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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks Hustling, “Tha Carter” Album, Remixing “Ether” & More With Pete Finch [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Hustling, Tha Carter Album, Remixing Ether & More With Pete Finch

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a Lil Wayne freestyle and interview that he did with Pete Finch back in the early 2000s.

During their conversation, Wayne revealed what his very first hustle was, the longest he has ever rapped without stopping, where his Tha Carter” album name comes from, what made him change as a person, a message for upcoming music artists, if he has any problems with Nas after freestyling over the “Ether” beat on SQ1, and more.

You can check out this full throwback video after the jump below that also includes him spitting a verse from his “BM J.R.” song!

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Yaj From Vice Versa Discusses Looking Up To Lil Wayne, New Orleans, Signing To Young Money & More [Video]

Yaj From Vice Versa Discusses Looking Up To Lil Wayne, New Orleans, Signing To Young Money & More

DJ Demi Lobo from Dash Radio has interviewed nearly the whole roster of Young Money Entertainment recently, and now here is their interview with Yaj from Vice Versa.

During their 20-minute conversation, Yaj talked about quarantining in New York, COVID-19, his “Yaj” name coming from “Jay” backwards, which part of New Orleans he is from, looking up to Lil Wayne, and what he thinks Wayne saw in him.

The Vice Versa rapper also shared stories about how he, Poppy H and HoodyBaby were all on a plane while someone was coughing terribly behind them, as well as how he left his Walmart job once he signed to Young Mula. Check out the full interview below!

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Euro Discusses How He First Met His “Mentor” Lil Wayne, Why He Is A Perfectionist, What Their Relationship Is Like & More [Video]

Euro Discusses How He First Met His Mentor Lil Wayne, Why He Is A Perfectionist, What Their Relationship Is Like & More

After seeing interviews with Poppy H and Lil Twist this week, here is a Euro interview with DJ Demi Lobo for Dash Radio.

In this 30-minute conversation, Euro revealed how he first met his “mentor” Lil Wayne at the skate park, how Wayne is a perfectionist, what their relationship is like, and how he always shows love to the people around him.

The Young Money artist also talked about his latest project Don’t Expect Nothing, where his name “Euro” comes from, currently quarantining in Providence, Rhode Island, the genre RnB, his first language being Spanish, he has a new project on the way, and much more. Check it out below!

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Lil Wayne Is Referenced In 3 Of The Top 5 Songs On The Billboard “Hot 100” Chart

Lil Wayne Is Referenced In 3 Of The Top 5 Songs On The Billboard Hot 100 Chart

How crazy is this?! Lil Wayne is name-dropped in three of the top five songs on Billboard’s “Hot 100” chart.

With the latest update to the “Hot 100” chart, Weezy is mentioned in Doja Cat and Nicki Minaj’s “Say So” remix, Megan Thee Stallion and Beyonce’s “Savage” remix, and Roddy Ricch’s “The Box” single.

“Spittin’ like Weezy, Foxy plus Lauryn” – Nicki Minaj on “Say So”

“I done bled the block and now it’s hot, bitch I’m Tunechi” – Megan Thee Stallion on “Savage”

“I had the Draco with me, Dwayne Carter” – Roddy Ricch on “The Box”

All throughout his career, Tunechi has been on top of the charts and even if he is not on top at this current moment in time, he is still being referenced in the “hottest songs”! What other rapper can say this?

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Appears On BET’s “106 & Park” To Promote His “500 Degreez” Album

Lil Wayne Appears On BET 106 & Park To Promote 500 Degreez Album

Similar to the posts earlier this month and at the end of March, I have decided to do another #ThrowbackThursday article for today here on LilWayneHQ.com.

For this week’s throwback post, you can watch Lil Wayne pay a visit to BET’s “106 & Park” television show back in 2002 to promote his 500 Degreez album. He was joined later on by Birdman, Mannie Fresh and TQ.

In his interview, Wayne spoke on why the 500 Degreez project title is similar to Juvenile’s 400 Degreez album name, having the very first sample on Cash Money Records with “Don’t Look Any Further” on his “Way Of Life” single, and more! Have you seen it before?

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