Lil Wayne News

 
  • Cover of 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.
  • Cover of 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.
  • Cover of 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.
  • Cover of 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.
  • Cover of 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.
  • Cover of Rich Homie Quan Has Drake On His Album, Will Appear On Lil Wayne's "Grindin" Remix
    Rich Homie Quan's biggest gig yet may be his work with Young Thug on the latest Rich Gang mixtape, but he's got big plans for his first solo album due out in 2015. Closely working with Birdman and the rest of the Cash Money team, Quan has already done songs with some of the label's biggest names.
  • Cover of Migos & Lil Wayne Spotted In Studio Together
    Although Lil Wayne has been facing a setback or two when it comes to his new album Tha Carter V, he's not letting that hinder his work process. The rapper recently hit the studio with Migos, presumably cooking up a hot collaboration or two.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Reportedly Threatens Cash Money With Lawsuit
    While it's not clear exactly what's going on behind the scenes at Cash Money, it seems that Lil Wayne may still be having some difficulty releasing his upcoming album, Tha Carter V.
  • Cover of Secret Santa For Your Favorite Rappers
    Christmas is finally here and no doubt you’ve already finished your shopping.
  • Cover of 8 Rappers' Face Tattoo Evolution
    Yesterday Lil Wayne showed off several new tattoos, all of which were on his face.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Shows Off New Face Tattoos
    While most of us cannot pull off the face tatt, whether it be because of the environment we work in, the fact our parents would highly disapprove, or simply because we're not rappers-- however, if there's one rapper who's got the face tattoo down pat, it's Weezy F.
  • Cover of Top News Stories Of 2014
    2014 may have been a terrible year for hip-hop in terms of record sales, but don't let the numbers fool you into thinking the year was uneventful. In this case, the numbers most definitely do lie.
  • Cover of Listen To Nicki Minaj's New Album "The Pinkprint"
    Nicki Minaj dropped off her new album The Pinkprint, which has quickly reached #1 in 14 countries, according to Nicki's Instagram. The album features her labelmates Drake and Lil Wayne, as well as Chris Brown, Meek Mill, Ariana Grande, Beyonce, Skylar Grey and more. You can peep the full tracklist here.
  • Cover of Mack Maine Confirms "Carter V" Is Coming First Quarter Of 2015
    Lil Wayne recently expressed frustration with both Cash Money and his mentor, Birdman following the latest of many pushbacks of his upcoming studio album, Tha Carter V.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (December 12)
    Interesting juxtaposition we have in the first two weeks of December. This week saw the release of J. Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive, an album projected to be highest selling hip-hop project of the year while having more than its fair share of aw shucks moments. We're turning up next week, though.
  • Cover of Top 10 Predictions For 2015
    2014 was a relatively quiet year for music. It almost felt like the first half of the year was dedicated to the remnants of 2013 (so we had Young Thug continue to blow up, all the Drake leftovers) and the second half was a build up to next year (we received no Lil Wayne or Kendrick Lamar album, etc).
  • Cover of Lil Wayne On Cash Money: "I'm In A Bad Situation, But I Will Be Out Of It Soon" [Update: Wayne Says There's "Nothing Else" But Young Money]
    When Lil Wayne took to Twitter earlier this week to announce the delay of Carter V, it wasn't all that surprising. What was surprising was his vocal frustration with both the label and his mentor/father figure Birdman.
  • Cover of Cortez Bryant Says Everything Is "Good" At Cash Money
    With Lil Wayne and Tyga seeming all but ready to jump ship yesterday, Cash Money Records' stacked roster appears to be in danger of losing a few of its hottest talents.  Cortez Bryant (Weezy's longtime manager), however, insists that everything is "good" inside the label.
  • Cover of Tyga Says "The Gold Album" Won't Be A Cash Money Release
    Trouble seems to be brewing among the ranks at Cash Money Records. After Lil Wayne, arguably the label's flagship artist, tweeted his dissatisfaction with the label and its CEO, Birdman, Tyga (who pulled a similar stunt a few months ago) has added fuel to the fire.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Says Cash Money Is Refusing To Release His Album [Update: Pusha T Responds]
    In his lengthy career, Lil Wayne has rarely (if ever) publicly said anything about Birdman, the man he often calls "daddy," so with that in mind, the tweets he just sent out are shocking.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Says He's One Of The Few Artists Left Who's "Only About The Music"
    Lil Wayne is supposed to be releasing his new album Tha Carter V on December 9th. Seeing as Nicki Minaj's Pinkprint is due out a week later and is now available for pre-order while Wayne's record is not, we're probably looking at another delay.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Bought His Daughter 2 Cars For Her 16th Birthday
    Lil Wayne likes to spoil his oldest child, Reginae Carter, and of course her sweet 16 was no exception. Not only did Reginae's party feature a performance by Young Money's first lady Nicki Minaj, she scored two brand new cars (and not cheap ones at that).
  • Cover of Q-Tip Announces Lil Wayne's Induction To The Zulu Nation
    The Universal Zulu Nation is an organization created by proto-hip hop icon Afrika Bambaaataa, aiming to use the genre to spread awareness of social and political issues.
  • Cover of Lil B Talks Working With Lil Wayne, YouTube Partnership At MIT Lecture [Update: Watch The Full Talk]
    Lil B delivered his first lecture in 2012 at NYU, which generated a lot of attention, and inspired some very thoughtful pieces.
  • Cover of Watch Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Iggy Azalea & More Perform At The 2014 AMAs
    The AMAs had a pretty stacked cast of performers this year, with a pretty wide range of pop, R&B, and rap performances. Lil Wayne debuted a brand new song from the Carter V, which featured the newly Cash Money-signed singer (and Weezy's rumored girlfriend for a time) Christina Millian.
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