Lil Wayne Says Birdman Is No Longer Family
Lil Wayne gave a couple of revelatory interviews last week in support of "Gone 'Til November," a new memoir of the eight months he spent at Rikers Island in 2010. In an interview with The New York Times, he revealed he's been out of the loop when it comes to the new rap game, admitting he's never heard of XXL Freshmen like 21 Savage, Lil Yachty, or Lil Uzi Vert.
Cortez Bryant Details Why Cash Money Has Been Blocking Lil Wayne's "Carter V"
In a new interview with The New York Times, Lil Wayne spoke on Tha Carter V, the album that he's been unable to release due to issues with the label he's been signed to for his whole career.
Meek Mill Take Shots At Drake, Addresses The Game Beef & More On Funk Flex Freestyle
Meek Mill has found himself amidst a beef with The Game, which has since become entangled with Philly OG Beanie Sigel who recently went on a measured rant against Meek during Taxstone's podcast.
Birdman Wishes Lil Wayne Happy Birthday With Series Of Instagram Posts
Today is Lil Wayne's 34th birthday. He is currently on terrible terms with Birdman, but that didn't stop Birdman from wishing his estranged son a happy birthday in a series of Instagram posts.
Judge Orders Birdman To Divulge Financial Records To Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne and Birdman were supposed to split $70 million of a $100 million advance given to Young Money a few years ago.
Lil Wayne Reportedly Angry Tyga Was Let Out Of His Young Money Contract
Tyga recently signed to GOOD Music, and Lil Wayne isn't too happy about it. According to TMZ, Wayne, who owns 49% of Young Money, an imprint under Cash Money and Tyga's previous label, did not sign off on the Cali rapper being released from his contract.A source close to the rapper says that Wayne feels his signature would have been necessary to let the artist out of his deal with the label, and if it were up to him, Tyga would still be signed to the label.
Lil Wayne Wants To Know What Birdman Did With $70 Million Of Young Money's Advance
Lil Wayne is currently in the process of suing his business partner and father figure, Birdman, for $51 million, and today, we've learned further details of the suit. According to new documents obtained by TMZ, Wayne is wondering where $70 million of the $100 million he and Birdman were granted as an advance on Young Money (an imprint under Cash Money) was spent.
Behind The Beat: Goose
When one hears “Goose wit another one,” expect to experience the full star quality of whatever rapper comes on the track. Goose has spent much of his young career alongside two particular stars, Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan, whom came to fame together as the duo known as Rich Gang, which dissolved in early 2015. Goose was there for most of Rich Gang’s regrettably short-lived takeover, assisting in the production of several songs on the Birdman-hosted tape, Tha Tour: Part 1, now hailed as a classic.
Lil Wayne Gains Powerful Ally In Battle Against Cash Money
Lil Wayne's mission to get his rightful compensation from Birdman has taken on the feeling of a battle of wills, a war of attrition, a bitter struggle in which he'll need all the help he can get. TMZ reports that Wayne has found himself a powerful ally: James Prince, otherwise known as J. Prince, founder and CEO of Rap-A-Lot Records. Prince's son Jas Prince was the man who connected Drake with Young Money. The elder Prince told TMZ that he is willing to shoulder some of Wayne's burden and put pressure on Birdman to pay his estranged son.
Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter V": A Refresher
A new report has suggested that Lil Wayne is in sole possession of Tha Carter V masters, which he is withholding from his label, Cash Money, until they pay him what he is owed. It's the latest development in an ongoing battle between Wayne and Cash Money founder, Birdman, who Weezy has accused of holding out on payments (he's also far from the first to make such a claim). Above all else, it's got us thinking about what Tha Carter V actually SOUNDS like all over again.
Lil Wayne Reportedly Refusing To Give Cash Money "Tha Carter V" Masters Until They Pay Him
In December 2014, when his relationship with Cash Money began to fully break down, Lil Wayne claimed that the label was refusing to release Tha Carter V.
Lil Wayne Elaborates On Recent Tweets, Says He Won't Work With Birdman Ever Again
The other week, Lil Wayne shocked fans when he put out some brutally honest tweets reflecting on his current state of affairs, mentally and otherwise, the turmoil of which stems from an on-going lawsuit and beef with Birdman and the Cash Money label.
Lil Wayne & Young Thug: A Complete History
Young Thug has always cited Lil Wayne as his hero, but it hasn't stopped things from getting pretty weird between the two at times. Ever since Thug announced he was naming his album Tha Carter VI (later renamed Barter 6, but we'll get to that) and aligned himself with Birdman, there has been on-and-off tension between the two rappers. Things have certainly cooled down over the last little while, but it's been a wild ride, one that we've attempted to draw up in a timeline for you.
10 Essential Jacquees Tracks
Born Rodriquez Jacquees Broadnax, Jacquees was discovered in 9th grade after an unprecedented run of Atlanta school talent show dominance. He has since developed into a teen heartthrob with his mixture of '90s R&B, modern rap flows, and panty-melting falsetto. He signed to Cash Money in 2014 at the age of 20, and is now poised to become one of R&B's next stars as soon as he drops his debut album.
Lil Wayne Says He's "Mentally Defeated," Hints At Quitting Rap
Lil Wayne has been struggling with his Cash Money contract for years now. With still no release date in site for his long-awaited Carter V album, and "Fuck Cash Money" declarations at his recent concert, it seems that the New Orleans rapper is losing hope, so much so, that his recent tweets suggest he has considered quitting music."I AM NOW DEFENSELESS AND mentally DEFEATED & I leave gracefully and thankful I luh my fanz but I'm dun," Weezy wrote Friday night, adding, "ain't lookin for sympathy, just serenity."
Lil Wayne's Closes Lil Weezyana Fest By Yelling "Fuck Cash Money"
While Birdman has expressed interest in repairing his relationship with Lil Wayne, possibly because he is the defendant in Wayne's outstanding $51 million lawsuit against Cash Money, it is quite apparent that Wayne doesn't feel the same way.
Birdman Says He Wants To "Heal" Relationship With Lil Wayne; "He's Still My Son"
The ongoing saga of Lil Wayne’s disputes with his label Cash Money, and more specifically its owner Birdman, have been well documented. Lawsuits have been slung back and forth, and we still don’t have Tha Carter V. Birdman made an appearance on ESPN’s Cari Champion’s “Be Honest” podcast, and spoke on his relationship with Weezy. He declared that he intends to make things right with his former friend.
Cash Money Reportedly Sued For $3.3 Million In Unpaid Sample Royalties
Birdman is a blackbelt in ripping people off. So it is shouldn't come as a surprise that his label Cash Money is now being sued for $3.3 million for unpaid sample royalties.
Lil Wayne’s Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group Put On Hold
If you remember back in May, Lil Wayne filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against his former label & Universal Music Group for allegedly cheating him out of royalties. The former Cash Money rapper is seeking at least $40 million in damages over those royalties, which comes in part from his role in discovering and signing Drake, Nicki Minaj and Tyga. But unfortunately for Wayne, he’ll have to wait a little while before he can see any of his money because the entire lawsuit has been postponed.
The Lugz Birdman SE 11 Is Now Available For Under $20
The Lugz Birdman SE 11, Birdman's signature low top sneaker, is now available for less than $20 through Villa. The kicks, which traditionally retail for nearly $100, resemble one of those bootleg Phat Farm sneakers with a red, faux snakeskin upper and hits of gold birdman branding.