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Lil Wayne Chats To Mannie Fresh About Their Upcoming Collaboration Album On “Young Money Radio” [Video]

Lil Wayne Chats To Mannie Fresh On Young Money Radio About Their Upcoming Collaboration Album

In this post, you can find Lil Wayne‘s full conversation with Mannie Fresh that took place last Friday (June 26th) for episode 9 of his “Young Money Radio” show on Apple Music.

During their conversation (watch below), Weezy talked to Mannie about producing all of the songs on the Cash Money Records’ artist albums back in the day, his upcoming joint album with Bun B, and much more.

Tunechi and Fresh also discussed their forthcoming collaboration project, which could possibly be called Tha Carter/Fresh Files, as well as when they plan on releasing it (could be 2021) and having 7 songs completed for it already!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Explains The Importance Of Getting An Education [Video]

Lil Wayne Explains The Importance Of Getting An Education

In this #ThrowbackThursday clip, Lil Wayne explains to Viceland’s Gregory “Beef” Jones about why education is important and how he feels about being an icon to kids.

After performing live at MASS APPEAL’s 3rd annual “Live At The BBQ” show during South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin back in 2017, Weezy revealed the importance of getting an education and staying in school.

You can watch Tunechi mention he is a straight A student, went to the best school in New Orleans, and graduated early in a #TBT video after the jump below. Enjoy!

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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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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Shares His Favorite Spots In New Orleans

Lil Wayne Shares His Favorite Spots In New Orleans

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a full page scan that was dedicated to Lil Wayne from inside the April 2004 issue of Vibe magazine.

Wayne reveals his favorite places to visit in his hometown of New Orleans and why, which includes Canal Street, The Praline Connection, Walmart, and more.

You can check out the scan of this page (click to enlarge) after the jump below! Photography is by Kimberly Morand. Do you own this issue?

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Throwback Thursday: Scans Of Lil Wayne’s Cover Story For Vibe Magazine’s 2006 Issue

Scans Of Lil Wayne Cover Story For Vibe Magazine 2006 Issue

Similar to last week, I have decided to share scans from Lil Wayne‘s cover story for the April 2006 issue of Vibe magazine for #ThrowbackThursday today.

In an interview with Benjamin Meadows-Ingram for the mag, Weezy discussed everything from how difficult it was to work with other producers on Tha Carter II instead of Mannie Fresh, how much of an influence JAY-Z is on him, how close he came to signing with Roc-A-Fella, and if he dissed T.I. on his “Best Rapper Alive” song.

You can check out scans from Tunechi‘s cover story below that also includes him talking about the Hot Boys members dissing him, joining Boyz N Da Hood, if he is Blood affiliated, studying Psychology at the University Of Houston, how his relationship with Trina is different than other relationships he has been in, New Orleans, if he dissed 50 Cent and Nas on “You Don’t Know” off Da Drought 2, and much more!

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Dooky Chase’s Restaurant Give Back To The Community With Some Help From Lil Wayne

Dooky Chase Restaurant Give Back To The Community With Some Help From Lil Wayne

Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana has been closed since Easter last month, due to COVID-19.

Even though they have suspended doing takeaways for now, Dooky Chase’s have been busy giving back to the community by cooking meals for charity with some help from Lil Wayne and partners.

According to NOLA, the restaurant has cooked up to 4,500 meals in the past few weeks that have been provided to churches, schools, and more! Dooky Chase’s Restaurant is looking to re-open their takeout service after Mother’s Day this weekend.

“Dooky Chase’s cooked up some 4,500 community meals over the past few weeks with support from New Orleans-born rapper Lil Wayne and local partners. The meals were provided to schools, churches and food pantries for the restaurant’s Community Give Back Days. Dooky Chase will resume takeout service in mid-May, after Mother’s Day, with the start date still to be determined.”

Photo credit: Drainflix.

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