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Lil Wayne Talks Googling His Own Lyrics, Wheezy’s Producer Tag, Nicki Minaj Memories & Teases “Tha Carter VI”

Lil Wayne Talks Googling His Own Lyrics, Wheezy Producer Tag, Nicki Minaj Memories & Teases Tha Carter 6

Lil Wayne recently chopped it up with Variety to talk all about his “Young Money Radio” show, the aim for it, and if he enjoys being a radio host.

During their interview, Weezy also spoke about how he is adapting to life during the COVID-19 pandemic, having a platform to speak out on racism, Googling his own lyrics, thinking Wheezy‘s producer tag was Future shouting him out, Betty Wright‘s influence on him, rolling his own weed, one of his favorite memories with Nicki Minaj being from the “High School” video shoot, and much more.

You can read the full conversation between Tunechi and Variety after the jump below. He even teased a Tha Carter VI album by replying with “the next one” when asked what his “favorite Carter” project is!

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Lil Wayne Recalls Working With Mac Miller On “The Question”, Explains The Difference Between “Hearing” & “Listening” [Video]

Lil Wayne Recalls Working With Mac Miller On The Question, Explains The Difference Between Hearing & Listening

A “Celebration Of Life” tribute concert was held for the late Mac Miller, who died from a drug overdose on September 7th, at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, California on October 31st.

During the benefit show that included performances from Action Bronson, Anderson.Paak, Chance The Rapper, Earl Sweatshirt, Miguel, ScHoolboy Q, SZA, Travis Scott, Ty Dolla $ign, Vince Staples, and more, there was a big screen that played messages for Mac from music artists that couldn’t make it.

One of these shout outs that played on the screen was from Lil Wayne at his TRUKSTOP skate park, who shared his memories of Miller and recalled doing their “The Question” collaboration together back in 2012. Wayne also went on to explain the difference between “listening” and “hearing”.

You can check out Tunechi‘s video message after the jump below. The concert allowed viewers to donate to The Mac Miller Circles Fund (TMMCF) to support youth arts and community-building programs in Mac Miller‘s memory. Rest In Peace!

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Damian Lillard Says Lil Wayne Inspired His Adidas Dame 4 x Bape Sneakers

Damian Lillard Reveals Lil Wayne Was The Inspiration Behind His Adidas Dame 4 x Bape Sneakers

Damian Lillard will be releasing a new sneaker soon that is a collaboration between Adidas and A Bathing Ape.

While at the Adidas headquarters in Portland, Oregon recently, Dame D.O.L.L.A. revealed to GQ that it was Lil Wayne who inspired his new shoe as his fondest memories of Bape are when Weezy used to wear the clothing line back in 2005 – 2006 (BET Awards, “Hustler Musik” music video, Vibe magazine cover, etc).

You can read exactly what Damian said about Tunechi influencing his new sneakers after the jump below. If you are interested in copping Lillard‘s Adidas Dame 4 x A Bathing Ape shoe, you will only be able to do so for $150.00 at Adidas’ 747 Warehouse pop-up shop in Los Angeles, California on February 16th as an online release has not yet been announced!

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Yo Gotti Recalls Being In The Studio With Lil Wayne & Birdman After Their Beef, “Tha Carter” Studio Sessions & More

Yo Gotti Recalls Being In The Studio With Lil Wayne & Birdman After Their Beef, Tha Carter Studio Sessions & More

On episode 37 of RapRadar’s podcast, Elliott Wilson and Brian “B.Dot” Miller sat down with Yo Gotti for an interview that you can listen to after the jump below. If you want to go straight to the Mr. Carter questions, head to the 59:30 mark.

During their conversation, Yo Gotti recalled listening to Lil Wayne‘s Tha Carter album before it was released to the world in 2004, how Wayne let him sit in the album studio sessions, and how he feels those memories are more valuable to him than money.

Gotti also spoke on getting Tunechi on his “Bible” song off his The Art Of Hustle album, as well as the picture of him in the studio with Tune and Birdman, which he mentioned that he was shocked to see Baby in the room as he originally came to the studio to rap with just Weezy!

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Mannie Fresh Says Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V” Album Will Have That “Original Cash Money Feel”

Mannie Fresh Says Lil Wayne Tha Carter 5 Album Will Have That Original Cash Money Feel

Montreality caught up with Mannie Fresh recently for an interview about various subjects including the job he had as a teenager, his favorite cartoon character, Kanye West, the music industry, and more.

During their conversation, the producer revealed that him and Lil Wayne went back to the original Cash Money sound when working on the upcoming Tha Carter V album, as well as that it will have the first Tha Carter album feel. He discussed a bit more about Cash Money Records too.

You can watch the full interview between Montreality and Mannie after the jump below. Head to the 3:30 mark to go to the Weezy and C5 question!

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