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Tyga Talks Learning From Lil Wayne, Touring With Wayne, Young Money Reunion & More [Video]

Tyga Talks Learning From Lil Wayne, Touring With Wayne, Young Money Reunion & More

Tyga was the latest guest on Mike Tyson‘s “Hotboxin’” series were he chopped it up with the heavyweight boxing legend himself and DJ Whoo Kid to promote his new album, It’s Too Loud I Can’t Hear You, due to be released on November 18th.

At the start of their conversation (watch below), T-Raww chatted about first getting his big chance in the music industry when Lil Wayne signed him at 17-years-old, which was during Tha Carter III era. He discussed Wayne taking him on tour, as well as how being around Weezy at that time was his “artist development”.

Later on in their interview, Ty spoke on getting his hustle and work ethic from Lil Wayne, how Wayne does not talk much, working with Young Money back in the day, being a big fan of Tunechi plus how Tune and “prime Eminem” are his favorite rappers, planning to be at the YM reunion show in Toronto before Drake caught COVID-19, Lil Twist, riding around New Orleans with Birdman in his Bugatti, and much more!

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The RIAA Update Certifications For 3 Albums & 19 Singles By Lil Wayne

The RIAA Update Certifications For 3 Albums & 19 Singles By Lil Wayne

Yesterday for Lil Wayne‘s birthday (September 27th), the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) updated many new Wayne certifications.

Tha Carter III is now certified octuple Platinum, Tha Carter V is now certified double Platinum, and I Am Not A Human Being (which actually turned 12-years-old yesterday) is now certified double Platinum.

Hustler Musik“, “Let It Fly” featuring Travis Scott, “Can’t Be Broken“, “I’m Single“, and “Dedicate” have all also now reached Platinum status. You can check out the full list of Weezy‘s new plaques for his singles after the jump below!

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Azealia Banks Calls Lil Wayne The Best Rapper Of All Time & Explains Why He Is Better Than JAY-Z

Azealia Banks Calls Lil Wayne The Best Rapper Of All Time & Explains Why He Is Better Than JAY Z

Last week (September 8th), Azealia Banks took to Instagram to explain why she thinks Lil Wayne is a better rapper than JAY-Z.

In her post, Azealia stated that “Weezy can make ‘Big Pimpin‘, but JAY-Z cannot make ‘Cannon‘”, as well as called Wayne “the best rapper of all time”.

The female rapper also named “Cannon” from the Dedication 2 mixtape as one of her favorite songs in hip-hop ever! What do you think about Banks‘ opinion? Do you agree with her points?

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Lil Wayne Performs “Uproar”, “Mrs. Officer” & More Live At ApeFest In NYC [Videos]

Lil Wayne Performs Uproar, Mrs Officer & More Live At ApeFest In NYC

On June 23rd, Lil Wayne headlined this year’s ApeFest along with Eminem and Snoop Dogg.

Weezy performed “Uproar“, “Rich As F*ck“, “Mrs. Officer“, “A Milli“, and more of his songs live at Pier 17 in New York City.

You can check out some footage of Tunechi performing live at the 2022 ApeFest in the videos after the jump below! Did you attend the show?

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks Wanting Sqad Up To Be More Like Tupac & Outlawz Rather Than Eminem & D-12 [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Wanting Sqad Up To Be More Like Tupac & Outlawz Rather Than Eminem & D-12

As it is #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a rare interview from Lil Wayne on MTV Direct back in 2002.

In the #TBT video (watch below), Tunechi chats to “La La” Anthony and DJ Clue to promote his new album at the time, 500 Degreez.

Weezy also discusses how he rates the project, starting his own record label Young Money, why his Sqad Up group will be more like Tupac and the Outlawz rather than Eminem and D-12, and currently being single!

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