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Lil Wayne Wanted To Stop The Release Of Da Drought 3 To Change The “My Flow Is Nasty Like C-Y-Philis” Lyric Because Of A Spelling Mistake [Video]

Lil Wayne Wanted To Stop The Release Of Da Drought 3 To Change The My Flow Is Nasty Like C-Y-Philis Lyric Because Of A Spelling Mistake

First thing’s first with this interview, all of the blogs are currently reporting that Lil Wayne‘s “Weezy F Baby and the F is for Fenomenal” lyric was a mistake and he wanted to change it when he found out he had spelled the word “Phenomenal” wrong. I fully believe this is wrong. Even though Cortez Bryant says this was the lyric, you can tell he was not fully sure.

When you work out what else Tez says about the bar, such as Tunechi wanting to stop the release when he found out how to spell the word correctly and that it was too late as it had already been put out – “Yes” with Pharrell was actually a leak and has never been officially released. Also the next line after the “Phenomenal” one uses wordplay on “typo” to show Tune knows exactly what he did.

While they had just been speaking about the Da Drought 3 project, I think we can all fairly agree that the lyric Cortez was thinking about was “My flow is nasty like c-y-philis” off the “Ride For My Niggas” aka “Sky Is The Limit” song. If you didn’t know, “cyphilis” is actually spelled like “syphilis“.

Anyway, in this conversation with Andrew Barber that you can watch in full below, Bryant also discusses Tha Carter III Sessions, Wayne‘s mixtape run, how he plans to add the rest of Wayne‘s tapes to streaming platforms, how it has been managing Wayne‘s career (including being a DJ for him), Tha Carter album series, noticing the first commercial shift was the feature on Destiny Child’s “Soldier” single, Wayne becoming a “God” in New Orleans after the Sqad Up tapes, releasing The Leak EP to give Wayne more time to record a whole ‘nother C3 album, and much more.

Another conflicting issue with this interview is the “I Feel Like Dying” convo. Tez calls it his one of his favorite Weezy songs, but reveals they could never drop it officially or perform it as concerts, because they could never get the sample cleared and says they even received an injunction over it. However, the publishers of the song that was sampled (“Once” by Karma) have said on Twitter that this information is incorrect and they would love to clear the track and see it released. So… who is lying?

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Lil Wayne Chats To Birdman, Chris Brown, August Alsina, 2 Chainz, Omar Jahwar, Brett Berish & Aaron Jones For Episode 12 Of “Young Money Radio” [Videos]

Lil Wayne Chats To Birdman, Chris Brown, August Alsina, 2 Chainz, Omar Jahwar, Brett Berish & Aaron Jones For Episode 12 Of Young Money Radio

The finale episode of season 1 of “Young Money Radio” took place on July 17th that included Lil Wayne chopping it up with special guests Birdman, Chris Brown, August Alsina, 2 Chainz, Bishop Omar Jahwar, Brett Berish, and Aaron Jones.

Weezy chatted with August about his new “stateofEMERGEncy: The Rise Of August Alsina” documentary, his new The Product III: State Of Emergency album, their “Resent” collab, and if he still misses plus loves Jada Pinkett Smith. He even conversed with the CEO of Bumbu, with the Green Bay Packers’ running back, and with Bishop O about the Heal America Tour, the OGU program and got a surprise appearance from Deion Sanders.

Also on episode 12 (watch it all below), Tunechi spoke with Breezy about his new joint Slime & B project with Young Thug, his top 3 artists of all time, his clothing line Black Pyramid and basketball, as well as with Chainz about his “Most Expensive Shit” show before they hint at shooting a new music video in a week or so – possibly for ColleGrove 2?

Before the episode came to an end on Apple Music, Wayne talked with Baby about the early days of Cash Money Records, how Ronald “Slim” Williams is doing, which music artists they think will have longevity in the game, how Cash Money stayed strong for so many years, sports, and confirmed a Like Father, Like Son 2 collaboration album as the #1 Stunna wants to have that as his farewell project before he makes an official retirement from rapping!

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G-Eazy Shows Off One Of His Most Prized Possessions – A Lil Wayne Painting [Video]

G-Eazy Shows Off One Of His Most Prized Possessions - A Lil Wayne Painting

Esquire kicked off their brand new video series dubbed “Curated” and they had G-Eazy as their first guest to show off his most prized possessions in his crib.

In the clip, which you can check out below, Young Gerald gives us a tour of his house that includes a special portrait of Lil Wayne that was given to him as a gift from one of his great friends Ashley Longshore.

“If you know me, you know what Lil Wayne means to me… and my career how big of an influence he has been. [The painting] is one of my favorite possessions in my entire house that I own.”

If you didn’t already know, Ashley is a painter and gallery owner of the Longshore Studio Gallery in New Orleans. She is a big fan of Wayne and has done numerous paintings of him that you can also see below!

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Lil Wayne & DJ Khaled Recall Betty Wright’s 1974 Hit About Losing Virginity [Video]

Lil Wayne & DJ Khaled Recall Betty Wright 1974 Hit About Losing Virginity

This Sunday (April 5th) at 10PM EST on TV One, an all-new episode of their award-winning documentary series “Unsung” on R&B star Betty Wright will be airing.

In a sneak peek of this episode, Lil Wayne and DJ Khaled can be seen reminiscing on Betty‘s hit back in 1974 called “Tonight Is The Night“.

“There’s eras of the song in my life, the first is being in the backseat of a car. Your mom’s singing it and you’re singing it right along with her. The second era is you’re riding in that car alone and now you finding those words meaning something totally different than what they meant when you were sitting in that backseat.”

You can watch a preview of Wayne recalling when he first realized the lyrics on this Wright song meant something different after originally singing the record with his mom in the car below!

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Sonny Gray Reveals He Plays Lil Wayne As Loud As He Can When It’s His Turn To Pitch In Baseball [Video]

Sonny Gray Reveals He Plays Lil Wayne As Loud As He Can When Its His Turn To Pitch In Baseball

Sonny Gray and Trevor Bauer recently sat down with Ryan Ruocco and CC Sabathia for an episode of their “R2C2” series.

At one point during their conversation, Sonny revealed when it is his turn to pitch in baseball, he puts on Lil Wayne music as loud as he can:

“When it’s my turn to pitch… I put Lil Wayne on just loud as I can.”

You can watch the two Cincinnati Reds pitchers of Major League Baseball appear on “R2C2” after the jump below. Enjoy!

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