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Birdman Talks About Discovering Lil Wayne & Raising Him Since He Was A Kid [Video]

Birdman Talks About Discovering Lil Wayne & Raising Him Since He Was A Kid

On May 26th, attorney and journalist Ari Melber interviewed Birdman on Instagram Live, which you can check out after the jump below.

During their 30-minute conversation, Baby talked about when he first had the idea to create a record label, having no name at first, discovering Lil Wayne at 8-9 years old, and living with and raising Wayne since he was a kid.

The #1 Stunna also discussed both Drake and Nicki Minaj witnessing how Tunechi became the best, one of his favorite artists being Tune, and before confirming that him and Weezy are now “good”, he says it was very important for them to air out their problems and they now speak to each other all the time!

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Video: Lil Wayne & Drake Appear In The FIFA 12 Game Teaser

Tunechi: “Ooooh, I almost scored”

Lil Wayne and Young Money’s Drake appear in the E3 teaser for FIFA 12, which you can watch above. I don’t know about y’all, but I am a big fan of football aka soccer, so I can’t wait for this game to come out!

After the jump, you can watch Weezy speak on MTV’s “Unplugged” that will premiere on Sunday, June 12th at 9PM EST.

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Video: Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj & Drake Receive Plaques At Pre-Grammy Party

My name is Tunechi and I’m home, BIATCH!

In the video above, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Drake are presented with plaques at Cash Money Records’ Annual Pre-GRAMMY party at The Lot in West Hollywood, California on February 12, 2011. Shouts to Rap-Up, and Birdman, Weezy and Nicki all say a few words on stage too.

You can see lots of photos from the party here, and view a video of Wayne and Shanell dancing to Usher’s OMG track after the jump:

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Pictures: Lil Wayne Entering And Inside The Manhattan Courthouse x More

Pictures Of Lil Wayne Entering And Inside The Courthouse

As you all know, Lil Wayne has been sentenced to one year in prison for a gun possession charge… but if Wayne stays on good behavior while inside, he could be out later this year on November 4th. In this post, you can see plenty of pictures of Weezy entering the Manhattan courthouse, and Weezy inside the courtroom. You can also see a crazy fan with Lil Wayne tatted on her who showed up outside the courthouse, another video of Tune entering the building (chaos with all the fans and paparazzi), DJ Khaled wearing a ‘FREE LIL WAYNE‘ t-shirt, and other celebs speaking about Wayne‘s jail sentence. FREE WEEZY

Pictures Of Lil Wayne Entering And Inside The Courthouse

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Rick Ross, Drama, Juelz Santana, Khaled, Jim Jones, Slim Thug & Toya Speak On Weezy’s Guilty Plea

Rick Ross DJ Drama Juelz Santana DJ Khaled Jim Jones Slim Thug & Toya Speak On Lil Waynes Guilty Plea

Rick Ross: “It hurt us,” Rick Ross said. The Bawse had just gotten off a plane to Los Angeles on Thursday morning when he heard about Wayne’s plea. “We strategize and work towards this for so long, and when something like that, a major inconvenience such as that, nine people out of 10, that stint could hurt them. But I think Wayne has a unique situation with his Cash Money family and now his Young Money roster, I know they got a lot of things poppin’. Wayne’s got enough music. He’s one of the few artists I feel could eat those 10 months up, or that year, and then come home to rap royalty. If anybody is gonna be able to do it, it’s gonna be Wayne.” It most definitely could have been a lot worse,” Ross added. “But Lil Wayne and his camp, his music is gonna remain visible and relevant. He’s gonna handle his business and come home like a boss. Believe that. This is finnin’ to take him to a whole ‘nother creative point,” Ross continued. “To have time to sit down … I can imagine how many records and choruses he’s gonna write. Knowing Wayne, he’s gonna release a mixtape from behind bars. He’ll be right back with a new energy and he’ll have the streets excited. People are going to want to hear what he has to say and speak his experience and speak to the youth.”

DJ Drama: “I was shocked,” Drama said of the news about his collaborator. “It was ironic because when I got the e-mail, I was taking a break from shooting a CNN special about black men in America since President Obama’s election. Then here we are halfway through shooting that, and I get a e-mail about Lil Wayne possibly facing jail time. One of the world’s most popular music stars? It’s crazy. Not to take anything from the actual charge or the conflicts of guns, but we all can bear witness to the racist tactics of the hip-hop police, specifically in New York. I remember numerous occasions, doing my promo during my album’s run. They were outside the venues just clearly looking for situations. I can imagine on that night or any given night with the most heralded stars — the 50 Cents, the Lil Waynes — the aggressive nature, they came down on those guys. The system is not even fair to that extent. People can say ‘Don’t do the crime, do the time’ or ‘Don’t carry weapons,’ yadda, yadda, yadda,” he continued. “These cops are coming so strategically at these artists to make these headlines, to make these statements … it’s plain and simple wrong. So much time and effort is put into putting our music stars behind bars, they still ain’t find out who killed Tupac and Biggie.”

Jim Jones: “Thts crazy lil Wayne gets a year for a hand pistol and ti gets the same time for having army issued rifles wit silencers U tell me WTF”

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