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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Goes In On The Empire Mixtape DJ For Leaking His Music

Lil Wayne Goes In On The Empire Mixtape DJ For Leaking His Music

As it is #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a rare Lil Wayne interview on the radio with DJ Drama and David Banner from back in 2008.

Wayne made the phone call in to clear up comments he made in a magazine that looked like he was disrespecting all mixtape DJs, but it was just The Empire who he had a problem with as Empire was the one who was leaking a lot of Weezy‘s music on unofficial tapes.

“First off I ain’t mean to disrespect no deejays, no mixtape deejays, whatever kind of deejay you is, there was no kind of disrespect, especially given the fact that me and Drama, me and Khaled, and me and my homeboy Raj Smooth from New Orleans, we all get it in and do the mixtape thing. So given that fact, I think things were blew out of proportion.”

“But what I do wanna say is whoever got soft feelings or whoever took what I said and wants to feel some kind of way, I want you to know, please do not feel differently after you hear me on this radio, I want you to still feel like ‘f*ck me’, I want you to still feel like: ‘f*ck that n*gga’, cause when you see me in the streets I want it to be that, because I’m going to bite your f*cking face off.”

“This Empire n*gga, I don’t f*ck with him. For all deejays I just want you to know that, that diss was meant for that Empire n*gga. I don’t f*ck the Empire n*gga. The n*gga put a CD out on me every month and I couldn’t tell you how none of them n*ggas look in person… if you made the ‘Wayne’s World Volume 1 to 7’, ya mama’s a b*tch and if you The Empire, n*gga I hope you die twice tomorrow.”

Also in their conversation, which you can check out below, Tunechi spoke on the unofficial Wayne’s World mixtape series, his Tha Carter III album, if he is down with a Hot Boys reunion, and for Drama to send him beats for the Dedication 3 mixtape! Have you heard this convo before?

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Cortez Bryant Explains Everything About Lil Wayne’s Problems With Cash Money & “Tha Carter V” Album

Cortez Bryant Explains Everything About Lil Wayne Problems With Cash Money & Tha Carter 5 Album

Lil Wayne‘s best friend and manager, Cortez Bryant, recently sat down with Elliott Wilson and Brian “B.Dot” Miller for a brilliant interview on episode 79 of their “Rap Radar” podcast.

Tez Poe gave away plenty of unknown information about Weezy, what happened with the release of Tha Carter V, the situation with the Cash Money lawsuit, relationships with Birdman and Slim, and so much more.

You can listen to the full 85-minute conversation, watch excerpts of it, and see notes of what Cortez talks about all after the jump below. Enjoy!

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Lil Wayne – Right Above It (Feat Drake) [Snippet]

Lil Wayne Right Above It Feat Drake Snippet

Here is the first leak from The Empire’s The Drought Is Over 7 mixtape and it’s called “Right Above It“. This is only a snippet, but the full version should be be dropping next week. Lil Wayne‘s verse sounds fire and Drake is rapping the freestyle he did here. You can download the snippet below which has way to many tags.

Download: Lil Wayne – Right Above It (Feat Drake) [Snippet]


Lil Wayne And Eminem’s “Drop The World” Music Video Is ‘Just Energy’ Director Says x More

Lil Wayne & Eminems Drop The World Music Video Is Just Energy Director Says

Director David Rousseau told MTV News that the Cash Money superstar recorded up to nine videos in one weekend, though most were in front of a green screen so his image could be added later to the finished clips. One video the rapper was on the set for, however, was his upcoming clip with Eminem for “Drop the World“.

The collaboration between the two esteemed MCs is the next single from Wayne‘s Rebirth album. The pair performed a snippet of the track at last month’s Grammy Awards.

Chris Robinson directed the “Drop the World” video and told MTV News on Tuesday (February 23) that the shoot — featuring the two heavyweight MCs — was comparable to a movie set.

“As a director, it’s how do you, more than anything, combine these two artists together and create something that’s special,” he explained. “Because when you have two artists together, it’s like, ‘Oh, they’ll stand next to each other [and that’s it].’ It’s very awkward sometimes to have two very big stars. How are you gonna cover that? Especially two artists that are so big. You can do that with a performance at the Grammys, because the spectacle is to watch them onstage and sit in the audience and look at it. But as an artistic piece to have some magic, or if it’s a mood piece or whatever way you communicate the music, you have to take two people into consideration with how you do that. And for me, I almost take it like a feature film: How did Scorsese put Jack Nicholson and Leonardo DiCaprio in the same movie?”

The clip was filmed on the eve of the Grammys, Robinson said. It was a one-day shoot, and Wayne was on the set for upward of 14 hours. As of press time, no details regarding the premiere are available.

The “Drop the World” video is still being edited, Robinson said. It’s likely the director will complete the final clip by the top of next week.

Robinson wouldn’t reveal the premise of the video, but he promised the clip would match the song’s intensity.

“You got two guys who are basically huge supernovas coming together, and the way that the song is constructed is great,” he said. “Because unless you see it coming, you don’t know Eminem is on the track. The first two hooks and the first two verses are all Wayne, and it’s kind of a surprise when Eminem comes through, and we matched it visually how Eminem enters the piece. From the concept and to just hearing the lyrics, with both of these amazing lyricists killing it, the whole video is just energy.”

Via MTV, and I’m really looking forward to watching this music video, because it was easily one of the best songs on the Rebirth album!

In other news, it looks like The Empire is actually going to go through with releasing The Drought Is Over 7, and Justin Bieber wants to work with Weezy F Baby once he comes out of jail:

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Lil Wayne – The Drought Is Over 7 [Mixtape Cover]

Lil Wayne The Drought Is Over 7 Mixtape Cover

The Empire‘s and Lil Wayne‘s “The Drought Is Over 7” mixtape still has no release date and no tracklist, but we do now have the artwork! Leave a comment with your views on it. Me personally, I’m not feeling the cover, and supposedly we will get a new Lil Wayne track tomorrow.