Birdman Signs AR-AB & Compton Menace To Cash Money
Though he's experienced some dissent within his ranks, Birdman is adding to his roster at Cash Money. The latest Cash Money signees come from opposite sides of the country, Philly's AR-AB and Compton Menace (from the CPT, of course). AR-AB shared a video of himself and Menace standing behind Birdman as the Cash Money boss announced the new signings.
#TBT: Big Tymers
The Big Tymers released their last album thirteen years ago. But Mannie Fresh and Birdman are still the golden standard of strictly-for-stuntin' music. Evidence: the hook on Nef the Pharaoh's breakout hit "Big Tymin'": "Ooh, I'm ballin' like Baby/ These bitches they wanna have my babyI'm fresh like Mannie/ That's why a fuck nigga can't stand me"
Top Tracks: May 2 - May 8
With VIEWS out in the world and disappointing the majority of those who heard it, there's now a new music void that many rushed to fill this past week as summer rapidly approaches. Desiigner's "Panda" and Drizzy's "One Dance" are still frontrunners for the "song of the summer" title, but there's plenty of time for new entries to rise and compete with them.
Everything We Learned From Birdman's HOT 97 Interview
We've seen a lot of controversy spawn out of Breakfast Club interviews, but somehow, Birdman was able to give the most talked about interview in the show's history, and he was there for under two minutes. The short conversation, which found Baby confronting Charlamagne and his co-hosts for their lack of "respeck," has inspired countless memes, and has given Birdman the foundation for both a song and line of merchandise indebted to his new catchphrases.
Birdman Has Turned His "Respek" Catchphrase Into A Song
Was this Birdman's plan all along? Over a week ago, after demanding that The Breakfast Club put some "respek" on his name and storming out of his interview less than two minutes after his arrival, Birdman's name became one of the web's top trending topics for at least a few days. And during that time, it was rarely treated with respek, instead being mocked and meme'd to a hilarious but eventually superfluous extent.
Lil Wayne Takes Picture With Rick Ross & Trick Daddy
Coincidence or not, some of Birdman’s most notable “enemies” were all together Wednesday night to help kick off Beyonce’s Formation Tour down in Miami, Florida. Serving as special guests thanks to show’s opening act DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, & Trick Daddy were all in the building Wednesday night, and ended up taking a picture together, which I'm sure will rub Birdman’s hands a certain way once he sees it.
Birdman Announces "Respek" Merchandise Line
Birdman is making the most of his Breakfast Club squabble with Charlamagne tha God that his thrust him into the internet spotlight.
Birdman & Jacquees Share "Lost At Sea" Mixtape Release Date
If you're a Jacquees fan, you already knew that the Cash Money singer had a project in the works with Birdman called Lost At Sea. Now, we know when the project is dropping, as Birdman and Jacquees took to their respective social media accounts to reveal the artwork as well as the release date. The project will be available May 7th, which makes it the 3rd Birdman project arriving within the next few months, as Ms. Gladys impacts June 24th, while Rich Gang: The Lifestyle 2 is out July 1st.
Charlamagne Tha God Responds To Young Thug's Threat Over Birdman Squabble
Birdman's been trending heavily thanks to his unintentionally-hilarious "interview" with The Breakfast Club.
Rick Ross Sends Charlamagne Bottles In Response To Birdman Interview
Charlamagne has received another shipment of bottles, this time courtesy of Ricky Rozay. At the end of July, after avowing do so on "Back to Back," Drake sent a peace offering to Charlamagne in the form of six bottles of Dom Pérignon. A new shipment of bottles arrived in The Breakfast Club studio this morning -- six BOXES of Luc Belaire Rose, for which Rick Ross is a proud spokesman.
Birdman Wishes To Return To Breakfast Club, Charlamagne Won't Allow It
Birdman's abrupt, tense, and most of all, hilarious sit-down with The Breakfast Club looks to be an early contender for the most viral interview of the year. The interview, which lasted for less than two minutes, was filmed and recorded on Thursday and went on the air as well as online on Friday morning.
