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Lil Wayne Talks “The Masked Singer”, Nicki Minaj, Dreadlocks, Passion, Lizzo, Harry Potter & More On MTV Fresh Out [Videos]

Lil Wayne Talks The Masked Singer, Nicki Minaj, Dreadlocks, Passion, Lizzo, Harry Potter & More On MTV Fresh Out

Lil Wayne recently sat down on a yacht in Miami with Jamila Mustafa from MTV’s Fresh Out show for a one on one interview, which you can check out after the jump below!

During their conversation, Wayne chatted about why he moved to Miami at 19-years-old, why he doesn’t miss high budget music videos from back in the day, what made him decide to appear on “The Masked Singer“, wanting to get Nicki Minaj on the competition TV show, why he decided to lock his hair, and his favorite part of being a father.

The Young Money CEO also talked about his record label, the most proudest moment of his career so far, if he ever asks the question “why me?”, how he stays relevant in different eras, his passion for creating music, new generation rappers, his Mama Mia” music video, not knowing anything about “Harry Potter”, wanting to work with Lizzo, working on and recording a total of 53 songs in just one night, and much more!

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Lil Durk Recites Lil Wayne’s “Go DJ” Verse & Calls Wayne “The Real GOAT” [Video]

Lil Durk Recites Lil Wayne Go DJ Verse & Calls Wayne The Real GOAT

Lil Durk recently sat down with Rob Markman for a one on one interview with Genius‘ “For The Record” series, which you can watch below.

To wrap up the conversation at the 28:00 mark, Durk was asked to rap a verse of someone who has influenced him to which he started to rap a verse from Lil Wayne‘s “Go DJ” single.

After reciting the verse, the Chicago rapper then called Tunechi “the real G.O.A.T.” and revealed it was Tune who made him want to grow dreads and dye his hair blonde!

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Trippie Redd Explains Why Lil Wayne Is His Idol, Names His 3 Favorite Wayne Songs [Video]

Trippie Redd Explains Why Lil Wayne Is His Idol, Names His 3 Favorite Wayne Songs

Last week, Trippie Redd sat down with Rendez Vous for a one on one interview while he was in Paris, France.

During their conversation at the 4:05 mark, the host told Trippie that he reminds him of Lil Wayne and asked the Ohio rapper what does Wayne mean to him. Redd then called Wayne his idol, said he looks up to him, and revealed he has listened to all of Weezy‘s albums to see his growth from the beginning to now.

Also in the interview, which you can watch below, Lil 14 mentioned Tunechi is “so inspiring” and all of his music is “meaningful” with him always saying “deep shit”. He even added that Tune is the founder of diamond teeth, face tattoos, dreads, and the rock crossover with hip-hop thanks to his Rebirth album.

Before the conversation changed to another subject, Trippie Redd explained what it was like meeting Mr. Carter and named “Comfortable“, “Nightmares Of The Bottom” and “I Feel Like Dying” as his top 3 favorite Lil Wayne songs!

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Fat Joe Talks Witnessing Lil Wayne Come Up With His Verse On DJ Khaled’s “We Takin’ Over” & Says All New Rappers Owe Wayne A Favor [Video]

Fat Joe Talks Witnessing Lil Wayne Come Up With His Verse On DJ Khaled We Takin Over & Says All New Rappers Owe Wayne A Favor

For episode 253 of Complex’s “Everyday Struggle” series, special guest Fat Joe sat down with DJ Akademiks and Nadeska to speak on various subjects that you can check out below.

At the 46:30 mark of their conversation, Joey Crack discussed Lil Wayne killing him on DJ Khaled’s “We Takin’ Over” single, called Wayne the “best rapper on earth at that time”, and told a story of what Weezy‘s recording process was like for his verse on “We Takin’ Over“, which included him standing in front of some big speakers at The Hit Factory and coming up with “I am the beast, feed me rappers or feed me beats” line.

Joe also mentioned that he owes Tunechi so much for teaching him how to work as rappers in his era don’t work as hard as the new millennium rappers and said that he used to always think he had to keep on working himself as he knew Tune would be somewhere working.

Later on in the interview at the 51:30 mark, Fat Joe shared his thoughts on Lil Wayne‘s current situation with Birdman, as well as pointed out that all these new rappers owe Wayne a favor as they all rap exactly like him, but not as good.

Joey Crack even revealed that he loves Mr. Carter as a person, called him a true friend (which is rare in the music industry), and says Weezy is very intelligent, plus misunderstood as people will look at him and see the dreads and tattoos, but that’s not who he truly is!

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Lil Wayne Debuts New Look & Performs Live At The 2016 Quad City Summer Jam In Illinois

Lil Wayne Debuts New Look & Performs Live At The 2016 Quad City Summer Jam In Illinois

On June 10th, Lil Wayne headlined the 2016 Quad City Summer Jam at the iWireless Center in Moline, Illinois.

While on stage, Weezy performed “John“, “I’m Goin’ In“, “Go DJ“, “Mrs. Officer“, “Lollipop“, “Blunt Blowin’“, and more songs live.

You can check out some footage from Tunechi‘s set at this year’s Quad City Summer Jam after the jump below! What do you think of Tune‘s new blonde dreads?

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Trapp Tarell Discusses His Favorite Rapper Lil Wayne, TRUKFIT, “Da Drought 3” & More [Video]

Trapp Tarell Discusses His Favorite Rapper Lil Wayne, TRUKFIT, Da Drought 3 & More

Trapp Tarell recently sat down with We The Family TV for an interview mostly about Lil Wayne, who he says is “by far my favorite” rapper, which you can check out after the jump below.

The Mississippi artist revealed that he grew dreads because of Wayne, recalled being a Weezy head back in the college, how “I Miss My Dawgs” personally touched him, and shared his thoughts on TRUKFIT.

Also during their conversation, Tarell explained how Da Drought 3 took him to another level of being a fan. However, he did say that he thinks Tune‘s music is outdated, but he couldn’t of fallen off as he still gets $100,000 for a show!

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