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Skip Bayless Reveals Lil Wayne Was Involved In His “Drip Bayless” Nickname, Praises Wayne As A Person [Video]

Skip Bayless Reveals Lil Wayne Was Involved In His Drip Bayless Nickname, Praises Wayne As A Person

In episode 4 of UNDISPUTED‘s “#SkipRidesTheTrollerCoaster” series, which lets Skip Bayless answer questions that he could never answer on the sports show, the American sports columnist explains where his nickname “Drip Bayless” came from.

Skip reveals the background of his nickname first started in July of this year when his “close friend” Lil Wayne gifted him, Shannon Sharpe and Jenny Taft each with a necklace that had their names on, which left him “shocked” and “honored”.

“He [Lil Wayne] simply has the biggest, greatest heart of any human I have ever encountered. I do trust him and count on him as a very close friend. My wife Ernestine has gotten to know him and is actually becoming friends with Wayne’s lady. The bond is pretty deep.”

You can watch Bayless explain the story of where “Drip Bayless” came from, praise Wayne as a person, and call “No Mercy” the greatest theme song in the history of television at the start of the video after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne Goes On Vacation To Barcelona, Spain With His Mother, Daughter & Her Friend

Lil Wayne Goes On Vacation To Barcelona, Spain With His Mother, Daughter & Her Friend

In the past week, Lil Wayne went on a little vacation to Europe with with his mother, daughter and her friend.

Weezy took a private jet to Barcelona, Spain for a few days holiday where he was spotted trying out a Spanish skate park and visiting Mr Porter restaurant.

You can check out some footage of Tunechi in Barcelona with Jacida Carter, Reginae Carter and Jayde Mauldin, as well as a photo of him at the overseas skate park after the jump below!

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An Art Student Helped Pay Her University Fees By Making A Custom Necklace For Lil Wayne

An Art Student Helped Pay Her University Fees By Making A Custom Necklace For Lil Wayne

Since his 36th birthday, Lil Wayne has been spotted rocking a new custom necklace with an 18-carat yellow-gold pendant in the shape of his face on it.

It turns out that this pendant, which features 2 white diamonds for Wayne‘s tear drop face tattoos, was gifted to him for his birthday from a close friend. You can get a better look at the chain after the jump below.

A 29-year-old art student named Joy Bonfield-Colombara was struggling to pay her £9,500.00-a-year course at the Royal College Of Art university in London, England and considered on dropping out until she received an e-mail from one of Weezy‘s close friends.

Joy revealed to the BBC that she had 2 – 3 weeks to create the pendant in time for Tunechi‘s birthday and after selling it to Tune‘s friend for “thousands” of pounds, the money she earned was used to help pay a “chunk” of her course fees so she could carry on at university! What are your thoughts on the piece?

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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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T.I. Says He Has “Real Dear Love” For Lil Wayne, But They Have Not Spoken Since The Black Lives Matter Comments [Video]

TI Says He Has Real Dear Love For Lil Wayne But They Have Not Spoken Since The Black Lives Matter Comments

T.I., French Montana and A$AP Rocky recently sat down with N.O.R.E. aka Noreaga and DJ EFN for an interview on their “Drink Champs” podcast.

At the 4:30 mark of their conversation, Tip addressed why he wrote a message for Lil Wayne on social media over his Black Lives Matter comments instead of letting him know his thoughts in person.

The Southern rapper also revealed he has “real dear love” for Tunechi and “considers him a friend”, but they have never spoke since the situation.

You can watch the full interview in a video after the jump below! After T.I. finishes talking about Weezy, they all big him up and clap for him!

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Jonathan Mannion Talks Shooting “ColleGrove” Artwork, 2 Chainz Explains Why Lil Wayne Is A “Living Legend”

Jonathan Mannion Talks Shooting ColleGrove Artwork, 2 Chainz Explains Why Lil Wayne Is A Living Legend

In a recent interview with Rebecca Haithcoat for Instagram Music, 2 Chainz and Jonathan Mannion (who shot the cover) discuss all about the artwork for ColleGrove.

Jonathan talked about how he photographed Lil Wayne while on set of “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” in February after shooting Tity Boi a couple of weeks beforehand:

“I set up a portable studio behind [Wayne’s] trailer on the set of ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’. With 2 Chainz, I shot him about two weeks before that, in a studio in Los Angeles. It was me and a retoucher. I was like, it really has to look like these tattoos sink into his face as if they’re his own.”

Chainz spoke on coming up with the idea for the ColleGrove album artwork, having to slap himself sometimes to realize that Tunechi is one of his realest friends, and why he believes Tune is a “living legend”:

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