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Mike Banger Talks Working With Lil Wayne, First Starting As An Intern For Him, Witnessing The Pressure Of Being The “Best Rapper Alive” & More

Mike Banger Talks Working With Lil Wayne, First Starting As An Intern For Him, Witnessing The Pressure Of Being The Best Rapper Alive & More

Towards the end of last year, Lil Wayne‘s former RIAA-certified, multi-Platinum and Grammy award-winning recording engineer Mike Banger sat down with Art Morera to appear on episode 46 of the Media Noche Podcast.

If you didn’t already know, Mike has recorded and mixed numerous Tunechi projects including Tha Carter IV, Rebirth, I Am Not A Human Being 1 and 2, We Are Young Money, Sorry 4 The Wait, Dedication 4 and 5, and No Ceilings etc, as well as also produced a few songs for Tune.

In this 1 hour and 30 minute interview, Banger spoke about numerous things such as working with Lil Wayne, witnessing the pressure of Wayne having the “Best Rapper Alive” title, first starting as an intern for Mr. Carter around Tha Carter days (recalls buying him Popeyes in the middle of the night), and much more. The parts about Weezy start from the 19:40 mark and last throughout the whole conversation.

PS: “YM Banger” from I Am Not A Human Being was named after Mike Banger because he produced, recorded and mixed all of the song himself!

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Fabian Marasciullo Reveals What Equipment Lil Wayne Uses To Record & Having To Hire 3 Engineers To Travel With Wayne Everywhere

Fabian Marasciullo Reveals What Equipment Lil Wayne Uses To Record & Having To Hire 3 Engineers To Travel With Wayne Everywhere

Lil Wayne‘s Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum mixing engineer, Fabian Marasciullo, recently chopped it up with Reverb News to share insights into Wayne‘s recording process.

Fabian discussed working with Michael Jackson back in the day, what equipment he uses to mix Tunechi‘s vocals, what microphone Tune uses to record, hiring three engineers to travel with Mr. Carter everywhere he goes, learning to record him on his private plane, and more!

You can check out everything Marasciullo had to say about Weezy after the jump below!

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Fabian Marasciullo Explains How A Lot Of Lil Wayne’s Songs Leaked In The Past

Fabian Marasciullo Reveals How A Lot Of Lil Wayne Songs Leaked In The Past

Fabian Marasciullo recently chopped it up with REVOLT for an interview for their “Studios Sessions” series, which you can read below.

During their conversation, Fabian revealed what he remembers about Tha Carter album studio sessions, how Lil Wayne became a “studio rat” after C1, what the making of Da Drought 3 was like, what his personal favorite mix that he created for Weezy is, and more.

The mixing engineer also explained how lots of Tunechi music, such as the songs from Tha Carter III Sessions, leaked “in the most frustrating and heartbreaking way”!

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Finis “KY” White Talks Working With Lil Wayne In 16-Hour Studio Sessions Every Day [Video]

Finis KY White Talks Working With Lil Wayne In 16 Hour Studio Sessions Every Day

Finis “KY” White recently sat down with Kentucky To The World for an interview, which you can watch below.

During their conversation, KY revealed how he first engineered for Lil Wayne after acting as an intern and mentioned that during the 2-3 years he worked with Wayne, they did nearly 16-hour studio sessions every day.

The multi-platinum engineer also added he is a “big” Tunechi fan and listed the Tune projects that he has worked on: Tha Carter III, Tha Carter IV, Rebirth, No Ceilings, Dedication 3, Dedication 4, I Am Not A Human Being, and I Am Not A Human Being II!

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Trina, Kevin Rudolf, FatBoyMixx, Tammy Torres & Bigg D Share Stories About Lil Wayne On Mike Sherman’s “Before The Fame” [Video]

Trina, Kevin Rudolf, FatBoyMixx, Tammy Torres & Bigg D Share Stories About Lil Wayne On Mike Sherman Before The Fame

Lil Wayne was the featured guest on the latest episode of Mike Sherman‘s “Before The Fame” series.

The show included old interviews with Wayne, as well as new interviews from Trina, Kevin Rudolf, engineer FatBoyMixx, Tammy Torres, producer Bigg D, and a music trivia with random people on the street.

During Trina‘s interview, she spoke on dating Tunechi, why he is one of the greatest, and confirms he will be featured on her new album The One. Tammy also talked about dating Tune, being in love with him, and how he is not the same person as he was 10 years ago.

For Kevin‘s interview, he discussed how he got signed to Cash Money, what it is like working with Weezy, their chemistry together, and reconnecting on “I Will Not Break“. Stephen McDowell aka FatBoyMixx, who did work on Tha Carter V, chatted about Lil Wayne‘s work ethic, witnessing Wayne record a whole song from scratch in 15 minutes, and called him “the no. 1 rapper”.

Music producer Bigg D spoke about producing JAY Z and Mr. Carter‘s “Hello Brooklyn” collaboration, revealed Weezy is his “favorite artist” that he was worked with, called him “a legend” in the industry, and says all the new generation rappers “pretty much got it from Wayne“. You can check out Tune‘s segment on “Before The Fame” in the video after the jump below. Enjoy!

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Myles William Explains How “Let It All Work Out” Came Together, Calls Lil Wayne His “Favorite Artist Of All Time”

Myles William Explains How Let It All Work Out Came Together, Calls Lil Wayne His Favorite Artist Of All Time

One of the co-producers from Lil Wayne‘s “Let It All Work Out” song, Myles William, spoke to DJ Booth all about the outro track off Tha Carter V album.

Myles talked about how he first got the beat to Weezy, how he never lost hope of it being released even with the long lawsuit, when exactly he found out that it would be appearing on C5, and plenty more.

You can check out everything what William had to say about “Let It All Work Out” after the jump below. The producer also called Tunechi his “favorite artist of all time”!

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