Lil Wayne News

  • Cover of Lil Wayne Reportedly Dismissing Claims That He Will Lose Car & Mansion In Quincy Jones Lawsuit
    Back in 2009, a documentary on Lil Wayne called "The Carter" was released. There was much controversy around the doc, as it mainly chronicled the serious struggle with Codeine addiction Wayne was facing at the time.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: April 14
    This week we see a new entry in Chart's Dont Lie, with Tyler, the Creator's WOLF having dropped on April 2nd. The rapper is definitely expanding his fanbase, with this album impressively debuting at #3 on the Billboard 200.
  • Cover of Top Beefs In Hip Hop: Part 2 Video And Official Poll
    Music is a form of entertainment and along with the rap game, comes Beef. Whether online or in-person, HNHH looked at some of the biggest beefs in recent years in the 2st part of our Beefs article. Vote in our very first Beef survey to let us know who you think should top the beef poll. (function(doc) {
  • Cover of Rappers Who Have Threatened to Retire (Video & Poll)
    Rappers have a tendency to announce their retirement a little prematurely. Our list profiles a couple of the rappers who either got cold feet, or weren't all that serious about calling it quits in the first place. Then there's Lil Wayne, who we can't categorize just yet. Do you think he'll go through with it?
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: April 7th
    This week we saw Justin Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience break another record, after first topping Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV in first week sales, it became the first record in 2013 to crack one million sales, going platinum just two weeks after it dropped.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne's "Love Me" Goes Platinum
    As reported by Complex, Future has confirmed via Twitter that he, Lil' Wayne and Drake's huge "Love Me" single has been certified platinum, having sold more than a million individual units to date. The same can't be said of Wayne's I Am Not A Human Being 2, though.
  • Cover of Talib Kweli Clarifies Statements On Rick Ross & Lil Wayne, Asks Why Eminem & Biggie Are Not Questioned Similarly
    Talib Kweli has been a vocal presence in the controversies around Rick Ross and Lil Wayne's lyrics. The rapper has said that he is dissatisfied with the lack of a proper apology given by Ross for his date-rape referencing lyrics on "U.O.E.N.O." , and Wayne for his distasteful Emmett Till line.
  • Cover of French Montana Added To Lil Wayne's "America's Most Wanted" Tour
    Lil Wayne is making his "America'st Most Wanted" tour even bigger, with the addition of French Montana to a line-up which already included Atlanta's T.I.
  • Cover of The Top Ten Most Searched Artists On HNHH: January to March
    We've gone through our stats for the top 100 most popular searches on Hot New Hip Hop, and narrowed it down to ten artists. Songs, album titles, and creative spellings of rappers names were all taken into consideration when compiling the final results.
  • Cover of Talib Kweli Says Lil Wayne Should Apologize For Emmett Till Line
    Talib Kweli recently gave his opinion on Rick Ross' "U.O.E.N.O." lyrics, saying that Ross' apology for the date rape lyrics was unacceptable. Now the socially conscious rapper has once again called out a mainstream rapper for questionable lyrics.
  • Cover of First Week Sales For Lil Wayne's "I Am Not A Human Being II"
    Lil Wayne's newest album, I Am Not A Human Being II , has now been out in the world for a week, and the sales are in.The LP was projected to move 190-210k, and it did just slightly above that. IANAH2 pushed 217k copies off the shelves and into YMCMB fans' hands.
  • Cover of Pusha T Says First Single From "My Name Is My Name" Set To Feature Kanye West
    Pusha T recently did an interview with the Q Deezy Show, and gave an update on his anticipated album, My Name Is My Name, as well, discussed if he'd ever collaborated with Lil Wayne, and gave his own top MCs list.Pusha first spoke on his upcoming solo album, and said he's prepping the first single.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Talks Seizures, New Album, & MTV's "Hottest MC" List
     Lil Wayne called into DJ Felli Fel on Power 106 for his first interview since being hospitalized for seizures earlier this month. Lil Wayne spoke with the DJ on his recent album, I Am Not A Human Being II, and not making MTV's Hottest MC List.
