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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Shares His Favorite Spots In New Orleans

Lil Wayne Shares His Favorite Spots In New Orleans

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a full page scan that was dedicated to Lil Wayne from inside the April 2004 issue of Vibe magazine.

Wayne reveals his favorite places to visit in his hometown of New Orleans and why, which includes Canal Street, The Praline Connection, Walmart, and more.

You can check out the scan of this page (click to enlarge) after the jump below! Photography is by Kimberly Morand. Do you own this issue?

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Dooky Chase’s Restaurant Give Back To The Community With Some Help From Lil Wayne

Dooky Chase Restaurant Give Back To The Community With Some Help From Lil Wayne

Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana has been closed since Easter last month, due to COVID-19.

Even though they have suspended doing takeaways for now, Dooky Chase’s have been busy giving back to the community by cooking meals for charity with some help from Lil Wayne and partners.

According to NOLA, the restaurant has cooked up to 4,500 meals in the past few weeks that have been provided to churches, schools, and more! Dooky Chase’s Restaurant is looking to re-open their takeout service after Mother’s Day this weekend.

“Dooky Chase’s cooked up some 4,500 community meals over the past few weeks with support from New Orleans-born rapper Lil Wayne and local partners. The meals were provided to schools, churches and food pantries for the restaurant’s Community Give Back Days. Dooky Chase will resume takeout service in mid-May, after Mother’s Day, with the start date still to be determined.”

Photo credit: Drainflix.

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Lil Wayne Has A Message For Everyone Suffering From COVID-19 & Thanks All Of The Health Care Workers [Video]

Lil Wayne Has A Message For Everyone Suffering From COVID-19 & Thanks All Of The Health Care Workers

BET have partnered up with United Way Worldwide to support African Americans that have been seriously impacted by the COVID-19 disease.

They have created a fundraiser titled “Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort”, which included a video appearance from Lil Wayne at his private indoor TRUKSTOP skate park (watch below).

Wayne had a message for the people in his hometown New Orleans, Louisiana who are suffering from this coronavirus by telling them to keep strong and stay safe. He also gave praise to the health care workers by calling them “the real heroes” and “iconic figures”, as well as extended his condolences to DJ Black N Mild!

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Throwback Thursday: MTV Re-Release Their “Cribs” Episode With Lil Wayne & Birdman [Video]

MTV Re-Release Their Cribs Episode With Lil Wayne & Birdman

For #ThrowbackThursday, MTV have re-released their Cribs episode with Lil Wayne and Birdman, which was filmed nearly 20-years-ago, and uploaded it online.

For this episode, the Cash Money Millionaires gave MTV a tour of their 6-bedroom mansion in New Orleans, Louisiana, as well as showed off their 4 car garages and indoor spa facility.

You can check out the full episode below that also includes Wayne revealing what his favorite item out of the fridge is, what goes down in all of his bedrooms, his plum Chrysler PT Cruiser limousine, and more!

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Behind The Scenes Of Lil Wayne & Poppy Holden’s “Playoff” [Video]

Behind The Scenes Of Lil Wayne & Poppy Holden Playoff Video

In this post, you can get a behind the scenes look at Lil Wayne‘s “Playoff” video shoot featuring Poppy Holden, Corey Henry and The Treme Funktet.

The visual for the Richie Louie-produced collaboration was filmed in the 9th Ward of New Orleans on January 3rd and the behind the scenes clip was recorded by Newtral Groundz.

If you have not yet watched or wish to see it again, click here to see Wayne and Poppy H‘s “Playoff” video that first premiered during the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship on ESPN!

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Lil Wayne – Playoff (Feat Poppy Holden) [Music Video]

Lil Wayne Playoff Feat Poppy Holden Music Video

The official music video for Lil Wayne‘s new song called “Playoff” featuring his Young Money artist Poppy Holden premiered during the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship on ESPN.

Featuring background music from Corey Henry and The Treme Funktet, this new track was produced by Richie Louie. Wayne and Poppy H shot their scenes earlier this month in New Orleans, Louisiana.

You can check out the official visual for “Playoff” after the jump below! Are you feeling the collaboration?

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