LIL WAYNE "B.B. KING FREESTYLE"
- Genre : Hip Hop
- Type: News
- Author : Team ARTISTdirect
- Date : Tue, 01 Dec 2020
Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning music mogul Lil Wayne’s latest single “B.B. King Freestyle” feat. Drake is now available on digital streaming platforms - released via Young Money Records/Republic Records. Produced by Boi1da & Hollywood Cole, the track contains a sample from Alicia Keys’ “Feeling U, Feeling Me (Interlude).” The single is featured on Wayne’s highly anticipated No Ceilings 3 mixtape hosted by DJ Khaled. The track marks Lil Wayne and Drake’s first collaboration since 2017’s “Family Feud” Remix. Earlier this year, the two hip-hop icons teased the possibility of collaborating when Drake stopped by Wayne’s Young Money Radio show on Apple Music.
To ring in the Thanksgiving holiday, Wayne and Young Money Records partnered with LaRon Landry for Tunechi’s Turkey Giveaway, where they provided 500 turkeys to underserved families in the New Orleans community. The rapper is also featured alongside Lil Baby in Rolling Stone’s annual ‘Musicians On Musicians’ issue hitting stands in December (read the article HERE).
The “B.B. King Freestyle” single follows the release of the highly anticipated Tha Carter V Deluxe Edition (listen HERE) - the 33-song album includes new contributions from Raekwon, 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane and Post Malone. Wayne has been on a hot-streak in 2020 - releasing his fifth No. 1 album Funeral (listen HERE), as well as releasing fan-favorite projects on digital streaming platforms, including Free Weezy Album (FWA) (listen HERE) and No Ceilings mixtape (listen HERE).Wayne also showcased his undeniable talent as a host with the launch of the highly successful- Young Money Radio - on Apple Music (revisit the first season HERE), which featured an all-star lineup of guests including Dr. Dre, Drake, Eminem, Nicki Minaj, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Dr. Anthony Fauci , Kevin Hart and many more.