Lil Wayne News

  • Lil Wayne Readying A Surprise Release For "Tha Carter V"?
    Lil Wayne Readying A Surprise Release For "Tha Carter V"?
    Feb 13, 2014 at 11:49pm
     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.
  • New "Young Money: Rise Of An Empire" Single To Feature Tyga, Lil Wayne & Nicki Minaj [Update: Title & Artwork Revealed]
    New "Young Money: Rise Of An Empire" Single To Feature Tyga, Lil Wayne & Nicki Minaj [Update: Title & Artwork Revealed]
    Feb 10, 2014 at 07:04pm
    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.
  • Drake Tweets About Lil Wayne's "Carter V"
    Drake Tweets About Lil Wayne's "Carter V"
    Feb 10, 2014 at 10:33am
    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.
  • Rick Ross Unveils "Mastermind" Tracklist [Update: Producer Credits Revealed]
    Rick Ross Unveils "Mastermind" Tracklist [Update: Producer Credits Revealed]
    Feb 9, 2014 at 05:20pm
    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. But now folks are waiting with bated breath for his new album, Mastermind, which we now know will feature Kanye West, Young Jeezy, Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, and The Weekend.
  • Lil Wayne Homework Assignment Gets Teacher Suspended
    Lil Wayne Homework Assignment Gets Teacher Suspended
    Feb 3, 2014 at 02:36pm
    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. The prof thus assigned the lyrics from Wayne's punchline-ridden "6 Foot, 7 Foot" for her 8th grade students to dissect. Unfortunately, parents couldn't get past the objectionable content. 
  • Drake Impersonates A-Rod, Lil Wayne & Jay Z On Saturday Night Live [Update: View Full Video & GIFs From The Night]
    Drake Impersonates A-Rod, Lil Wayne & Jay Z On Saturday Night Live [Update: View Full Video & GIFs From The Night]
    Jan 19, 2014 at 11:30am
    Drake both hosted and appeared as a musical guest on last night's episode of Saturday Night Live, the first of the new year. He impersonated Katt Williams, controversial Major League Baseball star Alex Rodriguez, Jay Z, his Young Money Entertainment boss Lil Wayne and more throughout the evening, also reenacting his Bar Mitzvah in an opening monologue. Peep stills and .gifs in the gallery above, watch the full episode below and check out his musical performances in our video section.
  • Hip-Hop's New Year's Eve: Rappers Celebrate 2014
    Hip-Hop's New Year's Eve: Rappers Celebrate 2014
    Jan 2, 2014 at 02:00pm
    As we continue to recover from New Year's Eve festivities, memories from the evening are slowly coming back to us. Despite how hype you believe your night was, it probably can't compare to the level at which the rap game's elite partied. From Rihanna's elaborate New York City penthouse bash to Diddy's star-studded party at the Versace mansion in Miami, no one turns up quite like the urban community.  Click through the galleries to see how some of your favorite artists rang in the near year. 
  • Disappointing Projects Of 2013
    Disappointing Projects Of 2013
    Dec 29, 2013 at 08:51pm
    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. Cole went back to his roots with his sophomore album Born Sinner and proved that Jay Z and Roc Nation were right in signing him. Drake’s Nothing Was The Same helped solidify him as one of the most versatile rappers in the game.
  • Birdman On Rumored Drake Fallout: "That's Family Forever"
    Birdman On Rumored Drake Fallout: "That's Family Forever"
    Dec 15, 2013 at 06:56pm
    Many were introduced to Drake as a Young Money signee, but his presence has grown exponentially since getting picked up by the label. In fact, the OVO rapper has come to a point where he's doing the biggest numbers of any Cash Money artist, and his new superstardom, as well as the absence of Cash Money features on his latest project, have brought about rumors of a rift between Drizzy and his label. In an interview with DJ Whoo Kid, Birdman, otherwise known as Cash Money's co-founder cleared the air on the rumors, explaining that Drake's loyalty has not dwindled in the slightest.
