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Cool & Dre Talk Being In The Studio With Lil Wayne, “Tha Carter V” & More

Cool & Dre Talk Being In The Studio With Lil Wayne, Tha Carter 5 & More

Production duo Cool & Dre recently chopped it up with Billboard for an interview and during their conversation, they got talking about Lil Wayne.

Both producers mentioned that they get goosebumps when they are in the studio working with Wayne, shared their thoughts on his record label situation, and Tha Carter V.

You can read what Cool & Dre had to say about Weezy after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne Claims Cash Money Records Screwed Over His Young Money Artists In Lawsuit

Lil Wayne Claims Cash Money Records Screwed Over His Young Money Artists In Lawsuit

The latest update in Lil Wayne‘s $51 million lawsuit against Birdman and Cash Money Records is Wayne claiming that the record label didn’t just pay him, they also didn’t pay his Young Money artists for their work either.

According to TMZ, who got their hands on new legal documents in the case, Weezy says that he has received letters from Drake, Nicki Minaj and Tyga‘s camp claiming that they all got cheated out of money from Cash Money too.

Nicki even sent a separate letter claiming that her producers that she worked with also never got paid by the record label and Tunechi says that it’s Cash Money Records‘ responsibility to pay all producers.

More details in these new legal documents claim that Tune was supposed to get a big chunk of the $100 million advance for his Young Money label, which Universal Music Group gave to Cash Money, but he never got it.

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Jadakiss, Lloyd Banks, Meek Mill, DJ Paul & More Talk Lil Wayne & Their Favorite Song By Him

Jadakiss, Lloyd Banks, Meek Mill, DJ Paul & Others Discuss Lil Wayne & Their Favorite Song By Him

After Tha Carter V was supposed to be released today, but we now know it won’t be, XXL decided to speak with 9 rappers and music producers to get their thoughts on Lil Wayne and what their favorite songs from him are.

The people who were asked about Weezy F Baby were DJ Paul, Jadakiss, Lloyd Banks, Meek Mill, Mike WiLL Made It, Rich Homie Quan, Sheek Louch, Styles P, and Yo Gotti.

You can read what all of these guys said about Tunechi, as well as see and listen to their favorite Tune song below!

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Producers Da Internz Say Lil Wayne Blessed Their Music On His “Tha Carter V” Album

Producers Da Internz Say Lil Wayne Blessed Their Music On His Tha Carter 5 Album

Da Internz, who are two producers that go by the names of Ernest “Tuo” Clark and Marcos “Kosine” Palacios, confirmed to SPIN that they have done work on Lil Wayne‘s forthcoming Tha Carter V album, which will be released on December 9th.

Even though they don’t know when C5 will be out, Da Internz did say that Weezy F Baby blessed their beat and that they respect what Weezy and Cash Money Records have done for music as a whole.

You can read what the producers said about Tha Carter V after the jump below. Click here to read what Da Internz said about working with Nicki Minaj on “Anaconda“, her upcoming album, and more!

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Producers Mannie Fresh & Key Wane Discuss Their Involvement With Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V”

Producers Mannie Fresh & Key Wane Discuss Their Involvement With Lil Wayne Tha Carter 5 Album

On the black carpet at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Los Angeles on August 22nd, Hip-Hop Wired caught up with producers Mannie Fresh and Key Wane to ask them about their involvement in Lil Wayne‘s forthcoming album, Tha Carter V, due to drop on October 28th.

Mannie mentioned that him and Weezy are trying to recapture Tha Carter I sound on the fifth installment of his Tha Carter album series: “If you know Tha Carter I, then you know Mannie Fresh and we’re just trying to recapture that sound.”

Wane explained that he has heard some stuff from C5 and even though he does not know if his beats will make the final cut of the album, he will still listen to it as he is a big fan of Tune: “Regardless, Carter V, Carter VI, Carter VII – I’m going to listen to them whether I’m on it or not.”

You can check out the interview below!

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Vinylz & Boi-1da Discuss Producing Lil Wayne & Drake’s “Believe Me” Single

Vinylz & Boi-1da Discuss Producing Lil Wayne & Drake Believe Me Single

Vinylz and Boi-1da, who are the guys behind Lil Wayne and Drake‘s “Believe Me” instrumental, speak to Revolt all about producing Tha Carter V single.

The producers mention that at first they sent the beat to Drizzy and had no idea that Weezy would be jumping on it, as well as using it for the first single off his upcoming album.

They also discussed the process behind the production and how Drizzy Drake and Tunechi never fail when they collaborate on records together.

You can read what Vinylz and Boi-1da said about “Believe Me” after the jump below!

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