7 Shocking Moments in Hip Hop That Never Were

Lil Wayne Signing To Jay Z


Lil Wayne performs onstage at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Back in 2005, JAY Z was gauging interest from Lil Wayne in hopes of reeling him to Roc-A-Fella records. According to Wayne, JAY Z offered him $175,000 to join the label. Wayne declined the offer and ultimately built an indomitable empire with him, Drake, and Nicki Minaj in Young Money.


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