New York, NY – February 7, 2011 - On Thursday February 10th at 8pm ET, MTV andMTV.com will air “MTV First: Lil Wayne,” which features Lil Wayne’s first live interview following his release from prison and the worldwide premiere of his new music video “6 Foot 7 Foot.” Viewers will be taken behind-the-scenes of the Hype Williams directed music video with footage from the set and a no-holds-barred discussion with MTV News’ Sway Calloway on life after prison. But it doesn’t stop there.
Fans will be able to submit their questions in advance or live during the show viaMTV.com, Facebook or Twitter utilizing @MTVNews and hash-tag #askweezy. At 8:30pm ET, MTV.com will offer viewers an additional 20 minutes with Lil Wayne to continue answering fan questions. Immediately following the live interview, Lil Wayne’s new music video, the full interview from the set of “6 Foot 7 Foot” and “MTV First: Lil Wayne” will be made available on demand at MTV.com.
Filmed at a top secret location in Miami, the “6 Foot 7 Foot” music video was directed by Hype Williams. “6 Foot 7 Foot” which features Young Money’s Cory Gunz, the young and talented hip hop artist and star of the upcoming MTV docu-series premiering this April, “Son of a Gun,” is the first single off of Wayne’s upcoming album, “Tha Carter IV”. Weezy enlisted Young Money superstars, Drake and Nicki Minaj, as collaborators alongside producers such as Detal and Swizz Beats for the album. “Tha Carter IV” is set to release this Spring.
With well over ten million in sales, unquestionable street credibility, critical acclaim, industry accolades, eight Grammy nominations, and four Grammy wins for his multi-platinum selling album “The Carter III,” Cash Money/Universal Motown recording artist Lil Wayne has firmly laid to rest all doubt that he is anything less than the best.
UK Rapper LATE has been releasing music independently now for over ten years. This talented emcee came into the game back in 1999 as the integral part of his group Villains, before putting together Wolftown Committee and eventually going solo in 2002. He has released a total of three mixtapes, three albums and two EP's and in his career has been played by various radio stations such as BBC Radio One (Tim Westwood, John Peel, Steve Lamacq), BBC 1Xtra (Raw Kwame), Galaxy FM, Choice FM as well as hundreds of international radio stations such as American stations Optimo Radio Houston, Damage Control Radio and Sirius Radio.
2010 was LATE's most prolific year as an artist seeing him release his second full length album 'UK Rapscallion' which featured Iron Braydz, Genesis Elijah, Supar Novar, Cyclonious, TBear and more as well as releasing a third album 'From The Vaults' which was a collection of LATE's underground tracks and previously unreleased material. More recently LATE released brand new digital EP entitled 'Street Product' which includes features from Gucci Mane, K-Rino & SPC, label mate Jai Boo, Triggamane and more.
LATE's grind continues as he is currently recording and putting the finishing touches to his fourth album 'Street Science'. This album will have some very special features and again is produced by his producer and right hand man Tricksta. LATE's is a rapper that is making noise all over the globe and has now featured on over 100 releases and mixtapes, as well as hosting numerous mixtapes. This year promises to be another big year for LATE, so get ready for the new single and video dropping in the Spring 2011.
Check out this FREE download track LATE Feat Rapper K, M.E.N.I.S & Caper 'Moving Forward' taken from LATE's 'Street Product EP'