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Lil Wayne Announces 5th Annual “Lil Weezyana Fest” In New Orleans, Reveals Lineup

Lil Wayne Announces 5th Annual Lil Weezyana Fest In New Orleans, Reveals Lineup

The 5th annual “Lil Weezyana Fest” has been announced and like the past 4 music festivals, it will be taking place in Lil Wayne‘s hometown New Orleans, Louisiana. However, the music venue has changed from Champions Square to the University Of New Orleans Lakefront Arena as Wayne wants to try and double the attendance numbers from last year.

This year’s concert, which is being presented by radio station Q93 and Live Nation Urban, will take place on September 7th and include live performances from Travis Scott, Meek Mill, Trey Songz, Kash Doll, Megan Thee Stallion, Saweetie, Melii, Leven Kali, Akbar V, and more. If it’s based on the previous shows, there will be plenty of special guests making an appearance too.

If you wish to attend the 2019 “Lil Weezyana Fest“, the VIP presale will begin tomorrow (May 29th) on Ticketmaster and general sale tickets will begin this Friday (May 31st) from 10AM. Weezy‘s annual homecoming festival will also give back to the local community as $0.50 of every ticket sold will be donated to support educational groups for the the youth in N.O. Last year, Tune celebrated the 10th anniversary of Tha Carter III, brought out Birdman to make a public apology, and spat a brand new freestyle!

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G Herbo Says Lil Wayne “Was Our JAY Z Before JAY Z” [Video]

G Herbo Says Lil Wayne Was Our JAY Z Before JAY Z

G Herbo hosted and performed live at 107.5 WGCI radio station’s Pre-New Year’s Eve Jam with Jacquees and City Girls at ‚ÄčThe Chicago Theatre on December 28th.

While backstage at the show, a host (who is from New Orleans) interviewed Herbo and told him that he reminds her of Lil Wayne in NOLA before the world got onto him.

The Chicago rapper then mentioned Wayne was who he looked up to while growing up, as well as that he “was our JAY Z before JAY Z”. You can watch the interview in a video below!

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Lil Wayne Sits Down With Current & Former Athletes To Interview Them About Numerous Topics [Video]

Lil Wayne Sits Down With Current & Former Athletes To Interview Them About Numerous Topics

Back in May, I shared some footage of Lil Wayne being a correspondent for The Players’ Tribune, which took place during 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend earlier this year.

The Players’ Tribune have now released an official video of Wayne sitting down with NFL running back Alvin Kamara, WNBA athlete Essence Carson, and former NBA players Stephen Jackson and Al Harrington to interview them.

Some of the questions that Weezy asked included how Carson walks around New Orleans with no security, how Essence plans revenge, what Jackson and Harrington are up to nowadays, and more.

You can watch Tunechi interview these sports stars in a video after the jump below! What are your thoughts on Tune‘s interviewing skills?

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Vice Versa Confirm Lil Wayne Feature On Their “Backwoods & Big Shots” Mixtape

Vice Versa Confirm Lil Wayne Feature On Their Backwoods & Big Shots Mixtape

Young Money duo Vice Versa will be releasing their new project tomorrow (November 7th) called Backwoods & Big Shots that is being hosted by DJ $keme.

Some of the features for the mixtape have been confirmed and one is their boss Lil Wayne. The other confirmed features so far are fellow New Orleans natives Jay Jones, Lil Soulja Slim, T.Y., and Young Juve.

You can see proof that Weezy will be featured on Poppy Holden and Yaj‘s upcoming Backwoods & Big Shots tape after the jump below! They last worked together on “Drowning” off D6: Reloaded, are you looking forward to their new song?

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New Orleans Congressman Cedric Richmond Calls Lil Wayne One Of Their Musical Ambassadors & “One Of The Best Lyricists Of All Time” [Video]

Congressman Cedric Richmond Calls Lil Wayne One Of New Orleans Musical Ambassadors & One Of The Best Lyricists Of All Time

According to U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond, when it comes to rap, Lil Wayne is one of New Orleans’ musical ambassadors and he puts him in the category of the city’s other musical legends like Aaron Neville, Fats Domino, and Louis Armstrong.

While walking through Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Cedric also called Tunechi “one of the best lyricists of all time”, as well as revealed how important Tune is to NOLA and how happy he is that him and Birdman have resolved their issues.

You can check out exactly what the U.S. Congressman said about Wayne to TMZ below. He even mentioned that he can’t wait to hear Tha Carter V, he may get it for his flight back home to New Orleans, and if Weezy has what it takes to be Mayor of New Orleans!

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Is There A Lil Wayne, Flow & Young Greatness Song On The Way?

Lil Wayne, Flow & Young Greatness Song On The Way

Niyo has took to his social media pages to announce he has an unreleased song from Lil Wayne!

The New Orleans producer also revealed that Young Money artist Flow and the late Young Greatness, who died a few days ago from being shot, are both on the track too.

Even though he didn’t say anything else about the record, Niyo did tease a release by asking who “wanna hear it?”. Do you think this collabo from the NOLA natives will see the light of day soon?

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