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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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DaBaby Has Lil Wayne Painted On His Studio Wall In His House [Videos & Pictures]

DaBaby Has Lil Wayne Painted On His Studio Wall In His House

DaBaby has took to social media to show what one of his recording studios at his house looks like.

The studio includes portraits of the North Carolina rapper’s idols Lil Wayne, Diddy, The Notorious B.I.G., Kanye West, Jay-Z, Tupac Shakur, Michael Jackson, Gucci Mane, 50 Cent, Jeezy, T.I., Snoop Dogg, and himself.

You can view some pictures and footage of how artist Patrick Hairston painted this masterpiece for DaBaby after the jump below! What do you think of it?

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Turk Explains How He Stopped The Beef Between Lil Wayne & Kodak Black [Video]

Turk Explains How He Stopped The Beef Between Lil Wayne & Kodak Black

We have previously seen two parts of Turk‘s interview with Mikey T The Movie Star from Report Card Radio, and now we can check out another part that is all about how he brought Lil Wayne and Kodak Black together.

Turk reveals that Kodak was always a big fan of the Hot Boys and he looked up to himself and Tunechi, as well as shares the story of when he reached out to Black after he said he wanted to fight Tune to prove he is the “best rapper alive”.

The YNT founder also discussed how Weezy didn’t have any problems with Kodak Black as he jumped on the Fuk How It Turn Out” g-mix even though he knew Kodak was already on it. However, Turk believes that he has been blackballed as how is he not supposed to win with a collaboration like that?

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Lil Wayne Chats To Kid Cudi, Gucci Mane, Rich The Kid, Bubba Wallace & Ashley Robinson For Episode 11 Of “Young Money Radio” [Videos]

Lil Wayne Chats To Kid Cudi, Gucci Mane, Rich The Kid, Bubba Wallace & Ashley Robinson For Episode 11 Of Young Money Radio

Episode 11 took place on Friday night (July 10th) of Lil Wayne‘s “Young Money Radio” show, which included special guests Kid Cudi, Gucci Mane, Rich The Kid, Bubba Wallace, and Ashley Robinson. You can check out videos of all of these conversations below!

During the show, Wayne chatted to Rich about his top 3 skaters before making a promise to attend his wedding with his wife, talked to Ashley about how it feels to be the first African American President of the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA), and spoke with Gucci about music, sending a new song over, his new book, sports and how he was supposed to go on a tour until COVID-19 happened.

Weezy also chopped it up with Bubba about how it was being half black and half white while growing up in Alabama, depression, and finding a noose in his garage. He also conversed with Cudi about how his new Eminem collaboration came about (started from Wayne and Em‘s previous interview), a new animated TV show with Kanye West, mental health, a new podcast, earning his first No. 1 on the “Hot 100”, how much of an influence Mr. Carter has been on him, and the Cleveland artist confirmed he would send Tunechi a new song to jump on which made Tune reply with: “Eminem effect when I send it back, just know.”

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