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Lil Wayne & DJ Khaled Recall Betty Wright’s 1974 Hit About Losing Virginity [Video]

Lil Wayne & DJ Khaled Recall Betty Wright 1974 Hit About Losing Virginity

This Sunday (April 5th) at 10PM EST on TV One, an all-new episode of their award-winning documentary series “Unsung” on R&B star Betty Wright will be airing.

In a sneak peek of this episode, Lil Wayne and DJ Khaled can be seen reminiscing on Betty‘s hit back in 1974 called “Tonight Is The Night“.

“There’s eras of the song in my life, the first is being in the backseat of a car. Your mom’s singing it and you’re singing it right along with her. The second era is you’re riding in that car alone and now you finding those words meaning something totally different than what they meant when you were sitting in that backseat.”

You can watch a preview of Wayne recalling when he first realized the lyrics on this Wright song meant something different after originally singing the record with his mom in the car below!

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Birdman Speaks On His Relationships With Lil Wayne, Drake & Young Thug + Says He Is Forever In Business With All Of Them [Video]

Birdman Speaks On His Relationships With Lil Wayne, Drake & Young Thug + Says He Is Forever In Business With All Of Them

Birdman recently sat down with Nadeska Alexis, Wayno and DJ Akademiks for an interview on their “Everyday Struggle” show, which you can watch below.

During their conversation, Baby spoke on his “great relationship” with Lil Wayne and Drake, putting the past behind them, how he is “forever in business with them”, and how he stays relevant in different music eras.

The #1 Stunna also explained why he never reacted to Wayne disrespecting him at shows, learning about streaming before it became a thing, his documentary with Spotify called “New Cash Order“, taking Young Thug under his wing, and much more!

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Tory Lanez Recites Lil Wayne’s Full “Cannon” Verse Word For Word [Video]

Tory Lanez Recites Lil Wayne Full Cannon Verse Word For Word

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

To wrap up the conversation at the 39:15 mark, Lanez was asked to recite a verse acapella of someone who he was a fan of growing up to which he started to rap Lil Wayne‘s classic “Cannon” verse from Dedication 2.

After reciting all of the verse word for word, the Canadian artist then revealed it is his favorite verse from Wayne and his favorite verse ever from that era. Earlier on in the interview around the 15:00 mark, Tory also discussed his new “Thoughts” collaboration with Weezy and Lloyd off Chixtape 5 too!

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Meek Mill Names Lil Wayne In His Top 5 Rappers Of This Era List

Meek Mill Names Lil Wayne In His Top 5 Rappers Of This Era List

Meek Mill was recently asked on social media who his top 5 rappers of all time for this era are.

The Philadelphia rapper named Lil Wayne in this list along with JAY-Z, Rick Ross, Jadakiss, and DMX.

You can check out Meek share his top 5 rappers below! Who are your personal top 5 artists in this era?

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Lil Keed Picks Lil Wayne Over Drake & Explains Why [Video]

Lil Keed Picks Lil Wayne Over Drake & Explains Why

Lil Keed recently stopped by the HotNewHipHop office to participate in their “This Or That” series, which you can watch below.

Around the middle of their interview, Keed was asked who he prefers out of Lil Wayne and Drake to which he answered: “Lil Wayne man, come on”.

The Atlanta rapper also went on to say that he loved when Wayne was remixing and killing everybody’s songs back in the day, as well as how he liked Da Drought era!

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Lil Wayne Performs “Let It Fly”, “Dedicate” & More Live At Vans’ “ComfyCush High School” Party [Video]

Lil Wayne Performs Let It Fly, Dedicate & More Live At Vans ComfyCush High School Party

I previously posted up photos over the weekend, and now we can see some footage of Lil Wayne‘s surprise appearance and performance during the “ComfyCush High School” show by Vans at The 1896 studio in Brooklyn, New York on February 21st.

While on stage, Weezy spoke to the crowd and performed “Mr. Carter“, “I’m Goin’ In“, “John“, “Got Money“, “Pistol On My Side“, “Let It Fly“, “6 Foot, 7 Foot“, “Lollipop“, “Mrs. Officer“, “Pop That“, “Dedicate“, “HYFR“, and “A Milli” live.

You can watch Tunechi making a surprise appearance and live performance at the RVSP-only event that was put on in Brooklyn to celebrate the new Vans ComfyCush Era after the jump below!

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