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Shanell Talks All About Lil Wayne’s “Rebirth” Album & How It Influenced The New Generation Rappers

Shanell Talks All About Lil Wayne Rebirth Album & How It Influenced The New Generation Rappers

The latest episode of Ben Barzilai‘s “The Skip Button” podcast, which is all about the music we love to hate, features Lil Wayne‘s Rebirth album.

During the episode, Ben chopped it up with Eddie Montilla (who worked on the songs “Da Da Da“, “Paradice“, “On Fire” and “I’ll Die For You“) about what it was like to work on Rebirth, if he was disappointed with the reviews and sales, and more.

Around the 28:00 mark of the podcast, which you can listen to below, new mother Shanell called in to share what it was like behind the scenes making Rebirth as she worked heavily on the project and share a story of what happened at the end of Weezy and Birdman‘s “Leather So Soft” music video.

SnL also spoke on the Bad Ass Grasshoppers group, hearing the Rebirth influence in these new rappers like Young Thug and Lil Uzi Vert etc, Tunechi not knowing who metal band Korn were before they appeared in his “Prom Queen” video, all of Tune‘s court cases and going to jail was a big part in him putting the guitar down and stepping away from it, and much more!

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Lil Wayne Chats To 50 Cent, Whoopi Goldberg, Naomi Campbell & Dustin Poirier For Episode 10 Of “Young Money Radio” [Videos]

Lil Wayne Chats To 50 Cent, Whoopi Goldberg, Naomi Campbell & Dustin Poirier For Episode 10 Of Young Money Radio

For episode 10 of the “Young Money Radio” show on Apple Music on July 3rd, Lil Wayne chopped it up with 50 Cent, Whoopi Goldberg, Naomi Campbell, and Dustin Poirier.

Tunechi and Fiddy actually had a conversation for a total of 1 hour and 30 minutes before Tune had to end it as they were going to get cut off. They talked about everything from the early Cash Money tour days, Birdman, Eminem, the culture of hip-hop, BBC (and not the TV network in the UK lol), Mike Tyson, The Game, Meek Mill, Pop Smoke, new rappers copying both of their styles, award shows, and much more. 50 also mentioned “they should expect to see us collaborate” at the end, which is good news as the two of them have not yet to release a song together.

Another interesting story from this week’s episode comes from Naomi, who tells Weezy that she watched him talk to Donald Trump for a good 2 hours at Usher’s birthday party inside the Rainbow Room in New York back in 2006… but of course, he didn’t remember this. You can check out all of these convos in the videos below, which also includes Mr. Carter chatting with Whoopi about who her favorite music artist of all time is (Wayne says his is Anita Baker) and with Dustin about wanting his next UFC fight to be against someone big, such as a Conor McGregor or Nate Diaz!

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Lil Wayne Says The White Cop Who Saved His Life Is Also The Same Person Who Locked Up His “Father” Birdman For Years [Video]

Lil Wayne Says The White Cop Who Saved His Life Is Also The Same Person Who Locked Up His Father Birdman For Years

Yesterday, Lil Wayne joined Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe as a special guest on their UNDISPUTED sports talk TV show.

While on the show, Tunechi told the story once more about how a white cop he calls Uncle Bob saved his life when he shot himself over mental health issues whereas the black cops all jumped over him looking for the gun. Tune then went on to say that the same white cop Uncle Bob was the one who arrested his “father” Birdman and put him in jail for years.

You can check out Weezy‘s full interview with Skip and Shannon in the video below that also includes him speaking on change coming after the death of George Floyd, his own personal experiences with the police, white people helping with the protests, his team Green Bay Packers, how shocked he was when they drafted Jordan Love, who he thinks the GOAT of the NBA is, Dak Prescott, and much more!

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Yaj From Vice Versa Discusses Looking Up To Lil Wayne, New Orleans, Signing To Young Money & More [Video]

Yaj From Vice Versa Discusses Looking Up To Lil Wayne, New Orleans, Signing To Young Money & More

DJ Demi Lobo from Dash Radio has interviewed nearly the whole roster of Young Money Entertainment recently, and now here is their interview with Yaj from Vice Versa.

During their 20-minute conversation, Yaj talked about quarantining in New York, COVID-19, his “Yaj” name coming from “Jay” backwards, which part of New Orleans he is from, looking up to Lil Wayne, and what he thinks Wayne saw in him.

The Vice Versa rapper also shared stories about how he, Poppy H and HoodyBaby were all on a plane while someone was coughing terribly behind them, as well as how he left his Walmart job once he signed to Young Mula. Check out the full interview below!

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Kidd Kidd Recalls A Story From Being On Tour With Lil Wayne That Involves An Unreleased Song

Kidd Kidd Recalls A Story From Being On Tour With Lil Wayne That Involves An Unreleased Song

After previously hearing part 1 and part 2, we now have the third part of Kidd Kidd‘s interview with Maloney for Breaking Wreckords Radio.

In their conversation, which you can check out below, Kidd recalls a story of one time being on tour with Lil Wayne and when they arrived to the venue for a concert in Alabama, there were only 10-20 people there.

Kidd says Tunechi had the attitude of “I don’t care if there was only 1 person here, they are still here to see me perform”, and so he did. He also mentioned that Tune and Nivea performed a brand new song together that is still unreleased to this day as all of this was during the time they were dating.

The former Young Money rapper says he loved the track so much that he actually jumped in the crowd and jammed out to it with the fans. He even still tells Wayne every time he sees him to release the record. After sharing this story, Kidd mentioned that he felt disappointed when he read the rumor of Weezy cancelling his set for one of the stops on his joint tour with Blink-182, due to low ticket sales, as it made him think back of what happened in Alabama!

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