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Lil Wayne Reveals His Top 5 Rappers, Why He Made “Best Rapper Alive”, Working On Old-School Hip-Hop Beats For His Next Project & More

Lil Wayne Reveals His Top 5 Rappers, Why He Made Best Rapper Alive, Working On Old School Hip-Hop Beats For His Next Project & More

Lil Wayne was the special guest on episode 1 of DJ Khaled‘s brand new podcast dubbed “The First One“, which premiered on Amazon Music.

During their 45-minute conversation, Weezy spoke on his very first rap group with B.G. called The B.G.z, going by the name Baby D, first meeting Birdman, his “Block Burner” song, being influenced by Missy Elliott in the Hot Boys days, and more.

Around the middle of the discussion, Tunechi revealed he has been sent 3 old-school hip-hop beats to spit over for his next project (presumably No Ceilings 3) and 2 of them are: “Ether” by Nas and “Takeover” by Jay Z. However, after a quick Google, Tune realized he already did a freestyle over “Ether” on SQ1.

Wayne also talked about his favorite verse, his top 5 rappers, his top 5 anthems, the “We Takin’ Over” verse, creating the “Best Rapper Alive” song off Tha Carter II album, his The Suffix mixtape that was hosted by Khaled, and confirmed there will be another album in Tha Carter series. You can check out the full episode after the jump below!

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YG Announces New “Blood Walk” Collaboration With Lil Wayne

YG Announces New Blood Walk Collaboration With Lil Wayne

YG has announced he has a new collaboration with Lil Wayne on the way called “Blood Walk“.

In an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music yesterday, YG revealed the song was influenced by Tupac and that it will also feature his artist D3.

The Compton rapper also mentioned Wayne sounds like he did back in 2006, 2007 and 2008 with his verse. It will be released on YG‘s new album, MY LIFE 4HUNNID, due to drop next week (October 2nd)!

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KenTheMan Reveals Why Her Favorite Rapper Is Lil Wayne & How He Has Influenced Her

KenTheMan Reveals Why Her Favorite Rapper Is Lil Wayne & How He Has Influenced Her

KenTheMan has revealed in a new interview with HipHopDX that her favorite rapper “was and still is” Lil Wayne.

The female rapper from Houston explained how she became a “super Wayne head” and how she has been sending him her freestyles in the DMs on Instagram.

She also recalled a story of how she wrote down all of the lyrics to Weezy‘s “Rollin’” freestyle off Sorry 4 The Wait in a letter and sent it to her boyfriend, who was currently in jail and couldn’t listen to the mixtape even though he was also a big fan!

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NLE Choppa Explains How Lil Wayne & Kobe Bryant Have Inspired Him, Reveals His Favorite Wayne Mixtape & Song [Video]

NLE Choppa Explains How Lil Wayne & Kobe Bryant Have Inspired Him, Reveals His Favorite Wayne Mixtape & Song

NLE Choppa recently sat down for an interview with Jeremy Hecht from HipHopDX’s “Thought Box” series.

During their conversation, Choppa reveals how Lil Wayne and Kobe Bryant have both influenced him, he will only create a “Shotta Flow 6” song if he gets a Wayne feature for it, and his favorite mixtape and track from Weezy are: Dedication 5 and “A Milli“.

The Memphis rapper also mentions how he has been inspired by Tunechi to never be in a bad contract with his music career, what it was like first meeting Birdman, and how Tune once autographed a picture for him. You can check out their full convo in the video after the jump below!

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Bijan Amir Speaks On What It Was Like Producing For Lil Wayne On “Funeral” [Video]

Bijan Amir Speaks On What It Was Like Producing For Lil Wayne On Funeral

Bijan Amir sat down with Splice earlier this month for an interview all about how he got started and production advice.

The producer revealed it was Lil Wayne‘s Tha Carter III album that first got him into producing and inspired him to learn more about creating beats.

He also talked about how much of a “surreal” and “cool” moment it was to work with Wayne on Funeral by producing the “Bing James” beat featuring Jay Rock. Check out Bijan‘s full conversation below!

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