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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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Mannie Fresh Discusses Lil Wayne, Cash Money, Bee Gees Stopping Wayne & B.G. From Using Their “B.G.’z” Group Name & More [Video]

Mannie Fresh Discusses Lil Wayne, Cash Money, Bee Gees Stopping Wayne & BG BGz Group & More

We first heard this interview earlier this month, and now we can watch Mannie Fresh‘s 1 hour-and-a-half conversation with Thedo and MAQ for their “DaTakeOver” podcast.

In the interview, Mannie discussed all about Lil Wayne, as well as the early Cash Money Records days, Turk being “messy”, Tha Carter V, Cash Money passing on Kanye West, how the real pop group Bee Gees stopped Weezy and B.G. from using their group name “B.G.’z”, who released an album called True Story in 1995, and more.

You can watch the full sit-down interview in a video after the jump below. Fresh also plays snippets of upcoming collaborations we can be looking out for from him and Tunechi including “Start This Shit Off Right” off Tha Carter V, an EDM song, and a “Big Ballin’” remix!

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Mannie Fresh Talks Lil Wayne Not Having A Childhood, His Work Ethic, “Black Lives Matter” Comments, “Tha Carter V” & More

Mannie Fresh Talks Lil Wayne Not Having A Childhood, His Work Ethic, Black Lives Matter Comments, Tha Carter 5 & More

We have previously heard the three snippets of upcoming Lil Wayne songs that Mannie Fresh played at the end of his conversation with Thedo and MAQ for their “DaTakeOver” podcast, and now we can listen to the full 1 hour-and-a-half interview.

Throughout the podcast, Mannie told a few Cash Money stories from the early days, shared his thoughts on Wayne‘s Black Lives Matter movement comments, Weezy not having a childhood, Turk complaining all of the time, and plenty more.

Fresh also confirmed that he has work on Tunechi‘s forthcoming Tha Carter V album and spoke on Tune‘s “crazy work ethic” by saying he has always been the first one in the studio and the last one to leave!

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