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Wam Bam Recalls How He Nearly Signed To Lil Wayne & Young Money In 2005 [Video]

Wam Bam Recalls How He Nearly Signed To Lil Wayne & Young Money In 2005

Last month, Wam Bam sat down with Nolazine TV for an interview that you can check out below.

At the 6:15 mark of their conversation, the New Orleans rapper told the story of how he came close to signing with Lil Wayne and Young Money when he was 17-years-old back in August, 2005.

After sharing the story which ended in him missing the flight Wayne had booked for him to meet up in Miami, Wam Bam says he tried to call Weezy to which he got angry and cussed him out:

“Stop calling my phone bro, you done missed your sh*t. You keep on calling me, I’m thinking a female calling this… you on the phone. What is you? A b*tch or a n*gga?”

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Appears On BET’s “Rap City”, Reveals His Final Goal With Rapping [Video]

Lil Wayne Appears On BET Rap City, Reveals His Final Goal With Rapping

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a rare video of Lil Wayne appearing on BET’s “Rap City” TV show that first aired back in April, 2000.

The clip, which you can watch below, shows what the Cash Money Millionaires got up to on days off from their “Cash Money Records/Ruff Ryders” tour.

While playing Big Tigger at a game of pool, Wayne talks about his “Respect Us” single featuring Juvenile off Tha Block Is Hot and what his final goal with rapping is!

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Eminem Praises Lil Wayne For Rapping To Be The Best Rapper Of All Time

Eminem Praises Lil Wayne For Rapping To Be The Best Rapper Of All Time

In a recent interview with Zane Lowe for Apple Music, Eminem explained his reasons why he doesn’t think there will ever be a best rapper of all time.

Even though he does not really check for favorite MCs lists, Em did say he raps to be the best rapper and this is where he gave praise to Lil Wayne by saying he also does the same:

“I rap to be the best rapper, but I’m not the only rapper who raps to be the best rapper. [Lil] Wayne, [J.] Cole, Kendrick [Lamar], Joyner Lucas. They rap to be the best rapper, and I feel like when you push yourself like that, that’s what I feel like inspires greatness.”

You can check out a clip of Slim Shady saying all of this and the full conversation after the jump below!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks Hustling, “Tha Carter” Album, Remixing “Ether” & More With Pete Finch [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Hustling, Tha Carter Album, Remixing Ether & More With Pete Finch

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a Lil Wayne freestyle and interview that he did with Pete Finch back in the early 2000s.

During their conversation, Wayne revealed what his very first hustle was, the longest he has ever rapped without stopping, where his Tha Carter” album name comes from, what made him change as a person, a message for upcoming music artists, if he has any problems with Nas after freestyling over the “Ether” beat on SQ1, and more.

You can check out this full throwback video after the jump below that also includes him spitting a verse from his “BM J.R.” song!

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Throwback Thursday: Scans Of Lil Wayne’s Cover Story For Murder Dog Magazine’s 1998 Issue

Scans Of Lil Wayne Cover Story For Murder Dog Magazine 1998 Issue

I have decided to share scans from Lil Wayne‘s cover story for the 1998 Hot Boys issue of Murder Dog magazine for #ThrowbackThursday today.

In his interview, Weezy spoke on Cash Money Records, the Hot Boys, what makes each of the members unique, joining B.G. aka Lil Doogie when he was going by the name of Baby D to create The B.G.z group, their True Story album, and leaving The B.G.z by his mother Cita’s request after he shot himself.

Tune also talked about Lil Slim bringing him to Cash Money, his debut solo studio album Tha Block Is Hot, what made him want to first start rapping, New Orleans, school, his daughter Reginae Carter, having a song called “Fuck The World” even though this was a time when he didn’t curse in his music, losing his daddy Rabbit to some haters, how everything changed for him when Rabbit died, and much more!

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