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Throwback Thursday: Scans Of Lil Wayne’s Cover Story For The Source Magazine’s April 2008 Issue

Scans Of Lil Wayne Cover Story For The Source Magazine April 2008 Issue

I have decided to share scans from Lil Wayne‘s cover story for the April 2008 issue of The Source magazine for #ThrowbackThursday today, which took place during a recording session on his tour bus for “Let The Beat Build” and “Lollipop” off Tha Carter III.

In his interview, Weezy spoke on his recording process, ghostwriting for Dr. Dre, being born to rap, why he is the best rapper alive, and shared his thoughts on people saying he is doing too many drugs.

“Everybody talking ’bout ‘the boy on too much drugs, Baby need to take him to rehab’ and all this shit. I want you to know one thing: a junkie can’t do what the fuck I do. Can’t no drug, can’t no bitch, can’t no money faze me. I am the ultimate high. It ain’t what I’m on, it’s what I do, and making great music is what the fuck I do.”

Tune also talked to C. Vernon Coleman II about playing the guitar, believing every album he has put out is a classic, his daughter Reginae Carter, owning all of his publishing and masters, and more!

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Lil Wayne In Top 5 Of Billboard’s 2012 Money Makers List

Lil Wayne Placed 5 Spot On Billboard 2012 Top Money Makers List

Lil Wayne has landed in the top 5 of Billboard’s 2012 Top Money Makers list! In 2011, Taylor Swift earned the most money with £37.5 million, while U2 came second earning $32.1 million, third place was Kenny Chesney with $29.8 million, fourth was Lady Gaga with $25.3 million and fifth spot belonged to Weezy earning $23.1 million.

Billboard have said that the music artists’ ranking were only based on the U.S. income sources from album sales, publishing royalties and tours, not sponsorships and merchandise sales. You can view the full top 40 list here, and the crazy thing is that Jay-Z didn’t even make the list 😮

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