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.
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (January 9)
The first full week of 2015 comes with quite a bit of news. First, is the sad news of legendary SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott, who passed away after a long battle with cancer. Then, there was the Charlie Hebdo situation in France. The latter wasn't touched on too much in the hip-hop world (although, it's certainly nothing to take lightly). There were other preoccupations, from the premiere of Empire to lineup announcements. Catch up on this week's 140 Bars Or Less.
Migos Preview New Tracks On Instagram, One Featuring Lil Wayne
Migos seem to be kicking things into "album mode" right about now. After telling Vulture that the tentatively-titled YRN 2 would be arriving this Spring, the trio have shared two snippets of tracks that will most likely end up on their first commercial release.
Top Tracks of The Week: December 29 - January 6
New Year, New Tracks. For the new readers, TTOTW is our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts.
Most Anticipated Albums Of 2015
2014 is over and done with, and we the hip-hop community are moving onto greater endeavors. After an overall mediocre year for rap albums, 2015 is destined to be different. Hip-hop's biggest names are all scheduled to release albums this year, and the timing could not be more right. Today, who better than Rae Sremmurd to kick off the new year of releases with their debut album, Sremm Life. Only two weeks after that, the long-awaited debut album from Joey Bada$$ will hit stores nationwide (hence why they are not featured in this list).