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.
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.