Lil Wayne News

  • Natural Born Hustlers: Top 5 Rapper CEOs
    Natural Born Hustlers: Top 5 Rapper CEOs
    Jul 1, 2015 at 12:33pm
    The rap game is filled with natural born hustlers, that much is undeniable. It is truly astonishing, looking at how so many MCs, since the inception of the genre itself, have successfully used hip-hop as a platform to become titans of multiple industries. Even though Jay Z (spoiler alert: he’s on this list) was the one who coined the phrase “I’m not a businessman. I’m a business, man,” he has not been the only rapper to make it a reality.
  • The 10 Craziest Tour Riders In Hip-Hop
    The 10 Craziest Tour Riders In Hip-Hop
    Jun 30, 2015 at 11:17am
    What are the necessary ingredients to a great hip hop show? Well, there's a crowd, a good sound system, a capable DJ, a charismatic performer and lights, but then there are the factors that go largely unseen by attendees. These luxuries demanded by performers are listed on pieces of paper commonly called riders, and every so often, one will get leaked out to the public, usually resulting in shock and scoffing. 
  • Top Tracks: June 22 - June 28
    Top Tracks: June 22 - June 28
    Jun 29, 2015 at 07:22pm
    Very few tracks were able to hang on to their Top 10 spots this week. Fetty Wap was one of few artists to prove he has staying power, if his BET Awards performance didn’t do it for you. Let’s get to it. 10) Chris Brown – Liqour
  • Lil Wayne Cancels Show After Entourage Refuses To Get Searched
    Lil Wayne Cancels Show After Entourage Refuses To Get Searched
    Jun 23, 2015 at 07:46pm
    Lil Wayne's concert at The Venue in Minneapolis Sunday night was over before it started, as he cancelled the performance when his entourage refused to get searched by security. A pat down and walk through the metal detector is standard procedure at The Venue.  Weezy is currently in the middle of his "Sorry 4 The Wait Tour," and concertgoers were understandably disappointed when they learned he wasn't coming on.  The Venue released a statement regarding the matter. Read it in full and watch the local news report below:
  • The Top 10 Beefs Of 2015 (So Far)
    The Top 10 Beefs Of 2015 (So Far)
    Jun 23, 2015 at 05:46pm
    Last year, we examined the ever-changing definition of "beef" in hip hop, observing how inter-artist disputes have increasingly unfolded online and perhaps become more petty since the term was coined in the '90s. That's held true in 2015, as we've seen more than a few Twitter or Instagram-based disputes play out in the year's first six months. 
  • Young Thug To Release "Slime Season" The Same Day As Lil Wayne's "FWA"
    Young Thug To Release "Slime Season" The Same Day As Lil Wayne's "FWA"
    Jun 23, 2015 at 01:04pm
    Yesterday Young Thug took to Instagram to unveil cover art for a new mixtape he has on the way, with production entirely from London On Da Track. The two often cook up fire together, so a full project of collaborations is welcome. 
  • Top Tracks: June 15 - June 21
    Top Tracks: June 15 - June 21
    Jun 22, 2015 at 07:03pm
    In these tumultuous and confusing times, it’s good to know we have Lil Wayne. Weezy was just about the only constant in this week’s Top 10, with nearly all other tracks getting washed out in a wave of new music. Let’s get started. 10) Tyga ft. Boosie Badazz – Pleazer
  • Lil Wayne Claims That Drake & Nicki Minaj Might Leave Young Money Because Of Birdman
    Lil Wayne Claims That Drake & Nicki Minaj Might Leave Young Money Because Of Birdman
    Jun 22, 2015 at 10:04am
    The Lil Wayne/Birdman drama is far from over, although it's quieted down for a minute.
  • Kendrick Lamar Shouts Out Lil B & Lil Wayne For Being Influential Artists
    Kendrick Lamar Shouts Out Lil B & Lil Wayne For Being Influential Artists
    Jun 20, 2015 at 08:52pm
    Kendrick Lamar is not the type of dude to be chilling on Twitter shooting the shit -- he's tweeted 11 times in the last seven weeks -- so it's a bit of a surprise whenever he actually say something. Today he took the time to give a shoutout to the two artists he deems the most influential: Lil B and Lil Wayne.  "Thank you BasedGod," he wrote. "Teaching us all how to swagg in videos. You and Wayne most influential. Thank you BasedGod."
  • 5 Things We Want From Lil Wayne's "Free Weezy Album"
    5 Things We Want From Lil Wayne's "Free Weezy Album"
    Jun 18, 2015 at 02:53pm
    With Tha Carter V still firmly within the clutches of Birdman's grubby fingers, Lil Wayne made the wise decision to begin working on another album earlier this year.
