Lil Wayne News

 
  • Cover of Drake Dominates Social Networking In Hip-Hop, Kanye West & Lil Wayne Follow
    Although it always seems like everyone completely stops what they're doing whenever Kanye West or Jay-Z tweet, a new report shows that it's actually Drake who has the most weight on social networking sites.
  • Cover of 10 Rappers That Should Get "Turnt Down" & Relax
    Here at HotNewHipHop we advocate people getting "Turnt Up!"  Sometimes it's going to the club and wildin' out more than usual, getting amped up before a basketball game, or just going nuts in your bedroom listening to big tunes.
  • Cover of Birdman Gives Ace Hood & Future Gold Plaques For "Bugatti" & Lil Wayne's "IANAHB2" Goes Gold
    In the news of things going gold, both Lil Wayne and Ace Hood hit the 500,000 mark in sales recently.
  • Cover of DJ Drama Says Lil Wayne's "Dedication 5" Is "Mostly Freestyles" And Will Have Skits
    We heard that Lil Wayne is working on a Dedication 5 mixtape at the beginning of June, when the YMCMB rapper dropped his "Bugatti" freestyle.
  • Cover of YMCMB Signee Torion Sellers Wants Out Of His Contract
    Although YMCMB is on a continuous quest to sign more and more artists, it seems like they can't keep the ones they have signed happy. Torion Sellers, a young singer who signed with the label at the age of 13, is asking to be let out of his contract with Young Money.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Says He Didn't Step On American Flag In "God Bless Amerika" Video On Purpose [Update: Wayne Releases Official Statement]
    Yesterday we posted a set of behind-the-scenes photos as well as video footage of Lil Wayne's video shoot for his next single, "God Bless Amerika." The photos and video stirred up some controversy because Weezy F was seen dancing on an American flag during the shoot.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Lil Wayne's "God Bless Amerika"
    Lil Wayne has picked the next single from his album I Am Not A Human Being II, "God Bless Amerika."  Weezy F hit up his hometown of Hollygrove, New Orleans, with director of Eif Rivera to shoot a visual for the Cool & Dre-produced track.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: June 16
    This week all eyes are Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller. But mainly Kanye West. The three rappers are releasing their respective projects two days from now (Tuesday, June 18th) and we will be watching the sales and the charts to see where each artist lands.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne's Daughter Releases New Single & Book
    YMCMB is know for being a kittle more liberal in its signings than other labels, most recently giving deals to Limp Bizkit and Paris Hilton among others. Another questionable signee in the Young Money roster is Lil Wayne's own 14 year old daughter, Reginae Carter. 
  • Cover of Hip Hop's Most Outrageous Tattoos
    This week the very sexy Ashlee Ray breaks down the long list of rappers with outrageous tattoo choices.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne, T.I. & 2 Chainz Cover XXL Magazine
    Lil Wayne, T.I. and 2 Chainz are setting out on their "America's Most Wanted" tour this summer, and the three are kicking things off by appearing on the cover of the newest issue of XXL magazine. View the shared cover, as well as the rappers' respective solo poses in the gallery above.
  • Cover of "I Was Too Turnt Up" - Lil Wayne On Claiming He Slept With Chris Bosh's Wife
    The relationships between high profile rappers and NBA ball players is well-documented as they often support each other by showing up to their events.  Back in February, Lil Wayne made headlines around All Star weekend when he put several members of the Miami Heat on blast while he was on stage.This came after Weezy w
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Talks Retirement, Seizures & Skating With Jimmy Kimmel
  • Cover of DJ Drama Confirms Lil Wayne's "Dedication 5" Is On The Way
    If you listened to Lil Wayne's "Bugatti" freestyle earlier today, you may have noticed his "Dedication 5" reference toward the end of the track.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Ace Hood & Lil Wayne's "We Outchea"
    Ace Hood has linked up with Lil Wayne and friends to shoot a visual for his single featuring Weezy, "We Outchea." Ivan Berrios comes through with photos from the set, peep them in the gallery above.  Ace Hood's album, Trials & Tribulations, is set to drop on July 16th.
  • Cover of Former Hot Boy Turk Speaks On The Current Lil Wayne, Says He Doesn't Know Him
    Former Hot Boy Turk spent almost nine years in jail, which definitely put a halt on his rap career. During that time, his former group mate, Lil Wayne, became as big as ever, reaching mainstream status.
  • Cover of John Wall Parties With Lil Wayne, Meek Mill & Diddy In Vegas
    The Washington Wizards have been out of the playoffs since before John Wall returned from a knee injury that kept him out the first few months.  Wall did recover and show that he is an emerging star in the NBA to close out the season, and Wizards fans are generally enthusiastic about next season, so it’s natural tha
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: May 26
    For now, rap releases have slowed down, but new ones are on the way. The month of June promises to be one full of album drops-- which all fall under a few different dates. The biggest date by far, is, of course, June 18th.
  • Cover of Cover Art For T.I. & Lil Wayne's "Wit Me" Single
    After giving us the teaser to the video, T.I. releases the cover art for his anticipated track with Lil Wayne "Wit Me."  The two are touring together along with 2 Chainz, and the track is expected to drop this Monday.    
  • Cover of T.I. Says Lil Wayne "Meant No Harm" With Emmitt Till Line
    Lil Wayne came under serious heat after his insensitive Emmitt Till line on Future's hit single "Karate Chop," which lead to Weezy being dropped from several sponsorships and having to do serious PR work and apologize to fans and the Till family.  T.I.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown & More Performing At Billboard Music Awards
    Billboard has started to follow the trend of big collaborations, which seems to dominate urban music, and has set up some monster collabo performances at this year’s Billboard Music Awards.  Some of the biggest names in hip hop, and in music, will take the stage together as Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj are set
  • Cover of Mannie Fresh Says Drake & Lil Wayne are "Not Big Tymers"
    On last week's edition of Rap Fix Live, Birdman controversially revealed that while there would be a new Big Tymers album, it would not involve founding member Mannie Fresh. Even more controversially, Baby hinted that Lil Wayne and Drake may take Mannie's place in the former duo.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: DJ Khaled's "No New Friends" Video Shoot With Drake, Lil Wayne & Rick Ross
    The unofficial sequel to 2011's summer smash "I'm On One" is getting some official visuals just in time for the new season. Check out a couple of photos of Ross, Khaled, and as usual, a strangely outfitted Drake (remember DaDa? It's back).
  • Cover of "Karate Chop" Producer Says Lil Wayne's Emmett Till Line Was Not Meant To Be Released
    Lil Wayne's Emmett Till line on "Karate Chop (Remix)" has been responsible for much controversy, the peak of which ended with Wayne being dropped from his Mountain Dew endorsement.
  • Cover of Future Explains How Lil Wayne Helped Shed Light On Emmett Till In Positive Way
    The Emmett Till controversy surrounding Lil Wayne's lyric in "Karate Chop (Remix)" has almost come to a close. Mountain Dew and Till's family sat down for a pro-active conversation on the incident last week, after Mountain Dew announced that Lil Wayne had been dropped. Future has also decided to speak once mo
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