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Onhel Talks Unreleased Lil Wayne Music, “Side B*tch”, Wayne’s Reaction To Him First Putting Autotune On His Vocals & More

Onhel Speaks On Unreleased Lil Wayne Music, Side Bitch, Wayne Reaction To Him First Putting Autotune On His Vocals & More

Angel “Onhel” Aponte recently participated in a Q&A (question and answer) session with a Lil Wayne Discord server that you can read in full below.

During their conversation, Onhel discussed trying to get “Like A Man” on streaming platforms, having close to 50 unreleased songs with Wayne in the vault including one where he spits everything in reference to the letter “F”, No Ceilings 2, his very first Weezy leak being “Lisa Marie“, and recording Sorry 4 The Wait 2.

“First the most memorable moment for me will be. We were doing a song ‘Showtime’. He started his vs saying ‘ooouuuu it’s going down in this bitch’. I put a drop on it before he came back in the room. So I put auto tune on that one line. The first time he EVER had auto tune on his voice. The look he gave me, I thought I was about to get fired for the first time in my life. But the look was more he saw how much money he was about to make lol. The music industry changed from that ONE moment. Granted it was Wayne’s talent that everyone followed. But that would have never happened if I didn’t do that. So that will forever be a memorable moment.”

The New York producer and audio engineer also spoke about the DVLP-produced song “Side Bitch“, being in the studio with Tunechi when he first sent out the tweets expressing he was unhappy with Cash Money Records and Birdman back in 2014, being the very first person who put auto-tune on Tune‘s vocals, and much more!

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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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