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The RIAA Update Certifications For 7 Albums & 23 Singles By Lil Wayne

The RIAA Update Certifications For 7 Albums & 23 Singles By Lil Wayne

It’s about time! Lil Wayne‘s team have finally updated his certifications with the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

I have listed the new Tunechi plaques for his albums and singles after the jump below. With “Lollipop” now being at 8x Platinum, I think it has a huge chance to be Tune‘s very first Diamond record.

PS: There has also been an image going around on social media with these new Weezy RIAA certifications, but there are 3 mistakes on it. I don’t know about you, but I hate how people rush to create things for likes and retweets without focusing on getting the correct information first. Then people will retweet without getting the facts themselves and spread more fake news around!

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Shanell Talks All About Lil Wayne’s “Rebirth” Album & How It Influenced The New Generation Rappers

Shanell Talks All About Lil Wayne Rebirth Album & How It Influenced The New Generation Rappers

The latest episode of Ben Barzilai‘s “The Skip Button” podcast, which is all about the music we love to hate, features Lil Wayne‘s Rebirth album.

During the episode, Ben chopped it up with Eddie Montilla (who worked on the songs “Da Da Da“, “Paradice“, “On Fire” and “I’ll Die For You“) about what it was like to work on Rebirth, if he was disappointed with the reviews and sales, and more.

Around the 28:00 mark of the podcast, which you can listen to below, new mother Shanell called in to share what it was like behind the scenes making Rebirth as she worked heavily on the project and share a story of what happened at the end of Weezy and Birdman‘s “Leather So Soft” music video.

SnL also spoke on the Bad Ass Grasshoppers group, hearing the Rebirth influence in these new rappers like Young Thug and Lil Uzi Vert etc, Tunechi not knowing who metal band Korn were before they appeared in his “Prom Queen” video, all of Tune‘s court cases and going to jail was a big part in him putting the guitar down and stepping away from it, and much more!

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Lil Wayne Talks “Funeral”, Kobe Bryant’s Death, Super Bowl LIV, Sleep & Much More [Videos]

Lil Wayne Talks Funeral, Kobe Bryant Death, Super Bowl LIV, Sleep & Much More

On January 31st, Lil Wayne made another appearance on the live show of “Skip And Shannon: Undisputed” in Miami, Florida to chop it up with Skip Bayless, Shannon Sharpe and Jenny Taft.

At the start of their conversation, Tune spoke about Funeral, how he wanted to carry on the Rebirth album legacy by dropping this new album, what impact he wants to see from Funeral, having a 24-second tribute for Kobe Bryant on the project, turning in a total of 52 songs for 24 to be picked, and not knowing what “sleep” is.

Throughout the interview, Weezy also discussed the Cowboys, Kobe Bryant‘s death, how he thinks the Los Angeles Lakers will dedicate the rest of the season to Bryant, expecting LeBron James to go even harder, not being offended by Doc Rivers‘ recent quote about the Clippers and Kobe, Packers’ Aaron Rodgers having the best Super Bowl LIV performance since 2006, and more.

You can check out footage of Tunechi arriving to “Undisputed” with his fiancée La’Tecia Thomas and see the full show after the jump below. Skip also gave back Wayne the key to his car that he recently borrowed!

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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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Lil Wayne Says He Has 20 More Albums Ready To Be Released & Reveals “Funeral” Is Related To His “Rebirth” Album [Video]

Lil Wayne Says He Has 20 More Albums Ready To Be Released & How Funeral Is Related To His Rebirth Album

Carrying on with promo for his brand new album, Funeral, Lil Wayne recently called into Zane Lowe‘s Beats 1 radio show on Apple Music over Skype, which you can check out below.

During their interview, Tunechi spoke about how beautiful it is to look back at his albums when he has finished recording them and to see the rewarding results. However, Tune did say that when the projects have been released to the world, he has already began to move on and he even has 20 more albums in his back pocket ready to drop.

Weezy also discussed the concept of his Funeral cover, who came up with the design, “Bastard (Satan’s Kid)“, how he chooses songs for his projects, always rapping in the moment due to never writing anything down, collaborations being done now via text messages, how the “Funeral” name comes from his “Rebirth” album, his relationship with 2 Chainz, “Ball Hard“, features on Funeral, how his “Bing James” collabo with Jay Rock came about, the recent tour with Blink-182, working with Travis Barker, and more!

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