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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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Joe Budden Calls Lil Wayne “The GOAT”, Offers A Suggestion On How He Might Be Able To Leave Cash Money [Video]

Joe Budden Calls Lil Wayne The GOAT, Offers A Suggestion On How He Might Be Able To Leave Cash Money

On episode 110 of Complex’s “Everyday Struggle” series, Joe Budden shared his thoughts on Lil Wayne when asked about his opinion on the recent situation with Wayne ending his concert in Idaho early after someone threw a bottle of water at him.

Before talking about how Tunechi handled the situation, Joe had plenty of praise for Tune by calling him “the GOAT”, “the greatest”, “a megastar”, and more. He also added a suggestion to how he might be able to leave Birdman and that’s by changing his stage name similar to how Prince did when he wanted to leave his record label.

You can check out Joe Budden complimenting Lil Wayne from the 9:10 mark in the video after the jump below. Budden and Weezy last collaborated on “She Don’t Put It Down” for anyone that forgot!

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