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J.R. Writer Has Lil Wayne In His Top 5 Rappers Alive List, Talks “Bird Call” Collaboration [Video]

JR Writer Has Lil Wayne In His Top 5 Rappers Alive List, Talks Bird Call Collaboration

Earlier this month, J.R. Writer visited ThisIs50 for an interview and at the start of their conversation he was asked who his top 5 rappers alive are. He mentioned Lil Wayne‘s name, as well as Jadakiss, Fabolous, himself, and Lloyd Banks.

Straight after that question, Writer also revealed that he got Tunechi on his “Bird Call” single from ringing him up off Cam’ron‘s phone and spoke on what it was like working with Tune during the “Go DJ” era.

You can watch J.R. Writer‘s interview with ThisIs50 in the video after the jump below!

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50 Cent Talks Lil Wayne vs. Birdman Feud & Big Sean Discusses Weezy’s “Deep” Verse

50 Cent Talks Lil Wayne vs Birdman Feud & Big Sean Discusses Weezy Deep Verse

Check out two recent interviews that Power 105.1’s “The Breakfast Club” radio show did with Big Sean and G-Unit’s 50 Cent, Tony Yayo, and Lloyd Banks after the jump below.

In the G-Unit interview from the 7:00 mark, 50 speaks to DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha God about why he doesn’t want to comment on the Lil Wayne vs. Birdman situation and why there is a big problem at Cash Money.

Fiddy also explained that Tunechi and Baby‘s relationship is different, because it was Tune‘s sixth album that was a hit and so any other label would of had him out the game already.

At the beginning of the Sean conversation with Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne, he chatted a little bit about Weezy‘s verse on “Deep” and how Weezy called him up after he recorded it to say that he meant every word of what he said in the verse!

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50 Cent Speaks On Lil Wayne & Birdman’s Beef, Why Everyone Should Be Careful Talking About It

50 Cent Speaks On The Lil Wayne vs Birdman Beef & Why Everyone Should Be Careful Talking About It

Yesterday, 50 Cent and his G-Unit crew sat down with MTV for an interview about the current issues between Lil Wayne and Birdman, as well as how him leaving Interscope Records to go independent worked well for him.

Fiddy mentioned that he is surprised to see Weezy and Baby go through what they are currently going through, because they have had their father-son relationship for so long, which is why he believes they will make up. He even said that he remembered opening up for them on the Cash Money tour years ago.

The Queens rapper also explained why he hates when personal things become public to the world, why social media websites like Twitter are bad for you, and warned everyone to be careful about what they say on this Tunechi and Stunna feud.

You can check out the interview in the clip below!

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Jadakiss, Lloyd Banks, Meek Mill, DJ Paul & More Talk Lil Wayne & Their Favorite Song By Him

Jadakiss, Lloyd Banks, Meek Mill, DJ Paul & Others Discuss Lil Wayne & Their Favorite Song By Him

After Tha Carter V was supposed to be released today, but we now know it won’t be, XXL decided to speak with 9 rappers and music producers to get their thoughts on Lil Wayne and what their favorite songs from him are.

The people who were asked about Weezy F Baby were DJ Paul, Jadakiss, Lloyd Banks, Meek Mill, Mike WiLL Made It, Rich Homie Quan, Sheek Louch, Styles P, and Yo Gotti.

You can read what all of these guys said about Tunechi, as well as see and listen to their favorite Tune song below!

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Pictures: Lil Wayne Entering And Inside The Manhattan Courthouse x More

Pictures Of Lil Wayne Entering And Inside The Courthouse

As you all know, Lil Wayne has been sentenced to one year in prison for a gun possession charge… but if Wayne stays on good behavior while inside, he could be out later this year on November 4th. In this post, you can see plenty of pictures of Weezy entering the Manhattan courthouse, and Weezy inside the courtroom. You can also see a crazy fan with Lil Wayne tatted on her who showed up outside the courthouse, another video of Tune entering the building (chaos with all the fans and paparazzi), DJ Khaled wearing a ‘FREE LIL WAYNE‘ t-shirt, and other celebs speaking about Wayne‘s jail sentence. FREE WEEZY

Pictures Of Lil Wayne Entering And Inside The Courthouse

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Lloyd Banks Credits Lil Wayne For Mixtape Return

Lloyd BanksG-Unit’s Lloyd Banks recently spoke on his return to the mixtape circuit and how Lil Wayne was largely responsible for sparking his new underground run.

While crediting his team for the overall mixtape formula, Banks said Weezy took promotional and marketing tool to another level these past few years.

“I would lie to say it doesn’t,” Banks said regarding Wayne‘s motivation. ‘You need something — it’s right there plain in your face. I always felt like that was the formula, like that was the structure I needed to be successful. It’s just like the record label looks at it like you’re over-saturating. They don’t understand the freestyle. They don’t make any money off of the freestyle. Anything that they don’t make money off of, it doesn’t make sense. That’s why I had to get away from it. You can’t tell me this shit doesn’t make sense when this is what got me sittin’ in your office. We’ve done it! We’ve made it possible for Wayne to understand that formula, and he took it and ran with it!”

Eminem has also credited Weezy‘s positive impact on the rap game.

“I stayed up on the music,” Em said in an interview about his past absence from rap. “And without naming any name, it just felt like hip-hop was going downhill…But with this new T.I. album, with this new Lil Wayne album of recent, it seems like things are looking a lot better now. You can appreciate Lil Wayne using different words to rhyme and actually rhyming words that you know. Or T.I., where you hear shit and you’re like Whoa, ah, I wish I would have thought of that! You know what I mean? Or you hear all the compound-syllable rhyming and all that. It just seems like now the craft is getting cared about more.”

Shout outs to SOHH