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Avenue Beatz Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne, Co-Producing “Uproar” & “Glory” + More

Avenue Beatz Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne, Co-Producing Uproar & Glory + More

The co-producer of “Uproar“, Avenue Beatz, recently chopped it up with XXL all about his work with Swizz Beatz on Lil Wayne‘s Tha Carter V single.

Avenue spoke on sampling G. Dep‘s “Special Delivery“, if he expected “Uproar” to be as big as it is, and getting Weezy to rap over the beat after he said that he didn’t like it on “Green Ranger” off Dedication 4.

Also in their interview, which you can read after the jump below, the producer discussed his first time meeting Tunechi, co-producing Tune‘s “Glory” song off the Free Weezy Album with Angel “Onhel” Aponte, and plenty more!

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Joe Budden Says The Reason Southern Rappers Are Winning Right Now Is Because Of Cam’ron First Embracing Lil Wayne [Video]

Joe Budden Says The Reason Southern Rappers Are Winning Right Now Is Because Of Camron First Embracing Lil Wayne

In a recent episode of Complex’s “Everyday Struggle” series, Joe Budden explained why he thinks the South is winning in hip-hop right now and it is because of Cam’ron co-signing Lil Wayne.

Joe revealed that no one up North was messing with Southern music until Cam’ron first embraced Tunechi. He then mentioned that this is when Tune started claiming he was the Best Rapper Alive and proved it with his bars.

You can check out exactly what Budden said after the jump below! Do you think the reason for Southern rappers’ success in hip-hop today is all due to Dipset rocking with Weezy?

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Transgender Producer D. Smith Speaks On Her “Shoot Me Down” Tattoo & Lil Wayne [Video]

Transgender Producer D Smith Speaks On Her Shoot Me Down Tattoo & Lil Wayne

Transgender producer D. Smith sat down with BOSSIP‘s “Don’t Be Scared” series at the end of last month to speak on Lil Wayne and her “Shoot Me Down” ink that you can check out below.

The Atlanta producer revealed that she got “Shoot Me Down” tattooed across her chest after the success of Tunechi‘s Tha Carter III album. She produced and sang on “Shoot Me Down“, which of course appears on C3.

D. Smith also mentioned Weezy is a “very smart, humble, balanced, and really genuine person”, as well as wished him the best with his current situation with record label Cash Money Records as she is getting ready to send him some new music!

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Lil Wayne Confirms “Dedication 6” With DJ Drama Is Coming, Talks Current Generation Of Rappers, “ColleGrove”, Samsung & More

Lil Wayne Confirms Dedication 6 With DJ Drama Is Coming, Talks Current Generation Of Rappers, ColleGrove, Samsung & More

Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz recently stopped by Shade 45 radio station in Atlanta to chop it up with DJ Drama and Sarah Vivan on their “Streetz Iz Watchin” show. Like Sarah pointed out at the beginning, this interview is rare because Mr. Carter doesn’t do radio anymore.

During their conversation, Weezy and Tity Boi spoke on their “TIDAL X: ColleGrove” show at The Tabernacle, sports, their ColleGrove project, why they named it what they did, hoping to release more songs that they recorded together which didn’t make the album, dropping projects with release dates and not digitally, and plenty more. Chainz even revealed why he did not join Young Money when Tunechi asked him to in 2007.

Tune also talked about hearing 2 Chainz‘ “Dedication” song that was dedicated to him for the first time, being from a generation of trying to be the best rapper, not liking this new culture we are in right now and is happy to not be a part of it, how he thinks the definition of “success” has changed, not remembering any of the Dedication mixtapes, why he created Young Money Sports, how he feels to see his Young Money artists succeed, the Samsung commercials he has starred in, and Jay Z still being a mentor to him.

You can listen to part 1 of the interview after the jump below. Part 2 will be released soon. Wayne also confirmed Dedication 6 with Drama is happening and they may release it as an album instead of a mixtape!

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Chedda Da Connect Says Lil Wayne Performing “Flicka Da Wrist” Gives Him “Chills” [Video]

Chedda Da Connect Says Lil Wayne Performing Flicka Da Wrist Gives Him Chills

Chedda Da Connect recently sat down with DJ Smallz for an interview about the success of his “Flicka Da Wrist” single and how it has blown up, which you can check out below.

During the conversation, the Houston rapper mentioned that Lil Wayne performing the track on every stop of his “Release Partiez” nightclub tour means a lot to him.

Chedda went on to explain that Tunechi performing “Flicka Da Wrist” is huge to him, because Tune is his idol and he grew up on his music, such as Tha Block Is Hot.

He also said that it gives him “chills” and it’s “amazing” to watch videos on his phone of Weezy performing his song live!

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Turk Discusses Himself & Lil Wayne Suing Birdman & Cash Money Records

Turk Discusses Himself & Lil Wayne Suing Birdman & Cash Money Records

Turk explains in an interview with AllHipHop about why he filed a lawsuit against Birdman and Cash Money Records for over $1 million dollars, as well as his thoughts on what Lil Wayne will be going through right now after he filed his lawsuit last month.

The former Cash Money artist speaks on being promised to get back with Birdman and a Hot Boys reunion while he was incarcerated, chatting to Tunechi recently but not since his lawsuit, why he thinks CMB is successful even though they get sued frequently by people in the music industry, and confirms that he is not suing Baby just because Tune did it.

You can read what Turk said after the jump below!

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