5 Beats Lil Wayne Needs On "No Ceilings 2"
It's Weezy season, y'all. Late last night, Wayne announced that his fans shall have to much to be grateful about on this coming Thanksgiving, as he plans to serve up No Ceilings 2, the sequel to his beloved mixtape from 2009, on a platinum platter.
Lil Wayne Sets "No Ceilings 2" Release Date
The rumors are true. Lil Wayne is going ahead with a sequel to his beloved 2009 mixtape, No Ceilings. Lil Tunechi took to Twitter tonight to announce that he'll be giving fans something to feast on this Thanksgiving, aka November 26. Hallelujah! Check out the cover art below. Let's do it...Thxgiving...lets eat! pic.twitter.com/jEsXwIyczd
Is Lil Wayne Planning "No Ceilings 2"?
Two days ago, Lil Wayne set the Internet ablaze with a 7 second recording of him rapping over Drake's "Back to Back." Obviously a remix is in the works -- hopefully on the way soon -- but the snippet could be a preview of an even bigger release: a sequel to his 2009 mixtape No Ceilings.
Lil Wayne Teases Remix To Drake’s “Back To Back”
It looks like Lil Wayne is prepping up some new material for us. In a recent Snapchat recorded by Young Money artist Stephanie Acevedo, Weezy was spotted in the studio recording a remix to his labelmate Drake’s hit record “Back To Back." Only 7 seconds long, the clip, which was quickly uploaded to Youtube, finds Tune in the booth spittin’ over Drizzy’s infectious Meek diss. He briefly raps “… in a glass jar/ Then drop it off to your kids classroom/ dirt bags who belong in vacuum.” Don't ask what that means though.
Top Tracks: October 19 - October 25
10. Lil Wayne - Pour Up This Weezy leak continues to amass more hype, even though we can't find it anywhere on the web -- back into Birdman's vault, I suppose. Now in its fourth week, the lean-inspired zero-fucks-given anthem managed to grab the final spot in the top 10. Weezy would be wise to have "Pour Up" as his next single, though that's easier said than done.
Jas Prince Settles With Cash Money Over Drake Royalties
Earlier this month, it was reported that Jas Prince, the son of Rap-A-Lot CEO James Prince, and the man who introduced Drake to Lil Wayne, was demanding that Cash Money Records pay him $11 million in royalties earned off the "Hotline Bling" star.
Busta Rhymes Announces Holiday Concert With Lil Wayne, Diddy & More
Busta Rhymes is teaming up with HOT 97 for a big event in NYC, which he formally announced during a morning visit to the radio station. He actually leaked the news of the show last night during an appearance at the Revolt TV Music Conference, however he provided all the important details this morning.
Live Stream The TIDAL Concert With Jay Z, Beyonce, Lil Wayne & More
TIDAL is celebrating their 1 million subscribers by putting on a concert with a host of a big names at the Barclays Center in NYC. Their big "10/20" concert goes down this evening, and there will be a live stream documenting all the fun.
Lil Wayne & Diddy Reportedly Involved In Confrontation At LIV
Whenever rapper beef goes down, chances are it's going down at Club LIV in Miami. The famed (or infamous) club has been the spot of many a brawl, so much so we did a list on it. The latest beef, or should we say, almost-beef, involved Diddy and Lil Wayne.
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10. Ty Dolla $ign - Violent (Prod. by DJ Spinz & Southside)
Lil Wayne Sued By His Own Lawyers From Private Jet Lawsuit
Lil Wayne lost a lawsuit last month to a private jet company named Signature Group and forked over around $2 million in unpaid bills. But he's not done yet -- his lawyers from the case are now suing him for $80,000, claiming that Wayne never paid them their legal fees.
Lil Wayne's Legal Team Reportedly Sends Cease & Desist Letter Over Sex Tape
By now you've probably heard that there is a Lil Wayne sex tape circulating, and according to TMZ, the rapper's team is doing its best to get the video taken down. The gossip site has obtained a message allegedly sent to the Hollywood Street Kings blog, who had posted some clips from the surfaced tape. The letter suggests that legal action will be taken if the video is not removed within 5 days.
Lil Wayne Erroneously Tweets "R.I.P." Lamar Odom
As you're probably aware by now, Lamar Odom was found unconscious at a brothel in Las Vegas, and quickly transported to the hospital where he remains in critical condition. The details surrounding his current condition remain unclear, however the brothel owner, Dennis Hof said, "When they took him to the Pahrump hospital, the people there told us, 'He doesn't look good. He doesn't look like he'll make it, and if he does, he won't be the same.'"
Lil Wayne's Ex Karrine Steffans Blasts Him For His Sex Tape Performance
In case you hadn't heard, there's apparently a Lil Wayne sex tape currently making its rounds on the interwebs. The video reportedly shows Wayne having an unprotected threesome with two strippers. Wayne has yet to speak on the tape, but one of his past lovers, Karrine Steffans, has. And what she had to say will likely bruise Wayne's ego. Maybe he won't care; maybe it's all for attention -- decide for yourself.
Young Thug Maintains That He & Lil Wayne Have No Problems
Young Thug is the subject of Jon Caramanica's New York Times profile, and as usual, he is a man of few words. While it only contains three or four short quotes from the rapper, the piece illustrates Young Thug's daily routine and the genius of his writing process quite well, and when he does get to talking, he's not afraid to answer the hard questions.
6 Artists Who Cut Ties With Their (Former) Crews
In August, former Hustle Gang member Spodee ruffled more than a few feathers during his interview with DJ Smallz when he stated, "I have the potential to be bigger than Tip or if not, just as big." Grand Hustle chief T.I. didn't let this sit quietly, he took to Instagram to address Spodee’s claims of outgrowing the label and going against the Grand Hustle family.
Lil Wayne Blames Birdman/Cash Money For Ripping Off Young Money Artists
More details have arrived concerning the legal battle between former father-son duo, Lil Wayne and Birdman. Last night legal documents revealed how Birdman prevented Weezy from actually signing Chanel West Coast, despite the general public's assumption that she was signed to Young Money.
New Docs Say Birdman Stopped Lil Wayne From Signing Chanel West Coast
Certain legal documents from the increasingly convoluted lawsuit between Lil Wayne and Birdman continue to surface. TMZ claims to have received documents from Weezy's side that accuse Birdman of preventing Wayne from signing Chanel West Coast, who first came to fame as the receptionist on "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasty Factory."
A History Of Jewelry In Hip-Hop
The influence of jewelry on hip hop is as clear as an E-class diamond. But did you know the origins of extravagant jewelry predate hip-hop by several thousand years? African king Mansa Musa (the richest person in human history) was rather fond of gold. At the time of his death in 1337 he was worth a staggering $400 billion dollars. That’s six times the net worth of Warren Buffet. During his reign West Africa controlled over 50% of the world's gold so, as you can imagine, he wore his fair share of it.
Jay Z, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne & More To Perform At TIDAL Concert
Yesterday, a rare event occurred. Jay Z tweeted, albeit it was just about promoting his subscription streaming service, TIDAL. Hov announced that TIDAL had reached the 1 million mark in users, and there would be an event on 10/20 in Brooklyn to celebrate.