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Currensy Says Lil Wayne Will Be A “Monster” Now He Is An Independent Artist [Video]

Currensy Says Lil Wayne Will Be A Monster Now He Is An Independent Artist

Curren$y appeared on one of the latest episodes of Complex’s “Everyday Struggle” series to chop it up with DJ Akademiks and Nadeska.

During their conversation, Spitta revealed that he felt terrible seeing Lil Wayne go through his record label problems and because he is an independent artist himself, he knew how much of a “monster” Wayne could of been these past 4 years.

“From somebody who’s independent… I know how much of a monster he could be if he was doing it himself.”

The former Young Money artist also added that Tunechi has “gave his life” to skateboarding, mentioned Tune stays in the studio until 10:00AM, and answered “that’s all we do” when asked if they will ever work together again. Check out everything he said below!

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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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Joe Budden Says The Reason Southern Rappers Are Winning Right Now Is Because Of Cam’ron First Embracing Lil Wayne [Video]

Joe Budden Says The Reason Southern Rappers Are Winning Right Now Is Because Of Camron First Embracing Lil Wayne

In a recent episode of Complex’s “Everyday Struggle” series, Joe Budden explained why he thinks the South is winning in hip-hop right now and it is because of Cam’ron co-signing Lil Wayne.

Joe revealed that no one up North was messing with Southern music until Cam’ron first embraced Tunechi. He then mentioned that this is when Tune started claiming he was the Best Rapper Alive and proved it with his bars.

You can check out exactly what Budden said after the jump below! Do you think the reason for Southern rappers’ success in hip-hop today is all due to Dipset rocking with Weezy?

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Irv Gotti Breaks Down Lil Wayne & Birdman’s Ongoing Issues Over Money [Video]

Irv Gotti Breaks Down Lil Wayne & Birdman Ongoing Issues Over Money

Irv Gotti was the special guest on episode 204 of Complex’s “Everyday Struggle” series and during his appearance, he broke down the current situation going on between Lil Wayne and Birdman/Cash Money Records.

The co-founder of Murder Inc. Records chatted to Nadeska and Akademiks about Tunechi being so cool with his 9-year-old son at one point that he would of killed someone for Tune, why Cash Money don’t pay record producers, the distribution deal between CM and Universal, and how he made a mistake to not manage Nicki Minaj.

You can check out the conversation in a clip after the jump below!

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Damian Lillard Speaks On Being In The Studio With Lil Wayne, His Work Ethic & Hearing Unreleased Music [Videos]

Damian Lillard Speaks On Being In The Studio With Lil Wayne, His Work Ethic & Hearing Unreleased Music

A couple of days ago, Damian Lillard aka Dame D.O.L.L.A. did a press run in New York City for his upcoming Confirmed album and his new “Run It Up” single featuring Lil Wayne, which you can check out in the clips below.

One of these press run stops included a visit to Shade 45’s “Sway In The Morning” radio show. At the 5:00 mark, Dame spoke to Sway Calloway and Heather B about being in the studio with Weezy and bouncing ideas off of each other to beats, as well as revealed they have “a number of songs” that they have recorded together from his first album to now.

The NBA player and rapper also stopped by Complex to appear on episode 197 of their “Everyday Struggle” series. Throughout his appearance, Lillard discussed plenty of things about Tunechi, such as his work ethic, Cash Money trying to block his verse on “Loyal To The Soil“, listening to his music, what he learned from being in the studio with him, and hearing unreleased Tune music!

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2 Chainz Shares Stories Of Being Around Lil Wayne In The Studio + How Wayne Helped Him Rap Without The Usual Structure Of Bars & Hooks

2 Chainz Shares Stories Of Being Around Lil Wayne In The Studio & How Wayne Helped Him Rap Without The Usual Structure Of Bars & Hooks

2 Chainz was the special guest on episode 136 of Complex’s “Everyday Struggle” series, which you can check out below.

At the start of their conversation, Tity Boi spoke on how he never really cared about counting his bars when he first started rapping and how being around Lil Wayne made him not follow the usual structure of verses and hooks on a song. He even shared a funny story of Wayne rapping 40 bars with no hook.

Later on in the interview, Chainz revealed one of his biggest motivations of his music career was being next to Weezy in the studio working while he was being told he had just sold 1 million copies of his Tha Carter III album!

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