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DJ Drama Talks About Lil Wayne & “Dedication 5” Mixtape [Video]

On the red carpet at the 2013 BET Awards, Vibe caught up with DJ Drama and asked him about Lil Wayne‘s upcoming mixtape, Dedication 5, which was announced last month.

Drama explains that the mixtape is coming “sooner than people think”, confirms that Weezy has already started to record freestyles over other music artists’ instrumentals, and if it is hard for him to get Tune off a skateboard and into a studio.

He also mentioned that the skits will be back on Dedication 5 like how they are on the first 3 tapes in the Dedication mixtape series, but not on the fourth installment.


Swizz Beatz Talks “Hands Up” Single Featuring Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross & 2 Chainz

We first heard about this song a few days ago, now here is a video of Swizz Beatz confirming he has single on the way called “Hands Up” featuring Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, and 2 Chainz.

Swizz tells Mikey Fresh on the red carpet at the 2013 BET Awards that he will drop the track as soon as he is finished mixing it and that they have all already shot a music video for it at the weekend in Los Angeles, California!

Are you looking forward to hearing this “summer smash” ❓


Lil Wayne Talks Drugs, Love, Family, Cash Money, Fans & More In Unreleased Vibe Interview

Lil Wayne Talks Drugs, Love, Family, Cash Money, Fans & More In Unreleased Vibe Interview

Benjamin M. Ingram recently posted an interview he did with Lil Wayne back in early 2008 on the new Myspace to celebrate Tha Carter III reaching it’s fifth anniversary. This interview was done for Vibe magazine, but for some reason it was never published.

During the interview, Weezy F Baby spoke about his health, his creative process, planning to retire at 35, being in love, drugs, his family, why he works as hard as he does, playing the guitar, his relationship with Mannie Fresh, Tha Carter III, what motivates him, Cash Money Records, what he would be doing if he was not in the music industry, fans, legacy, if he would rather be Jay-Z or 50 Cent, and plenty more.

You can read the full interview after the jump below. It is a great read for any Tune fan!

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Jadakiss Says “Mixtape Killer Weezy” Will Be Featured On His Album

Jadakiss Says Mixtape Killer Weezy Will Be Featured On His Album

Mikey Fresh from Vibe recently spoke to Jadakiss about his upcoming fourth studio album, Top 5, Dead Or Alive, and who will be featured on it. Kiss mentions that Lil Wayne will be featured on the album, but not just any Wayne, the “mixtape killer Weezy“!

“The L.O.X. is definitely on it. Songs that I got done? Jeezy, Wiz, Chris Brown… I got Weezy on there, too. The vintage Weezy, that mixtape killer Weezy. I got Rozay, but we may do another one. My son’s favorite artist is J. Cole, so I think I got to throw him on there. He loves A$AP Rocky, but it’ll probably be one of them.”

I’m looking forward to hearing this collaboration after their previous collabos “Death Wish” and “It’s Good“. What about yourself ❓


Skater Willy Akers Wins Lil Wayne’s Stripper Money After Landing Drop In [Video]

5Boro professional skater Willy Akers takes Lil Wayne‘s “strip club loot” after he dropped in off the roof of Wayne‘s Miami crib onto a skating ramp. You can watch the drop in above and if you didn’t already know, Weezy recently got the 5Boro logo tattooed on his face.

In related news, Tune spoke to VIBE about his new TRUKFIT clothing line and what inspired him to come up with the designs. Read the short interview below:

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Lil Wayne Not Interested In Fashion Advice From Anyone

Lil Wayne Not Interested In Fashion Advice From Anyone

Weezy recently spoke with VIBE about fashion and how he doesn’t pay attention to the fact that his style influences kids all over the world.

“I’m really found of Marc Jacobs as a designer. Everybody knows I love Polo. But as far as me being fixated on some person’s style, that just ain’t… nahhh. That just ain’t me.”

“Nah, I don’t be trippin’. I just love the opportunity,” Lil Wayne says after explaining how his brand will give kids from all backgrounds the opportunity to “dress fly.”

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