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G Herbo Says Lil Wayne “Was Our JAY Z Before JAY Z” [Video]

G Herbo Says Lil Wayne Was Our JAY Z Before JAY Z

G Herbo hosted and performed live at 107.5 WGCI radio station’s Pre-New Year’s Eve Jam with Jacquees and City Girls at ‚ÄčThe Chicago Theatre on December 28th.

While backstage at the show, a host (who is from New Orleans) interviewed Herbo and told him that he reminds her of Lil Wayne in NOLA before the world got onto him.

The Chicago rapper then mentioned Wayne was who he looked up to while growing up, as well as that he “was our JAY Z before JAY Z”. You can watch the interview in a video below!

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Reason Says Lil Wayne Is His “Favorite Rapper Of All Time” & Dream Collaboration

Reason Says Lil Wayne Is His Favorite Rapper Of All Time & Dream Collaboration

Reason, who is signed to the record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE), recently mentioned on his Instagram Story that his dream collaboration is with Lil Wayne.

The Carson, California rapper must really want to work with Mr. Carter as in his top 5 list he added “Wayne”, “Tunechi”, “Weezy”, and “Dwayne Carter”, with the last spot going to J. Cole.

In related news, Reason participated in an interview with Ambrosia For Heads last month and revealed that his “favorite rapper of all time” is Wayne, as well as also said that it was the Dedication 5 mixtape which inspired him to do music himself!

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Lasanna “ACE” Harris Speaks On Co-Producing Lil Wayne’s “Famous” Off “Tha Carter V” & Wayne’s Influence In Hip-Hop

Lasanna ACE Harris Speaks On Co-Producing Lil Wayne Famous Off Tha Carter V & Wayne Influence In Hip Hop

Lasanna “ACE” Harris recently chopped it up with DJ Booth about co-producing Lil Wayne‘s “Famous” song featuring his daughter Reginae Carter off Tha Carter V and how influential Wayne is in hip-hop.

“Wayne is one of the most influential artists in hip-hop, period, and has birthed so many offspring.”

The producer talked about how he worked on the “timeless” track with Sham “Sak Pase” Joseph and Sam Bruno around the same time that they was working on beats for Nicki Minaj and her The Pinkprint album.

A week after they had mastered “Famous” back in 2014, Tunechi and Birdman had their public fall out, which went on to last over 4 years and left him being very disappointed thinking that the record will never see the light of day.

ACE then revealed he got an e-mail of out of blue from Weezy‘s team a week before the album was due to be released and explained how it feels “to be a part of a historical moment in hip-hop”. You can read everything he said below!

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Lil Wayne Gives Famous Dex A Recycled Verse For Their Upcoming Collaboration [Video]

Lil Wayne Gives Famous Dex A Recycled Verse For Their Upcoming Collaboration

Famous Dex recently took to social media to preview his upcoming collaboration with Lil Wayne, who he also called the rapper that he used to look up to so much.

However, listening to the teaser, you may recognize Weezy‘s verse from Lil Twist’s “LA Traffic” song that we heard nearly 3 years ago.

You can watch Dex share a sneak peek of his unreleased track with Tunechi below. Click here to also see the Chicago rapper recite Tune‘s “Famous” record off Lil Weezy Ana Vol. 1!

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Tory Lanez Announces “Talk To Me” Remix Featuring Lil Wayne, Shares His Thoughts On “Tha Carter V” [Video]

Tory Lanez Announces Talk To Me Remix Featuring Lil Wayne, Shares His Thoughts On Tha Carter V

Tory Lanez recently sat down with Big Boy on his Real 92.3 radio show in Los Angeles, California for an interview and to promote his new album, Love Me Now.

At the 36:10 mark of the conversation, Tory announced Lil Wayne just jumped on his “Talk To Me” single off his Love Me Now album that originally featured Rich The Kid. The Canadian artist revealed Wayne gave him a “legendary verse” and it will be released within the next week or two.

Before moving on with the interview, which you can check out below, Lanez mentioned he is a real Tunechi fan and he is one of his biggest influences, as well as that he used to pretend to be Tune in the mirror while growing up. He also shared what he thinks of Tha Carter V and added what his favorite song off the project is!

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Find Out How Lil Wayne & XXXTentacion’s “Don’t Cry” Collaboration Came Together

Find Out How Lil Wayne & XXXTentacion Dont Cry Collaboration Came Together

Everyone was surprised when Lil Wayne‘s Tha Carter V album was released and there was a hook from XXXTentacion on the song “Don’t Cry“.

We now know that the collaboration came together after the South Florida rapper’s death in June, thanks to producer Z3N, who revealed this information in an interview with TMZ.

The producer explained that he recorded XXX‘s vocals in February of this year hoping to finish recording at a later date, but they never did. He then played the audio for LunchMoney Lewis, who was that impressed he forwarded it to Tunechi and a Republic Records executive.

Z3N had no idea that the XXXTentacion audio he had would end up on C5 until a week before the project’s release after Ben Billions, who is a co-producer of “Don’t Cry“, put the whole song together. He also mentioned that he thinks X would have approved the collaboration if he was still alive as the two of them have had conversations in the past about how Weezy influenced the late South Florida rapper!

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