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Throwback Thursday: Scans Of Lil Wayne’s Cover Story For Ozone Magazine’s 2006 Issue

Scans Of Lil Wayne Cover Story For Ozone Magazine 2006 Issue

For #ThrowbackThursday today, I have decided to share scans from Lil Wayne‘s cover story for the February 2006 issue of Ozone magazine, which took place a few months after his Tha Carter II album had been released in stores.

In an interview with Julia Beverly for the mag, Weezy discussed everything from Hurricane Katrina (even though he was tired of talking about it), why he was not trying to be Jay-Z on his C2 album cover, wanting everyone to stop categorizing him, going to the University of Houston for Psychology classes, and deciding it was time to be a CEO.

What’s going on between you and B.G.? He put out a song dissing you, and I heard you were shouting “Fuck B.G.” at a recent show.
My album is in stores now, Tha Carter II, It’s my fifth solo album. It’s number two on the charts.

I’m sure everyone’s been asking you about your relationship with Trina. Are you open to talking about that?
No.

You’re trying to keep your relationship away from the public eye?
I ain’t tryin’. I am.

You can check out scans from Tunechi‘s cover story below that also includes him talking about touring with Jeezy and T.I., creating songs for different cities and sending them to DJs, his daughter Reginae Carter and why he would not let her be a rapper because he doesn’t think it is a good game for females, and much more!

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Lil Twist Chats About How Being Around Lil Wayne Changed His Life, The Early Ustream Days & More [Video]

Lil Twist Chats About How Being Around Lil Wayne Changed His Life, The Early Ustream Days & More

Lil Twist recently chopped it up with JayNewz and Turn Up for an interview over Skype on Dash Radio’s “Not Rated Radio” series.

During their conversation, which you can watch below, Twist revealed how he got signed to Young Money, how being around Lil Wayne changed his life, and that he has two Wayne features on his upcoming Young Carter 2 project along with a Chris Brown feature.

“The G.O.A.T. is on there for sure, I got two of them [features].”

The YM artist also discussed “Growing Up Hip Hop”, currently being in quarantine, the state of hip-hop music right now, waiting on his manager Cortez Bryant to do his job right with his forthcoming project, 6ix9ine getting released from prison, watching Young Chop on Instagram Live, Justin Bieber, the early Ustream days with Weezy, and much more!

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Damian Lillard Talks Being Real Friends With Lil Wayne & First Meeting Him At The Studio With His Wife [Video]

Damian Lillard Talks Being Real Friends With Lil Wayne & First Meeting Him At The Studio With His Wife

Damian Lillard aka Dame D.O.L.L.A. recently chopped it up with professional basketball player Chinenye “Chiney” Ogwumike over Instagram Live.

During their chat, Damian talked about his relationship with Lil Wayne, which he says first started about 5-6 years ago, and why they are so close when it comes to both rap and basketball.

The Portland Trail Blazers NBA athlete also recalled his very first time meeting Tune in the studio. You can check out everything he said to Chiney in a video below! Would you like to hear another collaboration from Dame and Weezy?

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Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj & Drake Make “Hot 100” History

Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj & Drake Make Hot 100 History

According to Chart Data, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Drake are officially the top 3 rappers with the most charting singles ever in Billboard “Hot 100” history!

To date on the “Hot 100” chart, Drizzy has had a total of 207 entries, Wayne has reached a total of 167 appearances, and Nicki has earned a total of 108 entries.

This is a crazy accomplishment for “The Big Three” and Young Money! Would you like to see all 3 of them work together more?

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Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne Perform “No Problem” Live At NBA All-Star Game [Video]

Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne Perform No Problem Live At NBA All Star Game

The following day after performing with Damian “Dame D.O.L.L.A.” Lillard on February 15th, Lil Wayne hit the stage with Chance The Rapper at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Chance brought out Wayne, who was rocking pants created from Kobe Bryant jerseys, to perform their “No Problem” collaboration live during the halftime show at the 69th annual NBA All-Star Game.

During his verse, Weezy switched up the lyrics a little bit to pay tribute to Kobe and his daughter Gianna after they passed away from a helicopter crash less than a month ago: “Rest in peace to Kobe Bryant and his daughter, blood”.

You can check out the Chicago rapper and Tunechi performing live at this year’s NBA All-Star Weekend event after the jump below. Fabolous event witnessed Tune‘s 2 sons rapping his “No Problem” verse word for word!

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Lil Wayne Appears On “Car Test”, Reveals He Is Still Working On His “Velvet” Album [Video]

Lil Wayne Appears On Car Test, Reveals He Is Still Working On His Velvet Album

I previously posted plenty of pictures just under 3 weeks ago, and now the latest episode of Elliott Wilson and TIDAL‘s “Car Test” series with Lil Wayne is available on YouTube.

Throughout the episode, which you can check out after the jump below, Wayne can be seen chatting to Elliott while driving around Miami in a Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 and listening to his brand new album, Funeral.

In their conversation, Weezy talked about wanting to keep his Rebirth album series going with the “Funeral” title, including songs that he recorded years ago on Funeral, why he still does intros, outros and skits on his projects, and confirmed he is still working on his forthcoming Velvet album.

Tunechi also spoke on learning how to create hooks after Mannie Fresh and Juvenile used to do them for him back in the day, trying to pay attention to new generation rappers, how his collaboration with The-Dream came about on “Sights And Silencers“, and much more!

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