Lil Wayne Says "The Free Weezy Album" Is Coming Soon
There haven't been any developments concerning the legal battle between Lil Wayne and Birdman since the full 21-page lawsuit surfaced at the end of January. Neither Wayne nor Birdman have spoken directly to what's happening, but we do know that Wayne is seeking $51 million from his label in addition to his freedom.
Rap Industry Recap: January
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed, to stay afloat with the industry.
DJ Drama Hints That Lil Wayne's "Dedication 6" Will Drop After "Tha Carter V"
We've only just finished digesting Lil Wayne's Sorry 4 The Wait 2 mixtape, but DJ Drama has alluded that Weezy will bless fans with another mixtape following the release of Tha Carter V, whenever that might be.
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.
Top Tracks Of The Week: January 21- January 26
Welcome to ALL WEEZY, ALL THE TI- We mean...Top Tracks. Please keep in mind that Top Tracks highlights a hand-picked assortment of the most popular songs on our Top 100 chart. These are songs that generated a lot of interest, whether it be through comments or views, and still deserve a second look or a deeper consideration.
Review: Lil Wayne's "Sorry 4 The Wait 2"
Every rapper that can be considered in the G.O.A.T. debate eventually hits a wall.
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.
Are Lil Wayne & Young Thug Taking Shots At Each Other?
By this point, you're fully aware that Lil Wayne and Birdman are not on the best of terms, as Wayne has expressed a desire to leave Cash Money, claiming Birdman won't release his completed studio album, Tha Carter V. This weekend, the rift was taken to the next level when reports that Weezy was suing his father figure for $8 million arose, and last night it seems Young Thug may have become involved in the beef.
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.
Top Tracks Of The Week: January 12- Jan. 20
Here it is, our weekly rundown of what’s new and notable at the top of our charts. Please keep in mind that Top Tracks highlights a hand-picked assortment of the most popular songs on our Top 100 chart. These are songs that generated a lot of interest, whether it be through comments or views, and still deserve a second look or a deeper consideration.
A Complete List Of Kanye West's DONDA-Designed Music Artwork
While little is really known about the movements of DONDA and their relationship to hip-hop, it is apparent that through a recent string of album art designs that they are fixed on bringing 'art' back to hip-hop music.
Is Lil Wayne Working On "Sorry 4 The Wait 2"? [Update: Release Date Announced]
With "Album Weezy" being put on hold throughout the year (Tha Carter V's now expected to drop in early 2015), is "Mixtape Weezy" soon to return?
Lil Wayne Signs Singer Stephanie Acevedo To Young Money
Despite tensions running high between Lil Wayne and Birdman, and by extension, Young Money and Cash Money, YM is still keeping business alive and well, signing a new singer to their roster.
Christina Milian Speaks On Relationship With Lil Wayne
While the world waits for Sorry 4 the Wait 2, Christina Milian is preparing for the debut of her reality show, "Christina Milian Turned Up". In a recent interview with Singersroom.com, Milian spoke on several subjects, including her relationship with Wayne.
Cortez Bryant Speaks On Lil Wayne Cash Money Situation
Another day passes, another person speaks out on the possible rift between Wayne and Cash Money. This time, it's Wayne's longtime manager, Cortez Bryant. Bryant took to his Instagram, speaking on Wayne's vision for Young Money:
Hip Hop Reacts To News Of Stuart Scott's Passing [Update: Freddie Gibbs Pens Op-Ed On Scott]
Beloved ESPN anchor Stuart Scott lost his long battle with cancer earlier today, and since news broke, it's become even more apparent how much he meant to so many. Plenty of hip hop artists were followers of Scott's work, and some of them were even personal friends of the late sportscaster.
Lil Wayne Shares "Sh!t" Freestyle Snippet, Full Track Dropping Today
Lil Wayne's Carter V may be in Cash Money limbo, but his Sorry 4 The Wait 2 mixtape is coming together as promised. Mack Maine shared two clips of a new freestyle from Weezy last night, indicating that the tape was one track away from completion.
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.