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Lil Wayne Talks Having An Eye For Talent, Playing The Guitar, Influences & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Having An Eye For Talent, Playing The Guitar, Influences & More

After the 6th annual “Lil Weezyana Fest” in his hometown New Orleans on Saturday evening (October 29th), Lil Wayne sat down with Delisa Shannon from Rolling Stone for a one on one interview.

During their conversation, Weezy discussed the feeling for this year’s “Lil Weezyana Fest“, connecting with fans, looking up and paying serious attention to Michael Jackson, Missy Elliott and JAY-Z while growing up, the last time he ever wrote a rap down, having an eye for talent, playing the guitar, the biggest lesson he has learned from his music career so far, and more.

You can check out Tunechi‘s new interview with Rolling Stone for their “The Green Room” series after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne Discusses His Childhood, Not Believing In Racism, Playing Tennis & More On The “More To It” Podcast

Lil Wayne Discusses His Childhood, Not Believing In Racism, Playing Tennis & More On The More To It Podcast

Lil Wayne recently participated in a 1-hour conversation with former American football player Marcellus Wiley on his “More To It” podcast, which is a show featuring interviews with entertainers.

In their convo, Wayne discussed growing up in the 17th Ward of New Orleans, signing to Cash Money Records, dressing up as Michael Jackson and performing for his family at a young age (this is when he realized he loved performing), his late stepfather Rabbit, the Cash Money/Ruff Ryders tour, Slim Williams, the moment when Birdman and Slim knew he was a solo artist and not a Hot Boy anymore, and being a student of the game every single day.

Also during their talk, Weezy spoke on wanting to become the ultimate music artist, how it feels to be in the conversation for the greatest rapper of all time, Roger Federer being the G.O.A.T. in tennis, playing tennis himself with his homie T@, the time he said he does not believe in racism on “Undisputed”, what he would tell his older self if he could go back in time, the Green Bay Packers, preferring American football over basketball, preferring Los Angeles over Miami, and what the hardest part and the best part about being Lil Wayne is.

You can watch a clip of Tunechi‘s interview with Marcellus after the jump below, as well as also listen to the full podcast on Apple Music. Tune was also asked who he personally thinks is the greatest rapper of all time to which he first said The Notorious B.I.G. before then going on to choose Jay Z!

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Kenny Mason Discusses His Admiration For Lil Wayne, Tha Carter III Sessions & More [Video]

Kenny Mason Discusses His Admiration For Lil Wayne, Tha Carter III Sessions & More

Kenny Mason sits down with Hakeem Rowe from Our Generation Music for a one on one interview, which you can watch in full below.

From the 22:00 mark of their conversation, Kenny discusses his admiration for Lil Wayne, working with him on J.I.D‘s “Just In Time” song, Wayne being the reason why he started rapping, his mixtapes, and calls Weezy “the G.O.A.T. for sure”.

The Atlanta artist also explains why he believes Tunechi is “the Michael Jackson of rap music” and reveals his favorite Tune project is The Carter 3 mixtape (not the album). He goes on to detail this was the original Tha Carter III album before all of the songs got leaked, such as “Scarface“. Mason even adds that this unofficial project deserves more recognition as it had beats from Kanye West and Timbaland on it!

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Mike Banger Reveals Lil Wayne Has Unreleased Music With Michael Jackson & Dr. Dre

Mike Banger Reveals Lil Wayne Has Unreleased Music With Michael Jackson & Dr Dre

Lil Wayne‘s former recording engineer Mike Banger recently participated in a Q&A (question and answer) session with a Lil Wayne Discord server that you can read in full below.

If you were not already aware, Banger is a RIAA-certified, multi-Platinum and Grammy award-winning recording engineer that has recorded and mixed numerous Tunechi projects including Tha Carter IV, Rebirth, I Am Not A Human Being 1 and 2, We Are Young Money, Sorry 4 The Wait, Dedication 4 and 5, and No Ceilings etc, as well as also produced a few tracks for Tune.

In their interview, Mike talked about Wayne‘s recording process, the difference between Wayne being high and sober in the studio, what percentage of Wayne‘s music actually gets released, and witnessing Wayne record “6 Foot 7 Foot” straight from prison, as well as everyone being out of their minds from mushrooms for the “No Worries” session. He also revealed Weezy has unreleased music with both Michael Jackson and Dr. Dre!

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Big Sean – Don Life (Feat Lil Wayne)

Big Sean Don Life Feat Lil Wayne

Here is Big Sean‘s new “Don Life” song featuring a dope verse from Lil Wayne that was co-produced by Teddy Walton, Key Wane, ​​Johan Lenox, Hit-Boy, and Amaire Johnson.

The track samples Michael Jackson’s “Human Nature” and it can be found on the Detroit rapper’s latest album, Detroit 2, available on streaming platforms now.

You can listen to “Don Life” after the jump below. Even though this collaboration leaked last summer, it is good to see it getting an official release! What are your thoughts on the collab?

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