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Damian Lillard Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne & Working With Him In The Studio [Video]

Damian Lillard Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne & Working With Him In The Studio

Damian Lillard was the special guest on episode 71 of Elliott Wilson and Brian “B.Dot” Miller’s Rap Radar Podcast with TIDAL.

During their interview at around the 19:45 mark, which you can watch below, Dame discusses first meeting Lil Wayne and working with him in the studio (says Wayne sent him multiple songs).

The rapper/NBA player also revealed that the first project he ever bought was Wayne‘s Tha Block Is Hot album, what his friendship with Tunechi is like, and what happened over Birdman/Cash Money not clearing Tune‘s verse on “Loyal To The Soil“!

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NLE Choppa Wants Lil Wayne On His “Blocc Is Hot” Remix, Says He Grew Up Listening To Wayne

NLE Choppa Wants Lil Wayne On His Blocc Is Hot Remix, Says He Grew Up Listening To Wayne

NLE Choppa recently chopped it up with Billboard to talk about his brand new single titled “Blocc Is Hot“.

During their conversation, Choppa revealed his new song was inspired by Lil Wayne‘s debut album Tha Block Is Hot, he is a big fan of Wayne, and he grew up listening to him.

The Memphis rapper also mentioned that he wants to get Tunechi on the remix of his latest track! You can read exactly what he said below, as well as listen to “Blocc Is Hot“. Could you see Tune on the record?

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Lil Skies Takes A Quiz On His Idol Lil Wayne [Video]

Lil Skies Takes A Quiz On His Idol Lil Wayne

Lil Skies recently appeared on Genius‘ “The Genius Test” series to take a quiz on one of his biggest influences in music – Lil Wayne, which you can watch below.

At the start of the video, the Pennsylvania-born rapper called Tunechi “the G.O.A.T.” and revealed how Tune influenced him to be himself in his music. If you recall back to last year, Skies paid homage to Wayne with his “A Milli“-inspired music video for “Welcome To The Rodeo“.

Some of the questions that Lil Skies got right included finishing the lyrics off from “6 Foot 7 Foot“, which artist is not signed to Young Money, how old Mr. Carter was when he first recorded under the name of Baby D, what was the title of the Destiny’s Child single that Weezy appeared on, and more.

Skies got a total of 76% on this quiz and some of the questions which he got wrong were: the title of Lil Wayne‘s debut studio album, which DJ hosted the Dedication mixtape series, what project Wayne released exclusively on TIDAL, and listing as many Weezy and Drake songs that he could in under 15 seconds!

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Lloyd Raps A Lil Wayne Track During ELLE’s “Song Association” Series [Video]

Lloyd Raps A Lil Wayne Track During ELLE Song Association Series

Lloyd recently stopped by ELLE to participate in a game of their “Song Association” series.

The aim of the challenge is to sing a record which includes the word that is given to them in under 10 seconds.

However, the New Orleans-born artist changed the rules a little bit when the word “Hot” came up as he proceeded to rap Lil Wayne‘s “Tha Block Is Hot” single.

You can check out Lloyd rap a bit of Wayne music in season 3 episode 4 of ELLE‘s “Song Association” series after the jump below. Enjoy!

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Mannie Fresh Speaks On His & Lil Wayne’s Upcoming “Fresh Files” Joint Project

Mannie Fresh Speaks On His & Lil Wayne Upcoming Fresh Files Joint Project

For the anniversaries of “Bling Bling” and Tha Block Is Hot, which both turn 20-years-old this year, Mannie Fresh chopped it up with XXL for an interview.

While discussing the classic single and classic album, Mannie revealed what advice he gave to Lil Wayne, explained the Fresh Files project will be full of songs which didn’t make Tha Carter V, and disclosed what we can expect from that project, and more.

“Shit, I got about two albums worth of songs on Wayne.”

You can check out everything that Fresh said after the jump below! Are you looking forward to hearing his and Wayne‘s upcoming album?

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DJ Khaled, Dave East, Asian Doll, G-Eazy, T.I., Trippie Redd, Vic Mensa & 26 More Rappers Reveal Their Favorite Lil Wayne Projects

DJ Khaled, Dave East, Asian Doll, G-Eazy, TI, Trippie Redd, Vic Mensa & 26 More Rappers Reveal Their Favorite Lil Wayne Projects

Over 30 hip-hop artists (33 to be exact) have revealed to XXL what their favorite project in Lil Wayne‘s discography is.

Included in the list of 33 rappers are: Ace Hood, Asian Doll, Curren$y, Dave East, DJ Khaled, G-Herbo, G-Eazy, Juicy J, King Los, Lil Durk, Problem, Royce Da 5’9″, Swizz Beatz, T.I., Trippie Redd, Tyga, Vic Mensa, and more.

The answers that some of them chose, which you can see below, vary from the Sqad Up mixtapes to the Hot Boys albums, to the Dedication mixtapes, to the Da Drought mixtapes, to the No Ceilings mixtapes, to the Sorry 4 The Wait mixtapes, to The Suffix, to Tha Block Is Hot, to Tha Carter albums, and to Like Father Like Son!

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