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Allan Cubas Talks Signing To Young Money, Lil Wayne Being His G.O.A.T. & More [Video]

Allan Cubas Talks Signing To Young Money, Lil Wayne Being His GOAT & More

Allan Cubas sat down with FluWop earlier this year for an interview inside Rich Mind Studios in New Orleans, Louisiana, which you can watch in full below.

During their conversation, Allan talks about officially signing to Young Money, why it is a “blessing” to sign with his childhood idol Lil Wayne, the deal coming from a phone call with Petey Lo, and much more.

The new Young Mula signee also called Tunechi the “greatest of all time in his opinion”, confirmed the whole YM roster has been working on something together that is “coming out soon”, and assured everyone that no one works harder than Weezy!

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Anuel AA Says Lil Wayne Was The Artist He Studied The Most Growing Up [Video]

Anuel AA Says Lil Wayne Was The Artist He Studied The Most Growing Up

Earlier this year, Anuel AA sat down with N.O.R.E. aka Noreaga and DJ EFN for an interview on their “Drink Champs” podcast to discuss his career, life, fame, and more.

At the 14:00 minute mark, the Puerto Rican rapper reveals he listened to a lot of English-speaking music growing up and the artist he studied the most was Lil Wayne. He went on to say he really took notice of Wayne around Tha Carter III and Tha Carter IV era, as well as when he introduced Drake and Nicki Minaj to the world.

Later on in their conversation at the 1:14:00 mark, Anuel references Tunechi‘s iconic deposition by answering “I don’t recall” to a question about which watch he was wearing when in jail. You can check out the full interview after the jump below. AA and Weezy previously collaborated on the song “Ferrari” a couple of years ago!

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Antonio Brown Says Lil Wayne Inspired His New Rap Career

Antonio Brown Says Lil Wayne Inspired His New Rap Career

While in attendance at “The Future Brunch” that was hosted by Kanye West and Jason Lee for Black media outlets last month, HipHopDX caught up with Antonio Brown.

As he is now focused on a career in rap after being released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in American football, AB discussed being inspired by Lil Wayne and recalled listening to Wayne‘s older mixtapes:

“I remember bumping Lil Wayne’s [Da] Drought and Sqad Up mixtapes. That’s when Lil Wayne was showing you that his craft was for real. I had the same feeling [walking off the field in January].”

Do you think it could happen and would you like to see a collaboration between Antonio Brown and Weezy?

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Yo Gotti Pays Homage To Lil Wayne & Jay-Z On His “CM10: Free Game” Album Artworks

Yo Gotti Pays Homage To Lil Wayne & Jay Z On His CM10 Album Artworks

This Friday (February 4th), Yo Gotti will be releasing what he says will be his final album as a music artist, CM10: Free Game (Side A and Side B).

With the official covers now released for the CM10 project, Gotti has paid homage to both Lil Wayne and his Tha Carter II artwork, as well as Jay-Z and his Vol. 2… Hard Knock Life artwork.

Gotti is signed to Jay‘s Roc Nation management agency and in the past, he has called Wayne the “biggest realest rapper” he knows plus the “best rapper alive“, so it is only right that the Memphis rapper decided to pay tribute to them for the tenth chapter of his Cocaine Muzik series!

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Skooly Recalls First Meeting His “Biggest Influence” Lil Wayne + More [Video]

Skooly Recalls First Meeting His Biggest Influence Lil Wayne + More

Skooly recently sat down with Ya Boi Shad and G. Downs for an interview on their Bad Speakers TV podcast, which you can check out below.

During their conversation, the Atlanta native discussed first meeting Lil Wayne and Drake, recall asking Wayne for a picture, and witnessing the skate ramp in Weezy‘s studio.

The T.R.U. artist also revealed his biggest influence is Tunechi and he is the reason why he decided to grow dreadlocks. Skooly even shared his thoughts on a Tune vs. JAY-Z VERZUZ rap battle!

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