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Shanell Talks Being On Tour With The Game & Snoop Dogg, Visiting Lil Wayne In Jail, Bad Ass Grasshoppers Group & More

September 1, 2016 by Danny M

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Shanell Talks Being On Tour With The Game & Snoop Dogg, Visiting Lil Wayne In Jail, Bad Ass Grasshoppers Group & More

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!

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Shanell Discusses Every Song On “88 Keyz”, Lil Wayne Hosting The Project & More [Video]

February 5, 2016 by Danny M

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Shanell Discusses Every Song On 88 Keyz, Lil Wayne Hosting The Project & More

Shanell recently sat down for a one on one interview with DJ Smallz to chat all about her collaboration mixtape with producer Zaytoven called 88 Keyz.

The Young Money Princess explained the meaning behind the project title, the artwork for it, why she got Lil Wayne to host it, the stories behind each song off it, and more.

During the conversation, which you can watch below, SnL also spoke about the features on 88 Keyz, her 4 Christmas mixtape, and what her relationship with Zaytoven is like!

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Tinashe Talks Meeting Nicki Minaj & Playing Her New Music [Video]

August 28, 2015 by Danny M

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Tinashe Talks Meeting Nicki Minaj & Playing Her New Music

Tinashe released part 2 of her “The Pinkprint Tour Diaries” vlog yesterday, which of course is about her sharing stories from her time on Nicki Minaj‘s recent “The Pinkpint Tour”.

At the 3:30 mark of the clip, Tinashe and her dancers spoke on finally getting to meet the Barbie as they spotted her one night outside playing basketball.

The “2 On” singer then explained how she asked Nicki if she could come onto her tour bus and listen to some of her new music!

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Episode 1 Of The FADER & Sprite’s “Obey Your Thirst” Campaign Starring Drake [Video]

June 24, 2015 by Danny M

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Episode 1 Of The FADER & Sprite Obey Your Thirst Campaign Starring Drake

We saw a trailer last week, now The FADER have released episode 1 of their “Obey Your Thirst” campaign with Sprite that stars Drake.

During the episode, Drizzy speaks about his life, making it in the music industry from where you live, singing and rapping, who he competes with, and more.

You can watch the full video after the jump below!

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Nicki Minaj Chats About Her Personal Life, Lil Wayne, Family & More For “CRWN” Interview

December 18, 2014 by Danny M

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Nicki Minaj Chats About Her Personal Life, Lil Wayne, Family & More For CRWN Interview

Here is the first part of Nicki Minaj‘s interview with Elliott Wilson for his CRWN series that took place in New York City on December 16th.

In the first part, Nicki opened up about her personal life, wanting to be a mother, working so much, her past relationship, Safaree, her cousin that passed away, and shared stories about her family from the past.

The Young Money Barbie also discussed her new album The Pinkprint, how certain songs off the project came together, having skill, her relationship with Lil Wayne and Birdman, if YMCMB is really a family, and more.

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Carol Maraj Shares Childhood Pictures & Stories Of Nicki Minaj

May 10, 2014 by Danny M

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Carol Maraj Shares Childhood Pictures & Stories Of Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj‘s mother, Carol Maraj, recently sat down with MTV to share some childhood photos and stories of the Young Money Barbie.

You can view the pics and interview with Carol Maraj after the jump below!

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Lil Twist Says He Won’t Let The Media Crumble Him [Video]

September 8, 2013 by Danny M

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In part 2 of Lil Twist‘s interview with MTV, he talks about the press writing fake stories about him and not letting the media crumble him. You can watch part 1 of their interview here!

“They’re doin’ their job, man. They’re doing what we do. Like how we go to the studio and we go and record to make music and we make money off of that to support our families; if they didn’t come up with bullshit stories and post it, they can’t get no money from it.”

“They just twist — they add some shit, they add a lot of shit to a lot of stuff that comes out. I don’t even pay attention to the media any more. I’ve been into a few accidents, I ran into a few mistakes, but I’m young. You were young before — you have to learn.”

“I can’t let it crumble me, I’m just really focused right now and I’m really focused on A Bad Influence and putting out these mixtapes.”

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