Tag Archives: rap

Supa Blanco Recalls Lil Wayne Writing His First Rap & How They Nearly Started A “Fly Boys” Group Together [Video]

Supa Blanco Recalls Lil Wayne Writing His First Rap & How They Nearly Started A Fly Boys Group

Supa Blanco recently sat down with Nolazine TV for a 30-minute interview, which you can watch below.

In their conversation, Blanco revealed Lil Wayne wrote his very first rap for him, as well as mentioned there were discussions for him and Wayne to create their own rap group called “Fly Boys” in hopes to become the next “Big Tymers”.

The original Sqad Up member also spoke on why the SQ4 mixtape is better than Tunechi‘s 500 Degreez album, his relationship with Tune today, how the Sqad Up group nearly signed to Jay Z after Weezy had left, Fee Banks, New Orleans East, B.G., and much more!

Read More…

0 Comments

Calboy Reveals What Advice Lil Wayne Gave Him To Stay Relevant For A Long Time

Calboy Reveals What Advice Lil Wayne Gave Him To Stay Relevant For A Long Time

Calboy recently chopped it up with HipHopDX to speak about his relationship with Lil Wayne after Wayne had reached out to him on Instagram, which he nearly missed.

“What’s crazy about the Wayne situation is he reached out to me on Instagram. That’s when I felt like: ‘Man, I’m lit. Wayne reached out to me.’ He was like: ‘Yo, you fire, shorty. What’s the situation like?’ But I didn’t see his DM for like four, five months, bro. It’s just sitting in my DMs, and I didn’t see it and it’s a DM from Wayne [laughs].”

After Calboy discussed how himself and Tunechi built up a connection from there, he then went on to talk about Tune‘s influence on him:

“We was just talking about all type of stuff. He was going through the legal situations before he got pardoned by Trump, so I’m like: ‘Man, I’m sending my prayers to you, bro. Blessings. Keep your head up.’ He’s like: ‘Oh, I definitely need them, bro.’ He just wanted to see what type of person I was, and we just locked in from there. Every time I heard a Wayne project, I’m like fixing to go to the studio. Like that man turns you up like: ‘No, I got to go rap, bro. This man going crazy.’ That was my whole entire life just watching him snapping.”

The Chicago rapper also disclosed some of the advice that Weezy had gave to him about staying relevant long-time, as well as recalled Mack Maine telling him Mr. Carter needs two different assistants, due to his insane work ethic!

Read More…

0 Comments

Mooski Explains How Lil Wayne Drew Him To Hip-Hop While In The Sixth Grade [Video]

Mooski Explains How Lil Wayne Drew Him To Hip-Hop While In The Sixth Grade

Mooski recently sat down with DJ Smallz for a one on one interview, which you can check out below.

During the 6:10 mark of their convo, the Atlanta artist mentioned the first genre of music he encountered was hip-hop and that was thanks to Lil Wayne.

The “Track Star” rapper went on to say why Wayne drew him to rap music and what he liked so much about Tunechi back when he was in the sixth grade, as well as reveal his top 2 favorite artists are Tune and Drake!

Read More…

0 Comments

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!

Read More…

0 Comments

Fee Banks Talks Sqad Up, His Role With Lil Wayne, People Comparing Lil Baby To Wayne & More [Video]

Fee Banks Talks Sqad Up, His Role With Lil Wayne, People Comparing Lil Baby To Wayne & More

At the end of 2020, Fee Banks sat down with Jahze TV for a one on one interview for season 2 episode 2 of her “Mixed Company: New Orleans edition” series that you can watch below.

During their conversation, Fee discussed how the rap group Sqad Up came together from all being neighborhood homeboys, what his role with Lil Wayne was at that time, being Wayne‘s DJ for a short period, looking up to Birdman and Master P, and shared his thoughts on people calling Lil Baby the new Weezy.

The day one friend of Tunechi also spoke on being cousins with Toya Johnson, what he learned from helping to create Young Money which helped him create his own management company Good Money Global that has managed artists such as Kevin Gates and NBA YoungBoy, his passion for cars and his YM Motors business, New Orleans, building a compound, and much more!

Read More…

0 Comments