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Lil Wayne Performs Live At His 5th Annual “Lil Weezyana Fest” In New Orleans [Pictures]

Lil Wayne Performs Live At His 5th Annual Lil Weezyana Fest In New Orleans

Lil Wayne headlined his 5th annual “Lil Weezyana Fest” at the University Of New Orleans Lakefront Arena in his hometown on September 7th.

I previously posted up a video of everything that went down at this year’s “Lil Weezyana Fest” including Weezy‘s full set, and now we can view some pics.

You can see these dope photos of Tunechi performing live at his annual music festival in New Orleans below, courtesy of Jared Robinson! Did you attend 2019 “Lil Weezyana Fest”?

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Lil Wayne Brings Out DJ Khaled, Future & More During 5th Annual “Lil Weezyana Fest”, Watch The Full Concert [Video]

Lil Wayne Brings Out DJ Khaled, Future & More During 5th Annual Lil Weezyana Fest, Watch The Full Concert

On September 7th, Lil Wayne‘s 5th annual “Lil Weezyana Fest took place at the University Of New Orleans Lakefront Arena in his hometown.

With sets from Akbar V, Leven Kali, Melii, Kash Doll, Saweetie, Megan Thee Stallion, Trey Songz, Meek Mill and Travis Scott, the Best Rapper Alive also brought out DJ Khaled, Future, Choppa, and Cheeky Blakk for surprise live performances.

If you couldn’t attend this year and missed the live stream of the concert, TIDAL are now letting you rewatch it back if you are a member. So if you are, hit the jump to check out everything what went down at Wayne‘s show! What did you make of the 2019 “Lil Weezyana Fest” compared to the previous festivals?

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Lil Wayne Reveals When He Will Release His “Funeral” Album & Announces New Partnership With Video Game Company Ubisoft

Lil Wayne Reveals When He Will Release Funeral Album & Announces New Partnership With Video Game Company Ubisoft

Similar to every year before “Lil Weezyana Fest“, Lil Wayne phoned into Wild Wayne from New Orleans radio station Q93 a few days ago to promote his upcoming 5th annual music festival that will be taking place on September 7th.

During their conversation, Wayne chatted about the growth of his “Lil Weezyana Fest” as it has changed to a bigger location for this year and it will include a jazz tribute, carnival food, rides and 2 stages at the upcoming concert, as well as how he wants his festival to be up there with the rest of the big festivals, such as Lollapalooza.

Tunechi then went on to list who is on his Young Money record label (doesn’t name Drake) and reveal he will release his Funeral album at the end of this year. He even mentioned that Funeral is done and it is now up to Mack Maine to pick a bunch of songs for the project and title them.

Also in the 17-minute conversation, Weezy discussed what he does to create new experiences, his Young Money Sports agency, Los Angeles Lakers, Green Bay Packers, and announced he has just partnered with video game company Ubisoft were he will be releasing funny commercials and ads for the Ghost Recon Breakpoint marketing campaign!

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Lil Wayne Announces 5th Annual “Lil Weezyana Fest” In New Orleans, Reveals Lineup

Lil Wayne Announces 5th Annual Lil Weezyana Fest In New Orleans, Reveals Lineup

The 5th annual “Lil Weezyana Fest” has been announced and like the past 4 music festivals, it will be taking place in Lil Wayne‘s hometown New Orleans, Louisiana. However, the music venue has changed from Champions Square to the University Of New Orleans Lakefront Arena as Wayne wants to try and double the attendance numbers from last year.

This year’s concert, which is being presented by radio station Q93 and Live Nation Urban, will take place on September 7th and include live performances from Travis Scott, Meek Mill, Trey Songz, Kash Doll, Megan Thee Stallion, Saweetie, Melii, Leven Kali, Akbar V, and more. If it’s based on the previous shows, there will be plenty of special guests making an appearance too.

If you wish to attend the 2019 “Lil Weezyana Fest“, the VIP presale will begin tomorrow (May 29th) on Ticketmaster and general sale tickets will begin this Friday (May 31st) from 10AM. Weezy‘s annual homecoming festival will also give back to the local community as $0.50 of every ticket sold will be donated to support educational groups for the the youth in N.O. Last year, Tune celebrated the 10th anniversary of Tha Carter III, brought out Birdman to make a public apology, and spat a brand new freestyle!

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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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Grandmaster Flash & Master P Both Praise Lil Wayne [Videos]

Grandmaster Flash & Master P Both Praise Lil Wayne

Grandmaster Flash uploaded a video of himself to social media not long after Lil Wayne was honored with the “I Am Hip-Hop” award at this year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards to congratulate him.

The South Bronx old-school hip-hop artist and DJ, who was presented with the same award back in 2006, called Tunechi “an amazing artist” and thanked him for the “Uproar” single off Tha Carter V.

As well as praise from Flash, the No Limit Records founder also shared a video of himself to social media not long after Tune released C5 to reveal he had just bought the album while “Can’t Be Broken” played in the background.

In the clip, Master P spoke about how this new generation have to salute the OGs before them to be successful and called Weezy “the best rapper that ever came from Louisiana”. You can check out both videos after the jump below!

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