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Lil Wayne’s Skate Squad Gift Him With His First-Ever Signature Skateboard For Turning Pro

Lil Wayne Skate Squad Gift Him With His First Ever Signature Skateboard For Turning Pro

First things first – I hope all you Wayniacs had a great Christmas! A couple of days before Christmas Day this year, a few of Lil Wayne‘s close skateboarding friends gifted him his first-ever signature skateboard for turning pro after 10+ years of him first starting to skate.

While at Paul Rodriguez’s private skate park, Phillip Lopez, Spanish Mike, Torey Pudwill, Keelan Dadd, Emile Murray, Ryan Clarke, Yosef “YoYo” Ratleff, and Satpal Bansal surprised Weezy with the custom skateboard deck that is only available for friends and family only.

Spanish Mike: “10 years in the making for Lil Wayne turning pro. I remember the first time Wayne started skating and seeing how determined he was with it and really reminded me when I first started. Thank you Phil (Wayne Filmer) for bringing this moment to life… we all appreciate you. When you pick up a board and fall in love. I am happy to see my bro turn pro and be apart of the process. Once a skater always a skater!!!”

You can check out a recap of how it all went down in the video that was captured by Spanish Mike after the jump below, as well as view some photos from the session and a close up of the board that has an old picture of Tune and his lyrics on it. Torey also shows off his Young Money tattoo!

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Lil Wayne Gives Back To 150 Excelling Kids In New Orleans With “A Weezy Christmas”

Lil Wayne Gives Back To 150 Excelling Kids In New Orleans With A Weezy Christmas

Over the weekend, Lil Wayne did a good deed and gave back to his hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana by hosting a fun day for kids at Dave & Buster’s restaurant.

Weezy partnered up with Wilson Sporting Goods to pick sports equipment gifts for 150 kids between the ages of 12-years-old and 16-years-old to congratulate them for performing well in academics and community sports programs.

You can check out a personalized Merry Christmas message from Tunechi for all of the teenagers who received gifts after the jump below, courtesy of TMZ!

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Lil Wayne Surprises A Make-A-Wish Kid At His “Lil Weezyana Fest” [Video]

Lil Wayne Surprises A Make A Wish Kid At His Lil Weezyana Fest

2 weeks ago on October 29th, Lil Wayne made a Make-A-Wish kid’s dream come true during his 6th annual Lil Weezyana Fest in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tunechi met Donavon Fitzpatrick, who is a child in the Make-A-Wish program, backstage at the music festival and took pictures with him, as well as gifted him plenty of Los Angeles Lakers and Kansas City Chiefs merchandise.

While on stage, Weezy also brought Donovan out and dedicated his “Go DJ” song to him. Fitzpatrick suffers from hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), which is a condition that affects blood flow. Check out some footage of it all after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne Presents The Best Team Award At The 2022 ESPYs [Video]

Lil Wayne Presents Best Team Award At The 2022 ESPYs

Lil Wayne attended the 2022 ESPY Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California on July 20th.

While appearing at the sports-related annual ceremony, Weezy joined John Boyega and Sunisa Lee on stage to present the Best Team award to the Golden State Warriors.

You can check out Tunechi giving out the ESPY award to Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala and Juan Toscano-Anderson after the jump below, as well as also see how Tune made the audience laugh!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks Christmas, Stacey Dash, The Boondocks, Fame & Much More

Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks Christmas, Stacey Dash, The Boondocks, Fame & More

As it is #ThrowbackThursday today, we can check out a Lil Wayne interview with 97.9 The Box radio station in Houston, Texas from back in 2007 around Christmas time.

In the conversation, Weezy talked about his passion for rap, his tattoos including getting Jay Z’s “Lucky Me” song title tattooed on his neck and lyrics from the verse on his leg (he used them at the end of “Mr. Carter” too), creating his “Gossip” track, what he wanted for Christmas, what presents he bought his daughter Reginae Carter for Christmas, and much more.

Tunechi also discussed being too famous and how that effects his privacy, the white cup, his relationship with Karrine Steffans aka Superhead, what New Year’s resolution he had, appearing on “The Boondocks“, Stacey Dash, his thoughts on the GRAMMY Awards, and revealed his favorite collaborations at that moment in time were Natasha Bedingfield’s “Love Like This” remix and Playaz Circle’s “Duffle Bag Boys” single. You can hear the full convo below that even includes Tune spitting a verse from “A Milli“!

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