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DJ Khaled Shows Love To Lil Wayne At “Lil Weezyana Fest”, Calls Him The “Greatest Rapper Alive” [Video]

DJ Khaled Shows Love To Lil Wayne At Lil Weezyana Fest, Calls Him The Greatest Rapper Alive

On August 25th, the 4th annual “Lil Weezyana Fest” took place in Lil Wayne‘s hometown New Orleans, Louisiana at Champions Square’s Bold Sphere Music.

During the show, a video message popped up from DJ Khaled showing love to his “brother” Tunechi and asking him to perform “Mr. Carter” off Tha Carter III:

“Wassup? I go by the name of DJ Khaled and I want to show love to my brother Lil Wayne, my brother for life, day one, that’s family. That’s the greatest rapper alive, matter of fact, one of the greatest to ever did it, don’t ever play yourself, don’t ever play yourself. Ayo Wayne, you know we all waiting for that C5, that Carter V, and I know it’s more fire, more classics, you know what I’m saying? But right now, I think we should tap in to that Carter III, sometimes you know we need to tap in, you know what I mean? If it’s good with you, I would like to see you perform ‘Mr Carter’, another one.”

Weezy replied with: “I got you” and proceeded to perform the C3 song live for everyone in attendance. You can watch Khaled‘s video message after the jump below!

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The Special Guests For Lil Wayne’s 4th Annual “Lil Weezyana Fest” Have Been Announced

The Special Guests For Lil Wayne 4th Annual Lil Weezyana Fest Have Been Announced

The special guests for Lil Wayne‘s upcoming 4th annual Lil Weezyana Fest have been announced, which will be taking place from Champions Square’s Bold Sphere Music in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 25th.

These opening acts are going to be Tory Lanez and YoungBoy Never Broke Again, who also performed live at last year’s Lil Weezyana Fest. The Young Money founder took to Twitter to reveal that there will even be some surprise guests coming out on stage to perform live too:

“AND surprise guests!! This will be one to remember, don’t miss out…..Get Your Tikkets NOW!!”

In the past, Weezy has brought out plenty of special guests including: Drake, Gucci Mane, Jadakiss, Chris Brown, 2 Chainz, Migos, August Alsina, Monica, Mystikal, Yo Gotti, Curren$y, Mannie Fresh, Partners-N-Crime, DJ Jubilee, Rico Richie, Young Greatness, Big Freedia, Showboys, Fiend, Ms. Tee, S-8ighty, 5th Ward Weebie, Jake Troth, Dizzy, Kidd Kidd, Juvenile, Turk, Master P, his Young Money artists, and more.

This year’s Lil Weezyana Fest that is being presented by Q93 will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Tunechi‘s iconic Tha Carter III album. Will you be attending the annual Tune concert next weekend?

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Kyle Shanahan Discusses Lil Wayne Sending Him & His Son Carter Surprise Gifts [Video]

Kyle Shanahan Discusses Lil Wayne Sending Him & His Son Carter Surprise Gifts

San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan recently spoke on Lil Wayne sending him and his son Carter surprise gifts during a press conference, as well as if the origin of his son’s name is actually after Wayne.

The NFL coach revealed that Weezy‘s PR team reached out to wide receiver Pierre Garcon and asked him to give two signed posters and two signed CDs to his manager. Kyle also mentioned that it was really thoughtful Mr. Carter sent him the explicit version of Tha Carter IV and his son the edited version of Tha Carter III.

You can watch Shanahan discuss receiving gifts from Tunechi and see a close-up picture of exactly what Tune sent him after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne Sends Kyle Shanahan Surprise Gifts For Naming His Son “Carter” After Him

Lil Wayne Sends Kyle Shanahan Surprise Gifts For Naming His Son Carter After Him

In May of this year, we found out that San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan named his son Carter after Lil Wayne, because he was “obsessed” with his music.

As soon as Weezy heard about this news, he sent Kyle and Carter signed copies of his Tha Carter III and Tha Carter IV albums, as well as gave them both posters with a personal message on them.

You can check out a photo of the NFL coach and his son showing off their surprise gifts from Tunechi above!

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Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter III” Album Is Now Eligible For A Quintuple Platinum Certification

Lil Wayne Tha Carter 3 Album Is Now Eligible For Quintuple Platinum

According to Chart Data, Lil Wayne‘s iconic album, Tha Carter III, is now eligible for a 5x Platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) with 3.97 million in traditional sales and 10.5 million in sales/streams from the singles.

If you didn’t already know, 10 streams of a song now equals 1 album sale. So if you do the math, you can see that the singles have earned over 1.05 million in sales, which makes the total of Weezy‘s classic album at 5.02 million sales.

Thanks to the recent 10 year anniversary of the project on June 10th, C3 re-entered on the Billboard 200 chart at No. 163 and jumped 230% in pure sales! Do you think this is Tunechi‘s best album?

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STREETRUNNER Speaks On Why He Leaked Lil Wayne’s Unreleased Music [Video]

STREETRUNNER Speaks On Why He Leaked Lil Wayne Unreleased Music

STREETRUNNER recently sat down with DJ Pain 1 for an interview with BeatStars.com, which you can watch below.

During their conversation, STREETRUNNER talked about dropping unreleased Lil Wayne music that had previously leaked in low quality.

The producer also explained why he mixed and mastered the Wayne songs that were originally recorded for Tha Carter III, as well as plenty more!

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