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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks Apple And Eagle Street, Accidentally Shooting Himself, Hurricane Katrina & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Apple And Eagle Street, Accidentally Shooting Himself, Hurricane Katrina & More

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is an interview Lil Wayne participated in with BLOW! magazine back in early 2006 to promote his Tha Carter II album.

Weezy spoke on his youth days of hanging around on Apple and Eagle Street in Hollygrove, accidentally shooting himself while playing with a gun and getting punished for it, how he first met Birdman and Slim, staying loyal to them, how Hurricane Katrina affected him, and more.

Also in the conversation, Tunechi showed off the first tattoos that he got inked on his body. You can check it all out in the #TBT video below, enjoy!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks About His Stepfather Rabbit On Set Of His “Everything” Video Shoot In 2001

Lil Wayne Talks About His Stepfather Rabbit On Set Of Everything Video Shoot In 2001

For #ThrowbackThursday today, check out this rare Lil Wayne interview from on set of his “Everything” video shoot back in 2001.

In the interview, Wayne speaks all about his stepfather Reginald McDonald aka Rabbit, who he has always called his real father and how he unfortunately passed away after being shot 7 times.

Tunechi also recalled how Rabbit read a letter in front of Jacida Carter that Tune had received from a girl when he had accidentally shot himself with his stepfather’s revolver, which said she wanted to “f*ck his brainds out” haha! Check it out in the #TBT clip below!

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Lil Wayne Says The White Cop Who Saved His Life Is Also The Same Person Who Locked Up His “Father” Birdman For Years [Video]

Lil Wayne Says The White Cop Who Saved His Life Is Also The Same Person Who Locked Up His Father Birdman For Years

Yesterday, Lil Wayne joined Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe as a special guest on their UNDISPUTED sports talk TV show.

While on the show, Tunechi told the story once more about how a white cop he calls Uncle Bob saved his life when he shot himself over mental health issues whereas the black cops all jumped over him looking for the gun. Tune then went on to say that the same white cop Uncle Bob was the one who arrested his “father” Birdman and put him in jail for years.

You can check out Weezy‘s full interview with Skip and Shannon in the video below that also includes him speaking on change coming after the death of George Floyd, his own personal experiences with the police, white people helping with the protests, his team Green Bay Packers, how shocked he was when they drafted Jordan Love, who he thinks the GOAT of the NBA is, Dak Prescott, and much more!

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Lil Wayne Chats To Dr. Fauci, Dr. Dre, Kevin Hart, Tory Lanez, Benny The Butcher & Conway The Machine For Episode 6 Of “Young Money Radio” [Videos]

Lil Wayne Chats To Dr Fauci, Dr Dre, Kevin Hart, Tory Lanez, Benny The Butcher & Conway The Machine For Episode 6 Of Young Money Radio

Episode 6 of Lil Wayne‘s “Young Money Radio” show took place on May 29th on Apple Music and for this week’s guests, he had Dr. Anthony Fauci (Head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases), Dr. Dre, Kevin Hart, Tory Lanez, and Griselda’s Benny The Butcher and Conway The Machine.

At the start of this week’s radio show, Tunechi paid tribute to George Floyd, who was murdered by cops in Minneapolis, and sent condolences to his family. Tune also revealed he will be releasing music videos for the deluxe edition of his Funeral album soon and as it is currently Mental Health Awareness Week, he shared a story of how he shot himself as a kid just so he could be heard as no one ever listened to him.

For interviews with his special guests, Weezy chatted to Dr. Fauci all about COVID-19, Larry Kramer, aids and more. He chopped it up with Dr. Dre about why he named his album 2001 when it was released in 1999, both being big fans of Anderson .Paak, how he balances his personal life and work, Kobe Bryant, and shares his thoughts on the horrible situation of George Floyd, which nearly made him not appear on “YM Radio” as he says it didn’t feel right.

Lil Wayne then spoke with Kevin Hart about the recent situation in Minneapolis, his new book “The Decision”, how he is doing after his car accident, and more. Before the episode came to an end, Wayne talked with a few of the features on his new Funeral deluxe album – Tory Lanez, Benny The Butcher and Conway The Machine. You can check out videos of all of this after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne Talks About A White Cop Saving His Life, George Floyd’s Death, Nipsey Hussle’s Death, Birdman, Drake, Nicki Minaj & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks About A White Cop Saving His Life, George Floyd Death, Nipsey Hussle Death, Birdman, Drake, Nicki Minaj & More

Yesterday, Lil Wayne made his very first appearance on Instagram Live (even though he has been on it before for Young Money Radio) by being a special guest on Fat Joe‘s new podcast titled “The Fat Joe Show“.

During their 28-minute conversation, Tunechi spoke on what age he first started rapping, shooting himself by accident, a white police officer named Uncle Bob who was off duty saving his life, meeting him years later in a restaurant, and what he thinks about the horrible murder of George Floyd by four cops in Minneapolis.

Weezy also discussed being locked up in Rikers Island for 8 months, getting his “never quit” attitude and drive from Birdman at a young age, his influence being the #1 Stunna, putting Drake and Nicki Minaj on, what he taught his son Kameron Carter after Nipsey Hussle was murdered, how proud he is about influencing a whole new generation of rap, an upcoming collaboration he has with Lil Uzi Vert, being the first to do the “rock-rap” genre of music, attending the late Betty Wright‘s funeral, performing “Sweet Home Alabama” with Kid Rock at the Country Music Association Awards, and much more!

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