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Bijan Amir Speaks On What It Was Like Producing For Lil Wayne On “Funeral” [Video]

Bijan Amir Speaks On What It Was Like Producing For Lil Wayne On Funeral

Bijan Amir sat down with Splice earlier this month for an interview all about how he got started and production advice.

The producer revealed it was Lil Wayne‘s Tha Carter III album that first got him into producing and inspired him to learn more about creating beats.

He also talked about how much of a “surreal” and “cool” moment it was to work with Wayne on Funeral by producing the “Bing James” beat featuring Jay Rock. Check out Bijan‘s full conversation below!

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Lil Wayne Talks “Gotta Lotta” Hook, Getting In Trouble With His Gang For “Blue C-Note” & Raps A CeeLo Green Verse

Lil Wayne Talks Gotta Lotta Hook, Getting In Trouble With His Gang For Blue C-Note & Raps A CeeLo Green Verse

In part 3 of Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz‘ interview with Rob Markman from Genius, the duo discussed ColleGrove tracks, being influenced by Goodie Mob, and Wayne also rapped CeeLo Green’s verse from “Goodie Bag” word for word.

Weezy even spoke on what Mannie Fresh production means to him, how he came up with the “Gotta Lotta” hook, getting in trouble with the Bloods for rapping on “Blue C-Note“, and his “I keep on switchin’ wifeys, you gotta Uncle Phil me” line off the song while backstage at The Tabernacle in Atlanta, Georgia after the “TIDAL X: ColleGrove” show on March 30th.

You can watch the conversation after the jump below. Click here to check out part 2 of the interview and here to check out part 1. Part 4 will be released tomorrow!

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Producer London On Da Track Confirms Lil Wayne & Drake Will Appear On The “Rich Gang 2” Album

Producer London On Da Track Confirms Lil Wayne & Drake Will Appear On The Rich Gang 2 Album

Producer London On Da Track recently chopped it up with XXL for an interview. In this interview, London confirmed that Lil Wayne, Drake and Juvenile will all be featured on the forthcoming Rich Gang 2 album, which Birdman has said will be released in November.

Also during their conversation, London On Da Track mentioned that he has been working with Weezy F Baby, so maybe we will see one of his beats on Weezy‘s upcoming Tha Carter V album, due to drop later this month.

You can read a couple of excerpts from the interview after the jump below!

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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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DJ Mustard Confirms He Has Production On Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V” Album

DJ Mustard Confirms He Has Production On Lil Wayne Tha Carter 5 Album

While on the red carpet of the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards in California on August 24th, DJ Mustard confirmed to MTV that Lil Wayne will be rapping over one of his beats on the upcoming Tha Carter V album, due to be released on October 28th.

Weezy F Baby has previously rapped over Mustard production on “Face Down” and the “My Nigga” remix, which are both bangers, so I’m sure this means we will be hearing at least one banger on C5!

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