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DJ Drama Crowns Lil Wayne’s “Dedication 2” As The Best “Gangsta Grillz” Mixtape & Teases “Dedication 7” [Video]

DJ Drama Crowns Lil Wayne Dedication 2 As The Best Gangsta Grillz Mixtape & Teases Dedication 7

DJ Drama recently participated in a game of “Complex Brackets” with Brian “B.Dot” Miller, which consisted of himself reviewing his “Gangsta Grillz” catalog and choosing his very best mixtape from the series.

From a 16-seed bracket that included Lil Wayne‘s Dedication 2 and Dedication, Jeezy’s Trap Or Die, Chris Brown’s In My Zone, Meek Mill’s Dreamcashers 2, T.I.’s Down With The King, and more mixtapes, Drama got it down to just 2 – Dedication 2 vs. Trap Or Die and it was Wayne who came out victorious.

During the game, Drama also mentioned Dedication 2 was so big at the time in 2006 that it made The New York Times’ “Top 10 Albums Of The Year” list, as well as confirmed Dedication 7 is still happening… but very unconvincingly. Do you agree with D2 being the best “Gangsta Grillz” mixtape of all time and do you think D7 will actually ever happen?

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DJ Drama Reveals The FBI Have Some Unreleased Lil Wayne Verses From A 2007 Raid [Video]

DJ Drama Reveals The FBI Have Some Unreleased Lil Wayne Verses From A 2007 Raid

DJ Drama was a recent guest on the 85 South Show podcast where he chopped it up with DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller and Chico Bean.

Throughout the show, Drama discussed his favorite Gangsta Grillz mixtapes and said Dedication 2 is one of his personal favorites, as well as recalled how they didn’t have a lot of time to create Dedication 1.

The Philadelphia DJ and record executive also reveals the FBI have some unreleased Lil Wayne verses that they took when they raided his studio back in 2007. You can check out their full conversation in the video after the jump below!

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Don Cannon Explains Why Lil Wayne’s “Cannon” Changed His Life & Reveals He Has An Unreleased Version Of The Song [Video]

Don Cannon Explains Why Lil Wayne Cannon Changed His Life & Reveals He Has An Unreleased Version Of The Song

DJ Bootleg Kev sits down with the Generation Now record label founders DJ Drama, Leighton “Lakeshow” Morrison and Don Cannon for episode 38 of the “The Bootleg Kev Podcast”.

During their conversation, Don reveals what beat he thinks changed his life as a music producer, which he goes on to say the “Cannon” record on Lil Wayne‘s Dedication 2 mixtape.

While discussing the process behind “Cannon” (watch below), the Philadelphia native says Trick Daddy, Bohagon and Busta Rhymes all originally had the instrumental before Weezy.

He even mentions that he has an unreleased version of the track with Tunechi rapping over the beat for 3 minutes straight, so I wonder if we will ever get to hear that? Drama also added that “Cannon” was the last song Tune recorded for D2.

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DJ Drama Teases A “Dedication 7” Mixtape With Lil Wayne

DJ Drama Teases A Dedication 7 Mixtape With Lil Wayne

Taking to social media yesterday, DJ Drama hinted at another project in his and Lil Wayne‘s Dedication mixtape series.

After wishing Weezy a Happy Birthday on Instagram, the Philadelphia DJ, record executive and music promoter added “D7… 2021” to the end of his message.

You can check out the post after the jump below! Can you see a Dedication 7 mixtape dropping next year especially with Tunechi already announcing a No Ceilings 3 tape too?

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Jack Harlow Speaks On Working With Lil Wayne & Having Moments Together [Video]

Jack Harlow Speaks On Working With Lil Wayne & Having Moments Together

Jack Harlow recently chopped it up with Big Reid from 99.7 NOW (San Francisco radio station) on Skype for an interview, which you can check out below.

During their conversation at the 3:40 mark, Jack was asked how it was to get Lil Wayne on the remix to his “What’s Poppin” single, and he answered by saying it’s validating, a bucket list moment and something he has always dreamed about.

The Louisville rapper also revealed it was DJ Drama who put the “What’s Poppin” remix together and explained how all of the moments he has had with Wayne so far have been crazy, such as first meeting him and being interviewed on Young Money Radio last month!

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