Lil Wayne News

  • Lil Wayne Apologizes To Emmett Till's Family During Performance
    Lil Wayne Apologizes To Emmett Till's Family During Performance
    Jul 14, 2013 at 07:07pm
    Lil Wayne has seen himself involved in lots of controversy over the last few months, and none gained him more infamy than his Emmett Till line on "Karate Chop."  Now Weezy has changed the lyrics, and apologized to the Till family. 
  • Album Cover, Track List & Features Revealed For New Rich Gang Compilation
    Album Cover, Track List & Features Revealed For New Rich Gang Compilation
    Jul 14, 2013 at 01:25pm
    The new Rich Gang compilation album from YMCMB is slated to drop on July 23rd, and today Birdman released the official artwork and tracklist for the project. This LP is not to be confused with the sequel to We Are Young Money, by the way.  The 16-track standard edition includes features from Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross, Flo-Rida, Chris Brown, French Montana and recent YMCMB signees Caskey, Limp Bizkit, Mystikal and Busta Rhymes. Meek Mill, The Game and T.I. appear on the deluxe edition, which will include three bonus tracks. 
  • Diddy, Rihanna, Lil Wayne, Miguel & More React To "Not Guilty" Verdict In Trayvon Martin Case
    Diddy, Rihanna, Lil Wayne, Miguel & More React To "Not Guilty" Verdict In Trayvon Martin Case
    Jul 14, 2013 at 11:46am
    Last night, in a Sanford, Florida court room, George Zimmerman was found "not guilty" in the slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, having been acquitted of second-degree murder and/or manslaughter. The verdict was announced by a jury of six women after they deliberated for more than 16 hours.  Trayvon's parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, were not present at the final hearing, but responded on Twitter shortly after the announcement. "Even though I am broken hearted, my faith is unshattered. I WILL ALWAYS LOVE MY BABY TRAY," stated Mr. Martin. 
  • Drake Dominates Social Networking In Hip-Hop, Kanye West & Lil Wayne Follow
    Drake Dominates Social Networking In Hip-Hop, Kanye West & Lil Wayne Follow
    Jul 12, 2013 at 12:09pm
    Although it always seems like everyone completely stops what they're doing whenever Kanye West or Jay-Z tweet, a new report shows that it's actually Drake who has the most weight on social networking sites.
  • 10 Rappers That Should Get "Turnt Down" & Relax
    10 Rappers That Should Get "Turnt Down" & Relax
    Jul 11, 2013 at 05:27pm
    Here at HotNewHipHop we advocate people getting "Turnt Up!"  Sometimes it's going to the club and wildin' out more than usual, getting amped up before a basketball game, or just going nuts in your bedroom listening to big tunes.  "Turnt Up" has become a phrase synonymous with letting loose, having an insane night, or just getting messed up on whatever your vice of choice.  
  • Birdman Gives Ace Hood & Future Gold Plaques For "Bugatti" & Lil Wayne's "IANAHB2" Goes Gold
    Birdman Gives Ace Hood & Future Gold Plaques For "Bugatti" & Lil Wayne's "IANAHB2" Goes Gold
    Jul 4, 2013 at 03:01pm
    In the news of things going gold, both Lil Wayne and Ace Hood hit the 500,000 mark in sales recently.
  • DJ Drama Says Lil Wayne's "Dedication 5" Is "Mostly Freestyles" And Will Have Skits
    DJ Drama Says Lil Wayne's "Dedication 5" Is "Mostly Freestyles" And Will Have Skits
    Jul 3, 2013 at 04:17pm
    We heard that Lil Wayne is working on a Dedication 5 mixtape at the beginning of June, when the YMCMB rapper dropped his "Bugatti" freestyle.
  • YMCMB Signee Torion Sellers Wants Out Of His Contract
    YMCMB Signee Torion Sellers Wants Out Of His Contract
    Jul 1, 2013 at 07:12pm
    Although YMCMB is on a continuous quest to sign more and more artists, it seems like they can't keep the ones they have signed happy. Torion Sellers, a young singer who signed with the label at the age of 13, is asking to be let out of his contract with Young Money. TMZ reports that Torion Sellers, now 15, has filed legal documents claiming Wayne signed him immediately after his audition, based off his "amazing voice" and "God-given gift and talent." 
  • Lil Wayne Says He Didn't Step On American Flag In "God Bless Amerika" Video On Purpose [Update: Wayne Releases Official Statement]
    Lil Wayne Says He Didn't Step On American Flag In "God Bless Amerika" Video On Purpose [Update: Wayne Releases Official Statement]
    Jun 18, 2013 at 01:20pm
    Yesterday we posted a set of behind-the-scenes photos as well as video footage of Lil Wayne's video shoot for his next single, "God Bless Amerika." The photos and video stirred up some controversy because Weezy F was seen dancing on an American flag during the shoot.
  • BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Lil Wayne's "God Bless Amerika"
    BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Lil Wayne's "God Bless Amerika"
    Jun 17, 2013 at 10:28am
    Lil Wayne has picked the next single from his album I Am Not A Human Being II, "God Bless Amerika."  Weezy F hit up his hometown of Hollygrove, New Orleans, with director of Eif Rivera to shoot a visual for the Cool & Dre-produced track. Peep some photos from the set above, as well as a behind-the-scenes video below.
  • Charts Don’t Lie: June 16
    Charts Don’t Lie: June 16
    Jun 16, 2013 at 01:27pm
    This week all eyes are Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller. But mainly Kanye West. The three rappers are releasing their respective projects two days from now (Tuesday, June 18th) and we will be watching the sales and the charts to see where each artist lands. While it's been generally assumed that Yeezy will lord over the other releases, there have been some people who say Cole's Born Sinner will dominate (such as DJ Drama).
  • Lil Wayne's Daughter Releases New Single & Book
    Lil Wayne's Daughter Releases New Single & Book
    Jun 15, 2013 at 02:09pm
    YMCMB is know for being a kittle more liberal in its signings than other labels, most recently giving deals to Limp Bizkit and Paris Hilton among others. Another questionable signee in the Young Money roster is Lil Wayne's own 14 year old daughter, Reginae Carter. 
  • Hip Hop's Most Outrageous Tattoos
    Hip Hop's Most Outrageous Tattoos
    Jun 13, 2013 at 02:28pm
    This week the very sexy Ashlee Ray breaks down the long list of rappers with outrageous tattoo choices. From Game getting a new tattoo what seems like every other week, to Riff Raff's crazy assortment of brand names inked on his body, it seems like rappers may be the most tatted up people in the entertainment business. Check out the video below, and click through the gallery for an up-close look at some of the tattoos mentioned, as well as more outrageous tatts.
  • Lil Wayne, T.I. & 2 Chainz Cover XXL Magazine
    Lil Wayne, T.I. & 2 Chainz Cover XXL Magazine
    Jun 12, 2013 at 06:10pm
    Lil Wayne, T.I. and 2 Chainz are setting out on their "America's Most Wanted" tour this summer, and the three are kicking things off by appearing on the cover of the newest issue of XXL magazine. View the shared cover, as well as the rappers' respective solo poses in the gallery above.
  • "I Was Too Turnt Up" - Lil Wayne On Claiming He Slept With Chris Bosh's Wife
    "I Was Too Turnt Up" - Lil Wayne On Claiming He Slept With Chris Bosh's Wife
    Jun 12, 2013 at 05:19pm
    The relationships between high profile rappers and NBA ball players is well-documented as they often support each other by showing up to their events.  Back in February, Lil Wayne made headlines around All Star weekend when he put several members of the Miami Heat on blast while he was on stage.
  • Lil Wayne Talks Retirement, Seizures & Skating With Jimmy Kimmel
    Lil Wayne Talks Retirement, Seizures & Skating With Jimmy Kimmel
    Jun 12, 2013 at 01:39pm
    Lil Wayne has kept himself busy in 2013.
  • DJ Drama Confirms Lil Wayne's "Dedication 5" Is On The Way
    DJ Drama Confirms Lil Wayne's "Dedication 5" Is On The Way
    Jun 10, 2013 at 03:41pm
    If you listened to Lil Wayne's "Bugatti" freestyle earlier today, you may have noticed his "Dedication 5" reference toward the end of the track. Wayne hinting at a new release isn't exactly a confirmation at this point in time (DEVOL, Rebirth 2, & Like Father Like Son 2 are just a couple of titles he's dropped in the last few years with no final product in sight).
  • BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Ace Hood & Lil Wayne's "We Outchea"
    BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Ace Hood & Lil Wayne's "We Outchea"
    Jun 9, 2013 at 06:17pm
    Ace Hood has linked up with Lil Wayne and friends to shoot a visual for his single featuring Weezy, "We Outchea." Ivan Berrios comes through with photos from the set, peep them in the gallery above.  Ace Hood's album, Trials & Tribulations, is set to drop on July 16th.
  • Former Hot Boy Turk Speaks On The Current Lil Wayne, Says He Doesn't Know Him
    Former Hot Boy Turk Speaks On The Current Lil Wayne, Says He Doesn't Know Him
    Jun 7, 2013 at 10:07am
    Former Hot Boy Turk spent almost nine years in jail, which definitely put a halt on his rap career. During that time, his former group mate, Lil Wayne, became as big as ever, reaching mainstream status. Now that Turk is out of prison he's been releasing a steady flow of music, and in a recent interview, spoke on the distance between him and Wayne.
  • John Wall Parties With Lil Wayne, Meek Mill & Diddy In Vegas
    John Wall Parties With Lil Wayne, Meek Mill & Diddy In Vegas
    May 27, 2013 at 03:01pm
    The Washington Wizards have been out of the playoffs since before John Wall returned from a knee injury that kept him out the first few months.  Wall did recover and show that he is an emerging star in the NBA to close out the season, and Wizards fans are generally enthusiastic about next season, so it’s natural that the young point guard has been enjoying his time off.
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