twitch live-stream, Logic spoke on this situation and said his record label are “being fuck-boys about it”. The Maryland rapper also says that his and Weezy‘s “Perfect” remix, which also features A$AP Ferg, is “one of the craziest records ever” and “Lil Wayne snaps”.

After calling Tunechi a “legend”, Logic even mentioned that he is not going to leak the collaboration because it is not fair on Tune not receiving his money. However, a short snippet has surfaced online. Check out both the preview and explanation in a video after the jump below!

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Logic Explains Why His “Perfect” Remix Featuring Lil Wayne Has Not Yet Been Released

Logic Explains Why His Perfect Remix Featuring Lil Wayne Has Not Yet Been Released

The good news – Logic has grabbed Lil Wayne for the official remix to his “Perfect” single. The bad news – it may never be released.

Taking to Twitter, the Maryland rapper quoted one of Kanye West‘s rants against Universal Music Group saying his record label Def Jam Records will not pay Wayne his money for the verse:

“I feel you, Def Jam ain’t tryin a pay @LilTunechi his fee so I guess the perfect remix aint coming out…. owe a few of my folks they money honestly.”

Perfect” is a promotional single from Logic‘s latest album, No Pressure. I have posted the original song below, so you can imagine how Weezy will have killed the beat. Maybe it will end up on No Ceilings 3?

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