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Lil Wayne Chats To Jadakiss, Fabolous, Jack Harlow, Anuel AA, Gudda Gudda, Usher, Michael Thomas & More For Episode 9 Of “Young Money Radio” [Videos]

Lil Wayne Chats To Jadakiss, Fabolous, Jack Harlow, Anuel AA, Gudda Gudda, Usher, Michael Thomas & More For Episode 9 Of Young Money Radio

Episode 9 took place on Friday night (June 26th) of Lil Wayne‘s “Young Money Radio” show, which included special guests Jadakiss, Fabolous, Jack Harlow, Anuel AA, Gudda Gudda, Juelz Santana, Usher, Mannie Fresh, and Michael Thomas. You can check out videos of all of these conversations below.

During this show, Wayne chopped it up with both Kiss and Fab at the same time about how their families are doing, their latest projects, stories of the last collaborations they all did together (Jada says Tunechi finished his “Death Wish” verse before he finished rolling up), sending new music, and more. He chatted with Jack about their new What’s Poppin” remix, his recent project, his influences, a t-shirt that has Tune‘s face on which he wears regularly, and protests in his hometown of Louisville.

Weezy also spoke with Double G about his new song “It Ain’t Ok” and his upcoming album “Lord Gudda“, with AA about his musical influences growing up, his Emmanuel album, getting locked up, his wife Karol G, soccer and possibly shooting a video for their “Ferrari” collaboration, with Usher about the importance of voting, his editorial in The Washington Post about making Juneteenth a national holiday, new single “I Don’t Cry” and a story involving Lil Twist, and lastly with New Orleans Saints’ wide receiver Michael Thomas about other WRs in the NFL, 21 Savage, NBA YoungBoy, plus much more!

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Lil Twist Speaks On How He Got Signed To Young Money, Relationship With Lil Wayne, Going To Jail, “GUHH” & More [Video]

Lil Twist Speaks On How He Got Signed To Young Money, Relationship With Lil Wayne, Going To Jail, GUHH & More

We saw the Poppy H interview yesterday, and now here is Lil Twist‘s interview with DJ Demi Lobo for Dash Radio.

During their 20-minute conversation, Twizzy shares the story of how he got signed to Young Money after the second Lil Wayne concert in his hometown, as well reveals his Young Carter 2 project will be 14 songs long and include features from Wayne, Chris Brown, HoodyBaby, Jay Jones, and Poppy H.

Twist also spoke on quarantining in Dallas with his mother, going to jail, Young Mula helping him with money throughout his sentence, an upcoming fashion line, his relationship with Weezy, filming “Growing Up Hip-Hop”, and much more. Hit the jump to check out the full interview!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Shares His Favorite Spots In New Orleans

Lil Wayne Shares His Favorite Spots In New Orleans

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a full page scan that was dedicated to Lil Wayne from inside the April 2004 issue of Vibe magazine.

Wayne reveals his favorite places to visit in his hometown of New Orleans and why, which includes Canal Street, The Praline Connection, Walmart, and more.

You can check out the scan of this page (click to enlarge) after the jump below! Photography is by Kimberly Morand. Do you own this issue?

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Lil Wayne Teams Up With Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club To Donate Toys & Bikes To Around 1,500 Kids In New Orleans For Christmas

Lil Wayne Teams Up With Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club To Donate Toys To Around 1500 Kids In New Orleans For Christmas

Lil Wayne has partnered up with Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club in his hometown New Orleans, Louisiana to make nearly one thousand and five hundred kid’s Christmas even more special.

With the help of Weezy‘s cash donation, the parade krewe and community organization were able to give more than one thousand bicycles and toys to children on December 16th.

“New Orleans has shaped me and is the reason for my success. I always try to find ways to give back to my city. It’s an honor to be supporting the legendary Zulu Club who’s been showing patronage to our city long before I was born. I’m happy I can put a smile on the face of a kid in need for the holiday season!!”

You can check out a clip showing this after the jump below!

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Watch Lil Wayne’s Love Letter To His Hometown New Orleans

Lil Wayne Love Letter To His Hometown New Orleans

In this post, you can watch a new video presented by The FADER and Beats By Dre called “Lil Wayne’s Love Letter To New Orleans“.

During the video, we can see some new and old footage of Tunechi and the city of New Orleans along with Tune doing a voice-over.

Weezy talks about his love for NOLA and reveals he can’t go 2 months without visiting his hometown. He also mentions that he had to work very hard to be a part of N.O. history and all music from the city inspires him!

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Lil Wayne Donates Skate Ramps To A Local Skatepark In His Hometown New Orleans

Lil Wayne Donates Skate Ramps To A Local Skatepark In His Hometown New Orleans

After performing at his 2nd annual “Lil Weezyana Fest” in New Orleans on August 27th, Lil Wayne gave back to his hometown in Louisiana.

Weezy donated a pop-up skate park built by OC Ramps for his “Lil Weezyana Fest” to Parasite skate park in N.O.

You can check out a short clip of Tunechi skating at Parasite after the jump below. Click here to see a list of good deeds that Tune has also done throughout his career!

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