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Isaiah Rashad Reveals How Lil Wayne Inspired Him & Calls Wayne “The Most Entertaining Rapper Ever” [Video]

Isaiah Rashad Reveals How Lil Wayne Inspired Him & Calls Wayne The Most Entertaining Rapper Ever

In a recent episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli”, special guest Isaiah Rashad made an appearance to chop it up with Kweli himself and co-host Jasmin Leigh.

From the 30:15 mark of their interview onwards, Isaiah spoke on how Lil Wayne and Lupe Fiasco inspired him to write introspectively, Wayne‘s wordplay, the difference between Weezy and Jay Z, and much more.

Rashad also discussed Tha Carter III leaked songs, the tracks Tunechi made about his stepfather Rabbit, the “On The Bus” vlogs with the early Young Money squad, how Tune is the “most entertaining rapper ever”, and why he thinks Young Thug is trying to take that title from him!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks Hustling, “Tha Carter” Album, Remixing “Ether” & More With Pete Finch [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Hustling, Tha Carter Album, Remixing Ether & More With Pete Finch

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a Lil Wayne freestyle and interview that he did with Pete Finch back in the early 2000s.

During their conversation, Wayne revealed what his very first hustle was, the longest he has ever rapped without stopping, where his Tha Carter” album name comes from, what made him change as a person, a message for upcoming music artists, if he has any problems with Nas after freestyling over the “Ether” beat on SQ1, and more.

You can check out this full throwback video after the jump below that also includes him spitting a verse from his “BM J.R.” song!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Appears On BET’s “106 & Park” To Promote His “500 Degreez” Album

Lil Wayne Appears On BET 106 & Park To Promote 500 Degreez Album

Similar to the posts earlier this month and at the end of March, I have decided to do another #ThrowbackThursday article for today here on LilWayneHQ.com.

For this week’s throwback post, you can watch Lil Wayne pay a visit to BET’s “106 & Park” television show back in 2002 to promote his 500 Degreez album. He was joined later on by Birdman, Mannie Fresh and TQ.

In his interview, Wayne spoke on why the 500 Degreez project title is similar to Juvenile’s 400 Degreez album name, having the very first sample on Cash Money Records with “Don’t Look Any Further” on his “Way Of Life” single, and more! Have you seen it before?

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Mike Banger Talks Working With Lil Wayne, First Starting As An Intern For Him, Witnessing The Pressure Of Being The “Best Rapper Alive” & More

Mike Banger Talks Working With Lil Wayne, First Starting As An Intern For Him, Witnessing The Pressure Of Being The Best Rapper Alive & More

Towards the end of last year, Lil Wayne‘s former RIAA-certified, multi-Platinum and Grammy award-winning recording engineer Mike Banger sat down with Art Morera to appear on episode 46 of the Media Noche Podcast.

If you didn’t already know, Mike has recorded and mixed numerous Tunechi projects including Tha Carter IV, Rebirth, I Am Not A Human Being 1 and 2, We Are Young Money, Sorry 4 The Wait, Dedication 4 and 5, and No Ceilings etc, as well as also produced a few songs for Tune.

In this 1 hour and 30 minute interview, Banger spoke about numerous things such as working with Lil Wayne, witnessing the pressure of Wayne having the “Best Rapper Alive” title, first starting as an intern for Mr. Carter around Tha Carter days (recalls buying him Popeyes in the middle of the night), and much more. The parts about Weezy start from the 19:40 mark and last throughout the whole conversation.

PS: “YM Banger” from I Am Not A Human Being was named after Mike Banger because he produced, recorded and mixed all of the song himself!

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Lil Wayne Talks “Funeral”, Kobe Bryant’s Death, Super Bowl LIV, Sleep & Much More [Videos]

Lil Wayne Talks Funeral, Kobe Bryant Death, Super Bowl LIV, Sleep & Much More

On January 31st, Lil Wayne made another appearance on the live show of “Skip And Shannon: Undisputed” in Miami, Florida to chop it up with Skip Bayless, Shannon Sharpe and Jenny Taft.

At the start of their conversation, Tune spoke about Funeral, how he wanted to carry on the Rebirth album legacy by dropping this new album, what impact he wants to see from Funeral, having a 24-second tribute for Kobe Bryant on the project, turning in a total of 52 songs for 24 to be picked, and not knowing what “sleep” is.

Throughout the interview, Weezy also discussed the Cowboys, Kobe Bryant‘s death, how he thinks the Los Angeles Lakers will dedicate the rest of the season to Bryant, expecting LeBron James to go even harder, not being offended by Doc Rivers‘ recent quote about the Clippers and Kobe, Packers’ Aaron Rodgers having the best Super Bowl LIV performance since 2006, and more.

You can check out footage of Tunechi arriving to “Undisputed” with his fiancĂ©e La’Tecia Thomas and see the full show after the jump below. Skip also gave back Wayne the key to his car that he recently borrowed!

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