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Lil Wayne Appears On “The Jump” To Talk The Loss Of Kobe Bryant, Attending Lakers Games Virtually, Young Money Radio & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Appears On ESPN The Jump To Talk The Loss Of Kobe Bryant, Attending Lakers Games Virtually, Young Money Radio & More

Yesterday, Lil Wayne made an appearance on ESPN’s “The Jump” show via Skype from his home to chop it up with Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes and Amin Elhassan.

During their conversation, Tunechi spoke on how special it was for the Los Angeles Lakers to win the 2020 NBA Finals championship in the same year we lost Kobe Bryant, how it has been for himself to deal with the loss of Kobe, and what their relationship was like.

Weezy also discussed attending the LA Lakers games virtually from his home, where he ranks LeBron James as a Laker, how it was to switch roles and ask questions instead of answering questions on “Young Money Radio” earlier this year, and more. Check it out below!

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Lil Wayne Talks The Lakers’ Recent Win, Recording A New Feature For DMX, Why Every Artist Tries To Sound Like Drake & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks The Lakers Recent Win, Recording A New Feature For DMX, Why Every Artist Tries To Sound Like Drake & More

After the Los Angeles Lakers won the recent NBA Finals championship, Lil Wayne appeared on the “ALL BALL with Doug Gottlieb” podcast, which you can check out below.

During their 50-minute conversation, Wayne spoke on being a Lakers fan, first meeting the late Kobe Bryant, having some stuff in the works with Kobe before he passed away, his thoughts on LeBron James moving to the Lakers, and how he will be celebrating their latest win by going to the studio.

Weezy also discussed growing up in New Orleans, how his stepfather Rabbit convinced his mother Cita to be a rapper, recording a recent feature for DMX, the recording process for his very first album, his favorite meal that his mom cooks, his favorite sneakers, his half-brother Semaj, buying a Nissan Pathfinder with his very first paycheck, the success of his first solo album Tha Block Is Hot, why so many artists in the music industry try and sound like Drake, the last time he was on stage, and the “colossal” change in how music is downloaded now compared to how it was at the start of his career.

Before his interview with Doug Gottlieb wrapped up, Tunechi recalled his trip to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia at the end of last year and told the story of how he nearly didn’t get into the country, as well as how “Your Excellency” helped him out!

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Lil Wayne Attends The Los Angeles Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Game Virtually [Video]

Lil Wayne Attends The Los Angeles Lakers vs Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Game Virtually

On August 5th, Lil Wayne made an appearance during the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder basketball game virtually.

Tunechi was one of the celebrities who appeared on the big board at the STAPLES Center in L.A. as a virtual courtside fan.

You can check out some footage of Weezy at the Lakers vs. Thunder game were he even gives a virtual high-five to another fan below!

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Lil Wayne Speaks On COVID-19, How Self-Quarantining Is Currently Going For Him, Unreleased Music, Kobe Bryant & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Speaks On COVID-19, How Self-Quarantining Is Going For Him, Unreleased Music, Kobe Bryant & More

For episode 24 of Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson‘s “All The Smoke” podcast, they had Lil Wayne as the special guest and chopped it up with him for around 25-minutes. At the start of the video, Stack called Wayne the “best rapper of all time” and his “favorite rapper” while towards the end, Matt mentioned he named one of his sons “Carter” after Tha Carter III album.

During their conversation, which you can watch below, Weezy spoke on how his family are currently doing with this coronavirus lockdown, how he has “been self-quarantining for years”, his mother Cita and brother Semaj being in New Orleans where the virus is “really bad” at the moment, N.O. legend 5th Ward Weebie possibly passing away from this virus, and maybe recording a theme song for “All The Smoke“.

Tunechi also revealed he is hitting the studio up everyday while in lockdown, has an unreleased song with a bar saying “ballin’ like Stack Jack”, his sports knowledge comes from his grandma Mercedes Carter, he used to play American football back in the day, how Kobe Bryant made an impact on him, his current favorite NBA players, he is currently listening to Lil Baby, XXXTentacion and Young Dolph, and wanting to do a live concert from home with 5-6 unreleased songs!

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Lil Wayne Talks “Funeral”, Kobe Bryant’s Death, Super Bowl LIV, Sleep & Much More [Videos]

Lil Wayne Talks Funeral, Kobe Bryant Death, Super Bowl LIV, Sleep & Much More

On January 31st, Lil Wayne made another appearance on the live show of “Skip And Shannon: Undisputed” in Miami, Florida to chop it up with Skip Bayless, Shannon Sharpe and Jenny Taft.

At the start of their conversation, Tune spoke about Funeral, how he wanted to carry on the Rebirth album legacy by dropping this new album, what impact he wants to see from Funeral, having a 24-second tribute for Kobe Bryant on the project, turning in a total of 52 songs for 24 to be picked, and not knowing what “sleep” is.

Throughout the interview, Weezy also discussed the Cowboys, Kobe Bryant‘s death, how he thinks the Los Angeles Lakers will dedicate the rest of the season to Bryant, expecting LeBron James to go even harder, not being offended by Doc Rivers‘ recent quote about the Clippers and Kobe, Packers’ Aaron Rodgers having the best Super Bowl LIV performance since 2006, and more.

You can check out footage of Tunechi arriving to “Undisputed” with his fiancĂ©e La’Tecia Thomas and see the full show after the jump below. Skip also gave back Wayne the key to his car that he recently borrowed!

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