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Cortez Bryant Talks Being Lil Wayne’s First Manager, Wayne Nearly Signing To Jay Z & More [Video]

Cortez Bryant Talks Being Lil Wayne First Manager, Wayne Nearly Signing To Jay Z & More

A couple of months ago, Cortez Bryant chopped it up with The Jasmine Brand for a virtual interview, which you can watch below, to talk about a variety of subjects.

During their conversation, Tez Poe discussed how he first became the manager of Lil Wayne, recalled how they first got scammed for a concert, revealed how he felt when Drake asked him to be his manager, and more.

The former manager of Tunechi also spoke on how close Tune actually came to signing a deal with Jay Z and how they had the Roc Nation / Def Jam contract in front of them ready to sign. Cortez mentioned that this woke Cash Money Records up, as well as explained what him and Weezy learned from the initial CMR deal!

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Mellow Rackz Talks Signing To Lil Wayne, Getting Shot, Dating Kodak Black & More [Video]

Mellow Rackz Talks Signing To Lil Wayne, Getting Shot, Dating Kodak Black & More

Mellow Rackz recently sat down with Adam22 for an interview on his “No Jumper” podcast, which you can watch in full below.

The 20-year-old music artist discussed everything from being in the streets, getting shot, how she met XXXTentacion’s mother Cleopatra Bernard (who is now her manager), dating Kodak Black, and much more.

From the 31 minute mark, Rackz talked about signing to Young Money, how involved Lil Wayne is with her career, why Wayne motivates her a lot, and revealed “we got some dope sh*t” when asked if herself and Weezy have worked together yet!

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Lil Bibby Reveals He Couldn’t Clear A Lil Wayne Sample For Juice WRLD’s “Fighting Demons” Album

Lil Bibby Reveals He Couldnt Clear A Lil Wayne Sample For Juice WRLD Fighting Demons Album

For the second anniversary of Juice WRLD‘s unfortunate death a few days ago, his record label Grade A Productions released his second posthumous album called Fighting Demons.

In an interview with Complex magazine, Grade A Productions founder Lil Bibby and Juice‘s manager Jideonwo revealed they tried to get a Lil Wayne sample cleared for the new project.

However, Bibby explained he was unable to clear a sample from Wayne‘s interview with Emmanuel Acho about mental health and it wasn’t Weezy or Acho who blocked this from happening, it was the studio who owns the content.

You can read what the two of them had to say about trying to include a Tunechi sample on Juice WRLD‘s Fighting Demons album after the jump below! Would you have liked to hear a WRLD song presumably about mental health with a Tune sample?

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Reveals How He Picks The People To Be Around Him [Video]

Lil Wayne Reveals How He Picks The People To Be Around Him

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a rare video of a Lil Wayne interview from back in 2005.

In the sit-down conversation, Weezy talked all about his current team at the time and how he chooses the people around him.

The individuals Tunechi spoke on are: Marley G, NO Capo aka Capito, Curren$y, Reel, Melissa Philipian, Mack Maine, and Cortez Bryant. Check out the rare clip below!

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Lil Wayne Signs With United Talent Agency + Hints At Marriage Or Engagement With Denise Bidot

Lil Wayne Signs With United Talent Agency + Hints At Marriage Or Engagement With Denise Bidot

According to Billboard, Lil Wayne has just signed with UTA (United Talent Agency) to be represented in all areas across the world.

This means Tunechi has left CAA (Creative Artists Agency) after previously joining them from ICM (International Creative Management) back in 2018. Mack Maine will continue to represent Tune on the management side.

In other Weezy news, it seems a congratulations to him is in order as he hinted at either getting engaged or married to Denise Bidot on 4/20 yesterday after taking to Twitter to tweet: “Happiest man alive! Today is the beginning of our forever. Forever?? Forever, ever?? FOREVER EVER!!!!! The Carters.”

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