For episode 8 of their The Co-Op podcast, Willy Will and Champagne Chu caught up with Shanell for a 1 hour and 30-minute interview, which you can listen to below.
SnL spoke on where she is from, her childhood, sister D. Woods, stories from dancing on tour for The Game and Snoop Dogg when they had beef with 50 Cent, songwriting for Kelis, her 88 Keyz project, Zaytoven, what the early days with Weezy were like, and plenty more.
The Young Money Princess also discussed touring arenas with Lil Wayne, her first group with Wayne, Mack Maine and T-Streets called Bad Ass Grasshoppers, appearing in Wayne and Birdman‘s “Leather So Soft” music video, visiting Wayne every month while he was locked up in prison, and writing his “Prom Queen” single!
Former Young Money artist PJ Morton released volume 1 of his Bounce & Soul project at the end of March and on it was 2 interludes from Mack Maine.
On part 1, the YM President and PJ discussed how Young Money is categorized as a rap record label from its roots even though it’s not anymore. Morton also confirmed that he is no longer with Young Mula officially, but they will always be family to him.
Mack revealed that the first bounce music song he remembers was from MC T. Tucker, as well as that people should know the music originated from New Orleans on the second interlude. You can check out both skits off Bounce & Soul after the jump below!