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Lil Twist Talks Being Around Lil Wayne When “Tha Carter III” Was Released, Witnessing Drake’s Come Up & More

Lil Twist Talks Being Around Lil Wayne When Tha Carter 3 Was Released & Witnessing Drake Come Up

The Knockturnal recently caught up with Lil Twist for an exclusive interview about his current role on “Growing Up Hip-Hop”, his relationship with Lil Wayne, upcoming projects, and more.

During their conversation, Twizzy revealed what it was like signing to Young Money at a young age, as well as witnessing Drake‘s come up and being there for when Tha Carter III was released.

Twist also discussed what it is like to have Tune as a mentor, why he calls him both a big brother and a father, and confirmed Weezy will be featured on Young Carter 2. Have a read of it all below!

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Euro Talks Working With Lil Wayne & Creating His Own Company To Release New Music

Euro Talks Working With Lil Wayne & Creating His Own Company To Release New Music

Euro recently chopped it up with Vibe magazine about his latest album, Don’t Expect Nothing, and working with his mentor Lil Wayne.

During their conversation, Euro revealed he has set up his own company with his own funding to release new music, but Young Money is still his “family”.

The Providence rapper also explained why Tunechi is the only feature on his project with “Talk 2 Me Crazy“. You can read exactly what Euro said about Weezy and Young Mula below!

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Drake Recalls Always Wanting To Be As Important As Lil Wayne & Confirms He Is Not Directly Signed To Young Money Any More [Video]

Drake Recalls Always Wanting To Be As Important As Lil Wayne, Discusses His Work Ethic & Confirms He Is Not Directly Signed To Young Money Any More

For a surprise on Christmas Day, RapRadar and TIDAL released a brand new 2-hour interview with Drake that took place at his amazing new home in Toronto, Canada.

At the start of their conversation, Drizzy revealed that his goal at first was to be as important as his “mentor” Lil Wayne and that he does not think anyone in music before or after will ever have the same work ethic as what Wayne has.

After talking about Tunechi‘s “most insane work ethic”, the 6 God then recalled witnessing Tune record 4 – 5 classics in one night and seeing Kobe Bryant walk in on the tour bus during his very first meeting with Weezy to get an early release of Tha Carter III on an iPod.

Later on in the interview, Drake mentioned Lil Wayne will always be one of his favorite music artists, how a lot of things changed when he went to jail in 2010, how Wayne doesn’t listen to no other artists when he is in album mode, and confirmed he is not signed to Young Money any more.

You can check out Drizzy Drake‘s full conversation with Elliott Wilson and B. Dot in the video below, which also includes him speaking on Kanye West, Pusha T, Meek Mill, Serena Williams, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Tyler The Creator, The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Young Thug, and much more!

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Tyga Discusses How Lil Wayne Made Him Into The Person He Is Today, Being Mad He Wasn’t On “Every Girl” & More [Video]

Tyga Discusses How Lil Wayne Made Him Into The Person He Is Today, Being Mad He Wasnt On Every Girl & More

Tyga recently sat down with Ebro Darden for a one on one interview with Beats 1 radio to promote his latest album, Legendary.

During their conversation, which you can watch after the jump below, Ty revealed it was Lil Wayne who helped him grow into the person that he is today from his influence, as well as his work ethic.

“Wayne, he kinda like, he helped me grow into this person and really just inspired me and mentored me through the years. He signed me when I was 17. I was over there when he was doing Carter III so, that whole process, I had somebody to look [up] to as far as like, this is how I should do it. I should be in the studio every day. This person’s doing it. I should be doing shows… you know what I’m saying? I had guidance in a way. Just putting him on the beginning of the album is legendary. After all the drama, all the shit that he’s been through, label stuff, me, and still come out on top…”

T-Raww also mentioned that he put his Tune feature at the beginning of his Legendary album, because he is the actual legend. The former Young Money artist even explained how “Bed Rock” came together after first having hooks from Ne-Yo and Omarion, why you always have to be ready with verses when in the studio with Weezy, and being mad that he wasn’t on “Every Girl“!

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Trippie Redd Confirms He Has Unreleased Collaborations With Lil Wayne & Drake, Says They Influenced Him To Start Singing [Video]

Trippie Redd Confirms He Has Unreleased Collaborations With Lil Wayne & Drake, Says They Influenced Him To Start Singing

Trippie Redd sat down with Big Boy on his TV show in Los Angeles, California last week for an interview, which you can check out in a video after the jump below.

At the 5:10 mark of their conversation, Redd mentioned that listening to Lil Wayne and Drake made him want to try singing and at the 14:15 mark, he announced that him and Drizzy have unreleased songs together.

Later on in the interview around the 26:15 mark, Trippie revealed he has collaborations with Tunechi but doesn’t know when they will drop, he met Tune through Young Money’s HoodyBaby and Lil Twist, what it was like being in the studio with Weezy, and called him a mentor!

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Lil Wayne Has His Own Reality TV Show Called “Lil Wayne’s House” Coming To VH1

Lil Wayne Has His Own Reality TV Show Called Lil Waynes House Coming To VH1

Young Money artist Stephanie Acevedo has revealed the news that Lil Wayne will be coming to reality TV with his own show called “Lil Wayne’s House“.

Steph explained to famous plastic surgeon Dr. Miami on his “Naked Tea” talk show that Weezy‘s reality show will be shown on VH1 and they will begin shooting it in July in Los Angeles, California.

“It’s just basically us [Young Money members] coming together as artists, as a family, collaborating. Wayne’s gonna be our mentor.”

This will be Tunechi‘s very first television show. You can watch Acevedo announce the news in a clip below. I’m sure more details about this show will surface online soon!

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