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.
Top Tracks: February 22 - February 28
Other than some resurfacing beefs (between Young Thug and The Game, and Rick Ross and Birdman, respectively) and the beginning of what is sure to be another drawn-out, highly-publicized Kanye West album rollout, it was a relatively quiet week, especially as far as full-length releases went.
Quiz: Which Cash Money Member Are You?
Remember, as recently as a few months ago, when we all were all speculating on the inevitable decline of Cash Money? Then, Wayne and Birdman partied together on New Year's, and earlier today, Mannie Fresh put out a collab between himself, Lil Wayne, Juvenile, and even Baby, and damn, that 9th ward sound is alive and hot as ever.
Meet Jacquees: Cash Money's Next Up
When Jacquees signed to Cash Money Records in October 2014, many onlookers worried that Cash Money CEO Birdman would exploit Jacquees' vocal talents and strip him of everything that made him a budding star -- his carefree demeanor, bright smile, and modelesque good looks.
Cash Money Ordered To Pay $1.14 Million In Unpaid Royalties
Cash Money Records has been ripping off artists and producers for over 20 years. If Birdman tells some "I'm getting yu paid," as he has on at least one occasion, chances are he's lying. Swift justice was wrought upon Cash Money in the label's most recent legal battle. According to Billboard, a Louisiana magistrate judge ruled that Cash Money owes Orange Factory Music $1.14 million in royalties for songs produced by Jay Sean.
Lil Wayne Reportedly Still Wants His $51 Million From Cash Money
Lil Wayne and Birdman have recently been spotted together at Drake's NYE party, at Miami's Club LIV, and even in the studio.
Lil Wayne & Birdman Spotted In Studio With Yo Gotti
With Birdman and Lil Wayne putting their beef behind them, it was only a matter of time before they hit the studio together. There were rumblings that the two had made up after they celebrated New Year's Eve together, and later, they partied/announced their reconciliation at Club LIV.
Rick Ross Throws Shade At Birdman & Lil Wayne On Snapchat
Yesterday, news broke that the long-standing feud between father and son aka Birdman and Lil Wayne finally came to an agreeable ending.
Birdman On Lil Wayne: "This My Son, And I'mma Die For Him"
The Birdman v. Lil Wayne beef appears all but over. The duo appeared on stage last night at Club LIV in Miami, where Birdman attempted to pour his drink on Weezy less than six months ago. This time around, Birdman stood on stage and spoke to the crowd, brandishing a red solo cup with Wayne at his side.
Behind The Beat: London On Da Track
Young Thug has built intriguing partnerships with a handful of Atlanta's top producers, but soon after he first came onto the scene, his main guy behind the boards has been London on da Track. One need not hear "we got London on da Track" (which is actually said by Skooly, not Thug) to know it's a London track. His brand is a smooth and immersive sound, one that uses careful patterns to achieve a subtle hypnosis.
Lil Wayne & Birdman Reportedly Attempting To Reconcile
On New Year's Eve, Lil Wayne and Birdman were spotted partying together (in the same photo no less) at Drake's NYE bash. The photo prompted rumors that the two sparring partners might be reconciling, rumors which persist today thanks to a report from TMZ.
Lil Wayne & Birdman Spotted Together At Drake’s NYE Party
Could Lil Wayne & Birdman be cool with each other again? According to a couple photos that surfaced online tonight it looks that way. On Thursday night, Weezy & Baby were spotted together at Drake’s NYE party at Miami’s E11even. Young Money’s President, Mack Maine, decided to take to IG and post a couple photos of the two, along with 2 Chainz, and Drake hanging out together in the club.
#TBT: Birdman's Early Singles
Before all of the bad press, the head tattoos, and the kiss with Lil Wayne, Birdman was just Bryan Williams. Born in New Orleans in 1969, the rapper first made waves in the mainstream with Mannie Fresh as the duo Big Tymers.
Biggest Beefs Of 2015
What's beef? Well, whatever it is, it sure has changed over the years. Beef is what ultimately lead to the murders of two contenders for 'best rapper ever.' In 2015, beef consists mostly of Twitter smack-talk and occasionally a diss track or two.
Lil Wayne Is Apparently Being Sued By His Lawyers For "Birdman-Like" Conduct
Like father, like son, as they say. Lil Wayne is being sued by the lawyers he enlisted to help him sue Birdman-- for allegedly conducting himself in a manner similar to Birdman-- aka not paying up what he owes them.
Pusha T Calls Birdman "The Lowest Form Of A Thief"
For much of the year, the biggest names in rap chose to stay quiet on the unfolding drama between Lil Wayne and Birdman. Last week, Rick Ross revealed his discontent at the way Birdman has been treating Weezy on The Breakfast Club, and now Pusha T has confirmed that he, too, doesn't respect the Cash Money boss.
Drake's "Hotline Bling" Reportedly Ineligible For Grammys Due To Cash Money Error
The 2016 GRAMMYs nominations were announced yesterday. Kendrick Lamar reigned supreme with 11 noms. Despite Drake's success this year, he garnered four noms, with his smash hit "Hotline Bling" coming up empty-handed. According to Hits Daily Double, the record was not submitted for nomination due to a clerical error in the office of Cash Money Records.
Birdman's Phone Call To Allegedly Sign Slim Jesus Has Surfaced
Birdman has proved himself to be one of the best A&Rs in the rap game, and even at this point in his career, he's still scouting young talent. A new video has surfaced that suggests Slim Jesus could be Birdman's next pursuit -- as we hear what sounds to be a conversation between the rapper and Baby. King Yella, who's been working with Slim, recorded his side of the call, and while it's hard to make out exactly what's being said, it certainly sounds like the unmistakable voice of Birdman.