Lil Wayne Yells "Fuck Cash Money In They Ass" At Syracuse Show
Lil Wayne has been heard yelling "fuck Cash Money" at many a live show since he first revealed his unfortunate predicament with his longtime label about two years ago. At a recent performance in Syracuse, NY, though, he took it a step further, as he was recorded saying, "Fuck Cash Money in they ass." Those words suggest that Wayne's enmity toward Birdman is as fierce as ever.
The Hip Hop Dating Map
The law of six degrees of separation applies to the hip hop dating circuit -- a land where fast money, fast women, and horny men collide, resulting often in fireworks. As you can see in the dating map we have assembled below, there isn't much distance separating stars like Rihanna, Drake, Kanye West, Future, Lil Wayne, & A$AP Rocky. Ray J even has his own dating wheel, which gives credence to Vince Staples' mind-blowing Theory of Ray J.
Mannie Fresh Previews Unreleased Lil Wayne Song, Possibly From "Tha Carter V"
A new song from Lil Wayne has been previewed by Mannie Fresh on the DaTakeover podcast, and it seems it may come from Tha Carter V sessions. Mannie, who worked with Wayne throughout his early Cash Money releases up until the first Carter, played 2 minutes and 30 seconds of a song called "Start This Shit Off Right" on the show. The song is produced by Fresh and features his vocals.
Lil Wayne Mourns Death Of Skateboard Instructor Adam Z
Dropping the news via Twitter, Lil Wayne has revealed to the masses that his beloved skateboarding instructor Adam Ziegler AKA Adam Z has passed away. Here's what Weezy tweeted on the subject: "Rest in peace to my brother Adam Z...life is too short bro but real brotherhood is forever. U taught me that." Rest in peace to my brother Adam Z...life is too short bro but real brotherhood is forever. U taught me that
Lil Wayne's Bus Driver Sues Birdman & Young Thug
One night in April 2015, someone sprayed bullets into the side of Lil Wayne's tour bus. Despite initial reports linking Young Thug and Birdman to the shooting, Jimmy Winfrey, better known as the rapper Peewee Roscoe, pled guilty to the crime and was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Top Tracks: November 21 - November 27
Since debuting last year, Drake's OVO Sound Radio installation on Apple's Beats 1 has proven a huge force in debuting music by already-established stars as well as breaking new talent like Kodak Black, dvsn, and WizKid. Obviously, it's an engine that's benefitted its creator the most, creating huge events out of the debuts of What A Time To Be Alive, "Summer Sixteen," and VIEWS, but the 6 God has spread the love too.
Lil Wayne Says New Project "Funeral" Coming Soon
Tha Carter 5 might still be locked up in the Cash Money prison, but Weezy F has nonetheless got some new music on the way to keep fans happy and healthy. As the latest guest on skateboarding podcast "The Nine Club," Lil Wayne announced the upcoming release of a new project, apparently titled Funeral.
Lil Wayne Skips Concert In Curaçao, Denies Reports Of Seizure
Lil Wayne did not appear for his scheduled performance tonight (Nov. 26) at the SummerFall concert on the Caribbean island of Curaçao, where he was supposed to have joined acts like Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana, and Yo Gotti. Wayne's team has said the no show was due to a "breach of contract," according to a report by TMZ, which also notes that the SummerFall organizers claim that they had been notified that Wayne had suffered a seizure in Miami on Friday night.
Top Tracks: November 14 - November 20
By the time the next edition of Top Tracks drops, it'll almost be December, which means that in terms of music releases, we're entering the year's equivalent of garbage time. We've still got projects from The Weeknd, Childish Gambino, Gucci Mane, and Drake on the way in 2016, but beyond that, don't expect too many surprises in term of full-length projects. What you can bank on, though, are some new singles dropping in order to carry hype into the new year. Let's start shaping up that early 2017 release calendar.
Birdman Has Reportedly Called Off Negotiations With Lil Wayne
After nearly two years of drama and turmoil, it appears that the financial beef between Lil Wayne and Birdman is far from being fixed.
Lil Wayne & Jay Z: A Brief History
Since Lil Wayne released his 2004 mixtape The Prefix, where he rapped over a collection of Jay Z instrumentals, it's been more than clear that he's a fan of the rapper -- but he's also always expressed the desire to be better than those he idolizes. So begins a competitive friendship that takes a number of turns, as Jay Z approaches Wayne to sign him, the collaborate, exchange disses, and roles reverse until we're back at square one and Wayne is declaring he's "signed" with Hov.
Top Tracks: November 7 - November 13
The state of high-profile stars' song creation processes is such that we often don't know how credited songwriters and/or guests factor into the equation until long after the song is released. Time and time again this year, we've seen "original versions" by people other than the lead artists surface, basically proving that they're the main crative forces behind the song in question.
Lil Wayne Hints At Deal With Roc Nation
Birdman refuses to release Lil Wayne from his Cash Money contract, but is Weezy already plotting a move to sign with Jay Z. During his performance at Camp Flog Gnaw over the weekend, he threw up the Roc-a-Fella diamond at the beginning of "I'm Me" and switched out "I’m a motherfucking Cash Money millionaire" in favor of “I’m a motherfucking Roc-A-Fella millionaire."
Watch Lil Wayne, A$AP Mob, YG & More Perform At Camp Flog Gnaw Day 1
Camp Flog Gnaw is bigger than ever. The 5th annual event, organized by Tyler The Creator, is happpening this weekend in L.A., and Day 1 got things off to a pretty crazy start.
Lil Wayne Hits The Studio With Scott Storch
After lengthy struggles with money and addiction, Scott Storch is working hard to get himself back to the hitmaker he was in the mid-'00s. He showed a major return to form with Rick Ross and Chris Brown's "Sorry" at the end of last year, and this summer, he got a big-time credit with The Game and Jeremih's "All Eyez." He is now working with another star with whom he created some classic records in the previous decade: Lil Wayne.
Lil Wayne's Daughter On T.I.'s Public Criticism Of Her Dad: "You Lost His Number?"
Reginae Carter, daughter of Lil Wayne, has never been shy about getting involved in her father's battles. Last year, she criticized Young Thug for his decision to name his album Carter 6 (later becoming Barter 6), and now, she's questioning T.I.'s decision to publicly denounce Wayne's controversial "Black Lives Matter" comments.
Top Tracks: October 31 - November 6
When Drake and Future linked up just over a year ago for What A Time To Be Alive, it was an almost earth-shattering event in hip hop, regardless of the album's quality. One was (and still is) undeniably the most popular rapper on the planet, and the other was (and probably isn't at the moment) the hottest, the guy who was just capping one of the craziest 12-month runs we've seen in this decade.
T.I. Furiously Responds To Lil Wayne's Black Lives Matter Comments
Last week, Lil Wayne sparked controversy with his comments on the Black Lives Matter movement during a newly aired interview with ABC's "Nightline." In addition to many social media activists, a few rappers have responded to Wayne's alarming remarks.
Lil Wayne Reportedly Attempted To Prevent Anti Black Lives Matter Rant From Airing
Lil Wayne found himself in hot water earlier this week, when an interview with ABC's Nightline had him slandering the Black Lives Matter movement, with ignorant comments like, "my life matter, especially to my bitches." He went on to allege he felt no connection with the movement
Lil Wayne Apologizes For Black Lives Matter Rant
Hours after standing by his rant against the Black Lives Matter movement, Lil Wayne has apologized for the comments.