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Lil Wayne Talks Quarantining, Elvis Presley, Rikers Island, Kobe Bryant, The B.G.z & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Quarantining, Elvis Presley, Rikers Island, Kobe Bryant, The BGz & More

Lil Wayne recently chopped it up with DeSean Jackson for a virtual interview on episode 3 of his “Fade The Booth” series.

During their 1-hour conversation, Weezy spoke about quarantining, surpassing Elvis Presley, his mother being a chef, growing up in New Orleans, his little brother Semaj, fatherhood, his son’s wanting to pursue a rap career, signing to Birdman and Cash Money Records, and his group with B.G. called The B.G.z.

Also in their convo, Tunechi talked about how he was put in solitary confinement for having an iPod in Rikers Island, giving back to charity, learning to play the guitar better for his album Rebirth, Green Bay Packers, skateboarding, YG being a very underrated skater, knowing and remembering the late Kobe Bryant, and much more!

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Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne’s “I Get Crazy” & “Gotta Go Hard” Are Now Available On All Streaming Platforms

Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne I Get Crazy & Gotta Go Hard Are Now Available On All Streaming Platforms

At midnight on Friday, Nicki Minaj re-released her Beam Me Up Scotty mixtape to all digital streaming platforms for the first time ever after it originally dropped 12 years ago.

As you should already know, the project includes two collaborations with her Young Money boss Lil Wayne – “I Get Crazy” and “Gotta Go Hard“, as well as the new “Seeing Green” collab that features Drake too.

Recording engineer KY also revealed an interesting fact about the “Gotta Go Hard” song: “Wayne recorded his verse in Miami in his condo and that’s him playing the guitar at the end. He was on the balcony looking out at the ocean while he played.”

You can find these Barbie and Weezy tracks off the Beam Me Up Scotty tape on all music streaming services after the jump below! Do you still play them frequently?

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Throwback Thursday: Scans Of Lil Wayne’s Cover Story For The Source Magazine’s April 2008 Issue

Scans Of Lil Wayne Cover Story For The Source Magazine April 2008 Issue

I have decided to share scans from Lil Wayne‘s cover story for the April 2008 issue of The Source magazine for #ThrowbackThursday today, which took place during a recording session on his tour bus for “Let The Beat Build” and “Lollipop” off Tha Carter III.

In his interview, Weezy spoke on his recording process, ghostwriting for Dr. Dre, being born to rap, why he is the best rapper alive, and shared his thoughts on people saying he is doing too many drugs.

“Everybody talking ’bout ‘the boy on too much drugs, Baby need to take him to rehab’ and all this shit. I want you to know one thing: a junkie can’t do what the fuck I do. Can’t no drug, can’t no bitch, can’t no money faze me. I am the ultimate high. It ain’t what I’m on, it’s what I do, and making great music is what the fuck I do.”

Tune also talked to C. Vernon Coleman II about playing the guitar, believing every album he has put out is a classic, his daughter Reginae Carter, owning all of his publishing and masters, and more!

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Shanell Talks All About Lil Wayne’s “Rebirth” Album & How It Influenced The New Generation Rappers

Shanell Talks All About Lil Wayne Rebirth Album & How It Influenced The New Generation Rappers

The latest episode of Ben Barzilai‘s “The Skip Button” podcast, which is all about the music we love to hate, features Lil Wayne‘s Rebirth album.

During the episode, Ben chopped it up with Eddie Montilla (who worked on the songs “Da Da Da“, “Paradice“, “On Fire” and “I’ll Die For You“) about what it was like to work on Rebirth, if he was disappointed with the reviews and sales, and more.

Around the 28:00 mark of the podcast, which you can listen to below, new mother Shanell called in to share what it was like behind the scenes making Rebirth as she worked heavily on the project and share a story of what happened at the end of Weezy and Birdman‘s “Leather So Soft” music video.

SnL also spoke on the Bad Ass Grasshoppers group, hearing the Rebirth influence in these new rappers like Young Thug and Lil Uzi Vert etc, Tunechi not knowing who metal band Korn were before they appeared in his “Prom Queen” video, all of Tune‘s court cases and going to jail was a big part in him putting the guitar down and stepping away from it, and much more!

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Lil Wayne’s Full Interview With “Drink Champs”, Talks JAY-Z, Eminem, Young Thug, Favorite Mixtapes & Much More [Video]

Lil Wayne Full Interview With Drink Champs, Talks JAY-Z, Eminem, Young Thug, Favorite Mixtapes & Much More

Filmed earlier this month at the World Famous House Of Mac soul food restaurant in Miami, Noreaga and DJ EFN‘s 2 hour and 20 minutes interview with Lil Wayne for the latest episode of their “Drink Champs” podcast has now been released.

During their conversation, they spoke on numerous subjects that includes Weezy not knowing who TDE and Quality Control Music are, thinking 21 Savage is a group, why he moved to Miami, how he became a Blood gang member, a huge compliment from JAY-Z, and plenty more.

You can watch Tunechi, who was wearing a “Percocet” chain and drinking shots from his Bumbu rum, sit down with N.O.R.E. and EFN plus check out a list of what they chatted about after the jump below. Enjoy!

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