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Lil Wayne Praised With His Own Exhibit At The National Museum Of African American Music

Lil Wayne Praised With His Own Exhibit At The National Museum Of African American Music

For his 40th birthday on September 27th, Lil Wayne was honored by the National Museum of African American Music with his own exhibit in Nashville, Tennessee.

Students could attend the NMAAM event, which had live music and virtual voice notes playing from Tunechi, and record themselves singing and rapping along to Tune‘s lyrics in the Rap Booth.

Wayne provided the exhibit with a few of his personal items, such as his “I Am Hip-Hop” award that he received from the BET Awards, a handwritten letter he wrote while in Rikers Island, his “Rap Album Of The Year” award from the GRAMMYs, one of his original Tha Block Is Hot physical albums, and more.

In a statement to VIBE, you can see what both Weezy and H. Beecher Hicks III, who is the President and CEO of NMAAM, had to say about this event below:

Lil Wayne: “I’m very grateful to work with NMAAM and show students how Hip-Hop has been so influential on the culture. Shout out to NMAAM for all the birthday love.”

H. Beecher Hicks III: “We are thrilled to honor and feature Lil Wayne and start our relationship with such a generous donation. On the heels of Mr. Carter expressing his interest in partnering with us, we found out that ten years ago, he became the first male artist to surpass Elvis Presley with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100, with 109 songs. What better way to celebrate his 40th than by commemorating his accomplished career with an exhibit to honor over 25 years of impacting the music we listen to and the multiple genres he has shaped, along with the story we tell here at NMAAM.”

You can check out a personal video from Lil Wayne and some photos from this exhibit, courtesy of a longtime visitor of this website, Zak Robertson, after the jump below. Mr. Carter is also the first hip-hop artist to support the museum and donate his personal items for educational use!

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Feature Friday #231: Servin Tha World Click – Servin’ It Hot (Feat Lil Wayne, Turk & Big Tymers)

Servin Tha World Click Servin It Hot Feat Lil Wayne, Turk & Big Tymers

For this week’s “Feature Friday” edition, I have picked a song from Servin Tha World Click titled “Servin’ It Hot” featuring Lil Wayne, Turk and the Big Tymers.

The Mannie Fresh-produced track appears on the Nashville rap group’s album, Shippin’ N Handlin’, which was released back in 1999.

If you didn’t already know, Servin Tha World Click are made up of Jack Zane, Rhyme, Duce, Fyste, Scapes, and Ike The Referee.

“I be thuggin’ I knows, it don’t matter I goes, to your spot with hollows, jump out the car I shot fo’, n*ggas run and die slow”

You can listen to “Servin’ It Hot” below.

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Lil Wayne Attends & Performs Live At Limelight In Nashville, Tennessee With Young Buck [Video]

Lil Wayne Attends & Performs Live At Limelight In Nashville Tennessee With Young Buck

Lil Wayne attended Limelight nightclub in Nashville, Tennessee on April 12th for a stop on his “Release Partiez” tour. He was joined at the club by Young Buck, Mack Maine, Hood, YoYo, and Shanell.

During his appearance, Weezy got on the mic and rapped to Chedda Da Connect’s “Flicka Da Wrist“, as well as performed “Fingers Hurting“, “Coco“, “Only“, “Truffle Butter“, and “Steady Mobbin’“.

You can check out some footage of this after the jump below. Tunechi is next set to perform live on his nightclub tour at SUITE 38 in Indianapolis, Indiana later tonight!

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Lil Wayne Has A Late Night Skating Session With YoYo & Adam Z In Nashville, Tennessee

Lil Wayne Has A Late Night Skating Session With YoYo & Adam Z In Nashville Tennessee

After his appearance at Limelight nightclub in Nashville, Tennessee on April 12th, Lil Wayne hit up a skate park with YoYo and Adam Z for a late night skateboarding session.

Weezy uploaded a clip to his Twitter page, which you can check out below, with the caption reading: “Smurf ain’t dead! But dey killed Ralphy yall!!!” I wonder what this means?

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Lil Wayne Performs Live In Baltimore, Maryland On “America’s Most Wanted” Tour [Pictures]

Lil Wayne Performs Live In Baltimore On Americas Most Wanted Tour

On July 17th, Lil Wayne performed live on his America’s Most Wanted music festival in Baltimore, Maryland at the 1st Mariner Arena. During this concert, Weezy brought out Birdman, Mack Maine, 2 Chainz, and T.I. to perform their collaborations.

Kristina Gooden and Jarvis attended this show and sent me some great quality photos from it, which you can view for yourselves after the jump below!

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