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Lil Wayne Reveals When He Will Release His “Funeral” Album & Announces New Partnership With Video Game Company Ubisoft

Lil Wayne Reveals When He Will Release Funeral Album & Announces New Partnership With Video Game Company Ubisoft

Similar to every year before “Lil Weezyana Fest“, Lil Wayne phoned into Wild Wayne from New Orleans radio station Q93 a few days ago to promote his upcoming 5th annual music festival that will be taking place on September 7th.

During their conversation, Wayne chatted about the growth of his “Lil Weezyana Fest” as it has changed to a bigger location for this year and it will include a jazz tribute, carnival food, rides and 2 stages at the upcoming concert, as well as how he wants his festival to be up there with the rest of the big festivals, such as Lollapalooza.

Tunechi then went on to list who is on his Young Money record label (doesn’t name Drake) and reveal he will release his Funeral album at the end of this year. He even mentioned that Funeral is done and it is now up to Mack Maine to pick a bunch of songs for the project and title them.

Also in the 17-minute conversation, Weezy discussed what he does to create new experiences, his Young Money Sports agency, Los Angeles Lakers, Green Bay Packers, and announced he has just partnered with video game company Ubisoft were he will be releasing funny commercials and ads for the Ghost Recon Breakpoint marketing campaign!

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Trippie Redd Reveals Why “Hell Rain” Will Not Appear On His New Album & What His Favorite Lil Wayne Album Is

Trippie Redd Reveals Why Hell Rain Will Not Appear On His New Album & What His Favorite Lil Wayne Album Is

A couple of months ago, Trippie Redd visited the Billboard offices to promote his upcoming ! album, due to be released on August 9th.

During their interview, Trippie mentioned his “Hell Rain” collaboration with Lil Wayne and HoodyBaby will not appear on his new project after it leaked online in May.

However, there will be a song paying homage to Tunechi on !, which will be called “Lil Wayne“. Redd also revealed that Tha Carter IV is his favorite Tune album!

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Lil Wayne Talks “Funeral”, Tyga, Favorite Song, Dropping More Mixtapes & Compilations From Young Money In The Future

Lil Wayne Talks Funeral, Tyga, Favorite Song, Dropping More Mixtapes In The Future & Compilations From Young Money

Emmanuel Maduakolam from HYPEBEAST Radio‘s “MIC/LINE” series chopped it up with Lil Wayne while promoting his new Young Money collection with fashion brand American Eagle on the rooftop of New Design High School in Manhattan on July 15th.

During their conversation, Weezy spoke on his new clothing line, what drew him to collaborate with American Eagle, being “embarrassed” but also “very grateful” for Tyga’s “Lightskin Lil Wayne” music video, motivation, not having a favorite album of his own, the latest song he records will always be his new favorite song, being excited for his Funeral album, sports, and shared advice for new music artists.

Tune also revealed that the night he won 4 GRAMMY Awards is the most fun he has had so far in his career (but he cannot remember it), he will not stop recording and releasing mixtapes even though he believes tapes are not that important in hip-hop anymore, why he remixes other artist’s beats on his mixtapes, and Young Mula will always drop compilations in the future.

You can listen to the full interview, which even included Tunechi mentioning Tyga is still on YM and that the Funeral title of his new album does not mean what you think it does, after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne Discusses Swizz Beatz, Tyga, Drake, Kobe Bryant, “Tha Carter” 15-Year Anniversary & More

Lil Wayne Discusses Swizz Beatz, Tyga, Drake, Kobe Bryant, Tha Carter 15 Year Anniversary & More

Lil Wayne sat down with Carl Lamarre from Billboard for an interview while promoting his new line with fashion brand American Eagle on the rooftop of New Design High School in New York City on July 15th.

In their conversation, which you can read below, Weezy spoke on his proudest accomplishment as the CEO of Young Money, working with Swizz Beatz, if they will ever record a joint project together, and his Tha Carter album turning 15-years-old last month.

Tunechi also discussed fashion, “everyday people” wearing his merchandise, Tyga’s “Lightskin Lil Wayne” tribute music video, why Tyga reminds him of Flo Rida, NBA, NFL, what similarities he see’s between himself and Kobe Bryant, the difference in touring with a rock band and touring with rappers, Travis Barker, Drake, and more!

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Tyga Pays Tribute To Lil Wayne In His “Lightskin Lil Wayne” Music Video

Tyga Pays Tribute In His Lightskin Lil Wayne Music Video

Tyga and video director Arrad have paid tribute to Lil Wayne with a music video for “Lightskin Lil Wayne“, which was produced by Boi-1da and appears on the Legendary album.

The video starts with “A Tribute To The GOAT” message before we see Ty recreate scenes from Weezy‘s “A Milli“, “Fireman“, “Lollipop“, “Go DJ“, and “Money On My Mind” music videos.

You can watch Tygaman pay homage to Tunechi with his “Lightskin Lil Wayne” visual after the jump below! How dope is this?

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Tyga Names His Favorite Lil Wayne Album & Explains Why

Tyga Names His Favorite Lil Wayne Album & Explains Why

Not long after dropping his Legendary album on June 7th, Tyga chopped it up with Variety for an interview.

During their conversation, T-Raww mentioned he put the Phantom on his Legendary project artwork to pay homage to Lil Wayne.

Also in the interview, which you can read below, Ty revealed that his favorite Wayne album is Tha Carter II and explained his reasons why!

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