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Lil Wayne Talks The Lakers’ Recent Win, Recording A New Feature For DMX, Why Every Artist Tries To Sound Like Drake & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks The Lakers Recent Win, Recording A New Feature For DMX, Why Every Artist Tries To Sound Like Drake & More

After the Los Angeles Lakers won the recent NBA Finals championship, Lil Wayne appeared on the “ALL BALL with Doug Gottlieb” podcast, which you can check out below.

During their 50-minute conversation, Wayne spoke on being a Lakers fan, first meeting the late Kobe Bryant, having some stuff in the works with Kobe before he passed away, his thoughts on LeBron James moving to the Lakers, and how he will be celebrating their latest win by going to the studio.

Weezy also discussed growing up in New Orleans, how his stepfather Rabbit convinced his mother Cita to be a rapper, recording a recent feature for DMX, the recording process for his very first album, his favorite meal that his mom cooks, his favorite sneakers, his half-brother Semaj, buying a Nissan Pathfinder with his very first paycheck, the success of his first solo album Tha Block Is Hot, why so many artists in the music industry try and sound like Drake, the last time he was on stage, and the “colossal” change in how music is downloaded now compared to how it was at the start of his career.

Before his interview with Doug Gottlieb wrapped up, Tunechi recalled his trip to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia at the end of last year and told the story of how he nearly didn’t get into the country, as well as how “Your Excellency” helped him out!

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NLE Choppa Explains How Lil Wayne & Kobe Bryant Have Inspired Him, Reveals His Favorite Wayne Mixtape & Song [Video]

NLE Choppa Explains How Lil Wayne & Kobe Bryant Have Inspired Him, Reveals His Favorite Wayne Mixtape & Song

NLE Choppa recently sat down for an interview with Jeremy Hecht from HipHopDX’s “Thought Box” series.

During their conversation, Choppa reveals how Lil Wayne and Kobe Bryant have both influenced him, he will only create a “Shotta Flow 6” song if he gets a Wayne feature for it, and his favorite mixtape and track from Weezy are: Dedication 5 and “A Milli“.

The Memphis rapper also mentions how he has been inspired by Tunechi to never be in a bad contract with his music career, what it was like first meeting Birdman, and how Tune once autographed a picture for him. You can check out their full convo in the video after the jump below!

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Young Buck & Turk Recall Lil Wayne Picking Up An Iron & Ironing Board Ready To Hit Buck With Them [Video]

Young Buck & Turk Recall Lil Wayne Picking Up An Iron & Ironing Board Ready To Hit Buck With Them

Young Buck invited Turk onto his Instagram Live session last month to reminisce on growing up together in the early Cash Money days.

During their conversation, the former G-Unit rapper recalled the very first time he met Lil Wayne and how he believes Wayne didn’t like him that much back then. Him and Turk also remember how Weezy picked up an iron and ironing board ready to hit Buck with them!

You can check out their 20-minute convo after the jump below (and no, I am not on Turk’s payroll haha).

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Jack Harlow Speaks On Working With Lil Wayne & Having Moments Together [Video]

Jack Harlow Speaks On Working With Lil Wayne & Having Moments Together

Jack Harlow recently chopped it up with Big Reid from 99.7 NOW (San Francisco radio station) on Skype for an interview, which you can check out below.

During their conversation at the 3:40 mark, Jack was asked how it was to get Lil Wayne on the remix to his “What’s Poppin” single, and he answered by saying it’s validating, a bucket list moment and something he has always dreamed about.

The Louisville rapper also revealed it was DJ Drama who put the “What’s Poppin” remix together and explained how all of the moments he has had with Wayne so far have been crazy, such as first meeting him and being interviewed on Young Money Radio last month!

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Lil Wayne Chats To T-Pain, Lil Duval, Damian Lillard, N.O.R.E & Nicki Minaj For Episode 8 Of “Young Money Radio” [Videos]

Lil Wayne Chats To T-Pain, Lil Duval, Damian Lillard, N.O.R.E & Nicki Minaj For Episode 8 Of Young Money Radio

For episode 8 of the “Young Money Radio” show on Apple Music on June 12th, Lil Wayne chopped it up with T-Pain, Lil Duval, Damian Lillard, N.O.R.E., and Nicki Minaj.

After paying tribute to the 12-year anniversary of his iconic Tha Carter III album, Wayne spoke with Pain about how their “Got Money” collaboration came about, both of them being on “The Masked Singer“, and working on T-Wayne 2 with hopes of another song like “Damn, Damn, Damn“. Duval then came on the show to discuss his 43rd birthday, making music, his upcoming comedy special, and more.

Tunechi also chatted to Dame D.O.L.L.A. about the recent protests, police brutality, his shoe deal with Adidas, who his influences in hip-hop growing up were, memories of Kobe Bryant, and tease an unreleased song they have together. Noreaga then came on the show to talk about how he and Tune first met, his favorite boxer, Capone, the late Ceelow, Drink Champs, and recall giving Cash Money a bag of guns for their tour bus back when Young Buck was hanging around with them.

“Telling NASCAR to take away the Confederate flag is like telling me to cut my dreads off.”

Lastly, Weezy chatted with his Young Money artist Nicki about his “Tunechi” sign in his studio, how a lot of people told him to not sign a female, taking time off social media, Minaj getting married, and a possible collaboration album from the two. You can watch highlights from all of their conversations in the videos below!

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