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Alicia Keys Speaks On Working With Lil Wayne For The First Time & His Staying Power [Video]

Alicia Keys Speaks On Working With Lil Wayne For The First Time & His Staying Power

Alicia Keys recently sat down with Ebro Darden for an interview on R&B Now Radio on Apple Music 1 to promote her latest album, KEYS.

During their conversation around the 22:30 mark, which you can watch below, Alicia spoke about collaborating with Lil Wayne for the very first time on “Nat King Cole“.

The New York singer also praised Wayne by calling him “phenomenal” and how no one should underestimate his “staying power”. She even mentioned later on in their convo that “Nat King Cole” is one of her favorite records!

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Juvenile Reveals What His Mindset Was Like When He First Heard Lil Wayne’s “I Miss My Dawgs” [Video]

Juvenile Reveals What His Mindset Was Like When He First Heard Lil Wayne I Miss My Dawgs

Juvenile recently stopped by The Hunnids Podcast to chop it up with Jay Hamp and B. Sawyer, which you can watch in full below.

During their conversation at the 10:45 mark, Juvie spoke on witnessing Lil Wayne‘s talent and recalled how he always knew Wayne would be the future of rap.

The New Orleans rapper also discussed what his mindset was like when he heard Weezy‘s “I Miss My Dawgs” song for the first time, as well as mentioned it was never a serious beef and it’s more than over with now!

Photo credit: Thaddaeus McAdams of ExclusiveAccess.

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Gudda Gudda Talks Different Eras Of Young Money, First Meeting Lil Wayne, Sqad Up, Wayne vs. Birdman’s Public Feud & More [Video]

Gudda Gudda Talks Different Eras Of Young Money, First Meeting Lil Wayne, Sqad Up, Wayne vs Birdman Public Feud & More

Gudda Gudda recently chopped it up with Lalaa Shepard in a virtual interview for a new edition of The Progress Report’s “Conversations With Lalaa”.

During their conversation, Gudda spoke on taking a hiatus from music, being influenced by the Hot Boys, how COVID-19 has affected him, New Orleans, if B.G. is free from prison, Cash Money Records, the different eras of Young Money, if he feels he is underrated, surviving Hurricane Katrina, what the word “progress” means to him, and fatherhood.

Double G also recalled his first time meeting Lil Wayne, why they decided to call their rap group “Sqad Up” (it involved Wayne wanting something to tattoo on his knuckles as he liked how Mobb Deep did that), Sqad Up being a clothing line at first, and supporting Weezy through his public feud with Birdman and Cash Money. You can watch the full 30-minute convo after the jump below!

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Cash Money Records To Release 20th Anniversary Edition Of “Baller Blockin” Soundtrack & Movie

Cash Money Records To Release 20th Anniversary Edition Of Baller Blockin Soundtrack & Movie

Cash Money Records will be re-releasing their “Baller Blockin’” official soundtrack and movie on the 20th anniversary – November 20th, 2020.

The special 20th anniversary edition of “Baller Blockin’” will include the soundtrack as a physical CD and as a vinyl. On the anniversary, the film will also be made available digitally for the first time ever.

Lil Wayne is featured on the soundtrack a total of 3 times – “Project B!#$H“, “Calling Me Killer” and “I Don’t Know“, and also stars in the action-comedy/drama along with Juvenile, B.G., Turk, Birdman, Slim, Mannie Fresh, A.J. Johnson, and T.K. Kirkland.

Click here to pre-order the 20th anniversary edition of the “Baller Blockin’” album, vinyl and movie for $179.98. If you have not yet watched the film that was set in the New Orleans 3rd Ward (mostly around the Magnolia Projects) or want to know more information about it, you can do so here!

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Damian “Dame D.O.L.L.A.” Lillard & Lil Wayne Perform Live Together For The Very First Time Over NBA All-Star Weekend [Video]

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On February 15th, Damian Lillard aka Dame D.O.L.L.A. brought out Lil Wayne and Jeremih during his 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend set at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

The rapper/NBA player and Weezy performed their “Run It Up” collaboration off the Confirmed album live, which also makes it the very first time these two have both appeared on stage together.

“D. Lill in the building, he one of us; Number 8 24, put your numbers up”

You can watch their live performance at this year’s NBA All-Star Weekend event that includes Tunechi switching his lyrics up a little bit to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant after the jump below. Enjoy!

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