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Lil Wayne Reveals When He Will Release His “Funeral” Album & Announces New Partnership With Video Game Company Ubisoft

Lil Wayne Reveals When He Will Release Funeral Album & Announces New Partnership With Video Game Company Ubisoft

Similar to every year before “Lil Weezyana Fest“, Lil Wayne phoned into Wild Wayne from New Orleans radio station Q93 a few days ago to promote his upcoming 5th annual music festival that will be taking place on September 7th.

During their conversation, Wayne chatted about the growth of his “Lil Weezyana Fest” as it has changed to a bigger location for this year and it will include a jazz tribute, carnival food, rides and 2 stages at the upcoming concert, as well as how he wants his festival to be up there with the rest of the big festivals, such as Lollapalooza.

Tunechi then went on to list who is on his Young Money record label (doesn’t name Drake) and reveal he will release his Funeral album at the end of this year. He even mentioned that Funeral is done and it is now up to Mack Maine to pick a bunch of songs for the project and title them.

Also in the 17-minute conversation, Weezy discussed what he does to create new experiences, his Young Money Sports agency, Los Angeles Lakers, Green Bay Packers, and announced he has just partnered with video game company Ubisoft were he will be releasing funny commercials and ads for the Ghost Recon Breakpoint marketing campaign!

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Cortez Bryant Speaks On Handling Business Deals For Lil Wayne & A Possible Return For TRUKFIT

Cortez Bryant Speaks On Handling Business Deals For Lil Wayne & A Possible Return For TRUKFIT

Cortez Bryant recently chopped it up with VIBE for an interview, which you can read in full below.

During their conversation, Tez discusses handling numerous amount of Lil Wayne‘s partnerships, the new Young Money collection with American Eagle, why they chose the brand for their new clothing line, and more.

Tunechi‘s best friend also revealed what the easiest and most difficult things are about getting deals done for him, what the difference between this new fashion line and their previous one TRUKFIT is, and mentioned TRUKFIT will eventually make a come back!

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Lil Wayne Talks “Funeral”, Tyga, Favorite Song, Dropping More Mixtapes & Compilations From Young Money In The Future

Lil Wayne Talks Funeral, Tyga, Favorite Song, Dropping More Mixtapes In The Future & Compilations From Young Money

Emmanuel Maduakolam from HYPEBEAST Radio‘s “MIC/LINE” series chopped it up with Lil Wayne while promoting his new Young Money collection with fashion brand American Eagle on the rooftop of New Design High School in Manhattan on July 15th.

During their conversation, Weezy spoke on his new clothing line, what drew him to collaborate with American Eagle, being “embarrassed” but also “very grateful” for Tyga’s “Lightskin Lil Wayne” music video, motivation, not having a favorite album of his own, the latest song he records will always be his new favorite song, being excited for his Funeral album, sports, and shared advice for new music artists.

Tune also revealed that the night he won 4 GRAMMY Awards is the most fun he has had so far in his career (but he cannot remember it), he will not stop recording and releasing mixtapes even though he believes tapes are not that important in hip-hop anymore, why he remixes other artist’s beats on his mixtapes, and Young Mula will always drop compilations in the future.

You can listen to the full interview, which even included Tunechi mentioning Tyga is still on YM and that the Funeral title of his new album does not mean what you think it does, after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne Discusses Swizz Beatz, Tyga, Drake, Kobe Bryant, “Tha Carter” 15-Year Anniversary & More

Lil Wayne Discusses Swizz Beatz, Tyga, Drake, Kobe Bryant, Tha Carter 15 Year Anniversary & More

Lil Wayne sat down with Carl Lamarre from Billboard for an interview while promoting his new line with fashion brand American Eagle on the rooftop of New Design High School in New York City on July 15th.

In their conversation, which you can read below, Weezy spoke on his proudest accomplishment as the CEO of Young Money, working with Swizz Beatz, if they will ever record a joint project together, and his Tha Carter album turning 15-years-old last month.

Tunechi also discussed fashion, “everyday people” wearing his merchandise, Tyga’s “Lightskin Lil Wayne” tribute music video, why Tyga reminds him of Flo Rida, NBA, NFL, what similarities he see’s between himself and Kobe Bryant, the difference in touring with a rock band and touring with rappers, Travis Barker, Drake, and more!

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More Details, Release Date & Commercial For Lil Wayne’s 25-Piece Collaboration With American Eagle

More Details, Release Date & Commercial For Lil Wayne's 25-Piece Collaboration With American Eagle

We first got word of this collaboration last month and saw a preview of the collection earlier this month, and now more details about Lil Wayne‘s upcoming “Young Money” fashion line with clothing brand American Eagle have been announced.

For the back-to-school season, AE and Weezy will be releasing an exclusive 25-piece tie-dye and color-blocked collection of t-shirts, hoodies, shorts, jeans, socks, boxers, hats, chains, skate decks, and more. The price of these products will range from $8.00 to $100.00.

The collection will debut and drop next month on August 10th with American Eagle revealing the full line on July 30th. You will be able to find the items in all AE stores, as well as on their official online website. In a statement to WWD, Tune had the following to say about his latest clothing line:

“I know my fans wear and love the brand, so we came together to co-create a collection that blends my personality with American Eagle’s iconic style. We designed the AE x Young Money collection with purpose and pride. Whether it’s my music or my style, I have always used both as an outlet for creativity and to live my truth – without apologies. American Eagle gets it. The brand celebrates individuality and to me that’s something I want to be a part of.”

You can check out a commercial for Tunechi and American Eagle‘s new fashion collaboration after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne Talks “Funeral” Album, New Generation Rappers, Working With American Eagle & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Funeral Album, New Generation Rappers, Working With American Eagle & More

Pierce Simpson from Complex sat down with Lil Wayne for a one on one interview to promote his new Young Money clothing line with American Eagle, which Cortez Bryant first told us about last month before we then saw a preview of the collection earlier this month.

During their conversation, which you can watch below, Wayne also spoke on what his favorite piece from his new fashion line is, being shocked that American Eagle wanted to work with him, new generation rappers, TRUKFIT, how the last 18 months of his life have been, his upcoming Funeral album, and more.

While discussing Funeral, Tunechi says Tez Poe has a release date for the project, but he doesn’t want to announce it as of right now and so it’s “coming soon”. Tune even explained that he never records music for a specific album; he just records a bunch of songs and lets Tez pick which ones will appear on the certain project. It is very “rare” Weezy is in the “I’m about to go record this album” mode as it has only ever happened once, which was when he was locked up in jail!

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