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Gudda Gudda Talks Different Eras Of Young Money, First Meeting Lil Wayne, Sqad Up, Wayne vs. Birdman’s Public Feud & More [Video]

Gudda Gudda Talks Different Eras Of Young Money, First Meeting Lil Wayne, Sqad Up, Wayne vs Birdman Public Feud & More

Gudda Gudda recently chopped it up with Lalaa Shepard in a virtual interview for a new edition of The Progress Report’s “Conversations With Lalaa”.

During their conversation, Gudda spoke on taking a hiatus from music, being influenced by the Hot Boys, how COVID-19 has affected him, New Orleans, if B.G. is free from prison, Cash Money Records, the different eras of Young Money, if he feels he is underrated, surviving Hurricane Katrina, what the word “progress” means to him, and fatherhood.

Double G also recalled his first time meeting Lil Wayne, why they decided to call their rap group “Sqad Up” (it involved Wayne wanting something to tattoo on his knuckles as he liked how Mobb Deep did that), Sqad Up being a clothing line at first, and supporting Weezy through his public feud with Birdman and Cash Money. You can watch the full 30-minute convo after the jump below!

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Throwback Thursday: Scans Of Lil Wayne’s Cover Story For Ozone Magazine’s February 2006 Issue

Scans Of Lil Wayne Cover Story For Ozone Magazine February 2006 Issue

For #ThrowbackThursday today, I have decided to share scans from Lil Wayne‘s cover story for the February 2006 issue of Ozone magazine, which took place a few months after his Tha Carter II album had been released in stores.

In an interview with Julia Beverly for the mag, Weezy discussed everything from Hurricane Katrina (even though he was tired of talking about it), why he was not trying to be Jay-Z on his C2 album cover, wanting everyone to stop categorizing him, going to the University of Houston for Psychology classes, and deciding it was time to be a CEO.

What’s going on between you and B.G.? He put out a song dissing you, and I heard you were shouting “Fuck B.G.” at a recent show.
My album is in stores now, Tha Carter II, It’s my fifth solo album. It’s number two on the charts.

I’m sure everyone’s been asking you about your relationship with Trina. Are you open to talking about that?
No.

You’re trying to keep your relationship away from the public eye?
I ain’t tryin’. I am.

You can check out scans from Tunechi‘s cover story below that also includes him talking about touring with Jeezy and T.I., creating songs for different cities and sending them to DJs, his daughter Reginae Carter and why he would not let her be a rapper because he doesn’t think it is a good game for females, and much more!

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Fat Joe Recalls Embracing Lil Wayne When He Moved To Miami After Hurricane Katrina

Fat Joe Recalls Embracing Lil Wayne When He Moved To Miami After Hurricane Katrina

Earlier this year, Fat Joe phoned into The Morning Hustle radio show to chat about a variety of topics including the importance of relationships in the music industry.

Joey Crack recalled embracing Lil Wayne when he first moved to Miami after Hurricane Katrina, as well as learning so much about making music and work ethic from Wayne from being in the studio every night together.

You can check out everything Joe had to say about his “brother” Tunechi and more in a clip after the jump below!

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Lloyd Recalls Lil Wayne Picking Him Up In His Stretch Hummer Limousine & How “You” Came Together [Video]

Lloyd Recalls Lil Wayne Picking Him Up In His Stretch Hummer Limousine & How You Came Together

Lloyd sat down with VIBE last month to appear on their “Then And Now” series and break down the stories behind his biggest hits, which you can watch below.

At the 3:15 mark, the New Orleans-born artist discusses Lil Wayne picking him up after one of his concerts at Mama’s Prime Time in Atlanta in his stretch Hummer limousine and singing his “I’m A G” song word for word to his face, as well as letting him know that this was his favorite song at the current time.

The R&B singer-songwriter also revealed how his “You” single featuring Weezy came about in 2007 after originally having Tango Redd on the song. This involved Hurricane Katrina and Lloyd spending his own money to promote the collaboration on radio stations. He even mentioned Tune sent him his verses for “You” back on the same day that he reached out to him for the feature!

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Lil Wayne Wants His Old Lyric Book Back, Sends Legal Threats To The Auction Company

Lil Wayne Wants His Old Lyric Book Back, Sends Legal Threats To The Auction Company

Just over a few weeks ago, we found out that an old notebook containing some of Lil Wayne‘s raps from the Hot Boys era is on the market for $250,000.00. The book, which includes lyrics written by Wayne from when he was 17-years-old, was found in a car that once belonged to Cash Money and it is now being auctioned off through Moments In Time.

According to TMZ, Tunechi has got his attorneys to file a warning letter to the auction company stating the fact that he is the rightful owner of the notepad and he has never agreed to the sale of his pad. In this letter, Tune‘s attorneys say he “never abandoned his notebook”, but just lost it, and even though he is glad it has now been found, he is not happy about it being sold. Weezy claims that the person who found it kept it a secret for all this time, because he wanted to wait for the right opportunity to make money from it.

The founder of Moments In Time, Gary Zimet, reveals that Lil Wayne will have to purchase the notepad from them if he does want it back. Wayne is reportedly fine with doing this, but he’s still threatening legal action if they don’t stop the sale to the public!

Pic credit: MIA Nights.

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