Tag Archives: grew up

NLE Choppa Wants Lil Wayne On His “Blocc Is Hot” Remix, Says He Grew Up Listening To Wayne

NLE Choppa Wants Lil Wayne On His Blocc Is Hot Remix, Says He Grew Up Listening To Wayne

NLE Choppa recently chopped it up with Billboard to talk about his brand new single titled “Blocc Is Hot“.

During their conversation, Choppa revealed his new song was inspired by Lil Wayne‘s debut album Tha Block Is Hot, he is a big fan of Wayne, and he grew up listening to him.

The Memphis rapper also mentioned that he wants to get Tunechi on the remix of his latest track! You can read exactly what he said below, as well as listen to “Blocc Is Hot“. Could you see Tune on the record?

Read More…

0 Comments

Saweetie Talks Growing Up Listening To Lil Wayne’s Mixtapes, First Meeting Wayne, Working With Him & More [Video]

Saweetie Talks Growing Up Listening To Lil Wayne Mixtapes, First Meeting Wayne, Working With Him & More

Saweetie recently sat down with Nick Huff Barili from Hard Knock TV for a one on one interview at Truth Studios, which you can check out after the jump below!

During the start of their conversation, Saweetie spoke about collaborating with Lil Wayne on Kid Ink’s “YUSO” single by saying working with someone “so iconic” meant everything to her.

The female rapper/songwriter also revealed that she grew up listening to all of Wayne‘s mixtapes, as well as how sweet, genuine and nice Mr. Carter was when they first met on set of the “YUSO” video shoot!

Read More…

0 Comments

Taylor Bennett Praises Lil Wayne, Shares A Funny Story About First Meeting Him [Video]

Taylor Bennett Praises Lil Wayne, Shares A Funny Story About First Meeting Him

Taylor Bennett recently sat down with Ebro Darden, Peter Rosenberg and Laura Stylez for an interview with Hot 97 on their “Ebro In The Morning” radio show, which you can watch below.

At the start of their conversation, Peter revealed Chance The Rapper had told him during their interview in June that Taylor had spent around 12 hours hanging around with Lil Wayne, because everyone thought he was Chance – as they are brothers.

The Chicago rapper then went on to explain this story more by saying he first met Wayne before Chance did at SXSW and he managed to get backstage at Weezy‘s set from everyone thinking he was Chance, but he then told Tunechi he was Chance‘s brother and so Tune let him hit his blunt.

Before Rosenberg cut Taylor Bennett off as he was discussing Lil Wayne, he did manage to say that Wayne is the most hard-working artist of all time, as well as that him and Chance both love Mr. Carter and grew up listening to his music while naming songs like “Let The Beat Build“, “1 Night Only“, and even the unofficial The Drought Is Over 4 mixtape!

Read More…

0 Comments

Famous Dex Calls Lil Wayne His Favorite Rapper, Says He Grew Up Listening To “Dedication” & “Tha Carter” [Video]

Famous Dex Calls Lil Wayne His Favorite Rapper, Says He Grew Up Listening To Dedication & Tha Carter

Famous Dex recently sat down with HotNewHipHop for a conversation on the latest episode of their “On The Come Up” series.

At the 2:53 mark of the interview, Dex revealed he grew up listening to Lil Wayne and called Wayne his favorite rapper. He also mentioned that the projects he enjoyed growing up were Dedication, Dedication 2, and Tha Carter.

You can check out the full conversation in a video after the jump below. Click here to also see Famous Dex call Weezy a legend, the GOAT, and recite “Famous” off Lil Weezy Ana Volume 1!

Read More…

0 Comments

Bebe Rexha Reveals What Kanye West & Lil Wayne Said After First Hearing “Dance With Somebody”, Growing Up Listening To Wayne & More

Bebe Rexha Reveals What Kanye West & Lil Wayne Said After First Hearing Dance With Somebody, Growing Up Listening To Wayne & More

Bebe Rexha recently sat down with Vanessa Hale from 103.3 AMP Radio to discuss her upcoming “Dance With Somebody” single featuring Lil Wayne.

During the interview, Bebe revealed what Kanye West said when he first heard the song, she grew up listening to Tunechi, and what Tune first said before he jumped on the track.

The pop singer/songwriter also mentioned that she makes Whitney Houston references and Weezy makes Bobby Brown references on their “Dance With Somebody” collabo.

Hit the jump to watch the conversation and click here to see Rexha preview the track, as well as confirm her and Wayne will be shooting a crazy music video!

Read More…

59 Comments

Jazz Cartier Discusses Growing Up On Lil Wayne, His Favorite Wayne Projects & Writing Another Tribute Song

Jazz Cartier Discusses Growing Up On Lil Wayne, His Favorite Wayne Projects & Writing Another Tribute Song

Jazz Cartier recently appeared on Hot 97’s “Real Late With Peter Rosenberg” show to chop it up with Rosenberg himself. At the 10:00 mark of the interview, which you can watch below, Jazz was asked about his Lil Wayne” tribute song.

While talking about Wayne, the Toronto rapper revealed that he grew up watching the Young Money CEO transition from the Hot Boys days to who he is now, his favorite projects are Tha Carter II, Tha Carter III and Da Drought mixtape series, and that he has another Weezy tribute song which he has written but not yet recorded!

Read More…

1,774 Comments