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Lil Wayne Talks “Best Rapper Alive” Mentality, Influence, Skateboarding & More With The Players Company [Video]

Lil Wayne Talks Best Rapper Alive Mentality, Influence, Skateboarding & More With The Players Company

A few months ago, Lil Wayne and Darren Waller sat down with Darnell Smith for a “Players Day Off” interview at NRG Recording Studios in Los Angeles, California.

During their conversation, Weezy discussed his “welcome to the rap game” was being on tour with the Hot Boys, his “best rapper alive” mentality when approaching every song as he is always competing against himself, meditating, and his influence on the new generation of rappers.

Tunechi also revealed to The Players Company where his love for skateboarding came from, who the greatest skaters in hip-hop alive are, and played a game at the end of their convo, which showed Tune did not know remember lyrics from his “Steady Mobbin’” and “Lollipop (Remix)” songs!

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DJ Drama Names Lil Wayne’s “Dedication 2” As His Favorite Gangsta Grillz Project

DJ Drama Names Lil Wayne Dedication 2 As His Favorite Gangsta Grillz Project

DJ Drama recently narrowed down his top 10 Gangsta Grillz projects from his 150 plus discography to XXL over Zoom.

Coming in at the No. 1 spot was Lil Wayne‘s iconic Dedication 2 mixtape from 2006, which beat out Jeezy’s Trap Or Die, Gucci Mane’s The Movie, Meek Mill’s Dreamchasers 2, T.I.’s Down With The King, Chris Brown’s In My Zone, and many more.

You can read why Drama chose D2 as his #1 choice, recall bringing Tunechi the “Cannon” beat and name his favorite songs from the tape below, as well as reveal how the Dedication mixtape series first came about from being on tour with T.I. who one night had Tune on the phone!

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Throwback Thursday: Lil Wayne Appears On BET’s “Rap City”, Reveals His Final Goal With Rapping [Video]

Lil Wayne Appears On BET Rap City, Reveals His Final Goal With Rapping

For #ThrowbackThursday today, here is a rare video of Lil Wayne appearing on BET’s “Rap City” TV show that first aired back in April, 2000.

The clip, which you can watch below, shows what the Cash Money Millionaires got up to on days off from their “Cash Money Records/Ruff Ryders” tour.

While playing Big Tigger at a game of pool, Wayne talks about his “Respect Us” single featuring Juvenile off Tha Block Is Hot and what his final goal with rapping is!

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DJ Raj Smoove Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne, Recording “10,000 Bars” & More [Video]

DJ Raj Smoove Talks First Meeting Lil Wayne, Recording 10,000 Bars & More

DJ Raj Smoove sits down with Nolazine TV from his personal studio in New Orleans for a one on one interview.

Throughout their convo, Raj revealed how he first met Lil Wayne from being on tour with Cash Money Records, how the “Greatest DJ in the world” tag came about, and much more.

The NOLA DJ also mentioned that Weezy wanted to record Sqad Up mixtapes after the tour wrapped up and so they all did that at Smoove‘s personal studio.

He even explained what it was like recording Tunechi spit the 10,000 Bars” song aka SQ7 and witnessing him rip off the pages from his notebook, which was actually the last time Tune ever wrote his raps down!

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Lil Wayne Pays Tribute To The Late DMX During “Triller Fest”, Watch His Full Set [Video]

Lil Wayne Pays Tribute To The Late DMX During Triller Fest, Watch His Full Set

Over the weekend on May 1st, Lil Wayne headlined this year’s Triller Fest at the Miami Marine Stadium in Miami, Florida.

During his 1-hour set, Wayne performed the hits and features that he usually performs live. However, there was one new song that Weezy added to his setlist and that was Jack Harlow’s “What’s Poppin’” remix, which he also mentioned he had been learning the words for it all day.

Tunechi also brought out Gudda Gudda and 2 Chainz during his set, as well as paid tribute to the late DMX, who sadly passed away from a heart attack last month, by recalling their first meet over 20 years ago while on the Cash Money/Ruff Ryders tour. Click here to view pictures from the show and hit the jump to check out Tune‘s full live performance at the 2021 Triller Fest!

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