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Jay Jones Talks Being From Hollygrove, Lil Wayne’s Work Ethic, Young Money & More [Video]

Jay Jones Talks Being From Hollygrove, Lil Wayne Work Ethic, Young Money & More

Earlier this month, Jay Jones sat down with Nolazine TV for an interview that you can check out below.

In their conversation, Jones talked about how it feels to be from the Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans, which is the same place that Lil Wayne is from.

Jay also discussed signing to Wayne‘s record label Young Money, as well as witnessing Weezy work in the studio for 30 hours straight and how that improves his own work ethic!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks Apple And Eagle Street, Accidentally Shooting Himself, Hurricane Katrina & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Apple And Eagle Street, Accidentally Shooting Himself, Hurricane Katrina & More

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is an interview Lil Wayne participated in with BLOW! magazine back in early 2006 to promote his Tha Carter II album.

Weezy spoke on his youth days of hanging around on Apple and Eagle Street in Hollygrove, accidentally shooting himself while playing with a gun and getting punished for it, how he first met Birdman and Slim, staying loyal to them, how Hurricane Katrina affected him, and more.

Also in the conversation, Tunechi showed off the first tattoos that he got inked on his body. You can check it all out in the #TBT video below, enjoy!

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Throwback Thursday: A 16-Year Old Lil Wayne Talks About His Hood 17th Ward Of New Orleans [Video]

16 Year Old Lil Wayne Talks About His Hood 17th Ward Of New Orleans

In this #ThrowbackThursday clip, we can see a rare Lil Wayne interview with James “Kraze” Billings from back in 1999 when Wayne was just 16-years-old.

While in the 3rd Ward of New Orleans, Weezy can be seeing showing off his “Cash Money” and “17” tattoos on his stomach, as well as talking about his hood 17th Ward and his debut solo studio album, Tha Block Is Hot.

You can check out the #TBT video after the jump below! How crazy is it seeing Tunechi before the dreads and face tattoos?

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Lil Wayne – Uproar [#GenesisHalftimeShow Video]

Lil Wayne Uproar Genesis Halftime Show Video

Teaming up with the Genesis car, Lil Wayne shot a video for his “Uproar” single from his Tha Carter V album that premiered during the #GenesisHalftimeShow on Monday.

This visual, which was directed by Eddie Morales, was shot at the football field in the neighborhood that Tunechi grew up in inside the 17th Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana.

You can watch Weezy performing live in the “Uproar” video for Genesis below. The official music video that was shot in New York and will include cameos from Atown, FatBoy SSE, Shiggy, and Swizz Beatz should premiere soon!

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Day 2: Lil Wayne Shoots More Of His “Uproar” Music Video In Front Of His Mural In New Orleans [Videos]

Lil Wayne Shoots More Of His Uproar Music Video In Front Of His Mural In New Orleans

After shooting parts of his “Uproar” music video in New York with Shiggy, Atown, FatBoy SSE, and Swizz Beatz on October 3rd, Lil Wayne shot more of his upcoming video at a different location on the following day.

For day 2, Tunechi was spotted shooting in front of a car and in front of his mural in his hometown Hollygrove, New Orleans, Louisiana with choreographer Eddie Morales.

You can check out some behind the scenes footage of Weezy shooting his scenes in NOLA after the jump! Are you happy that they went with “Uproar” as the first single from Tha Carter V?

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