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Don Cannon Explains Why Lil Wayne’s “Cannon” Changed His Life & Reveals He Has An Unreleased Version Of The Song [Video]

Don Cannon Explains Why Lil Wayne Cannon Changed His Life & Reveals He Has An Unreleased Version Of The Song

DJ Bootleg Kev sits down with the Generation Now record label founders DJ Drama, Leighton “Lakeshow” Morrison and Don Cannon for episode 38 of the “The Bootleg Kev Podcast”.

During their conversation, Don reveals what beat he thinks changed his life as a music producer, which he goes on to say the “Cannon” record on Lil Wayne‘s Dedication 2 mixtape.

While discussing the process behind “Cannon” (watch below), the Philadelphia native says Trick Daddy, Bohagon and Busta Rhymes all originally had the instrumental before Weezy.

He even mentions that he has an unreleased version of the track with Tunechi rapping over the beat for 3 minutes straight, so I wonder if we will ever get to hear that? Drama also added that “Cannon” was the last song Tune recorded for D2.

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Lil Wayne Talks His Grandma Mercedes Carter, Struggles In Life, Being Self-Made, Drake, Nicki Minaj & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks His Grandma Mercedes Carter, Struggles In Life, Being Self Made, Drake, Nicki Minaj & More

Last week, Lil Wayne took part in a live interview for social media with the CEO of Sovereign Brands, Brett Berish, which you can watch below.

During their 1-hour conversation, Weezy spoke on what “self-made” means to him, tattooing his grandma Mercedes Carter‘s name on his face (the “Mercy” and “Merci” tatt), what his biggest struggle in life has been, who his inspirations are, knowing nothing about social media, and listening to Jack Harlow before he blew up.

Tunechi also discussed all of these new generation rappers looking like him, this year’s Super Bowl and NBA Championship, why there is no such thing as a next Drake or Nicki Minaj, recording new music with A$AP Ferg and Rich The Kid recently, being influenced to skateboard by Alex Midler, how getting sick on the Ruff Ryders/Cash Money tour was his biggest break, I Am Not A Human Being III album, and much more!

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Lil Wayne Says The White Cop Who Saved His Life Is Also The Same Person Who Locked Up His “Father” Birdman For Years [Video]

Lil Wayne Says The White Cop Who Saved His Life Is Also The Same Person Who Locked Up His Father Birdman For Years

Yesterday, Lil Wayne joined Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe as a special guest on their UNDISPUTED sports talk TV show.

While on the show, Tunechi told the story once more about how a white cop he calls Uncle Bob saved his life when he shot himself over mental health issues whereas the black cops all jumped over him looking for the gun. Tune then went on to say that the same white cop Uncle Bob was the one who arrested his “father” Birdman and put him in jail for years.

You can check out Weezy‘s full interview with Skip and Shannon in the video below that also includes him speaking on change coming after the death of George Floyd, his own personal experiences with the police, white people helping with the protests, his team Green Bay Packers, how shocked he was when they drafted Jordan Love, who he thinks the GOAT of the NBA is, Dak Prescott, and much more!

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Lil Wayne Talks About A White Cop Saving His Life, George Floyd’s Death, Nipsey Hussle’s Death, Birdman, Drake, Nicki Minaj & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks About A White Cop Saving His Life, George Floyd Death, Nipsey Hussle Death, Birdman, Drake, Nicki Minaj & More

Yesterday, Lil Wayne made his very first appearance on Instagram Live (even though he has been on it before for Young Money Radio) by being a special guest on Fat Joe‘s new podcast titled “The Fat Joe Show“.

During their 28-minute conversation, Tunechi spoke on what age he first started rapping, shooting himself by accident, a white police officer named Uncle Bob who was off duty saving his life, meeting him years later in a restaurant, and what he thinks about the horrible murder of George Floyd by four cops in Minneapolis.

Weezy also discussed being locked up in Rikers Island for 8 months, getting his “never quit” attitude and drive from Birdman at a young age, his influence being the #1 Stunna, putting Drake and Nicki Minaj on, what he taught his son Kameron Carter after Nipsey Hussle was murdered, how proud he is about influencing a whole new generation of rap, an upcoming collaboration he has with Lil Uzi Vert, being the first to do the “rock-rap” genre of music, attending the late Betty Wright‘s funeral, performing “Sweet Home Alabama” with Kid Rock at the Country Music Association Awards, and much more!

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Megan Thee Stallion Discusses Why Lil Wayne Is One Of The G.O.A.T.s & His Influence On Her Music [Video]

Megan Thee Stallion Discusses Why Lil Wayne Is One Of The GOATs & His Influence On Her Music

Megan Thee Stallion recently chopped it up with Teen Vogue to create the music playlist to her life, which you can check out below.

One of the songs she picked was Young Money‘s “Every Girl” single to which she then praised Lil Wayne and discussed how he is one of the G.O.A.T.s, as well as how he had a big influence on her.

The female artist from Houston also called Wayne one of her “favorite rappers”, revealed why she enjoys his “Every Girl” verse so much, mentioned loving how cocky he talks, recalled watching all of his music videos and listening to all of his mixtapes, and much more!

Would you like to see a collaboration from these two in the future?

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