Lil Wayne News

  • Lil Wayne Disses Young Thug
    Lil Wayne Disses Young Thug
    Apr 10, 2015 at 09:18am
    Well, we've finally gotten an answer to the are they/aren't they beefing question that's stood between Young Thug and Lil Wayne since the Cash Money drama began popping off and Thugger announced Tha Carter VI. The answer, at least for Tunechi, is yes. During a show last night, he halted his set to hate on Thug's new album cover.
  • "The Mixtape About Nothing" Vs. "More About Nothing" Vs. "The Album About Nothing"
    "The Mixtape About Nothing" Vs. "More About Nothing" Vs. "The Album About Nothing"
    Apr 9, 2015 at 10:29am
    Wale's Projects About Nothing demonstrated his love for Seinfeld mixed in with a healthy dose of alternative hip hop. The Mixtape About Nothing kicked off the love affair with 19 tracks, mostly containing Best Kept Secret production, but the tape also had some music from The Roots, J Dilla, Lil Wayne, and The Budos Band for healthy measure.
  • Tyler, The Creator's "Cherry Bomb" Will Feature Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Schoolboy Q & More
    Tyler, The Creator's "Cherry Bomb" Will Feature Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Schoolboy Q & More
    Apr 9, 2015 at 10:25am
    Last night, Tyler, The Creator announced that his new album Cherry Bomb was less than a week away, and now, we've found out some exciting details about the project.
  • Young Thug Made The Photographer Get Naked During The "Carter 6" Photo Shoot
    Young Thug Made The Photographer Get Naked During The "Carter 6" Photo Shoot
    Apr 8, 2015 at 04:15pm
    If Thugger hadn't stirred up enough drama by naming his debut album Carter 6, before Lil Wayne's Carter 5 has even seen a release date, he continued to cause controversy by posing nude on the album cover, and laying out the album's title in phallic formation over... well, you know where. 
  • Young Thug's Most Controversial Moves
    Young Thug's Most Controversial Moves
    Apr 8, 2015 at 12:21pm
    Scrolling through the comments on a Young Thug Instagram post is an experience like no other, even in an age when being able to hide behind a computer screen has made disparaging trolls out of nearly all of us. A simple photo of Thugger in an all-red outfit, posted three days ago, currently has about 1000 comments, most of them negative, and about a third of which focus on his perceived homosexuality.
  • Lil Wayne Moves His Cash Money Lawsuit To New Orleans
    Lil Wayne Moves His Cash Money Lawsuit To New Orleans
    Apr 7, 2015 at 04:48pm
    Earlier today, we posted that Lil Wayne had dropped his $51 million lawsuit against Birdman and Cash Money Records. According to Wayne's lawyer, Ron Sweeney, however, the lawsuit is still on. Wayne still plans to sue Cash Money for the same price of $51 million, though the case has been moved from New York to New Orleans. 
  • Ranking Lil Wayne's 13 Mixtapes From Worst To Best
    Ranking Lil Wayne's 13 Mixtapes From Worst To Best
    Apr 7, 2015 at 12:30pm
    Lil Wayne didn't get the nickname "Mixtape Weezy" for nothing. Over the course of hip-hop history, very few artists have used the art of the mixtape to their advantage as well as Weezy F. It's helped to blow up the likes of Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky and even Drake over the past decade, but Wayne's 13 mixtapes came when he was already a star. He didn't need the tapes to become a star, but they certainly propelled him in to GOAT territory by simply crushing the output of his competitors.
  • Lil Wayne Drops Lawsuit Against Cash Money
    Lil Wayne Drops Lawsuit Against Cash Money
    Apr 7, 2015 at 10:53am
    Though we're still awaiting the Free Weezy Album any time now, it appears the situation between Lil Wayne and Birdman isn't as dire as we once thought. Over two months after filing suit, reports now say Wayne has decided to drop the $51 million lawsuit against his mentor and record label. 
  • Tech N9ne Breaks Down "Special Effects" Features, Including Eminem's 24-Bar Verse
    Tech N9ne Breaks Down "Special Effects" Features, Including Eminem's 24-Bar Verse
    Apr 6, 2015 at 05:49pm
    While staying independent, Tech N9ne has managed to acquire a large, loyal, and varied fanbase. Like his following, Tech's choice in collaborators has grown increasingly eclectic over the years, and his upcoming studio album, Special Effects, sports the widest range yet
  • Lil Wayne Fan Who Was Sucker-Punched By Security Could Potentially Sue
    Lil Wayne Fan Who Was Sucker-Punched By Security Could Potentially Sue
    Apr 2, 2015 at 07:42pm
    Last week, we saw footage of Lil Wayne calling a "white boy" out for throwing a beer at him (based on the assumption that only white dudes drink the stuff, as well as some subsequent footage of a fan being sucker punched by a security guard.While the initial report linked the two incidents, there was no clear connection between them based on the footage. Now, a new story confirms that the man being attacked is not the same guy who threw the can, but he was heckling Wayne in one way or another.