  • Lil Wayne Announces Release Date For “Free Weezy Album”
    Lil Wayne Announces Release Date For “Free Weezy Album”
    Jun 18, 2015 at 03:53am
    For the past couple months, Lil Wayne has been touring nightclubs all across the country in support of his Sorry 4 The Wait 2 mixtape. Rolling into Anaheim, California on Tuesday night (June 16), Weezy took the stage to perform at the Heat Ultra Lounge OC where he made a very special announcement in the process.
  • Top Tracks: June 8- June 14
    Top Tracks: June 8- June 14
    Jun 16, 2015 at 11:53am
    Good news, y’all. We no longer have to write about Weeknd tracks that have been pulled. This past week was a tumultuous one at the top of our Top 100 charts, with dead tracks and other hangers-on being flushed out in a wave of new Weezy music. Let’s get to it. 10) Turk ft. Lil Wayne – You Mad Yet? (Remix)
  • Lil Wayne's Manager Clarifies Jay Z Signing Announcement
    Lil Wayne's Manager Clarifies Jay Z Signing Announcement
    Jun 14, 2015 at 03:52pm
    When Lil Wayne announced that he had "signed a deal" with Jay Z last night, it was assumed that the rapper had found some sort of alternative to his current record deal-- whether it be through Roc Nation or Tidal. 
  • Lil Wayne Says He Signed A Deal With Jay Z
    Lil Wayne Says He Signed A Deal With Jay Z
    Jun 14, 2015 at 09:24am
    During his performance at KMEL Summer Jam in the Bay Area, Lil Wayne decided to make a very special announcement to the crowd. "I just signed a deal with my motherfucking idol, Jay Z," Wayne declared to cheering fans.  We've been watching Weezy's frustration with his Cash Money situation all year, and while we've heard nothing of a resolution between himself and mentor, Birdman, this is certainly good news, but raises more questions than answers.
  • Photos: On The Set Of Juicy J, Lil Wayne, & August Alsina’s “Miss Mary Mack” Video
    Photos: On The Set Of Juicy J, Lil Wayne, & August Alsina’s “Miss Mary Mack” Video
    Jun 12, 2015 at 09:40pm
    Before Juicy J drops off his new album Tha Hustle Continues later this year, the Taylor Gang member will release a new single off it first called “Miss Mary Mack” featuring Lil Wayne and August Alsina. Prepping its release, the trio decided to link up and shoot the official video for it this week, which we have some pictures from.
  • Lil Wayne Partners With Royalty Collections Company
    Lil Wayne Partners With Royalty Collections Company
    Jun 9, 2015 at 01:16pm
    A complaint many rappers have had about Cash Money is that they don't see many of their royalty checks. We know Lil Wayne isn't exactly thrilled with the label these days, and while he's yet to work out his issues with Birdman, he's taking things into his own hands when it comes to getting what's owed him.
  • Top Tracks: June 1- June 7
    Top Tracks: June 1- June 7
    Jun 9, 2015 at 12:25pm
    After a relatively stagnant week, HNHH readers decided they wanted something new in the first week of June. Let’s get to it: 10) The Weeknd – In The Night This currently-unavailable Weeknd track managed to hold on in spite of a lukewarm reaction from readers. Abel’s latest dropped six spots to land at number 10 in its second week. 9) Juicy J ft. Ty Dolla $ign, Drake – Tryna Fuck
  • Top 5 Lil Wayne Verses Of 2015
    Top 5 Lil Wayne Verses Of 2015
    Jun 3, 2015 at 06:13pm
    Lil Wayne has had a tougher year than anyone. Carter V has officially reached Detox status, and though he's promised the Free Weezy Album, we're not waiting up at night for that either. The sad part is, none of it seems to be his fault. Today, however, we got "Glory," a brand new Weezy single, premiered exclusively on TIDAL. 
  • Lil Wayne Is Now A Co-Owner Of TIDAL
    Lil Wayne Is Now A Co-Owner Of TIDAL
    Jun 3, 2015 at 03:43pm
    Before today, we hadn't received any signs that Lil Wayne was involved with TIDAL in any way, but now it's more apparent than ever that he's putting some stake in the company. Earlier today, he dropped "Glory," purportedly the first single from his Free Weezy Album, as an exclusive on the streaming service, and now we've received reports that he's the company's latest co-owner. 
  • Lil Wayne Releases New Track "Glory" As A TIDAL Exclusive
    Lil Wayne Releases New Track "Glory" As A TIDAL Exclusive
    Jun 3, 2015 at 12:18pm
    For those of you not swayed by music videos from Jay Z, Rihanna, Beyonce and Nicki Minaj, here's something that might make you want to subscribe to TIDAL: a new Lil Wayne song. Entitled "Glory," it's his first new, original track since the Migos-featuring "Amazing Amy" hit the web back in January.
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