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Trippie Redd & Lil Wayne Had A Studio Session Earlier This Month

Trippie Redd & Lil Wayne Had A Studio Session Earlier This Month

Earlier this month, Trippie Redd sat down with Bootleg Kev and DJ Hed from REAL 92.3 in Los Angeles for an interview, which you can watch below.

Around the 7:20 mark of their conversation, Redd was asked about the “Top 50 Rappers” list which went viral on social media and mentioned that he thinks Lil Wayne should have been a lot higher on the list.

Trippie went on to name his top 5 rappers of all time, which included Tunechi, before then speaking about his relationship with Tune and hinting at the two of them hitting up the studio together sometime last week:

“Mack Maine out here now, they were just talking about getting in the studio this week.”

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Kirko Bangz Talks Lil Wayne’s Influence From Mixtapes & Freestyles [Video]

Kirko Bangz Talks Lil Wayne Influence From Mixtapes & Freestyles

Kirko Bangz recently sat down with Ashlee On-Air from 93.7 The Beat for an interview that you can watch in full below.

Around the 7:30 mark, Kirko was asked what he thinks about all of the “Top 50 Rappers” lists on social media to which he started to talk about how either Lil Wayne and Eminem would be #1 on his list, due to growing up on their music, as well as why it would not be JAY-Z or Nas.

The Houston rapper then mentioned he got into Tunechi‘s music from his mixtapes before revealing what his favorite tape and freestyle from Tune is. Before switching subjects, Bangz also discussed how Weezy would get on anyone’s beat and kill it!

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Lil Wayne Talks “Funeral” Album, New Generation Rappers, Working With American Eagle & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Funeral Album, New Generation Rappers, Working With American Eagle & More

Pierce Simpson from Complex sat down with Lil Wayne for a one on one interview to promote his new Young Money clothing line with American Eagle, which Cortez Bryant first told us about last month before we then saw a preview of the collection earlier this month.

During their conversation, which you can watch below, Wayne also spoke on what his favorite piece from his new fashion line is, being shocked that American Eagle wanted to work with him, new generation rappers, TRUKFIT, how the last 18 months of his life have been, his upcoming Funeral album, and more.

While discussing Funeral, Tunechi says Tez Poe has a release date for the project, but he doesn’t want to announce it as of right now and so it’s “coming soon”. Tune even explained that he never records music for a specific album; he just records a bunch of songs and lets Tez pick which ones will appear on the certain project. It is very “rare” Weezy is in the “I’m about to go record this album” mode as it has only ever happened once, which was when he was locked up in jail!

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Kid Buu Calls Lil Wayne The Jesus Christ Of Hip-Hop Culture, Says He & Every Other Rapper Are Clones Of Wayne [Video]

Kid Buu Calls Lil Wayne The Jesus Christ Of Hip Hop Culture, Says He & Every Other Rapper Are Clones Of Wayne

Kid Buu sat down with XXL a couple of months ago to explain why he deserves to be a 2019 Freshman.

During his pitch, which you can watch below, Buu explained that he is known for being a clone, but he is actually just a clone of Lil Wayne.

He then proceeds to say that he thinks everyone is a clone of Tunechi from their image to the way they talk/rap and everyone who appears on this XXL Freshman series should be paying homage plus respect to Tune.

The Jersey artist also pointed out that anyone who says they aren’t influenced by Lil Wayne are still technically influenced by him, because the rapper who does inspire them was more than likely influenced by Wayne. He even mentioned that Weezy is the Jesus Christ of hip-hop culture and the question is not “what would Jesus do?”, but more like “what would Wayne do?”!

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Jennifer Lopez Reveals Lil Wayne Is In Her Top 5 Rappers Of All Time List

Jennifer Lopez Reveals Lil Wayne Is In Her Top 5 Rappers Of All Time List

Jennifer Lopez sat down for an interview with TIDAL’s “CRWN” series at the Manhattan Center in New York City on April 9th.

During her conversation, J. Lo revealed who her top 5 rappers of all time are to which she named: Nas, Big Pun, Fat Joe, The Notorious B.I.G., and Lil Wayne.

“Nas is one of my favorite rappers of all time. He might be my number one. I don’t think I’ve heard anybody who raps, who hits me in the same way. He sounds like the guys I grew up with, but he’s also so intelligent. I always felt he was so smart. I just love that, I love his style. I would say I’d have to rep for Pun and [Fat] Joe. Biggie. I would definitely say Lil Wayne as well. He did call me Miss Lopez on a song like I was a teacher. So cute.

If you didn’t already know, Wayne and Lopez worked together on her “I’m Into You” single back in 2011!

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Chanel West Coast Talks Smoking With Lil Wayne, Signing To Young Money, Nicki Minaj Not Liking Her & More

Chanel West Coast Talks Smoking With Lil Wayne, Signing To Young Money, Nicki Minaj Not Liking Her & More

Chanel West Coast was the special guest on episode 501 of Michael Rapaport‘s “I Am Rapaport” stereo podcast, which you can check out after the jump below.

During their conversation at the 48:45 mark, Chanel discussed having a dog named “Weezy” after Lil Wayne, the best people she has smoked with are Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller, her top 5 alive rappers are Wayne, Eminem, Jay Z, Drake and Big Sean, being signed to Young Money, Nicki Minaj vs. Cardi B, and plenty more.

Later on in their interview at the 1:08:20 mark, CWC revealed that her signing to YM was one of the main reasons why Wayne sued Birdman. She even mentioned that she had heard from her management team, who also manage Weezy and Nicki Minaj, that Nicki does not like her and so it’s going to be a big conflict if she signs to the record label.

Chanel West Coast then told the story of when Young Mula accepted an award at the 2014 BET Awards and all of them went on stage, she knew then that Minaj didn’t like her as she walked in a different direction from them all. In related news, Chanel also left an Instagram comment on a post of the We Are Young Money album cover by Shanell saying “Ehh one person on here is why you and I ain’t further ahead but love the rest tho”. SnL replied back with a “shush” emoji and a comment reading “they will know when it’s time”!

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