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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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).
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
Lil Wayne and Mack Maine continue to build their Young Money Empire by adding new artists to what seems to be every couple weeks. Well, the newest members to be added to the always-growing YMCMB label is international boy band W3 The Future.
Many veteran rappers have threatened retirement over the span of their careers, although few really follow through on that threat. Lil Wayne put himself in this camp, when he said during I Am Not A Human Being II promo that he would not be releasing another album after The Carter V.
The whole debacle between Lil Wayne, Emmett Till's family, and Mountain Dew may turn out to be a teaching moment for the rest of America, at least, that's what Al Sharpton hopes for. A sit-down is being planned for PepsiCo and the Emmett Till family, Sharpton revealed.
Lil Wayne first offended Florida native Trick Daddy when he went on his hateful rant against Miami. Following this, when the two happened to be at King Of Diamonds strip club at the same time, Weezy F became angry when a member from Trick Daddy's crew apparently flicked a cigarette at the rapper's dreads.
Recently Lil Wayne has come under heat for his Emmett Till lyrics, and this has lead to the loss of some sponsorships, but the YMCMB artist as always continues to push on and while promoting his latest sneaker with SPECTRE, talked to MTV about a bunch of non-rap topics.
Lil Wayne may have just been dropped by Mountain Dew, but the rapper still has plenty of endorsements under his belt. His latest venture is in line with his clothing line Trukfit, as well as his new favorite passtime of skateboarding.
Birdman recently gathered the troops for his video shoot for "Tap Out." "Tap Out" is the first single off the upcoming Rich Gang compilation album,and features Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Mack Maine and Future.
Lil Wayne received a lot of criticism within the hip-hop community and outside of it for his reference to Emmett Till in Future's "Karate Chop (Remix)." Although it seemed like we'd never get an official apology from Weezy (but his record label did issue one), that's now changed.
Lil Wayne has suffered from a slew of seizures this past year, which have been well-documented by the media. Following what seemed to be a very severe seizure this past March, Wayne revealed to fans that he suffers from epilepsy.
The family of Emmett Till were very upset when Lil Wayne referenced Till very tastelessly on the "Karate Chop (Remix)". The family continue to voice their disapproval of the lyric, as well as Wayne's lack of apology, and are now planning to go after his sponsors in an attempt to be heard.
Back in 2009, a documentary on Lil Wayne called "The Carter" was released. There was much controversy around the doc, as it mainly chronicled the serious struggle with Codeine addiction Wayne was facing at the time.
This week we see a new entry in Chart's Dont Lie, with Tyler, the Creator's WOLF having dropped on April 2nd. The rapper is definitely expanding his fanbase, with this album impressively debuting at #3 on the Billboard 200.