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Cortez Bryant & KY Engineering Recall Lil Wayne & Drake’s Early Studio Sessions [Video]

Cortez Bryant & KY Engineering Recall Lil Wayne & Drake's Early Studio Sessions

The second part of CBC-TV‘s eight-part documentary series, Drake’s Plan, which explores the rise of one of Canada’s biggest success stories of the past decade in music, recently surfaced online.

In the clip, which you can check out below, Cortez Bryant, KY Engineering, Jeff Burroughs, and Jabbari Weekes all spoke to the camera about Drake solidifying himself as one of the biggest icons in the music industry.

Tez mentioned that once Drizzy Drake and Lil Wayne started making music together, he knew it was a wrap. KY also recalled Wayne telling him to record Drizzy after they just had a 16-hour studio session on the tour bus and after he heard the 6 God rap in the booth before getting ready to leave, Weezy decided to unpack his stuff and rap again!

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Lil Keed Picks Lil Wayne Over Drake & Explains Why [Video]

Lil Keed Picks Lil Wayne Over Drake & Explains Why

Lil Keed recently stopped by the HotNewHipHop office to participate in their “This Or That” series, which you can watch below.

Around the middle of their interview, Keed was asked who he prefers out of Lil Wayne and Drake to which he answered: “Lil Wayne man, come on”.

The Atlanta rapper also went on to say that he loved when Wayne was remixing and killing everybody’s songs back in the day, as well as how he liked Da Drought era!

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Lloyd Recalls Lil Wayne Picking Him Up In His Stretch Hummer Limousine & How “You” Came Together [Video]

Lloyd Recalls Lil Wayne Picking Him Up In His Stretch Hummer Limousine & How You Came Together

Lloyd sat down with VIBE last month to appear on their “Then And Now” series and break down the stories behind his biggest hits, which you can watch below.

At the 3:15 mark, the New Orleans-born artist discusses Lil Wayne picking him up after one of his concerts at Mama’s Prime Time in Atlanta in his stretch Hummer limousine and singing his “I’m A G” song word for word to his face, as well as letting him know that this was his favorite song at the current time.

The R&B singer-songwriter also revealed how his “You” single featuring Weezy came about in 2007 after originally having Tango Redd on the song. This involved Hurricane Katrina and Lloyd spending his own money to promote the collaboration on radio stations. He even mentioned Tune sent him his verses for “You” back on the same day that he reached out to him for the feature!

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Lil Wayne Talks “Funeral”, Tyga, Favorite Song, Dropping More Mixtapes & Compilations From Young Money In The Future

Lil Wayne Talks Funeral, Tyga, Favorite Song, Dropping More Mixtapes In The Future & Compilations From Young Money

Emmanuel Maduakolam from HYPEBEAST Radio‘s “MIC/LINE” series chopped it up with Lil Wayne while promoting his new Young Money collection with fashion brand American Eagle on the rooftop of New Design High School in Manhattan on July 15th.

During their conversation, Weezy spoke on his new clothing line, what drew him to collaborate with American Eagle, being “embarrassed” but also “very grateful” for Tyga’s “Lightskin Lil Wayne” music video, motivation, not having a favorite album of his own, the latest song he records will always be his new favorite song, being excited for his Funeral album, sports, and shared advice for new music artists.

Tune also revealed that the night he won 4 GRAMMY Awards is the most fun he has had so far in his career (but he cannot remember it), he will not stop recording and releasing mixtapes even though he believes tapes are not that important in hip-hop anymore, why he remixes other artist’s beats on his mixtapes, and Young Mula will always drop compilations in the future.

You can listen to the full interview, which even included Tunechi mentioning Tyga is still on YM and that the Funeral title of his new album does not mean what you think it does, after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne To Release A TV Series Possibly On Netflix & A Fashion Line With American Eagle

Lil Wayne To Release A TV Series Possibly On Netflix & A Fashion Line With American Eagle

Cortez Bryant was a speaker at Midem 2019, which took place at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France on June 4th, to debate about the music industry’s growth with streaming and how rap artists can work with brands.

During his appearance at this year’s Midem event, Tez Poe and Matt Ferrigno of MTW Agency both discussed working with megastars like Lil Wayne:

“15 years ago I was just Lil Wayne’s best friend, talking to these guys in suits… a challenge! But for one of my first deals, with AT&T, I got them to call their grandchildren and ask if they knew Wayne; the kids hollered, and we got the check!” – Cortez Bryant

“The biggest deal we did was with Lil Wayne and Samsung; it enabled us to surpass iPhone for the duration of the campaign. Wayne didn’t even use Galaxy phones! But authenticity can be built.” – Matt Ferrigno

According to the trade show’s official website, Tez also mentioned that Wayne will have a television series coming out next year that maybe premiering on the Netflix platform and has just finalizing a big deal to launch his own fashion line with American Eagle!

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Kevin Plawecki Reveals He Is A Big Lil Wayne Fan [Video]

Kevin Plawecki Reveals He Is A Big Lil Wayne Fan

Kevin Plawecki sat down with WKYC Channel 3 News to appear on their “Beyond The Dugout” series earlier this month.

After the Cleveland Indians player was asked what his favorite song is towards the end of his interview, he mentioned he was a big Lil Wayne fan growing up.

The professional baseball player also added that anytime a Wayne song comes on, it brings him back to his high school and college days. You can watch Kevin‘s appearance on “Beyond The Dugout” below!

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