Top Tracks: October 13 - October 18
10. Ty Dolla $ign - Violent (Prod. by DJ Spinz & Southside)
Lil Wayne Sued By His Own Lawyers From Private Jet Lawsuit
Lil Wayne lost a lawsuit last month to a private jet company named Signature Group and forked over around $2 million in unpaid bills. But he's not done yet -- his lawyers from the case are now suing him for $80,000, claiming that Wayne never paid them their legal fees.
Lil Wayne's Legal Team Reportedly Sends Cease & Desist Letter Over Sex Tape
By now you've probably heard that there is a Lil Wayne sex tape circulating, and according to TMZ, the rapper's team is doing its best to get the video taken down. The gossip site has obtained a message allegedly sent to the Hollywood Street Kings blog, who had posted some clips from the surfaced tape. The letter suggests that legal action will be taken if the video is not removed within 5 days.
Lil Wayne Erroneously Tweets "R.I.P." Lamar Odom
As you're probably aware by now, Lamar Odom was found unconscious at a brothel in Las Vegas, and quickly transported to the hospital where he remains in critical condition. The details surrounding his current condition remain unclear, however the brothel owner, Dennis Hof said, "When they took him to the Pahrump hospital, the people there told us, 'He doesn't look good. He doesn't look like he'll make it, and if he does, he won't be the same.'"
Lil Wayne's Ex Karrine Steffans Blasts Him For His Sex Tape Performance
In case you hadn't heard, there's apparently a Lil Wayne sex tape currently making its rounds on the interwebs. The video reportedly shows Wayne having an unprotected threesome with two strippers. Wayne has yet to speak on the tape, but one of his past lovers, Karrine Steffans, has. And what she had to say will likely bruise Wayne's ego. Maybe he won't care; maybe it's all for attention -- decide for yourself.
Young Thug Maintains That He & Lil Wayne Have No Problems
Young Thug is the subject of Jon Caramanica's New York Times profile, and as usual, he is a man of few words. While it only contains three or four short quotes from the rapper, the piece illustrates Young Thug's daily routine and the genius of his writing process quite well, and when he does get to talking, he's not afraid to answer the hard questions.
6 Artists Who Cut Ties With Their (Former) Crews
In August, former Hustle Gang member Spodee ruffled more than a few feathers during his interview with DJ Smallz when he stated, "I have the potential to be bigger than Tip or if not, just as big." Grand Hustle chief T.I. didn't let this sit quietly, he took to Instagram to address Spodee’s claims of outgrowing the label and going against the Grand Hustle family.
Lil Wayne Blames Birdman/Cash Money For Ripping Off Young Money Artists
More details have arrived concerning the legal battle between former father-son duo, Lil Wayne and Birdman. Last night legal documents revealed how Birdman prevented Weezy from actually signing Chanel West Coast, despite the general public's assumption that she was signed to Young Money.
New Docs Say Birdman Stopped Lil Wayne From Signing Chanel West Coast
Certain legal documents from the increasingly convoluted lawsuit between Lil Wayne and Birdman continue to surface. TMZ claims to have received documents from Weezy's side that accuse Birdman of preventing Wayne from signing Chanel West Coast, who first came to fame as the receptionist on "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasty Factory."
A History Of Jewelry In Hip-Hop
The influence of jewelry on hip hop is as clear as an E-class diamond. But did you know the origins of extravagant jewelry predate hip-hop by several thousand years? African king Mansa Musa (the richest person in human history) was rather fond of gold. At the time of his death in 1337 he was worth a staggering $400 billion dollars. That’s six times the net worth of Warren Buffet. During his reign West Africa controlled over 50% of the world's gold so, as you can imagine, he wore his fair share of it.
Jay Z, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne & More To Perform At TIDAL Concert
Yesterday, a rare event occurred. Jay Z tweeted, albeit it was just about promoting his subscription streaming service, TIDAL. Hov announced that TIDAL had reached the 1 million mark in users, and there would be an event on 10/20 in Brooklyn to celebrate.
Lil Wayne Bus Shooting Suspect's Lawyers Say He Had No Motive To Kill The Rapper
Lil Wayne's bus was shot at in Atlanta earlier this year, and since the initial report, the story has become increasingly convoluted. First of all, the suspect was identified as Jimmy Winfrey, a close affiliate of Young Thug's who once served as his manager.
Young Thug Speaks On Relationship With Lil Wayne, Wearing Women's Clothes
While we wait on new developments in Lil Wayne's tour bus shooting, with the suspect Jimmy Winfrey currently behind bars and awaiting trail, Young Thug confirms straight-up that he did not try to have Weezy F killed in a new interview with
Lil Wayne & Christina Milian Are Still Collaborating Post-Breakup
About two weeks ago, it was reported that, after about a year of dating, Lil Wayne and Christina Milian had called it quits. Two days later, Milian released her first single, "Do It," a love song that featured none other than Lil Wayne. Of course, Milian wouldn't want to scrap her new single, as well as a high-quality Weezy verse, but the timing was definitely awkward. However, Milian has assured as that she and Wayne have remained amicable post-breakup and that they are still planning to shoot the "Do It" video together.
Birdman Wishes Lil Wayne Happy Birthday
Today, (Sept. 27) Lil Wayne turned 33, and as a good father should, Birdman wished his son a happy birthday. We expect that he wasn't able to do so in person, though, as the two are still in the middle of a $51 million lawsuit that Wayne first brought against Stunna in January. Though Birdman is content to continue calling Wayne his son, maintaining that nothing can bring them apart, Wayne is yet to say anything that would imply his feelings have changed since he first called himself a "prisoner" of Cash Money.
Top Tracks: September 14 - September 20
Drake didn't get the top spot, but he once again proved why it's foolish to ever count him out. Let's get to it... 10) 2 Chainz - No Off Dayz 2 Chainz and Zaytoven sounded like a can't-miss proposition. The combination of trap's clown prince and it's beatmaking king undoubtedly drew the HNHH masses to this song, but Tity Boi didn't hold up his end.
O.T. Genasis To Release "Rhythm & Bricks" Tomorrow; Artwork & Tracklist
O.T. Genasis is about to release his debut solo mixtape via Busta Rhymes' Conglomerate Records. After releasing his breakout hit, "CoCo," last October, O.T. has stayed afloat with a few hot singles but hasn't yet given fans a full project. Luckily, Genasis has announced that his new mixtape, Rhythm & Bricks, will arrive tomorrow, September 22.
Lil Wayne Sex Tape Reportedly Being Shopped Around
Lil Wayne isn't the first rapper, or celebrity for that matter, to purportedly have a sex tape on the market, and he definitely won't be the last. Following the likes of Wiz Khalifa, Iggy Azalea and Ray J before him, Weezy F has reportedly been caught on camera doing the deed. Reports surfaced this morning citing that "someone" is shopping a sex tape of Lil Wayne and two chicks to all the big porn companies. However, if this "someone" attempts to sell the tape, Wayne's rep confirms that they will "sue the hell out of them."
Lil Wayne Loses Private Jet Lawsuit; Owes $2 Million
Last August, a private jet company, Signature Group, filed a lawsuit against Lil Wayne for unpaid payments on a jet he leased over a three year span. Weezy claimed he never signed a contract with the company, but unfortunately a judge wasn’t buying his side of the story and ruled in favor of the Signature Group BIG time.
Lil Wayne & Christina Milian Have Reportedly Broken Up
It looks like Christina Milan & Lil Wayne have officially called it quits. According to ET, the two broke up at the end of August after a year of dating.