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Trina, Kevin Rudolf, FatBoyMixx, Tammy Torres & Bigg D Share Stories About Lil Wayne On Mike Sherman’s “Before The Fame” [Video]

Trina, Kevin Rudolf, FatBoyMixx, Tammy Torres & Bigg D Share Stories About Lil Wayne On Mike Sherman Before The Fame

Lil Wayne was the featured guest on the latest episode of Mike Sherman‘s “Before The Fame” series.

The show included old interviews with Wayne, as well as new interviews from Trina, Kevin Rudolf, engineer FatBoyMixx, Tammy Torres, producer Bigg D, and a music trivia with random people on the street.

During Trina‘s interview, she spoke on dating Tunechi, why he is one of the greatest, and confirms he will be featured on her new album The One. Tammy also talked about dating Tune, being in love with him, and how he is not the same person as he was 10 years ago.

For Kevin‘s interview, he discussed how he got signed to Cash Money, what it is like working with Weezy, their chemistry together, and reconnecting on “I Will Not Break“. Stephen McDowell aka FatBoyMixx, who did work on Tha Carter V, chatted about Lil Wayne‘s work ethic, witnessing Wayne record a whole song from scratch in 15 minutes, and called him “the no. 1 rapper”.

Music producer Bigg D spoke about producing JAY Z and Mr. Carter‘s “Hello Brooklyn” collaboration, revealed Weezy is his “favorite artist” that he was worked with, called him “a legend” in the industry, and says all the new generation rappers “pretty much got it from Wayne“. You can check out Tune‘s segment on “Before The Fame” in the video after the jump below. Enjoy!

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Kidd Kidd Reveals Sqad Up Nearly Signed To JAY Z & If There Will Be A Reunion [Video]

Kidd Kidd Reveals Sqad Up Nearly Signed To JAY Z & If There Will Be A Reunion

Kidd Kidd recently sat down with Ace McClowd from HHS1987 for an interview about his days in Lil Wayne‘s former group, Sqad Up.

During their conversation, Kidd spoke on coming up with the name “Young Money“, what happened to the Sqad Up group, if there’s a chance of a reunion in the future, and plenty more.

The New Orleans rapper also revealed Sqad Up nearly signed to JAY Z after they had a meeting with him about it, as well as how Wayne‘s “Mrs. Officer” collaboration featuring himself and Bobby V came about!

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LaMarcus Aldridge Puts Lil Wayne In His All-Star Rap Roster

LaMarcus Aldridge Puts Lil Wayne In His All Star Rap Roster

During 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend, professional basketball player LaMarcus Aldridge participated in a little Q&A session.

For one of the questions, the San Antonio Spurs athlete was asked who would his All-Star rap roster be if he had to make a top 5 to which he responded with:

“My starting five on my rap roster? That’s tough. You all ask me questions that take time to figure out. Jay-Z, for sure. Wayne, J. Cole. I’m missing people I listen to all the time. Rick Ross. A little bit of everybody.”

Even though it was more of a top 4, what are your thoughts on Aldridge‘s list?

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Chanel West Coast Talks Smoking With Lil Wayne, Signing To Young Money, Nicki Minaj Not Liking Her & More

Chanel West Coast Talks Smoking With Lil Wayne, Signing To Young Money, Nicki Minaj Not Liking Her & More

Chanel West Coast was the special guest on episode 501 of Michael Rapaport‘s “I Am Rapaport” stereo podcast, which you can check out after the jump below.

During their conversation at the 48:45 mark, Chanel discussed having a dog named “Weezy” after Lil Wayne, the best people she has smoked with are Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller, her top 5 alive rappers are Wayne, Eminem, Jay Z, Drake and Big Sean, being signed to Young Money, Nicki Minaj vs. Cardi B, and plenty more.

Later on in their interview at the 1:08:20 mark, CWC revealed that her signing to YM was one of the main reasons why Wayne sued Birdman. She even mentioned that she had heard from her management team, who also manage Weezy and Nicki Minaj, that Nicki does not like her and so it’s going to be a big conflict if she signs to the record label.

Chanel West Coast then told the story of when Young Mula accepted an award at the 2014 BET Awards and all of them went on stage, she knew then that Minaj didn’t like her as she walked in a different direction from them all. In related news, Chanel also left an Instagram comment on a post of the We Are Young Money album cover by Shanell saying “Ehh one person on here is why you and I ain’t further ahead but love the rest tho”. SnL replied back with a “shush” emoji and a comment reading “they will know when it’s time”!

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Lil Wayne Performs Live At House Of Blues In Chicago, Brings Out Chance The Rapper, Thanks JAY Z & Swizz Beatz [Video]

Lil Wayne Performs Live At House Of Blues In Chicago, Brings Out Chance The Rapper, Thanks JAY Z & Swizz Beatz

On December 23rd, 2018, Lil Wayne put on a live concert at the House Of Blues in Chicago, Illinois for a stop on his and TIDAL’s mini “I Ain’t Shit Without You” fan appreciation tour.

For his set list, Wayne performed “Mr. Carter“, “I’m Goin’ In“, “John“, “Got Money“, “6 Foot, 7 Foot“, “Ride For My Niggas (Sky Is The Limit)“, “Go DJ“, “Lollipop“, “Mrs. Officer“, “What About Me“, “Duffle Bag Boy“, “HYFR“, “Pistol On My Side“, “Pop That“, “The Motto“, “Rich As Fuck“, “I’m Me“, “Drop The World“, “Don’t Cry“, “Can’t Be Broken“, “Let It All Work Out“, “Dedicate“, “Let It Fly“, “Open Safe“, “Mona Lisa“, “Steady Mobbin’“, “A Milli“, and “Uproar” live.

Tunechi also brought out Chance The Rapper, who called him the “greatest rapper” and “living legend”, to perform “No Problem” live together. Before performing “Uproar“, Tune thanked JAY Z for helping him with his taxes and Swizz Beatz for sending him beats non-stop while he was down. He also spotted a woman in the crowd that looked like Khaleesi (Emilia Clarke) off Game Of Thrones.

You can check out some footage of all of this going down in the video after the jump below, courtesy of the bro Dan Kritchevsky‎. For everyone who attended the show, they received a poster and a custom lanyard that included details of the “I Ain’t Shit Without You” tour stop they were at including the three important things that Weezy says!

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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 ​The 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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