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Lil Wayne Addresses Signing To Jay Z’s Roc Nation, Talks Aaron Hernandez, Gives An Update On His Cash Money Situation & More

Lil Wayne Addresses Signing To Jay Z Roc Nation, Talks Aaron Hernandez, Gives An Update On His Cash Money Situation & More

Earlier today, Lil Wayne sat down with Skip Bayless for a one on one interview for “Undisputed”, which you can check out below.

During their conversation, Weezy spoke on his Tha Carter III album, his thoughts on Aaron Hernandez committing suicide in jail, the passing of Prince, who he likes more out of Prince and Michael Jackson, the best part about being himself, signing to Jay Z‘s Roc Nation, the Cash Money situation, “No Mercy“, and more.

Skip also called Tunechi a musical genius and explained why he never went and visited Tune in Rikers Island a few years ago. Wayne even revealed that his mother Jacida Carter was in the same classes as Birdman in school!

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Turk Reads A Page From Lil Wayne’s “Gone ‘Til November” Book [Video]

Turk Reads A Page From Lil Wayne Gone Til November Book

During a recent interview with DJ Smallz, the YNT founder read the first page from Lil Wayne‘s “Gone ‘Til November: A Journal Of Rikers Island” book and revealed how he relates to what Wayne went through in jail.

If you missed the first part of their conversation where Turk spoke on his current relationship with Weezy, Birdman, B.G., Juvenile and Mannie Fresh, click here to check that out.

Hit the jump to watch Turk read Tunechi‘s “Gone ‘Til November” memoir!

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Watch Lil Wayne’s Full Interview With “Nightline”, Talks About His Lyrics, Weed, Skating, Jail & More

Lil Wayne Full Interview With Nightline, Talks About His Lyrics, Weed, Skating, Jail & More

We first saw a preview yesterday, and now here is Lil Wayne‘s full interview with Linsey Davis for ABC‘s Nightline show, which you can check out after the jump below.

During their conversation, Weezy spoke on people calling his music “vulgar” and “degrading”, if he would have a problem with someone calling his daughter Reginae a “bitch” or a “hoe”, his relationship with weed, skateboarding, what he learned from his time locked up at Rikers Island in 2010, and more.

At the end of the interview when Tunechi was asked about the Black Lives Matter movement, he explained why he doesn’t feel connected to it and then pulled out his red flag to say he is a gang banger and he feels connected to that. Tune also ended the conversation angrily by saying “I ain’t no fucking politician”!

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Lil Wayne Recounts Being Close To Suicide In His Prison Memoir

Lil Wayne Recounts Being Close To Suicide In His Prison Memoir

Lil Wayne‘s “Gone ‘Til November: A Journal of Rikers Island” book has been out for 2 weeks now and in the memoir, there is a serious passage titled “Harshness” that you can read below, courtesy of Rolling Stone.

In the shocking passage, Wayne recalled contemplating suicide by writing he has never been so close to taking his own life before. He also mentioned that he had witnessed a kid while locked up trying to take his own life and how that opened up a new reality for him.

If you haven’t done so already, click here to purchase “Gone ‘Til November” online! Has anyone read all of Weezy‘s journal yet?

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Lil Wayne Talks Keeping In Touch With Inmates & C.O.’s From Jail, Retiring From A Certain Beat, Birdman, Drake & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Keeping In Touch With Inmates & Correctional Officers From Jail, Retiring From A Certain Beat, Birdman, Drake & More

Jasmine Simpkins from HipHollywood recently sat down with Lil Wayne for a one on one interview about his “Gone ‘Til November: A Journal of Rikers Island” book that you can check out below.

During their conversation, Weezy discussed why he wrote the book in jail, not planning to release it, what he hopes people will get out of reading it, if he keeps in touch with any of the inmates and C.O.’s, the celebrity visits he got while locked up, and getting the news that Drake had sexual relations with one of his girlfriends.

Tunechi also revealed his “retirement tweets” last month was him meaning that he is not going to be rapping on a certain type of beat no more, he will always drop mixtapes for us fans, and his relationship with Birdman:

How are you with Baby, do you think you guys will have a friendship again?
I’m 34 baby, I’m too old for friends.

You guys were more like family…
No, his last name isn’t Carter baby, he’s not family.

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