Lil Wayne News

 
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Performs "Believe Me" For The First Time While Walking Floyd Mayweather To The Ring
    Hip-hop was out in full force yesterday during big boxing matches between Adrien Broner and Carlos Molina, and Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Announces New Single Featuring Drake & Reveals Official Artwork
     So while the other night’s tweet from Kobe turned out not to be the official album cover for the Carter V, we do now have some concrete information for ya.
  • Cover of Could This Be The Album Cover For Lil Wayne's "Carter V"? [Update: Wayne's Manager Confirms It's NOT The Cover Art]
     Carter V season is upon us! After hearing a snippet of his upcoming Mannie Fresh-produced single earlier today, we now have what appears to be Lil Wayne’s album cover for his highly-anticipated Carter V album.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Responds To Donald Sterling's Racist Remarks
    In addition to Snoop Dogg, Meek Mill, Game and Steve Stoute responding to the extremely ignorant remarks made by L.A. Clippers' owner Donald Sterling, Lil Wayne has also added his two cents on the matter in a new vlog posted over the weekend.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne & Mannie Fresh Spotted In The Studio
     Here’s something that we haven't seen in about 10 years.
  • Cover of Turk Says He & Lil Wayne Once Discussed Signing To Master P's No Limit Records
     Could you imagine Lil Wayne & Turk not being a part of Cash Money Records?
  • Cover of Justin Bieber And Lil Wayne Were In The Studio Together
    Well, it looks like we'll soon have another Justin Bieber/Lil Wayne collaboration on our hands. Following last year's "Backpack," from Bieber's Journals album, Rap-Up reports that the pair were seen exiting Hit Factory Studios in Miami at 6 AM today following an all-night recording session.
  • Cover of Eminem Recalls Wanting To Diss Kanye West & Lil Wayne On Record
    On "Talkin' 2 Myself" from Recovery, Eminem spoke of a time when he almost took aim at Lil Wayne and Kanye West on record. Speaking to Big Boy in an interview with Power 106, Em went into more detail about those feelings at the time.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Will Show Up On The New "Boondocks" Season
    The madhat behind the whole "Boondocks" creation, Aaron McGruder may not be involved in the latest season of the smart, but incredibly crass, animated Adult Swim show, however Weezy F will be. That's right, Lil Wayne is signed up to voice a character on the toon. 
  • Cover of Cortez Bryant Says Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter V" Not Dropping May 5th
    Drake announced on stage the other month that Lil Wayne's highly anticipated Tha Carter V would be arriving on May 5th. Weezy F fans instantly got excited, but since then, we haven't heard so much as a whisper from Wayne music-wise.
  • Cover of Damn Son, Where'd You Find This: 10 Unexpected Samples In Hip-Hop
    When sampling, producers usually try to find obscure and/or rare source material to draw from, both because they don't want listeners to associate their final product with a song they already know, and because they'd likely to avoid copyright issues.
  • Cover of Young Thug Is Naming His Next Project "Carter VI"
    For those of you who thought you'd never see a Carter VI, its now looking like a real possibility-- though it won't be Lil Wayne on the mic. According to Young Thug-- who has continuously cited Wayne as his sole influence --his next project will be titled Carter VI.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Says Of Nicki Minaj's "Lookin Ass": "You Could Do Better"
    Lil Wayne and his Young Money family recently delivered a new compilation album Young Money: Rise Of An Empire, which had somewhat of an uninspired tracklist and did not seem to go over too well with the fans.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne On Rapping About The Female Anatomy: "What You Want Me To Talk About, The World?"
    If you've been following Lil Wayne's career, especially in recent years, you may have heard the word "pussy" come up more than once. It's undoubtedly one of the rapper's favorite topics, and he's gotten some flack for it as a result.
  • Cover of Hip-Hop Ink: Gang Tattoos Explained
    In recent years, hip-hop artists have become more and more tatted as the trend continues to grow. Once upon a time, the average rapper may have had a few selective tats on their bodies, but it's now a usual sight to see emcees with fully tatted chests, sleeves, backs and even tattoos on the face.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Wants His Artists To Be Better Than Him, Says "Nobody Can Touch" Drake
    Lil Wayne is the latest rapper to take the hot seat on Elliott Wilson's CRWN, and he took the opportunity to reflect on his career, as well as speak on his future endeavors. The Young Money rapper talked about his team, his respect for Kanye West, Drake's "untouchable" status, Tha Carter V and more.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne On "Carter V": "I'm Trying To Be More Careful About What I'm Saying"
    Lil Wayne caused quite a controversy with his choice of words on Future's "Karate Chop" remix last year, causing quite an uproar with a tasteless reference to the brutal murder of Emmett Till.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj & Tyga's "Senile" Music Video [Update: More Photos Added]
    Young Money just released their new project, Rise Of An Empire this week, and it's set up to do decent numbers. While the album generally doesn't feature too many appearances from the label's biggest artists, the lead single, "Senile" finds Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, and Tyga coming together.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne, Childish Gambino, Iggy Azalea & More Perform At 2014 MTVU Woodie Awards
    The MTVU Woodie Awards went down earlier in the week in Austin, Texas, and while we've reported on the winners already, we've now got our first look at the performances from the night. The show was preceded by some daytime outdoor performances, in which Vic Mensa, one of Chicago's young up-and-comers got a chance
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Recalls Being Shot At By A Female Fan & Shooting Himself On Kimmel
    Lil Wayne has some pretty crazy stories. The YM leader stopped by Jimmy Kimmel -- who is currently filming his show in Austin for SXSW -- to share a couple of his strangest experiences, both of which happened to involve getting shot at. 
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Reveals New Single Off "Carter V" Dropping This Week
     Weezy season is quickly approaching. With the release Young Money’s Rise Of An Empire album this past Tuesday, many Lil Wayne fans have already started their countdown for the Carter V.
  • Cover of 8 Hip-Hop Bromances
    Bromances aren't relegated strictly for college frat boys, although you may have that idea in mind. Hip-hop has proved to be the birthing place of many a bromance, some of which have fizzled out over the years, and some of which remain stronger than ever.
  • Cover of Review: Young Money's "Young Money: Rise Of An Empire"
    Since the release of We Are Young Money in 2009, Nicki Minaj has risen from femme fatale on the rise after dropping the excellent Beam Me Up Scotty to ubiquitous representative of aggressive femininity.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Will Do An Album After "Carter V" For $25-35 Million
    Lil Wayne has stated that Tha Carter V will be his final solo album, but fans have been split on whether to believe his claim. The Young Money leader made similar promises before Tha Carter IV was released, yet he's continued to release music since.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: March 3-9
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
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