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Cortez Bryant & KY Engineering Recall Lil Wayne & Drake’s Early Studio Sessions [Video]

Cortez Bryant & KY Engineering Recall Lil Wayne & Drake's Early Studio Sessions

The second part of CBC-TV‘s eight-part documentary series, Drake’s Plan, which explores the rise of one of Canada’s biggest success stories of the past decade in music, recently surfaced online.

In the clip, which you can check out below, Cortez Bryant, KY Engineering, Jeff Burroughs, and Jabbari Weekes all spoke to the camera about Drake solidifying himself as one of the biggest icons in the music industry.

Tez mentioned that once Drizzy Drake and Lil Wayne started making music together, he knew it was a wrap. KY also recalled Wayne telling him to record Drizzy after they just had a 16-hour studio session on the tour bus and after he heard the 6 God rap in the booth before getting ready to leave, Weezy decided to unpack his stuff and rap again!

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STREETRUNNER, Infamous, ONHEL & More Producers Recall Working On Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter III” Album

STREETRUNNER, Infamous, ONHEL & More Producers Recall Working On Lil Wayne Tha Carter 3 Album

Earlier this month on June 10th, it was the tenth anniversary of Lil Wayne‘s Tha Carter III album.

We’ve already seen music artists and producers share their thoughts on the iconic project (here, here, and here), and now we can see what more producers who worked on C3 had to say about it.

Below, you can check out STREETRUNNER, Infamous, Play-N-Skillz, Fabian Marasciullo, ONHEL, and Cool and Dre from Cool & Dre share their thoughts and stories on Weezy‘s classic Tha Carter III album! Do you still bump C3?

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Comedians Theo Von & Chris D’Elia Speak On Lil Wayne [Video]

Comedians Theo Von & Chris DElia Speak On Lil Wayne

Theo Von had fellow comedian Christopher D’Elia appear on episode 104 of his “This Past Weekend” podcast a few days ago that you can check out below.

At the 13:40 mark of their conversation, Theo asked Chris if he has ever met Lil Wayne before then telling a story about a New Orleans Saints after-party he went to about 15-years ago, which had other celebrities there such as the Kardashians, and watching Wayne perform live with Mannie Fresh in an astronaut suit.

D’Elia revealed he would love to meet Tunechi and that he thinks a lot of people look like Tune from New Orleans. Theo, who grew up in Louisiana, also added that he has heard so many interesting stories from back in the Hot Boys days about Weezy and B.G.!

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Turk Recalls First Meeting Lil Wayne, Recording The Hot Boys Albums, Hearing “I Miss My Dawgs” In Jail & More

Turk Recalls First Meeting Lil Wayne, Recording The Hot Boys Albums, Hearing I Miss My Dawgs In Jail & More

Kyle Kramer from Noisey recently caught up with Turk to reflect on what he remembers about meeting Lil Wayne for the first time, working with him, their friendship, and plenty more.

The YNT founder also spoke on recording the Hot Boys albums with Tunechi, his favorite verse from Tune, hearing “I Miss My Dawgs” for the first time while behind bars, what it was like when everyone left Cash Money Records, the Big Tymers (Birdman and Mannie Fresh), his “Zip It” single, and the “Baller Blockin’” movie.

You can read everything Turk had to say about Weezy and what stories he had to share after the jump below!

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2 Chainz Shares Stories Of Being Around Lil Wayne In The Studio + How Wayne Helped Him Rap Without The Usual Structure Of Bars & Hooks

2 Chainz Shares Stories Of Being Around Lil Wayne In The Studio & How Wayne Helped Him Rap Without The Usual Structure Of Bars & Hooks

2 Chainz was the special guest on episode 136 of Complex’s “Everyday Struggle” series, which you can check out below.

At the start of their conversation, Tity Boi spoke on how he never really cared about counting his bars when he first started rapping and how being around Lil Wayne made him not follow the usual structure of verses and hooks on a song. He even shared a funny story of Wayne rapping 40 bars with no hook.

Later on in the interview, Chainz revealed one of his biggest motivations of his music career was being next to Weezy in the studio working while he was being told he had just sold 1 million copies of his Tha Carter III album!

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Mannie Fresh Recalls Seeing Lil Wayne Drinking, Recording “Fuck Tha World”, His Parents & More

Mannie Fresh Recalls Seeing Lil Wayne Drinking, Recording Fuck Tha World, His Parents & More

Mannie Fresh recently took part in an interview with The FADER to share a lot of cool stories about Lil Wayne in the early days of his music career, which you can read in full below.

In the conversation, Mannie spoke on what it was like first meeting Wayne before he signed to Cash Money Records, the first time hearing him rap, his parents Cita and Rabbit, and the B.G.’z group consisting of Weezy and B.G.

Fresh also discussed witnessing Tunechi recording his “Fuck Tha World” track, recalled seeing him drinking, having no childhood, the Hot Boys studio sessions, Tune always trying to out-rap anyone on a song, and plenty more!

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