  • Cover of Michigan Radio Station Bans Lil Wayne & Rick Ross Over Lyrics
    Rick Ross made headlines this week, due to the criticism over his lyrics where he alluded to date rape. Ross then dismissed the claims as a misunderstanding, attempting to defend himself with the seemingly irrelevant argument that he never actually used the word "rape" on the record.
  • Cover of Review: Lil Wayne's "I Am Not A Human Being II"
    Lil Wayne has always differentiated himself from us mere mortals, something he clearly set out to prove again with I Am Not A Human Being II, his tenth (and possibly final) studio album. He's explored the outer limits of the rap game with this one, bringing fellow rappers 2 Chainz, Nicki Minaj, Drake and Fut
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For Lil Wayne's "I Am Not A Human Being II"
    Lil Wayne's much-delayed album I Am Not A Human Being II dropped yesterday, and the sales projections are already in for the album. IANAH2 is projected to move 190-210k in opening week, which will land him at the #2 spot on the charts next week, HDD reports. Although Weezy looks like he'll be sellin
  • Cover of Birdman Talks "I Am Not A Human Being II", Says It Recalls "The Traditional Cash Money Sound"
    I Am Not A Human Being II officially drops today, but the reactions have been pouring in since last week's leak. While fans have been mixed in their reception for the album, members of Wayne's camp are unsurprisingly positive about Weezy's new offering.
  • Cover of Dates Revealed For Lil Wayne's "America's Most Wanted" Tour With T.I. & Future
    After being released from the hospital last week Lil Wayne let go a vlog assuring fans he's doing well, and making an announcement about a "America's Most Wanted" tour with Atlanta native T.I.Today all the dates for the "America's Most Wanted" tour, which is presented by Mountain Dew, have been revealed. 
  • Cover of Birdman Gets New "GTV" And "Trukfit" Face Tats
    Like father, like son. Both Birdman and his adopted son Lil' Wayne are now notorious for their face tattoos - last we heard, Baby had several large red stars inked on his skull, and Weezy got a variation of the Baker skateboard company logo on his forehead.
  • Cover of Production Credits Revealed For Lil Wayne's "I Am Not A Human Being II"
  • Cover of Lil Wayne & T.I. Announce "Americas Most Wanted" Tour, Wayne Talks About His Health
    Lil Wayne appears to be doing much better since being released from the hospital a few days ago.
  • Cover of Mack Maine Reveals Lil Wayne's Jaw Dropped When He Saw False Health Reports
    There has been a lot of confusion surrounding Lil Wayne's recent stay at the hospital, due to a string of serious seizures. Media outlet TMZ has been slammed by several rappers who are friends of Wayne and were upset with the way they handled their reporting.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Released From Hospital [Update: Wayne Tweets He's "Feeling A Lot Better"]
     Lil Wayne is heading home. The YMCMB boss has been released from the hospital after suffering from a seizure last week.Taking to twitter, the Young Money President, Mack Maine, tweeted the good news and thanking the staff at Cedars-Sinai hospital for Weezy's time while having to be there. Weezy was admitted to th
  • Cover of Birdman Says Lil Wayne's Seizure Was Due To Exhaustion & The Rapper Will Be Released "Today Or Tomorrow"
    Birdman spoke to Angie Martinez of Hot 97 to clear the air on the many rumors circulating concerning Lil Wayne's health.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne’s “I’m Good” Tweet Not Sent From Hospital, Wayne Reportedly Remains In ICU [Update: Mack Maine Unsure Who Sent Tweet]
    Amidst the dichotomy of reports regarding Lil Wayne’s recent seizures and state of health, we now have a new a report that is sure to stir up more confusion. According to founder Kyle Sandler, Lil Wayne’s “I’m good everybody.
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