  • Lil Wayne Selling His House In Miami For $18 Million
    Lil Wayne Selling His House In Miami For $18 Million
    Apr 2, 2015 at 03:22pm
    You may have caught some footage of Lil Wayne's Miami home a couple weeks back, when police surrounded the premises after reports of a shooting.
  • #TBT: Mixtape Weezy
    #TBT: Mixtape Weezy
    Apr 2, 2015 at 09:44am
    While Lil Wayne deals with label trouble, his fans have to bare the brunt of it. In January he gave us Sorry 4 The Wait 2, but everyone is still anticipating Tha Carter V. Waiting for new Lil Wayne music is a great time to reflect on old Lil Wayne music, and lord knows he's given us enough of it. As one of the most prolific rappers of the past 20 years, there is no shortage of features, albums, and mixtapes. Today we'll be focusing on the latter of those.
  • Rap Industry Recap: March
    Rap Industry Recap: March
    Apr 1, 2015 at 08:02am
    Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed to stay afloat with the industry.
  • Lil Wayne To Release "Free Weezy Album" In April?
    Lil Wayne To Release "Free Weezy Album" In April?
    Mar 30, 2015 at 05:06pm
    On Saturday, Lil Wayne performed at a low-key pool party in Miami, and though not initially reported, it seems as if he dropped some hints about the Free Weezy Album's release date.
  • Lil Wayne Performs In Miami, Hands Out "Free Weezy Album" T-Shirts
    Lil Wayne Performs In Miami, Hands Out "Free Weezy Album" T-Shirts
    Mar 29, 2015 at 01:18pm
    We wish we had been in South Beach last night. Young Money's showcase at the Red Bull Guest House weekend was capped off by a headlining performance from Lil Wayne. Weezy was the last to hit the stage at an all-day pool party that featured DJ sets by Questlove, Hudson Mohawke, and Mannie Fresh. Mannie also got up on stage during Wayne's set, so we hope that's a signal of a future collab from the two (former) Cash Money brethren. 
  • Lil Wayne Joins Instagram
    Lil Wayne Joins Instagram
    Mar 26, 2015 at 10:12pm
    He maybe a little later than most, but Lil Wayne has finally joined Instagram. Taking to twitter to the other day, Weezy announced that he would be joining the popular social media outlet, and tonight he follows that up with his first official post. With a caption dubbed “Wooooop”, Tune can be seen posted up with a Red Bull in hand and dyed dreads alongside a couple homies. Since his announcement, Weezy has gained 1.6 million followers, which isn’t so bad for someone without a picture/post until a few hours ago.
  • Are Christina Milian & Lil Wayne Making It Official?
    Are Christina Milian & Lil Wayne Making It Official?
    Mar 25, 2015 at 03:07pm
    The relationship between Christina Milian and Lil Wayne remains mysterious. Is it strictly business, with Weezy F helping give Milian a much-needed publicity and/or career boost, or is it a matter of two Young Money artists in lurve? 
  • *T-Pain Voice*: 5 Rappers Who Pushed Auto-Tune Forward
    *T-Pain Voice*: 5 Rappers Who Pushed Auto-Tune Forward
    Mar 24, 2015 at 04:48pm
    Auto-tune was something of a taboo in rap, for some it may always be, but for the most part, it's been accepted as a common songwriting tool. As prevalent as it may be today, there was only on figure who can really be attributed with popularizing the effect, and that's T-Pain (sorry, Cher).
  • Big Sean Says Lil Wayne Told Him He'll Be "One Of The Greats"
    Big Sean Says Lil Wayne Told Him He'll Be "One Of The Greats"
    Mar 24, 2015 at 04:40pm
    One of the highlights on Big Sean's Dark Sky Paradise was "Deep", a DJ Mustard-produced collaboration with Lil Wayne. On the song, Wayne raps, "I feel like Sean, don't get enough shine / Is it because he ain't got the tattoos? He ain't throwing up signs? / Well, let me throw up mine". 
  • Lil Wayne Calls "White Boy" Out For Throwing A Beer At Him During Show
    Lil Wayne Calls "White Boy" Out For Throwing A Beer At Him During Show
    Mar 23, 2015 at 04:52pm
    Lil Wayne has just set out on a set of "release party" dates, where he'll be performing a few fan favorites from his recently released tape, Sorry 4 The Wait. Unfortunately, Sunday's gig in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida got off to a shaky start, as a beer can was tossed at Wayne before he began performing, narrowly missing his head.
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