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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 ‚ÄčThe 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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Swizz Beatz Talks Performing With Lil Wayne At Summer Jam, JAY Z Praising Their “Pistol On My Side” Collabo & More [Video]

Swizz Beatz Talks Performing With Lil Wayne At Summer Jam, JAY Z Praising Their Pistol On My Side Collabo & More

Swizz Beatz was the special guest on episode 54 of Elliott Wilson and Brian “B.Dot” Miller’s Rap Radar Podcast with TIDAL.

Around the 3 minute mark of their sit-down conversation, the New York producer and rapper spoke on him and Lil Wayne performing the It’s Me…” remix live at Summer Jam, as well as how JAY Z told him personally after he heard “Pistol On My Side” that he loves when he gets together with Wayne.

Later on in their interview, Swizz talked about taking Tunechi out of his comfort zone with “Uproar” and not even noticing that Tune said he doesn’t like the “Green Ranger” beat on Dedication 4, which uses the same sample as “Uproar“. You can check out the full podcast in a video after the jump below!

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Meek Mill Shows Love To Lil Wayne On ESPN’s “First Take” Sports Show [Video]

Meek Mill Shows Love To Lil Wayne On ESPN First Take Sports Show

Earlier this week on December 4th, Meek Mill paid a visit to ESPN’s “First Take” sports television show to promote his new album, Championships.

During his appearance, Stephen A. Smith made a top 5 list of rappers that he thinks makes the biggest impact among NBA players in the locker room. This list included JAY Z, Drake, Migos, The Notorious B.I.G., and Tupac Shakur.

When Stephen sat down, Meek mentioned that Lil Wayne should of been on this list before Max Kellerman then said the same. Mill also revealed that Wayne is in his top 3 of all time list. You can check out what went down in the video after the jump below!

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Sevn Thomas Explains How Excited He Is To Have Produced A Beat On Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V” Album [Video]

Sevn Thomas Explains How Excited He Is To Have Produced A Beat On Lil Wayne Tha Carter V Album

Sevn Thomas recently sat down with Complex for an interview about producing beats for big music artists like Lil Wayne, JAY Z, Beyonce, Drake, Travis Scott, Mac Miller, Nicki Minaj, and more.

During their conversation, Sevn explained why he is super-excited to have a beat on Tunechi‘s Tha Carter V album, which is “Let It Fly” featuring Travis, and how it’s an honor and privilege because C5 will be looked back in time as Tune‘s first album after Cash Money Records.

The producer also revealed he used inspiration from DMX’s “Let Me Fly” song for creating the “Let It Fly” instrumental. You can watch what Thomas said about working with Weezy in the video after the jump below (head to the 9:10 mark)!

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Lil Wayne Is The First Artist In History To Debut Two Songs In The “Hot 100” Top 5 At The Same Time

Lil Wayne Is The First Artist In History To Debut Two Songs In The Hot 100 Top 5 At The Same Time

After Tha Carter V topped the Billboard 200 this week, Lil Wayne has become the first music artist in history to debut two songs simultaneously in the top 5 on Billboard’s “Hot 100” chart.

Just missing out to Maroon 5 and Cardi B’s “Girls Like You” at No. 1, Weezy‘s “Mona Lisa” featuring Kendrick Lamar debuts at No. 2 while his “Don’t Cry” track featuring XXXTentacion enters at No. 5.

The Young Money founder also joins his label-mate Drake as the only artists in history to debut four records in the top 10 on the “Hot 100” in a single week as “Uproar” debuted at No. 7 and “Let It Fly” featuring Travis Scott appeared at No. 10.

Tunechi is now tied with Eminem for male artists with the most “Hot 100” top 10 debuts as they both have 11 each and are 1 behind Drizzy, who is in the first place with 12. He has also surpassed JAY Z for the second most “Hot 100” top 10s among rappers with 24. Congratulations to Tune on all these achievements!

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Nicki Minaj Calls Lil Wayne Her Favorite Rapper Of All Time

Nicki Minaj Calls Lil Wayne Her Favorite Rapper Of All Time

Earlier this week on August 13th, Nicki Minaj visited Power 105 in New York to chop it up with DJ Clue and to promote her new album, Queen.

During their conversation, the Young Money Barbie called Lil Wayne her favorite rapper of all time and put him in her top 5 rappers of all time list along with JAY Z, Foxy Brown, Lauryn Hill, and Eminem.

Also in their interview, Nicki talked about how the Em feature on “Majesty” came about, working with 6ix9ine on “FEFE“, Meek Mill liking her new album, and more. Minaj even told the story of the first time she smoked weed and revealed she is currently dating someone new!

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