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Lil Wayne Discusses His Childhood, Not Believing In Racism, Playing Tennis & More On The “More To It” Podcast

Lil Wayne Discusses His Childhood, Not Believing In Racism, Playing Tennis & More On The More To It Podcast

Lil Wayne recently participated in a 1-hour conversation with former American football player Marcellus Wiley on his “More To It” podcast, which is a show featuring interviews with entertainers.

In their convo, Wayne discussed growing up in the 17th Ward of New Orleans, signing to Cash Money Records, dressing up as Michael Jackson and performing for his family at a young age (this is when he realized he loved performing), his late stepfather Rabbit, the Cash Money/Ruff Ryders tour, Slim Williams, the moment when Birdman and Slim knew he was a solo artist and not a Hot Boy anymore, and being a student of the game every single day.

Also during their talk, Weezy spoke on wanting to become the ultimate music artist, how it feels to be in the conversation for the greatest rapper of all time, Roger Federer being the G.O.A.T. in tennis, playing tennis himself with his homie T@, the time he said he does not believe in racism on “Undisputed”, what he would tell his older self if he could go back in time, the Green Bay Packers, preferring American football over basketball, preferring Los Angeles over Miami, and what the hardest part and the best part about being Lil Wayne is.

You can watch a clip of Tunechi‘s interview with Marcellus after the jump below, as well as also listen to the full podcast on Apple Music. Tune was also asked who he personally thinks is the greatest rapper of all time to which he first said The Notorious B.I.G. before then going on to choose Jay Z!

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Isaiah Rashad Reveals How Lil Wayne Inspired Him & Calls Wayne “The Most Entertaining Rapper Ever” [Video]

Isaiah Rashad Reveals How Lil Wayne Inspired Him & Calls Wayne The Most Entertaining Rapper Ever

In a recent episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli”, special guest Isaiah Rashad made an appearance to chop it up with Kweli himself and co-host Jasmin Leigh.

From the 30:15 mark of their interview onwards, Isaiah spoke on how Lil Wayne and Lupe Fiasco inspired him to write introspectively, Wayne‘s wordplay, the difference between Weezy and Jay Z, and much more.

Rashad also discussed Tha Carter III leaked songs, the tracks Tunechi made about his stepfather Rabbit, the “On The Bus” vlogs with the early Young Money squad, how Tune is the “most entertaining rapper ever”, and why he thinks Young Thug is trying to take that title from him!

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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 Talks The Lakers’ Recent Win, Recording A New Feature For DMX, Why Every Artist Tries To Sound Like Drake & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks The Lakers Recent Win, Recording A New Feature For DMX, Why Every Artist Tries To Sound Like Drake & More

After the Los Angeles Lakers won the recent NBA Finals championship, Lil Wayne appeared on the “ALL BALL with Doug Gottlieb” podcast, which you can check out below.

During their 50-minute conversation, Wayne spoke on being a Lakers fan, first meeting the late Kobe Bryant, having some stuff in the works with Kobe before he passed away, his thoughts on LeBron James moving to the Lakers, and how he will be celebrating their latest win by going to the studio.

Weezy also discussed growing up in New Orleans, how his stepfather Rabbit convinced his mother Cita to be a rapper, recording a recent feature for DMX, the recording process for his very first album, his favorite meal that his mom cooks, his favorite sneakers, his half-brother Semaj, buying a Nissan Pathfinder with his very first paycheck, the success of his first solo album Tha Block Is Hot, why so many artists in the music industry try and sound like Drake, the last time he was on stage, and the “colossal” change in how music is downloaded now compared to how it was at the start of his career.

Before his interview with Doug Gottlieb wrapped up, Tunechi recalled his trip to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia at the end of last year and told the story of how he nearly didn’t get into the country, as well as how “Your Excellency” helped him out!

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