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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Talks To SMACK DVD About Nearly Signing To JAY-Z, Juvenile Beef, Birdman Loyalty & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks To SMACK DVD About Nearly Signing To JAY-Z, Juvenile Beef, Birdman Loyalty & More

Just like last week, I have decided to do another #ThrowbackThursday post here on LilWayneHQ.com, so if you would like to see me make this a weekly thing on this website, please let me know in the comments section below.

In today’s throwback clip, which you can check out below, Lil Wayne can be seen giving an interview to SMACK on his tour bus for their iconic street DVD series. This part appeared in SMACK DVD Volume 13 and it was filmed in 2006 after the release of Wayne‘s Tha Carter II album.

During their conversation, Weezy (who was rocking a purple BAPE zip-up hoodie) spoke on T-Streets thriving on smacking people, Trina, speaking to JAY-Z about signing to his record label after Birdman gave him the go-ahead, his beef with Juvenile, signing deals with Reebok and Billionaire Boys Club, his loyalty for Baby, and more!

“Dude may of dissed me or whatever, but I get paid. So when you gettin’ paid, you can’t really look at it. Now if I was hurtin’ it might be a murder or somethin’, but I’m gettin’ paid”

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Fabian Marasciullo Reveals What Equipment Lil Wayne Uses To Record & Having To Hire 3 Engineers To Travel With Wayne Everywhere

Fabian Marasciullo Reveals What Equipment Lil Wayne Uses To Record & Having To Hire 3 Engineers To Travel With Wayne Everywhere

Lil Wayne‘s Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum mixing engineer, Fabian Marasciullo, recently chopped it up with Reverb News to share insights into Wayne‘s recording process.

Fabian discussed working with Michael Jackson back in the day, what equipment he uses to mix Tunechi‘s vocals, what microphone Tune uses to record, hiring three engineers to travel with Mr. Carter everywhere he goes, learning to record him on his private plane, and more!

You can check out everything Marasciullo had to say about Weezy after the jump below!

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Cortez Bryant & KY Engineering Recall Lil Wayne & Drake’s Early Studio Sessions [Video]

Cortez Bryant & KY Engineering Recall Lil Wayne & Drake's Early Studio Sessions

The second part of CBC-TV‘s eight-part documentary series, Drake’s Plan, which explores the rise of one of Canada’s biggest success stories of the past decade in music, recently surfaced online.

In the clip, which you can check out below, Cortez Bryant, KY Engineering, Jeff Burroughs, and Jabbari Weekes all spoke to the camera about Drake solidifying himself as one of the biggest icons in the music industry.

Tez mentioned that once Drizzy Drake and Lil Wayne started making music together, he knew it was a wrap. KY also recalled Wayne telling him to record Drizzy after they just had a 16-hour studio session on the tour bus and after he heard the 6 God rap in the booth before getting ready to leave, Weezy decided to unpack his stuff and rap again!

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Chris Johnson Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne & If He Would Ever Record A Song With Him [Video]

Chris Johnson Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne & If He Would Ever Record A Song With Him

A few months ago, Chris Johnson sat down with Kristine Leahy from FAIR GAME for a one on one interview that you can watch below.

At the start of their conversation, Chris revealed how he first met Lil Wayne on his tour bus and mentioned that before he could introduce himself, Wayne shouted to him he is on his fantasy American football team.

Johnson also spoke on hitting up a nightclub with Tunechi, but then admitted Tune is more “turned up” on his tour bus than in a club, as well as explained how his mother is a big Weezy fan too. The former NFL running back even admitted that he would collaborate on a song with Mr. Carter if the situation ever arose!

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Chris Johnson Talks Being Good Friends With Lil Wayne, Calls Him His Favorite Rapper [Video]

Chris Johnson Talks Being Good Friends With Lil Wayne, Calls Him His Favorite Rapper

In an interview with The Players’ Tribune, former American football running back Chris Johnson revealed how he “became real good friends” with Lil Wayne.

Johnson told the story (watch below) of how he was at a Wayne concert with his team mates when he asked a security guard if he could meet Tunechi and to his surprise, he was invited onto Tune‘s tour bus.

As soon as they saw each other, Weezy mentioned to Chris Johnson that he was on his fantasy team before they then exchanged phone numbers. He even referenced Chris on his “Popular” song: “She run through my head; Chris Johnson, I’mma tackle her”.

The former NFL player also added that Mr. Carter has always been his favorite rapper since high school, recalled having arguments in school about who was better out of Lil Wayne and 50 Cent, and recollected the first time he heard Wayne was on Juvenile‘s 400 Degreez album!

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Birdman & Young Thug Plead For Gag Order In Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooting Lawsuit

Birdman & Young Thug Plead For Gag Order In Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooting Lawsuit

Both Birdman and Young Thug have asked a Cobb County State Court judge to issue a gag order in the lawsuit involving them with the Lil Wayne tour bus shooting in Atlanta back in 2015.

For those who are unaware, a gag order is a legal order by courts or governments that keeps information from being made public. Baby and Thugger want to silence Alvin Lewis, and stop him and his lawyer from speaking to the media about the case.

Lewis was the driver of Tunechi‘s tour bus on the night when it was shot up by Jimmy Carlton Winfrey aka Peewee Roscoe. He is currently suing Stunna, Thug, Peewee, Cash Money Records, and Young Money over the incident, and believes that the shooting was “gang-related.”

According to The Blast, the judge has yet to rule and the case is currently on hold. Right now, Roscoe is behind bars after being sentenced to 10 years in jail, but the lawsuit is about to reopened after new evidenced surfaced, which could expose Birdman and Young Thug for having something to do with trying to kill Weezy!

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