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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 fiancée 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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Lil Wayne Appears On “Car Test”, Reveals He Is Still Working On His “Velvet” Album [Video]

Lil Wayne Appears On Car Test, Reveals He Is Still Working On His Velvet Album

I previously posted plenty of pictures just under 3 weeks ago, and now the latest episode of Elliott Wilson and TIDAL‘s “Car Test” series with Lil Wayne is available on YouTube.

Throughout the episode, which you can check out after the jump below, Wayne can be seen chatting to Elliott while driving around Miami in a Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 and listening to his brand new album, Funeral.

In their conversation, Weezy talked about wanting to keep his Rebirth album series going with the “Funeral” title, including songs that he recorded years ago on Funeral, why he still does intros, outros and skits on his projects, and confirmed he is still working on his forthcoming Velvet album.

Tunechi also spoke on learning how to create hooks after Mannie Fresh and Juvenile used to do them for him back in the day, trying to pay attention to new generation rappers, how his collaboration with The-Dream came about on “Sights And Silencers“, and much more!

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Lil Wayne Says He Has 20 More Albums Ready To Be Released & Reveals “Funeral” Is Related To His “Rebirth” Album [Video]

Lil Wayne Says He Has 20 More Albums Ready To Be Released & How Funeral Is Related To His Rebirth Album

Carrying on with promo for his brand new album, Funeral, Lil Wayne recently called into Zane Lowe‘s Beats 1 radio show on Apple Music over Skype, which you can check out below.

During their interview, Tunechi spoke about how beautiful it is to look back at his albums when he has finished recording them and to see the rewarding results. However, Tune did say that when the projects have been released to the world, he has already began to move on and he even has 20 more albums in his back pocket ready to drop.

Weezy also discussed the concept of his Funeral cover, who came up with the design, “Bastard (Satan’s Kid)“, how he chooses songs for his projects, always rapping in the moment due to never writing anything down, collaborations being done now via text messages, how the “Funeral” name comes from his “Rebirth” album, his relationship with 2 Chainz, “Ball Hard“, features on Funeral, how his “Bing James” collabo with Jay Rock came about, the recent tour with Blink-182, working with Travis Barker, and more!

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Lil Wayne Talks Recording Process, Female Rappers, Hooks & Reveals “Funeral” Is Not His Last Album

Lil Wayne Talks Recording Process, Female Rappers, Hooks & Reveals Funeral Is Not His Last Album

To help promote his brand new Funeral album, Lil Wayne chopped it up with Entertainment Weekly over the phone for an interview.

During their conversation, Weezy revealed he had recorded at least 72 songs for Funeral, explained why he named the album what he did, and confirmed if he died tomorrow this would not be his last project.

Tunechi also discussed his recording process, Sinead O’Connor, hooks, the features on Funeral, female rappers, shared advice for young rappers, and much more. You can read everything what Tune had to say after the jump below!

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