Lil Wayne News

 
  • Cover of Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" Tops Billboard's 100 Hot Rap Songs Of The Last 25 Years
    When Macklemore is recognized in any hip hop category, the reaction is usually nothing short of an uproar. So was the case with his Best Rap Album Grammy win over Kendrick Lamar, yet Mack continues to come out on top.
  • Cover of You Deserve It: Top 20 Future Hooks
    The Future hook is a powerful thing. It can single-handedly make a hit song, it can resurrect a career, it can even show up three times on a fake Carter V tracklist with no one batting an eye. The Future hook can be triumphant, vulnerable, melodic, punchy, sometimes all at the same... ok you get the idea. 
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Owes More Than $12 Million In Taxes
    While we're quite sure Lil Wayne is not having financial troubles (he's worth an approximate $135 million at this point), he's nonetheless neglected to pay his taxes for 2011 and 2012, resulting in quite the tax lien.
  • Cover of Young Money Unveils "Rise Of An Empire" Tracklist
    Young Money are getting to launch their new compilation, Rise Of An Empire on March 11th, and while we are still yet to see the promised "Senile" single, the project now has an official tracklist.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne & Mack Maine Claim Friend Was Wrongfully Killed By Police Officer
    Lil Wayne and Mack Maine have been friends since childhood, growing up together in Hollygrove, New Orleans. Yesterday, one of their old friends from the neighborhood was killed by a police officer, and the two YMCMB rappers feel that there was foul play (on account of the cop) involved. 
  • Cover of Young Money Announce New Compilation Album "Rise Of An Empire" [Update: Artwork Revealed]
    Following Birdman's Rich Gang compilation earlier this year, which basically comprised of all the YMCMB friends and affiliates, we'll be getting another compilation from their camp, this time strictly from the Young Money crew.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Responds To 8th Grade Teacher Using His Lyrics In Homework Assignment
    A little while back, a Floridian teacher was suspended from The Charter Schools of Boynton Beach after assigning homework which asked students to assess Lil Wayne lyrics.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Announces Release Date For "Tha Carter V"
     It was being reported yesterday that Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V album will be dropping very soon, possibly as a surprise. Well so much for that idea, because on Friday night, Drake announced when we can expect to hear the new album.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Readying A Surprise Release For "Tha Carter V"?
     Is Lil Wayne about to pull a page out of Beyonce’s book? Possibly. According to Mel Smith & The Griffin, Weezy is going to surprise his fans with the release of Carter V with either very little or no notice at all.
  • Cover of New "Young Money: Rise Of An Empire" Single To Feature Tyga, Lil Wayne & Nicki Minaj [Update: Title & Artwork Revealed]
    Two weeks ago Young Money announced via a press release that they would be offering up their second official compilation album, Rise Of An Empire, on March 11th. The announcement came with a street single "We Alright" featuring the new signee Euro, Lil Wayne and Birdman.
  • Cover of Drake Tweets About Lil Wayne's "Carter V"
    Lil Wayne and the Young Money family have mentioned the fifth instalment of Weezy's Carter series over the past year, with the most recent mention occurring in the Dedication V mixtape.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Unveils "Mastermind" Tracklist [Update: Producer Credits Revealed]
    In 2012 Rick Ross made waves with his album God Forgives, I Don't. Prior to that album most people knew him from his flamboyant appearances on other rappers' tracks.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Homework Assignment Gets Teacher Suspended
    Lil Wayne may be known for his metaphors and similes, but unlike Shakespeare, he's got a pretty foul mouth to go with them. Nevertheless, a Florida school teacher decided Weezy would be a good subject to assess different forms of wordplay when the old world poets were confusing her students.
  • Cover of Drake Impersonates A-Rod, Lil Wayne & Jay Z On Saturday Night Live [Update: View Full Video & GIFs From The Night]
    Drake both hosted and appeared as a musical guest on last night's episode of Saturday Night Live, the first of the new year.
  • Cover of Hip-Hop's New Year's Eve: Rappers Celebrate 2014
    As we continue to recover from New Year's Eve festivities, memories from the evening are slowly coming back to us.
  • Cover of Disappointing Projects Of 2013
    2013 was a great year for hip-hop fans. Pusha T finally released his long-awaited debut album My Name Is My Name and did not disappoint his fans. Kanye West christened himself a deity with Yeezus. J.
  • Cover of Birdman On Rumored Drake Fallout: "That's Family Forever"
    Many were introduced to Drake as a Young Money signee, but his presence has grown exponentially since getting picked up by the label.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Explains The Difference Between Him & Kendrick Lamar
    50 Cent hasn't been rapping as prolifically as he once did, but he's still observing the game from the sideline, planning his moves accordingly.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne, Chance The Rapper, Big Sean, & R. Kelly May Be On The New Justin Bieber Track [Update: Actually, It's A Compilation]
    Justin Bieber earned himself a bit of cred with his latest #MusicMondays series, which found the teen sensation venturing in a more mature, R&B-infused direction. The Biebz then surprised us with an R.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne's Red Supra Chimeras
    In advance of the Holiday season, Supra has introduced the latest colorway of Lil Wayne's Chimera collection.
  • Cover of 25 Clever Lines From Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter" Series
    Although Lil Wayne seems to be very M.I.A. as of late (apart from being featured on a few random tracks here and there) there is hope of new Lil Wayne material on the way. And what's more, it'll be off Tha Carter V.
  • Cover of Turk Calls Out Lil Wayne, Birdman, & Mannie Fresh For Lack Of Support
     Things don't seem to be all good in the Cash Money familia. According to a recent statement from Turk, he’s on the outs with Lil Wayne, Juvenile, Birdman, and Mannie Fresh over lack of recent support.
  • Cover of Jahlil Beats Reveals "Legend Era III" Artwork, Features & Release Date
    Jahlil Beats released Legend Era II back in April, but he's already got plans for the third installment. Legend Era III is due out December 25th, 2013, and will feature plenty of high profile guests. 
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Turned Down An Offer To Sign With TDE
    In a new interview with MTV's Rap Fix Live, Chicagoan emcee Chance The Rapper revealed that Top Dog Entertainment offered him a record deal, which he declined.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Partners With Parisian Watch & Accessory Company
     It looks like Lil Wayne is expanding his fashion empire outside of Trukfit. The New Orleans rapper has partnered up with Parisian watch and accessory company wize&ope.
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