  • 50 Cent Explains The Difference Between Him & Kendrick Lamar
    50 Cent Explains The Difference Between Him & Kendrick Lamar
    Dec 10, 2013 at 03:39pm
    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. In a new interview with XXL, Fif speaks on the patience required to enter new industries, his upcoming Animal Ambition project, and the difference between him and Kendrick Lamar.
  • Lil Wayne, Chance The Rapper, Big Sean, & R. Kelly May Be On The New Justin Bieber Track [Update: Actually, It's A Compilation]
    Lil Wayne, Chance The Rapper, Big Sean, & R. Kelly May Be On The New Justin Bieber Track [Update: Actually, It's A Compilation]
    Dec 9, 2013 at 12:36pm
    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. Kelly collaboration on one of his latest offerings, but apparently he's still got a couple of big features up his sleeve.
  • Lil Wayne's Red Supra Chimeras
    Lil Wayne's Red Supra Chimeras
    Nov 8, 2013 at 10:49am
    In advance of the Holiday season, Supra has introduced the latest colorway of Lil Wayne's Chimera collection. The red and white style is available now at Supra, for $110.
  • 25 Clever Lines From Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter" Series
    25 Clever Lines From Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter" Series
    Nov 7, 2013 at 01:39pm
    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.
  • Turk Calls Out Lil Wayne, Birdman, & Mannie Fresh For Lack Of Support
    Turk Calls Out Lil Wayne, Birdman, & Mannie Fresh For Lack Of Support
    Nov 6, 2013 at 12:34am
     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.
  • Jahlil Beats Reveals "Legend Era III" Artwork, Features & Release Date
    Jahlil Beats Reveals "Legend Era III" Artwork, Features & Release Date
    Nov 5, 2013 at 06:44pm
    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.  Among those featured on the beatmaker's new effort are Lil Wayne, Drake, Meek Mill, Rick Ross, Ab-Soul, and DJ Khaled, but be sure to expect many more guests. Peep the official artwork below and let the countdown begin. 
  • Chance The Rapper Turned Down An Offer To Sign With TDE
    Chance The Rapper Turned Down An Offer To Sign With TDE
    Oct 31, 2013 at 03:04pm
    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. "They didn't almost sign me, they wanted to sign me" he clarified, after being asked about the rumor. "Don't say it like that, though. I turned down being signed... All of those guys are my good friends. That whole camp is great." Chance explained his stance in an earlier interview on BET's 106 & Park:
  • Lil Wayne Partners With Parisian Watch & Accessory Company
    Lil Wayne Partners With Parisian Watch & Accessory Company
    Oct 18, 2013 at 09:31pm
     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.
  • Lil Wayne Reportedly Dropping New Music Off "Tha Carter V" Soon
    Lil Wayne Reportedly Dropping New Music Off "Tha Carter V" Soon
    Oct 18, 2013 at 11:43am
    After hearing Lil Wayne on DJ Khaled's "No Motive" track yesterday, plus that Curren$y record "442", fans are itching for more new Weezy F. It looks like that won't be too far off, as the Senior VP of Promotions over at Cash Money Records tweeted today that new material from Tha Carter V is on the way.
  • Lil Wayne Calls Out Lamar Odom On "442" For Smoking Crack
    Lil Wayne Calls Out Lamar Odom On "442" For Smoking Crack
    Oct 17, 2013 at 04:27pm
    This off season just keeps getting worse for Lamar Odom, as yet another notable rapper drops his name on a track as Lil Wayne calls out Odom's reported drug use.  
  • Show Your Grill, Ho: 25 Photos Of Rappers Wearing Grillz
    Show Your Grill, Ho: 25 Photos Of Rappers Wearing Grillz
    Oct 12, 2013 at 01:59pm
    Grills have been a part of hip hop culture for some time. From Flava Flav to A$AP Rocky, and of course Nelly and Paul Wall's famous ode, we're not likely to see this trend dying anytime soon.  Take a look through our gallery of the various rappers and R&B singers who have donned fronts, including Jay Z, Big Sean, Rihanna, and more!
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