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Throwback Thursday: Scans Of Lil Wayne’s Cover Story For Murder Dog Magazine’s 1998 Issue

Scans Of Lil Wayne Cover Story For Murder Dog Magazine 1998 Issue

I have decided to share scans from Lil Wayne‘s cover story for the 1998 Hot Boys issue of Murder Dog magazine for #ThrowbackThursday today.

In his interview, Weezy spoke on Cash Money Records, the Hot Boys, what makes each of the members unique, joining B.G. aka Lil Doogie when he was going by the name of Baby D to create The B.G.z group, their True Story album, and leaving The B.G.z by his mother Cita’s request after he shot himself.

Tune also talked about Lil Slim bringing him to Cash Money, his debut solo studio album Tha Block Is Hot, what made him want to first start rapping, New Orleans, school, his daughter Reginae Carter, having a song called “Fuck The World” even though this was a time when he didn’t curse in his music, losing his daddy Rabbit to some haters, how everything changed for him when Rabbit died, and much more!

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Throwback Thursday: A 16-Year Old Lil Wayne Talks About His Hood 17th Ward Of New Orleans [Video]

16 Year Old Lil Wayne Talks About His Hood 17th Ward Of New Orleans

In this #ThrowbackThursday clip, we can see a rare Lil Wayne interview with James “Kraze” Billings from back in 1999 when Wayne was just 16-years-old.

While in the 3rd Ward of New Orleans, Weezy can be seeing showing off his “Cash Money” and “17” tattoos on his stomach, as well as talking about his hood 17th Ward and his debut solo studio album, Tha Block Is Hot.

You can check out the #TBT video after the jump below! How crazy is it seeing Tunechi before the dreads and face tattoos?

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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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