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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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Lil Skies Takes A Quiz On His Idol Lil Wayne [Video]

Lil Skies Takes A Quiz On His Idol Lil Wayne

Lil Skies recently appeared on Genius‘ “The Genius Test” series to take a quiz on one of his biggest influences in music – Lil Wayne, which you can watch below.

At the start of the video, the Pennsylvania-born rapper called Tunechi “the G.O.A.T.” and revealed how Tune influenced him to be himself in his music. If you recall back to last year, Skies paid homage to Wayne with his “A Milli“-inspired music video for “Welcome To The Rodeo“.

Some of the questions that Lil Skies got right included finishing the lyrics off from “6 Foot 7 Foot“, which artist is not signed to Young Money, how old Mr. Carter was when he first recorded under the name of Baby D, what was the title of the Destiny’s Child single that Weezy appeared on, and more.

Skies got a total of 76% on this quiz and some of the questions which he got wrong were: the title of Lil Wayne‘s debut studio album, which DJ hosted the Dedication mixtape series, what project Wayne released exclusively on TIDAL, and listing as many Weezy and Drake songs that he could in under 15 seconds!

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Sevn Thomas Breaks Down Producing Lil Wayne’s “Let It Fly”, Calls Him “The Best Rapper Alive”

Sevn Thomas Breaks Down Producing Lil Wayne Let It Fly, Calls Him The Best Rapper Alive

Sevn Thomas chopped it up with Billboard a couple of months ago to discuss producing Lil Wayne‘s “Let It Fly” song featuring Travis Scott off Tha Carter V.

The producer talked about how he feels the collaboration is like “a 2018 DMX kind of record” and explained why it’s special for him to be a part of Weezy‘s Tha Carter album series.

Also in their interview, Sevn called Tunechi one of his “favorite rappers of all time”, the “best rapper alive”, and said Tune‘s rapping on “Let It Fly” reminded him of Da Drought era! Do you agree?

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