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2 Chainz Recalls Informing Lil Wayne He Won A Grammy Award In 2017 As He Had No Idea At The Time [Video]

2 Chainz Recalls Informing Lil Wayne He Won A Grammy Award In 2017 As He Had No Idea At The Time

Earlier this year, 2 Chainz was the special guest on episode 122 of Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson‘s “All The Smoke” podcast.

At the 30:00 mark of their interview, Tity Boi explained how Playaz Circle‘s “Duffle Bag Boy” collaboration with Lil Wayne came together, which all started from selling Birdman and Cash Money Records some weed.

During their convo at the 40:00 mark, Chainz talked about receiving his first ever GRAMMY award for Chance The Rapper‘s “No Problem” single featuring himself and Wayne back in 2017. He says it was a blessing, it was himself who got Tunechi on the song, and he was the one who informed Tune they had won a GRAMMY for the collab as he was somewhere skateboarding and had no idea!

Later on in their conversation at 1:06:40, 2 Chainz named his top 5 rappers of all time dead or alive and Weezy was No. 1 in his list. The rest were: Jay Z, Scarface, Andre 3000, and Tupac Shakur plus The Notorios B.I.G. as a whole. You can check out the full video after the jump below!

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Cortez Bryant Talks Being Lil Wayne’s First Manager, Wayne Nearly Signing To Jay Z & More [Video]

Cortez Bryant Talks Being Lil Wayne First Manager, Wayne Nearly Signing To Jay Z & More

A couple of months ago, Cortez Bryant chopped it up with The Jasmine Brand for a virtual interview, which you can watch below, to talk about a variety of subjects.

During their conversation, Tez Poe discussed how he first became the manager of Lil Wayne, recalled how they first got scammed for a concert, revealed how he felt when Drake asked him to be his manager, and more.

The former manager of Tunechi also spoke on how close Tune actually came to signing a deal with Jay Z and how they had the Roc Nation / Def Jam contract in front of them ready to sign. Cortez mentioned that this woke Cash Money Records up, as well as explained what him and Weezy learned from the initial CMR deal!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne, T.I., Jay Z, Kanye West & M.I.A. Rehearse For The 2009 GRAMMYs [Video]

Lil Wayne, TI, Jay Z, Kanye West & MIA Rehearse For The 2009 GRAMMYs

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is some rare footage from the GRAMMYs rehearsals back in 2009.

Lil Wayne, T.I., Jay Z, Kanye West, and M.I.A. can all be seen rehearsing their “Swagga Like Us” collaboration for the 51st Annual Grammy Awards.

You can check out the TBT clip after the jump below! I wonder if we will ever see anything like this again in hip-hop at the GRAMMYs?

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Lil Wayne Appears On “What’s Wright?” To Talk Top 5 Rappers, Sleep, Childhood & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Appears On Whats Wright To Talk Top 5 Rappers, Sleep, Childhood & More

For episode 16 of the “What’s Wright?” series, Lil Wayne sat down with Nick Wright for a special edition of the show.

In their interview, Tunechi talked about sleep, why he still does what he does every single day, childhood, what he would tell his younger self today, how he keeps himself hungry, and much more.

During their conversation, Tune confirmed he records at least 7 features per week, revealed he recently had a studio session with Nicki Minaj, and named his top 5 rappers of all time: Missy Elliott, Jay Z, The Notorious B.I.G., Goodie Mob (as a whole), and UGK.

Weezy also discussed how he became a Green Bay Packers fan, his friendship with Chris Paul, what he first saw in Drake and Nicki, never being invited to a Met Gala, Tyson Fury, Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns, creating a new fashion line called “Me” with inspiration from Taylen Biggs, his Sqvad skateboarding team, and the late Adam Z!

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Throwback Thursday: Kanye West Brings Lil Wayne Up On Stage During BET Awards Win In 2008 [Video]

Kanye West Brings Lil Wayne Up On Stage During BET Awards Win In 2008

As it is #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a video of Kanye West bringing Lil Wayne up on stage with him at the BET Awards back in 2008.

Kanye beat out Tunechi, Common, Jay Z, and Snoop Dogg to win the “Best Male Hip-Hop Artist” and for his acceptance speech (see below), he made sure to bring Tune along with him.

During his speech, Yeezy said the following about Weezy: “My fiercest competition, you scare me man, every tune you spit. Congratulations on selling over 1 million records… they say hip-hop is dead”!

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