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New Orleans Congressman Cedric Richmond Calls Lil Wayne One Of Their Musical Ambassadors & “One Of The Best Lyricists Of All Time” [Video]

Congressman Cedric Richmond Calls Lil Wayne One Of New Orleans Musical Ambassadors & One Of The Best Lyricists Of All Time

According to U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond, when it comes to rap, Lil Wayne is one of New Orleans’ musical ambassadors and he puts him in the category of the city’s other musical legends like Aaron Neville, Fats Domino, and Louis Armstrong.

While walking through Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Cedric also called Tunechi “one of the best lyricists of all time”, as well as revealed how important Tune is to NOLA and how happy he is that him and Birdman have resolved their issues.

You can check out exactly what the U.S. Congressman said about Wayne to TMZ below. He even mentioned that he can’t wait to hear Tha Carter V, he may get it for his flight back home to New Orleans, and if Weezy has what it takes to be Mayor of New Orleans!

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Lil Wayne’s Lawyer Confirms He Is Now A Free Independent Artist Who Owns All His Rights

Lil Wayne's Lawyer Confirms He Is Now A Free Independent Artist Who Owns All His Rights

First thing’s first, I want to give a huge shout out to all of the real fans who have stuck with Lil Wayne as he has gone through this situation that felt never-ending with his record labels!

After we first heard about Wayne winning his legal battle with Universal and Cash Money Records a few days ago, Mr. Carter‘s attorney Ron Sweeney has given a statement to Billboard about the case:

“Per our settlement agreement, the matter has been amicably resolved to the satisfaction of all parties. In terms of the particulars, we’re prohibited legally from saying anything further. I can say that my client is happy. He is his own man, a man that owns his assets, his music and himself. At some point, Wayne will let his fans know what’s going to happen next.”

This confirms that Weezy has reached a settlement with Cash Money, which means he is now a free independent artist who owns his rights again (but he is still cool with Birdman). However, the lawsuit is not fully closed yet.

If you didn’t already know, Sweeney has been Tunechi‘s main lawyer for 13 years and he hired Howard King to litigate this case against Universal and CM. I guess we now just have to wait for Tune to make an announcement on what we can expect next from him! Maybe he will say something later today at Summer Jam?

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