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Don Cannon Explains Why Lil Wayne’s “Cannon” Changed His Life & Reveals He Has An Unreleased Version Of The Song [Video]

Don Cannon Explains Why Lil Wayne Cannon Changed His Life & Reveals He Has An Unreleased Version Of The Song

DJ Bootleg Kev sits down with the Generation Now record label founders DJ Drama, Leighton “Lakeshow” Morrison and Don Cannon for episode 38 of the “The Bootleg Kev Podcast”.

During their conversation, Don reveals what beat he thinks changed his life as a music producer, which he goes on to say the “Cannon” record on Lil Wayne‘s Dedication 2 mixtape.

While discussing the process behind “Cannon” (watch below), the Philadelphia native says Trick Daddy, Bohagon and Busta Rhymes all originally had the instrumental before Weezy.

He even mentions that he has an unreleased version of the track with Tunechi rapping over the beat for 3 minutes straight, so I wonder if we will ever get to hear that? Drama also added that “Cannon” was the last song Tune recorded for D2.

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Lil Wayne & Lil Baby Discuss When They First Heard Each Other’s Music, Influences, Work Ethic & More [Video]

Lil Wayne & Lil Baby Discuss When They First Heard Each Others Music, Influences, Work Ethic & More

In an interview with Rolling Stone for their Musicians On Musicians feature, Lil Wayne and Lil Baby chopped it up together over Zoom.

During their convo, Weezy and Baby discussed when they first heard each other’s music, how their hometowns shaped them, the first albums that made a big impact on them, how they approach songs, their influences outside of rap music, where they get their work ethic from, their looks, and much more.

Tunechi also confirmed that he has a new collaboration with Lil Baby on No Ceilings 3 mixtape (presumably on Side B). You can watch the two of them chat with Dewayne Gage and read their full interesting conversation after the jump below!

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