Lil Wayne Signed A Deal With Jay Z

According to Tunechi himself at last night’s KMEL Summer Jam.

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UPDATE 06/14/15, 3:23PM: Lil Wayne's manager Cortez Bryant gave a statement to Billboard clarifying Wayne's deal with Jay Z. The rapper was speaking about his new deal as an artist owner of TIDAL.

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Lil Wayne announced during his headlining set at KMEL Summer Jam in Oakland that he signed a deal with Jay Z. The below Instagram clip shows the rapper saying, "I just signed a deal with my motherfuckin' idol Jay Z." While the details of the deal are unclear—whether it's just a deal with TIDAL or if he is going to be releasing music through Roc Nation or if he is now managed by them—this is the latest in a series of restructuring moves that Wayne has been making, and hardly all that surprising considering he just joined TIDAL.

This isn't the first time Jay Z has tried to sign Wayne. In an interview with The Breakfast Club in 2013, he explained how several years prior he had a meeting with Tunechi, called Birdman afterwards to keep him in the loop out of respect and subsequently received a cease and desist letter. A lot has changed since then.

Lil Wayne announces he is now signed to JAY-Z

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Lil Wayne Signed A Deal With Jay Z