Young Thug Elaborates On His Appreciation For Lil Wayne
Young Thug is quite interview-shy, as is music industry executive Lyor Cohen, so to get them both together for one interview is a feat. Ebro pulled it off for his Apple Beats 1 radio show, and a stream of their conversation has been made available. Thugger isn't the most loquacious either, but Lyor seems to encourage him to expand a bit on his answers, right off the bat. They start with Thugger's past, being signed to Gucci Mane before linking with 300. As Thug explains, he met GuWop through a friend and a fellow rapper, PeeWee Longway.
Top Tracks: January 25 - January 31
One month in to 2016, and a whole lot of crazy shit has taken place in the hip-hop world.
Mike Will Made-It Confirms Big Sean & Lil Wayne Are On "Ransom 2"
Mike Will's debut mixtape as boss of Ear Drummers Records, Ransom, released in late 2014, boasted a crazy range of features from the biggest names in the industry. Fans can expect Ransom 2, which is out this Friday, to be the same in that regard.
Lil Wayne Is Reportedly Drinking Lean Again
The seizures and subsequent hospitalization Lil Wayne experienced in 2013 caused the rapper to rethink his health choices, telling Katie Couric that he would refrain from drinking the codeine and promethazine-fuelled cocktail known as lean following the scare.
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.
Lil Wayne Throws Mic, Walks Off Stage After "10 Second" Performance In Milan
Lil Wayne's performance at Milan fashion week ended very abruptly Saturday night, as the rapper left the stage after performing only a few bars of his Carter 4 hit, "John". Footage from the event shows Weezy asking the crowd to put their hands up, before turning to side-stage and saying "“Is this what you want me to do? You serious?". After what Milan journalist Laura Rysman says was a mere 10 seconds, Wayne cut his first song, throwing his mic in the air and walking off in a huff.
Lil Wayne, Juvenile & Mannie Fresh Reportedly Working On Joint Album
We've recently caught a few posts on Instagram showing Lil Wayne and Mannie Fresh in the studio, getting us excited for whatever it is they might be working on. As it turns out, that could very well be a joint project which includes another Cash Money OG: Juvenile.
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.
Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooter Is Appealing His Sentence
A month ago, the man who allegedly shot up Lil Wayne's tour bus, Jimmy Winfrey, was sentenced to 20 years-- ten would be served behind bars, and another ten on probation. Although he pleaded guilty to six of the charges brought against him, Winfrey is now appealing the 20-year sentence, according to Bossip.
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.
Lil Wayne Previews "Murda" Video, Off "FWA"
Many fans enjoyed Lil Wayne's latest album, FWA, more than the two mixtapes he released this year. The album, however, only included one single, "Glory," and it was released exclusively on TIDAL, which likely significantly lessened its overall exposure. Weezy fans, and those still fighting for the rapper's freedom, though, will be happy to know that Wayne is planning to drop the video to "Murda," the FWA cut that features Capo, Cory Gunz, and reggae legend Junior Reid.
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.
Most Searched Artists On HNHH Of 2015
We kicked off our annual year-end segments with the first part of Hottest 50 Songs of 2015. While you wait for the next two parts, we're releasing our list of the top 10 Most Searched Artists on the site over the past year.
Lil Wayne, Fetty Wap, Rick Ross, Mariah Carey Guest At Busta Rhymes' "Hot For The Holidays" Concert
When organizing their Hot For The Holidays event this year, HOT 97 decided to put Busta Rhymes in charge of bringing the talent through, and after the celebration last night, they couldn't have made a better choice.