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Shanell Talks All About Lil Wayne’s “Rebirth” Album & How It Influenced The New Generation Rappers

Shanell Talks All About Lil Wayne Rebirth Album & How It Influenced The New Generation Rappers

The latest episode of Ben Barzilai‘s “The Skip Button” podcast, which is all about the music we love to hate, features Lil Wayne‘s Rebirth album.

During the episode, Ben chopped it up with Eddie Montilla (who worked on the songs “Da Da Da“, “Paradice“, “On Fire” and “I’ll Die For You“) about what it was like to work on Rebirth, if he was disappointed with the reviews and sales, and more.

Around the 28:00 mark of the podcast, which you can listen to below, new mother Shanell called in to share what it was like behind the scenes making Rebirth as she worked heavily on the project and share a story of what happened at the end of Weezy and Birdman‘s “Leather So Soft” music video.

SnL also spoke on the Bad Ass Grasshoppers group, hearing the Rebirth influence in these new rappers like Young Thug and Lil Uzi Vert etc, Tunechi not knowing who metal band Korn were before they appeared in his “Prom Queen” video, all of Tune‘s court cases and going to jail was a big part in him putting the guitar down and stepping away from it, and much more!

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Mack 10 Recalls Telling Birdman To Bet The House On Lil Wayne & Calls Wayne “The Most Influential Rapper Probably Ever” [Video]

Mack 10 Recalls Telling Birdman To Bet The House On Lil Wayne & Calls Wayne The Most Influential Rapper Probably Ever

Mack 10 recently sat down for an interview with Vlad TV to discuss Cash Money Records giving him a “crazy deal” and his personal experience with the record label.

During their conversation, Mack revealed he was the one who told Birdman to bet the house on Lil Wayne as “he was special”, a “real talent”, “super solid”, and something he “had never seen before”.

The Los Angeles rapper also had more praise for Wayne by calling him “the most influential rapper probably ever” and that “there is a whole lot of Lil Wayne’s” in the rap game right now. You can check out exactly what Mack said after the jump below!

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Shy Glizzy Argues Lil Wayne Is More Influential & A G.O.A.T. Than JAY-Z [Video]

Shy Glizzy Argues Lil Wayne Is More Influential & A GOAT Than JAY-Z

While a lot of the world is on lockdown at the moment or you are currently self-isolting, going on Instagram Live seems to be one of the more popular things to do.

Shy Glizzy recently went on Instagram Live with his friend to discuss who the actual G.O.A.T. is. Even though his friend is adamant that JAY-Z deserves this title, Shy called Wayne “the motherfuckin’ G.O.A.T.” and said he is “more influential than any nigga that ever touched hip-hop, period”.

Check it all out in the video below. Who do you think is more influential out of Tunechi and JAY? Personally, I can’t see how anyone can say another name that is not Tune!

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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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Edward Buckles Films A Tribute Documentary For Lil Wayne Called “House Of The Young”

Edward Buckles Films A Tribute Documentary For Lil Wayne Called House Of The Young

New Orleans filmmaker Edward Buckles recently shot a documentary titled “House Of The Young” that was played at the House Of Blues in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 2nd.

The film was debuted at the event, which was actually a full tribute to Lil Wayne as it had his songs being played all night.

You can check some clips from the film below that featured New Orleans residents talking about why they love Wayne, what they have learned from him, how he is so influential, their favorite songs, and plenty more.

Weezy even spotted the documentary/event himself and had the following to say about it: “Shout out to [Edward Buckles] and everyone who’s attending this event tonight! Means a lot! Just know I’m not shit without my city and all my fans! Giving me inspiration to come back home..Stay Tuned…”!

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