28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 23)
This week's biggest Instagram event would have to be the reunion of YG and DJ Mustard. Before taking the stage together at Coachella, the two made an official announcement that they were back at it, writing, "For a whole year me and this nigga @djmustard ain't been BOOL "at all" But niggaz FINALLY sat it down and holla'D like some successful azz day 1's pose 2 & uhhhhhhh now.... WE BACK BITCHES!!!!".
Young Thug Threatens Charlamagne After Birdman Interview
Young Thug and Charlamagne Tha God, who have sparred in the past, both have had eventful days. Thug featured heavily on the brand new album from Bankroll Mafia, and as for Charlamagne, he helped contribute to the interview of the year -- as Birdman rolled into the Breakfast Club studio backed by a few young goons and demanded that the morning show hosts treat his name with respek, prompting Charlamagne to ask him if he'd pull up on Rick Ross or Tricky Daddy in the same fashion. "Y'all finished or y'all done?" Birdman then asked rhetorically, before making a dramatic exit.
Birdman Shares Release Dates For "Ms. Gladys" & "Rich Gang 2"
Shortly after giving the most hilarious interview of the year -- all in under two minutes, Birdman has shared the release date of two upcoming albums that he's involved in. First up is his recently announced solo album, which will be his first since 2009's Priceless. Dedicated to his late mother, Ms. Gladys is set to arrive on June 24.
The Game, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg & More Respond To Birdman's Breakfast Club Walk-Out
This morning, Birdman gave us a healthy dose of drama by pulling up and then quickly backing out of his interview with The Breakfast Club, all within the span of two minutes.
Birdman & Slim Are Reportedly Working On A Cash Money Biopic
Following in the footsteps of N.W.A and the wildly successful "Straight Outta Compton" movie they just put out, Birdman & Slim just announced on Wednesday that they too are working on a script for an upcoming Cash Money Records film. Announced during their interview at Brooklyn Law School on Wednesday, Birdman & Slim said there’s nothing they've ever done that was worth more than this script.
Birdman Announces New Album "Ms. Gladys"; Says "Rich Gang 2" Dropping In July
For the first time in seven years, Cash Money CEO Birdman will be dropping off a new solo album this Summer called Ms. Gladys, which is named after his deceased mother. Announced via Instagram Tuesday night, the Cash Money CEO revealed the project’s artwork, and the month that’ll be dropping, which is June. It’s hard to guess right now who’ll be on the album, considering his rocky relationship with Lil Wayne and all, but it’s safe to say that his latest sensation, Jacquees, should find work on there somewhere.
Rich Homie Quan Says Young Thug Is Still His Best Friend
During a recent concert, before dropping "Lifestyle," still the biggest hit to his name, Young Thug shouted, "Hey, fuck Rich Homie!" -- Rich Homie being the other collaborator on the track, taken off their 2014 joint tape Tha Tour: Part 1, which they released as the duo Rich Gang.
Mannie Fresh Explains Healing Lil Wayne & Birdman's Conflict With "Hate" Collab
After a hostile $51 million feud that spanned the entirety of last year, Lil Wayne and Birdman were spotted at the same party on New Year's Eve. Then, they were both seen in the studio with Yo Gotti, and then, at the end of February, they were heard on the same track, "Hate," which also features Juvenile and is produced by Mannie Fresh -- the whole Hot Boys lineup, aside from B.G. and Turk.
Birdman Signs Toronto Artist J-Soul To Cash Money
Last week, Birdman headed to Toronto to finalize a Cash Money record deal with Canadian singer J-Soul. It was pretty obvious that something was when Soul posted several pictures of him and Birdman posing together “Last year I was homeless,” he wrote in one caption. “Life’s about to change.” The deal was formally announced by way of a new video for J-Soul's "Toronto Plaza Motel." The rest of his videos were taken down from YouTube and his music was taken down from SoundCloud.