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Everything You Need To Know About The Original Version Of Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V” Album After The Leak

Everything You Need To Know About The Original Version Of Lil Wayne Tha Carter V Album After The Leak

A couple of days ago, a lot of the songs (20 in total) from Lil Wayne‘s original Tha Carter V album surfaced online. I was not going to make an article about this, but too many people are hitting me up asking about it, so I’ve decided to do what I did when the Velvet Sessions project leaked online.

Due to copyright laws, I cannot post the tracks on this website, but for those who have heard the music, I will list what has changed on each record. If you recall back to 2014, CV was originally due to drop back then, but with the long lawsuit against Birdman and Cash Money Records, Wayne ended up re-recording the album and releasing it in 2018.

The full versions of “Mute” featuring a dope verse from Big Sean and “No Brainer” featuring a dope verse from Flow are also included in this new leak. I always tell people that Tunechi‘s best music in my personal opinion seems to be more his leaked music over official releases and hearing songs like “Life Of Mr. Carter“, “Scottie Pippen” and the hilarious “Form Good” confirms this statement even more for me.

You can check out exactly which tracks leaked from the original Tha Carter 5 project below! From the tentative tracklist we received in 2014, this now just leaves “Start This Shit Off Right” with Christina Milian and Mannie Fresh, “She Said Better Get ‘Em“, “Grindin” with Jeezy and Young Thug, “Brad Pitt” with B.o.B, “Mano Y Mano” with Gudda Gudda, and “Murda” with Flow as unreleased. If you have heard the OG C5 album, how did you like it and did you prefer it more than the official version we got nearly a year ago?

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Lil Skies Takes A Quiz On His Idol Lil Wayne [Video]

Lil Skies Takes A Quiz On His Idol Lil Wayne

Lil Skies recently appeared on Genius‘ “The Genius Test” series to take a quiz on one of his biggest influences in music – Lil Wayne, which you can watch below.

At the start of the video, the Pennsylvania-born rapper called Tunechi “the G.O.A.T.” and revealed how Tune influenced him to be himself in his music. If you recall back to last year, Skies paid homage to Wayne with his “A Milli“-inspired music video for “Welcome To The Rodeo“.

Some of the questions that Lil Skies got right included finishing the lyrics off from “6 Foot 7 Foot“, which artist is not signed to Young Money, how old Mr. Carter was when he first recorded under the name of Baby D, what was the title of the Destiny’s Child single that Weezy appeared on, and more.

Skies got a total of 76% on this quiz and some of the questions which he got wrong were: the title of Lil Wayne‘s debut studio album, which DJ hosted the Dedication mixtape series, what project Wayne released exclusively on TIDAL, and listing as many Weezy and Drake songs that he could in under 15 seconds!

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Avenue Beatz Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne, Co-Producing “Uproar” & “Glory” + More

Avenue Beatz Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne, Co-Producing Uproar & Glory + More

The co-producer of “Uproar“, Avenue Beatz, recently chopped it up with XXL all about his work with Swizz Beatz on Lil Wayne‘s Tha Carter V single.

Avenue spoke on sampling G. Dep‘s “Special Delivery“, if he expected “Uproar” to be as big as it is, and getting Weezy to rap over the beat after he said that he didn’t like it on “Green Ranger” off Dedication 4.

Also in their interview, which you can read after the jump below, the producer discussed his first time meeting Tunechi, co-producing Tune‘s “Glory” song off the Free Weezy Album with Angel “Onhel” Aponte, and plenty more!

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Find Out How Lil Wayne Celebrated The 3-Year Anniversary Of His “Free Weezy Album”

Find Out How Lil Wayne Celebrated The 3 Year Anniversary Of His Free Weezy Album

It was the 3-year anniversary of Lil Wayne‘s Free Weezy Album on Wednesday (July 4th), and it looks like Wayne has been revisiting the album for it’s anniversary.

This week, Tunechi hit up a skate park with YoYo and Spanish Mike and in the background of their skateboarding sesh, Tune‘s “Post Bail Ballin’” song off FWA could be heard playing.

You can watch some footage of this after the jump below! Are you still listening to the Free Weezy Album and where do you rank the project in Weezy‘s whole discography?

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Cortez Bryant Explains Everything About Lil Wayne’s Problems With Cash Money & “Tha Carter V” Album

Cortez Bryant Explains Everything About Lil Wayne Problems With Cash Money & Tha Carter 5 Album

Lil Wayne‘s best friend and manager, Cortez Bryant, recently sat down with Elliott Wilson and Brian “B.Dot” Miller for a brilliant interview on episode 79 of their “Rap Radar” podcast.

Tez Poe gave away plenty of unknown information about Weezy, what happened with the release of Tha Carter V, the situation with the Cash Money lawsuit, relationships with Birdman and Slim, and so much more.

You can listen to the full 85-minute conversation, watch excerpts of it, and see notes of what Cortez talks about all after the jump below. Enjoy!

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Cool From Cool & Dre Reveals Lil Wayne Is Working On A New Album [Video]

Cool From Cool & Dre Reveals Lil Wayne Is Working On A New Album

Cool from the production duo Cool & Dre recently sat down with Sermon for an interview about their upcoming work, their hits, why working with music artists such as Lil Wayne in the studio is fun, their beats being passed around, and plenty more.

Towards the end of the interview, Cool revealed that him and Dre have a couple of records on Tunechi‘s new upcoming album that he is currently working on and when he was asked if it was Tha Carter V, he said it’s “this other project” Tune is working on.

You can watch the full conversation in the video below. Cool & Dre and Weezy last worked together on “Pick Up Your Heart” off the Free Weezy Album! I wonder what this new project will be?

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