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Jake Paul Reveals His Role Model Growing Up Was Lil Wayne [Video]

Jake Paul Reveals His Role Model Growing Up Was Lil Wayne

Jake Paul recently paid a visit to the “I Am Athlete” studio to chop it up with former NFL players Brandon Marshall, Fred Taylor and Channing Crowder.

While talking about if he is a bad influence on kids, Jake believes it is the parents role to monitor what kids watch online. He even goes on to prove his point by saying his role model growing up was Lil Wayne, who raps about drugs and curses frequently in his music, but he has turned out fine.

“My role model who I watched growing up was Lil Wayne… what the fuck he was talking about?… Molly, f*cking bitches, tattoos, f*cking everything”

You can watch the clip of the YouTuber and boxer revealing his information, as well as his full interview after the jump below! Was you aware that Jake Paul‘s influence growing up was Wayne?

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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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Lil Wayne Chats To Kid Cudi, Gucci Mane, Rich The Kid, Bubba Wallace & Ashley Robinson For Episode 11 Of “Young Money Radio” [Videos]

Lil Wayne Chats To Kid Cudi, Gucci Mane, Rich The Kid, Bubba Wallace & Ashley Robinson For Episode 11 Of Young Money Radio

Episode 11 took place on Friday night (July 10th) of Lil Wayne‘s “Young Money Radio” show, which included special guests Kid Cudi, Gucci Mane, Rich The Kid, Bubba Wallace, and Ashley Robinson. You can check out videos of all of these conversations below!

During the show, Wayne chatted to Rich about his top 3 skaters before making a promise to attend his wedding with his wife, talked to Ashley about how it feels to be the first African American President of the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA), and spoke with Gucci about music, sending a new song over, his new book, sports and how he was supposed to go on a tour until COVID-19 happened.

Weezy also chopped it up with Bubba about how it was being half black and half white while growing up in Alabama, depression, and finding a noose in his garage. He also conversed with Cudi about how his new Eminem collaboration came about (started from Wayne and Em‘s previous interview), a new animated TV show with Kanye West, mental health, a new podcast, earning his first No. 1 on the “Hot 100”, how much of an influence Mr. Carter has been on him, and the Cleveland artist confirmed he would send Tunechi a new song to jump on which made Tune reply with: “Eminem effect when I send it back, just know.”

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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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DaBaby Reveals He Listened To Lil Wayne While Growing Up, Wants To Do A Song With Him [Video]

DaBaby Reveals He Listened To Lil Wayne While Growing Up, Wants To Do A Song With Him

At the end of May, DaBaby sat down with XXL for an interview on their “Who Am I?” video series, which you can watch below.

Throughout their conversation, the Cleveland rapper revealed he listened to Lil Wayne‘s music while growing up, as well as that he wants to do a song with Weezy.

Would you like to see a collaboration from DaBaby and Tunechi in the future?!

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