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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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New Orleans Congressman Cedric Richmond Calls Lil Wayne One Of Their Musical Ambassadors & “One Of The Best Lyricists Of All Time” [Video]

Congressman Cedric Richmond Calls Lil Wayne One Of New Orleans Musical Ambassadors & One Of The Best Lyricists Of All Time

According to U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond, when it comes to rap, Lil Wayne is one of New Orleans’ musical ambassadors and he puts him in the category of the city’s other musical legends like Aaron Neville, Fats Domino, and Louis Armstrong.

While walking through Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Cedric also called Tunechi “one of the best lyricists of all time”, as well as revealed how important Tune is to NOLA and how happy he is that him and Birdman have resolved their issues.

You can check out exactly what the U.S. Congressman said about Wayne to TMZ below. He even mentioned that he can’t wait to hear Tha Carter V, he may get it for his flight back home to New Orleans, and if Weezy has what it takes to be Mayor of New Orleans!

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Lil Wayne – Uproar [#GenesisHalftimeShow Video]

Lil Wayne Uproar Genesis Halftime Show Video

Teaming up with the Genesis car, Lil Wayne shot a video for his “Uproar” single from his Tha Carter V album that premiered during the #GenesisHalftimeShow on Monday.

This visual, which was directed by Eddie Morales, was shot at the football field in the neighborhood that Tunechi grew up in inside the 17th Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana.

You can watch Weezy performing live in the “Uproar” video for Genesis below. The official music video that was shot in New York and will include cameos from Atown, FatBoy SSE, Shiggy, and Swizz Beatz should premiere soon!

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Day 2: Lil Wayne Shoots More Of His “Uproar” Music Video In Front Of His Mural In New Orleans [Videos]

Lil Wayne Shoots More Of His Uproar Music Video In Front Of His Mural In New Orleans

After shooting parts of his “Uproar” music video in New York with Shiggy, Atown, FatBoy SSE, and Swizz Beatz on October 3rd, Lil Wayne shot more of his upcoming video at a different location on the following day.

For day 2, Tunechi was spotted shooting in front of a car and in front of his mural in his hometown Hollygrove, New Orleans, Louisiana with choreographer Eddie Morales.

You can check out some behind the scenes footage of Weezy shooting his scenes in NOLA after the jump! Are you happy that they went with “Uproar” as the first single from Tha Carter V?

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