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Lil Wayne Speaks On COVID-19, How Self-Quarantining Is Currently Going For Him, Unreleased Music, Kobe Bryant & More [Video]

Lil Wayne Speaks On COVID-19, How Self-Quarantining Is Going For Him, Unreleased Music, Kobe Bryant & More

For episode 24 of Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson‘s “All The Smoke” podcast, they had Lil Wayne as the special guest and chopped it up with him for around 25-minutes. At the start of the video, Stack called Wayne the “best rapper of all time” and his “favorite rapper” while towards the end, Matt mentioned he named one of his sons “Carter” after Tha Carter III album.

During their conversation, which you can watch below, Weezy spoke on how his family are currently doing with this coronavirus lockdown, how he has “been self-quarantining for years”, his mother Cita and brother Semaj being in New Orleans where the virus is “really bad” at the moment, N.O. legend 5th Ward Weebie possibly passing away from this virus, and maybe recording a theme song for “All The Smoke“.

Tunechi also revealed he is hitting the studio up everyday while in lockdown, has an unreleased song with a bar saying “ballin’ like Stack Jack”, his sports knowledge comes from his grandma Mercedes Carter, he used to play American football back in the day, how Kobe Bryant made an impact on him, his current favorite NBA players, he is currently listening to Lil Baby, XXXTentacion and Young Dolph, and wanting to do a live concert from home with 5-6 unreleased songs!

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Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne Perform “No Problem” Live At NBA All-Star Game [Video]

Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne Perform No Problem Live At NBA All Star Game

The following day after performing with Damian “Dame D.O.L.L.A.” Lillard on February 15th, Lil Wayne hit the stage with Chance The Rapper at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Chance brought out Wayne, who was rocking pants created from Kobe Bryant jerseys, to perform their “No Problem” collaboration live during the halftime show at the 69th annual NBA All-Star Game.

During his verse, Weezy switched up the lyrics a little bit to pay tribute to Kobe and his daughter Gianna after they passed away from a helicopter crash less than a month ago: “Rest in peace to Kobe Bryant and his daughter, blood”.

You can check out the Chicago rapper and Tunechi performing live at this year’s NBA All-Star Weekend event after the jump below. Fabolous event witnessed Tune‘s 2 sons rapping his “No Problem” verse word for word!

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Damian “Dame D.O.L.L.A.” Lillard & Lil Wayne Perform Live Together For The Very First Time Over NBA All-Star Weekend [Video]

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On February 15th, Damian Lillard aka Dame D.O.L.L.A. brought out Lil Wayne and Jeremih during his 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend set at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

The rapper/NBA player and Weezy performed their “Run It Up” collaboration off the Confirmed album live, which also makes it the very first time these two have both appeared on stage together.

“D. Lill in the building, he one of us; Number 8 24, put your numbers up”

You can watch their live performance at this year’s NBA All-Star Weekend event that includes Tunechi switching his lyrics up a little bit to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant after the jump below. Enjoy!

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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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Lil Wayne Says Thank You To Furniture Maker Gib Fortune For Building Him A Custom Green Bay Packers-Themed Sofa [Video]

Lil Wayne Says Thank You To Furniture Maker Gib Fortune For Building Him A Custom Green Bay Packers Themed Sofa

A furniture maker from Milwaukee by the name of Gib Fortune has paid tribute to Lil Wayne by creating him a custom-made Green Bay Packers couch.

The green and gold sofa, which includes colorful lighting and space for champagne, took Gib a total of two days to build. His dream is to see Weezy sitting on it in a video:

“I just want to see him in a video sitting on something that I created. It would mean the world to me to see him sitting on a Green Bay Packer sofa with an autographed Packer football.”

While at the Packers vs. Seahawks NFL game on January 12th, Tunechi was shown the couch and did a little shout out to Gib Fortune to say thank you, as well as to say that he can’t wait to get it in his man cave. You can watch both Fortune show off the sofa to FOX6 News and Tune‘s thank you message below!

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Lil Wayne Pays Tribute To 5th Ward Weebie

Lil Wayne Pays Tribute To 5th Ward Weebie

Lil Wayne has took to social media to make a tribute post for 5th Ward Weebie, who sadly passed away on Thursday in hospital from heart failure at 42-years-old.

“Still haven’t been able to find to words to express how I feel.. RIP to a true New Orleans legend @5thwardweebie”

If you didn’t already know, Weezy collaborated with the New Orleans bounce icon on “Bend It Ova” back in 2009, as well as also brought him out during his “Lil Weezyana Fest” in 2015.

You can check out Tunechi celebrating the life of Weebie with a picture of him wearing TRUKFIT after the jump below! R.I.P.

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