Turk Reportedly Suing Cash Money For $1.3 Million [Update: Cash Money Has Three Weeks To Respond]
As a former member of Hot Boys, Turk's fortunes didn't exactly pan out like Lil Wayne's after the group fell apart. It looks like him and Weezy still have a few things in common though, because they're both looking to sue Cash Money. With Wayne currently asking Birdman's label for some $51 million in damages related to a delayed Carter V release date, Turk's suit pales in comparison, but is still pretty substantial.
50 Cent On Lil Wayne & Birdman Beef: "It’ll Work Itself Out”
50 Cent has an opinion on just about everything, and usually it's as controversial and troll-like as humanly possible, however, his thoughts on Lil Wayne and Birdman's current issues were uncharacteristically level-headed for Fif. The rapper explained to MTV News that due to their relationship, the conflict is much like a familial one, and he feels that it will eventually end in forgiveness.
Lil Wayne's "The Free Weezy Album" Due Out In March
Lil Wayne hasn't revealed much on the going-ons between him and Birdman, save for a few tweets and the legal documents that surfaced after he filed his $51 million-lawsuit against Cash Money. Recently Weezy got on the phone with Rolling Stone, and opened up a bit about his current situation, including The Free Weezy Album.
Jas Prince Seeking Further Compensation From Cash Money For Discovering Drake
Jas Prince is still trying to get money off Drake's career, a feat he attempted back in 2012 when he sued Drake's management. Now he's coming after Cash Money and Birdman directly. More legal trouble involving unpaid dues for the Cash Money label.
A History Of YMCMB Label Drama
Cash Money is an indisputable empire, and at the helm, sits Birdman--and, behind the scenes, his brother Slim. In its nearly 25 years of existence, Cash Money has become one of the most successful hip-hop labels of all-time, though many of its living legends look back on their Cash Money days with disdain. When Cash Money and Young Money joined forces, the empire looked to be unstoppable. Now, it looks as though they'll split apart or crumble together. The recent grievances aired by YMCMB's biggest star aren't the first.
Full Lil Wayne/Cash Money Lawsuit Surfaces
If you need some not-so-light reading today, you can have a look at the 21-page lawsuit from Lil Wayne, against Cash Money. After reporting on the suit yesterday, which is for $51 million, all the documents from the lawsuit have now surfaced online.
Lil Wayne Sues Birdman's Cash Money For $51 Million
Lil Wayne kept to his word, and his filed a lawsuit against Birdman/Cash Money in an effort to get out of his contract. The other week when we initially reported on Weezy's plan to sue his father, it was thought that he'd sue for the sum of $8 million, plus freedom from the label. As it turns out, Wayne is seeking a bit more than just $8 million.
Lil Wayne To Sue Birdman For $8 Million [Update: Wayne Also Seeks To Take Young Money Artists With Him]
After almost two months of Lil Wayne complaining about his record label, it looks like he's finally doing something legal about it. The Cash Money/Young Money MC will target CEO Birdman in a suit that will ask for both $8 million and Wayne's freedom from the label.
Shots Fired: All The Disses Aimed At Birdman & Cash Money On Lil Wayne's "Sorry 4 The Wait 2"
It's almost been a week since Weezy dropped Sorry 4 The Wait 2, shaking up the internets and having stans everywhere claiming Tunechi's back (Tunechi claimed it too). It's a solid compilation of freestyles, with Wayne slaughtering some of the biggest beats from 2014, and although we could very well be sick of most of these instrumentals at this point, somehow Wayne breathes new life into them.
Lil Wayne's "Sorry 4 The Wait 2" By The Numbers
By now you've probably downloaded Lil Wayne's Sorry 4 The Wait 2 mixtape, and you've likely given it a listen or two and added it to your phone/iTunes catalogue.
Christina Milian Comments On Birdman & Lil Wayne Situation
There hasn't been much in the way of updates when it comes to the turmoil between Lil Wayne and Birdman. Last month Weezy threatened his label with a lawsuit, letting them know he wasn't playing around.
Birdman's Condo Subject To Foreclosure
Birdman may not be able to brag about boolin' in the bondo on the next Rich Gang mixtape, as the Ivy Condo Association is attempting to take the space away from him. TMZ reports that the Cash Money mogul's checks have been bouncing, and he's accumulated $12,500 in unpaid fees for the home. As a result, the Association went to court in November, requesting to foreclose the condo by Christmas.
Lil Wayne Reportedly Threatens Cash Money With Lawsuit
While it's not clear exactly what's going on behind the scenes at Cash Money, it seems that Lil Wayne may still be having some difficulty releasing his upcoming album, Tha Carter V. We've heard mixed reports from Wayne on his current situation, first airing out frustrations with the label on Twitter, and later stating that there was "nothing else" but Young Money for him.
Birdman Is On The Cover Of The New Spider-Man Comic
Birdman's presence is largely felt when he's around, whether he's shit-talking at the end of a track, or simplyrubbing his hands together in a video, the man leaves a strong impression. Naturally, when he shows up on the cover of a Spiderman comic, he can't help but upstage one of the most powerful supervillains in the Marvel universe with his boss status.
Rich Homie Quan Reveals Release Date For Rich Gang's "Tha Tour Part 2" & New EP Due Out January
Last week quite a bit of Rich Homie Quan music hit the net, some of which was released officially, and some of which was leaked.
Lil Wayne On Cash Money: "I'm In A Bad Situation, But I Will Be Out Of It Soon" [Update: Wayne Says There's "Nothing Else" But Young Money]
When Lil Wayne took to Twitter earlier this week to announce the delay of Carter V, it wasn't all that surprising. What was surprising was his vocal frustration with both the label and his mentor/father figure Birdman. Wayne expressed that he wanted out of his deal as soon as possible, but it wasn't clear whether he'd attempt to see the threat through. Performing at Vice's 20th anniversary party last night, Wayne once again touched on his rickety deal, remarking, "I'm fucked up in a bad situation, but I will be out of it soon."
Cortez Bryant Says Everything Is "Good" At Cash Money
With Lil Wayne and Tyga seeming all but ready to jump ship yesterday, Cash Money Records' stacked roster appears to be in danger of losing a few of its hottest talents. Cortez Bryant (Weezy's longtime manager), however, insists that everything is "good" inside the label.
Lil Wayne Says Cash Money Is Refusing To Release His Album [Update: Pusha T Responds]
In his lengthy career, Lil Wayne has rarely (if ever) publicly said anything about Birdman, the man he often calls "daddy," so with that in mind, the tweets he just sent out are shocking.
The Cash Money Timeline
The story of two brothers who came from nothing, from a city far off the hip-hop radar, and built an empire. But they didn’t do it alone. Brothers Bryan “Baby” Williams (who we now know as Birdman), age 22, and Ronald “Slim” Williams, age 24, wanted to get out of their projects and build a better life for their family and friends in Magnolia and the surrounding Wards. They started off with a very local Uptown roster and began making waves in the N.O. bounce music community.
Birdman Facing $1 Million Lien Over Unpaid Construction Work On Miami Mansion
Around two years ago, Birdman copped a crazy mansion in Miami. Previously owned by producer Scott Storch, the lavish crib cost him approximately $14.5 million. Although we can assume the mansion was in pretty good shape when he scooped it off the market, he nonetheless decided to do a bunch of renovations on the place. Now the construction company responsible for the costly renovations are claiming that they were not paid accordingly.