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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks Wanting Sqad Up To Be More Like Tupac & Outlawz Rather Than Eminem & D-12 [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Wanting Sqad Up To Be More Like Tupac & Outlawz Rather Than Eminem & D-12

As it is #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a rare interview from Lil Wayne on MTV Direct back in 2002.

In the #TBT video (watch below), Tunechi chats to “La La” Anthony and DJ Clue to promote his new album at the time, 500 Degreez.

Weezy also discusses how he rates the project, starting his own record label Young Money, why his Sqad Up group will be more like Tupac and the Outlawz rather than Eminem and D-12, and currently being single!

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Antonio Brown Says Lil Wayne Inspired His New Rap Career

Antonio Brown Says Lil Wayne Inspired His New Rap Career

While in attendance at “The Future Brunch” that was hosted by Kanye West and Jason Lee for Black media outlets last month, HipHopDX caught up with Antonio Brown.

As he is now focused on a career in rap after being released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in American football, AB discussed being inspired by Lil Wayne and recalled listening to Wayne‘s older mixtapes:

“I remember bumping Lil Wayne’s [Da] Drought and Sqad Up mixtapes. That’s when Lil Wayne was showing you that his craft was for real. I had the same feeling [walking off the field in January].”

Do you think it could happen and would you like to see a collaboration between Antonio Brown and Weezy?

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Fee Banks Speaks On Working With Lil Wayne, Their “Dedication 2” Studio Session With Chris Brown & More [Video]

Fee Banks Speaks On Working With Lil Wayne, Their Dedication 2 Studio Session With Chris Brown & More

Fee Banks recently chopped it up with Nolazine TV for a one on one interview, which you can check out below.

In their convo, Fee discussed being inspired by Cash Money Records while growing up, first meeting Lil Wayne, the Sqad Up rap group, and much more.

The Good Money Global CEO also revealed working with Wayne has been his “biggest learning curve of all time”, as well as that Chris Brown was inside his and Weezy‘s Dedication 2 studio session for “Workin’ ‘Em“!

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DJ Raj Smoove Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne, Recording “10,000 Bars” & More [Video]

DJ Raj Smoove Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne, Recording 10,000 Bars & More

DJ Raj Smoove sits down with Nolazine TV from his personal studio in New Orleans for a one on one interview.

Throughout their convo, Raj revealed how he first met Lil Wayne from being on tour with Cash Money Records, how the “Greatest DJ in the world” tag came about, and much more.

The NOLA DJ also mentioned that Weezy wanted to record Sqad Up mixtapes after the tour wrapped up and so they all did that at Smoove‘s personal studio.

He even explained what it was like recording Tunechi spit the 10,000 Bars” song aka SQ7 and witnessing him rip off the pages from his notebook, which was actually the last time Tune ever wrote his raps down!

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Supa Blanco Recalls Lil Wayne Writing His First Rap & How They Nearly Started A “Fly Boys” Group Together [Video]

Supa Blanco Recalls Lil Wayne Writing His First Rap & How They Nearly Started A Fly Boys Group

Supa Blanco recently sat down with Nolazine TV for a 30-minute interview, which you can watch below.

In their conversation, Blanco revealed Lil Wayne wrote his very first rap for him, as well as mentioned there were discussions for him and Wayne to create their own rap group called “Fly Boys” in hopes to become the next “Big Tymers”.

The original Sqad Up member also spoke on why the SQ4 mixtape is better than Tunechi‘s 500 Degreez album, his relationship with Tune today, how the Sqad Up group nearly signed to Jay Z after Weezy had left, Fee Banks, New Orleans East, B.G., and much more!

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