Lil Wayne News

  • Cover of Review: Lil Wayne's "Dedication 5"
    There was a time not too long ago when Lil Wayne was widely considered the best rapper alive. Since 2009's No Ceilings, Lil Tunechi has left fans scratching their heads and wondering what happened to the once dominant Mixtape Weezy. All that mediocrity recently caught up to the Young Money star.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Aug. 26-Sept. 1
    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 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Lil Kim Responds To Lil Wayne's Shot At Her On "Pure Colombia"
    Lil Wayne finally dropped his latest installment in the Dedication series, D5, and it's definitely got people talking, whether good or bad. One of those people is Lil Kim, who received a mention on Weezy's "Pure Colombia" off the mixtape.
  • Cover of Pusha T & Jae Millz Beef Over Lil Wayne's "Dedication 5"
    Pusha T certainly has a history of sneak-dissing Lil Wayne. So when he made a comment that could easily be read as a shot at Dedication 5, Young Money rapper Jae Millz stepped in to call him out on it.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne's Craziest Kicks And Fits
  • Cover of Lil Wayne's "Dedication 5" To Drop At 12AM PST [Update: Mixtape Finally Dropped at 6am EST]
    Lil Wayne's highly anticipated Dedication 5 mixtape was set to drop at 5 PM EST, but an announcement from Wayne's camp has confirmed that the project will be pushed back.
  • Cover of Mack Maine To Be Charged After Allegedly Breaking Female Fan's Jaw
    Last week we reported on a story of a woman who claimed an entourage member from the "America's Most Wanted" tour had assaulted her on a tour bus. While the assailant's identity had not been confirmed at the time, it has now been revealed to be none other than Young Money president Mack Maine.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Apologizes To Fans For Lack Of BET & VMA Nominations, Reveals "Dedication 5" Artwork & Release Date
    Surprisingly enough, Lil Wayne hasn't received any nominations at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, which was also the case at the BET Awards earlier in the summer. The New Orleans emcee has been fairly lauded in the past, but he won't be involved in either ceremony at all this year.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz & T.I. Entourage Member Allegedly Breaks Woman's Jaw
    Whatever it was that got 2 Chainz arrested was not the only illegal activity happening on the "America's Most Wanted" tour buses yesterday. A woman has come forth, claiming that an entourage member on the tour assaulted her after the show in OKC last night.
  • Cover of Drake's "Nothing Was The Same" Set To Feature Jay Z, Lil Wayne & Hudson Mohawke
    The thirst for Drake's new album Nothing Was The Same is real. The album arrives on September 17th, and as of yet, we haven't heard many details about who or what to expect on it.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Says "Dedication 5" Is Coming In Around Ten Days
    Lil Wayne initially mentioned his Dedication 5 mixtape in his "Bugatti" freestyle earlier this summer. Following that we got confirmation from DJ Drama it was on the way, as well as a few details, but no date had been revealed.
  • Cover of Drake Brings Out Kanye West, Lil Wayne, The Weeknd, J. Cole, & Many More For OVO Fest [Update: More Footage Added, Drake Talks On Kanye]
  • Cover of Bun B Says There Are "Bigger Things To Worry About" Than Riley Cooper's Comments
    Riley Cooper's recent use of a racial slur at Kenny Chesney concert last week has drawn much criticism of the NFL Player, including a very public diss from Lil Wayne.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Disses Riley Cooper Over Racial Slur
    Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper was recently fined for a racist rant that was caught on camera at a Kenny Chesney concert. Cooper is seen angrily uttering a racial slur in the clip, after he was allegedly denied backstage access by a black security guard.
  • Cover of Young Mula: Rappers Who Got Rich Young
    Rap is a young man’s game. No matter how much you may disagree, the fact remains that there are a good bit of rhymesayers who have secured their financial future from making a successful entry into the rap arena and conquering other avenues.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Says He Was "Trying To Be Underground" With "IANAHB2"
    Lil Wayne's I Am Not A Human Being II album was generally deemed not his best work yet, receiving mixed reviews from fans and critics alike. In a new interview with XXL Magazine (via MissInfo), Weezy F reveals he was actually trying to be 'underground' with the album-- could this be where he went wrong?
  • Cover of Tech N9ne Talks Visiting Lil Wayne In Jail, Losing A Jay Z Feature, & Devil Worship
    Tech N9ne is getting ready to drop his new album Something Else, tomorrow, so the eccentric rapper stopped by Power 105's The Breakfast Club to talk about the project as well as working with Lil Wayne, almost getting a Jay Z feature, and the rumor that he is a devil worshiper.
  • Cover of Jimmy Butler Sorry For "Pussy Money & Weed" Shirt
    Jimmy Butler came under fire from some fans when a photo of him rocking a provocative t-shirt was circling on Instagram.  Wearing a tee that borrows the phrase from Lil Wayne’s track, “Pussy Money & Weed,” offended some people, so he took to Twitter to apologize. Apparently, he was not trying to make a statemen
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Apologizes To Emmett Till's Family During Performance
    Lil Wayne has seen himself involved in lots of controversy over the last few months, and none gained him more infamy than his Emmett Till line on "Karate Chop."  Now Weezy has changed the lyrics, and apologized to the Till family. 
  • Cover of Album Cover, Track List & Features Revealed For New Rich Gang Compilation
    The new Rich Gang compilation album from YMCMB is slated to drop on July 23rd, and today Birdman released the official artwork and tracklist for the project. This LP is not to be confused with the sequel to We Are Young Money, by the way. 
  • Cover of Diddy, Rihanna, Lil Wayne, Miguel & More React To "Not Guilty" Verdict In Trayvon Martin Case
    Last night, in a Sanford, Florida court room, George Zimmerman was found "not guilty" in the slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, having been acquitted of second-degree murder and/or manslaughter. The verdict was announced by a jury of six women after they deliberated for more than 16 hours. 
  • 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.
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