The Top 10 Beefs Of 2015 (So Far)
Last year, we examined the ever-changing definition of "beef" in hip hop, observing how inter-artist disputes have increasingly unfolded online and perhaps become more petty since the term was coined in the '90s. That's held true in 2015, as we've seen more than a few Twitter or Instagram-based disputes play out in the year's first six months.
Young Thug To Release "Slime Season" The Same Day As Lil Wayne's "FWA"
Yesterday Young Thug took to Instagram to unveil cover art for a new mixtape he has on the way, with production entirely from London On Da Track. The two often cook up fire together, so a full project of collaborations is welcome.
Top Tracks: June 15 - June 21
In these tumultuous and confusing times, it’s good to know we have Lil Wayne. Weezy was just about the only constant in this week’s Top 10, with nearly all other tracks getting washed out in a wave of new music. Let’s get started. 10) Tyga ft. Boosie Badazz – Pleazer
Lil Wayne Claims That Drake & Nicki Minaj Might Leave Young Money Because Of Birdman
The Lil Wayne/Birdman drama is far from over, although it's quieted down for a minute.
Kendrick Lamar Shouts Out Lil B & Lil Wayne For Being Influential Artists
Kendrick Lamar is not the type of dude to be chilling on Twitter shooting the shit -- he's tweeted 11 times in the last seven weeks -- so it's a bit of a surprise whenever he actually say something. Today he took the time to give a shoutout to the two artists he deems the most influential: Lil B and Lil Wayne. "Thank you BasedGod," he wrote. "Teaching us all how to swagg in videos. You and Wayne most influential. Thank you BasedGod."
5 Things We Want From Lil Wayne's "Free Weezy Album"
With Tha Carter V still firmly within the clutches of Birdman's grubby fingers, Lil Wayne made the wise decision to begin working on another album earlier this year.
Lil Wayne Announces Release Date For “Free Weezy Album”
For the past couple months, Lil Wayne has been touring nightclubs all across the country in support of his Sorry 4 The Wait 2 mixtape. Rolling into Anaheim, California on Tuesday night (June 16), Weezy took the stage to perform at the Heat Ultra Lounge OC where he made a very special announcement in the process.
Top Tracks: June 8- June 14
Good news, y’all. We no longer have to write about Weeknd tracks that have been pulled. This past week was a tumultuous one at the top of our Top 100 charts, with dead tracks and other hangers-on being flushed out in a wave of new Weezy music. Let’s get to it. 10) Turk ft. Lil Wayne – You Mad Yet? (Remix)
Lil Wayne's Manager Clarifies Jay Z Signing Announcement
When Lil Wayne announced that he had "signed a deal" with Jay Z last night, it was assumed that the rapper had found some sort of alternative to his current record deal-- whether it be through Roc Nation or Tidal.
Lil Wayne Says He Signed A Deal With Jay Z
During his performance at KMEL Summer Jam in the Bay Area, Lil Wayne decided to make a very special announcement to the crowd. "I just signed a deal with my motherfucking idol, Jay Z," Wayne declared to cheering fans. We've been watching Weezy's frustration with his Cash Money situation all year, and while we've heard nothing of a resolution between himself and mentor, Birdman, this is certainly good news, but raises more questions than answers.
Photos: On The Set Of Juicy J, Lil Wayne, & August Alsina’s “Miss Mary Mack” Video
Before Juicy J drops off his new album Tha Hustle Continues later this year, the Taylor Gang member will release a new single off it first called “Miss Mary Mack” featuring Lil Wayne and August Alsina. Prepping its release, the trio decided to link up and shoot the official video for it this week, which we have some pictures from.
Lil Wayne Partners With Royalty Collections Company
A complaint many rappers have had about Cash Money is that they don't see many of their royalty checks. We know Lil Wayne isn't exactly thrilled with the label these days, and while he's yet to work out his issues with Birdman, he's taking things into his own hands when it comes to getting what's owed him.
Top Tracks: June 1- June 7
After a relatively stagnant week, HNHH readers decided they wanted something new in the first week of June. Let’s get to it: 10) The Weeknd – In The Night This currently-unavailable Weeknd track managed to hold on in spite of a lukewarm reaction from readers. Abel’s latest dropped six spots to land at number 10 in its second week. 9) Juicy J ft. Ty Dolla $ign, Drake – Tryna Fuck
Top 5 Lil Wayne Verses Of 2015
Lil Wayne has had a tougher year than anyone. Carter V has officially reached Detox status, and though he's promised the Free Weezy Album, we're not waiting up at night for that either. The sad part is, none of it seems to be his fault. Today, however, we got "Glory," a brand new Weezy single, premiered exclusively on TIDAL.
Lil Wayne Is Now A Co-Owner Of TIDAL
Before today, we hadn't received any signs that Lil Wayne was involved with TIDAL in any way, but now it's more apparent than ever that he's putting some stake in the company. Earlier today, he dropped "Glory," purportedly the first single from his Free Weezy Album, as an exclusive on the streaming service, and now we've received reports that he's the company's latest co-owner.
Lil Wayne Releases New Track "Glory" As A TIDAL Exclusive
For those of you not swayed by music videos from Jay Z, Rihanna, Beyonce and Nicki Minaj, here's something that might make you want to subscribe to TIDAL: a new Lil Wayne song. Entitled "Glory," it's his first new, original track since the Migos-featuring "Amazing Amy" hit the web back in January.
Lil Wayne Bus Shooting Suspect Turns Himself In
While it was initially believed that the suspect in the Lil Wayne bus shooting case had already been arrested, it seems it was simply a warrant that was issued. According to TMZ, Jimmy Carlton Winfrey has now officially turned himself in as of this morning.
A History Of Drake Showing Love On Tour
Drake stays true to the three words he lent to Juvenile's Rich Gang single "Show Me Love." "I Show Love" is mantra he lives by when he's in the 6 and when he's on the road. Drake rarely mentioned his Canadian identity during the beginning of his career, setting himself apart from most city-repping, street-affiliated rappers. Since, he's gone on to dedicate himself to "the 6," giving Toronto that universally-recognized nickname and anointing himself the "6 God."
A$AP Rocky Says He Wanted To Re-Do His Verse On "M'$" After Hearing Lil Wayne's
A$AP Rocky and his label took the reigns on an album leak when they decided to release A.L.L.A. a week before it's due date. The final tracklist showed off a few familiar names, like Kanye West and Lil Wayne, and a few that were unfamiliar, like Joe Fox. Our host Baker sat down with Rocky to discuss the album last night, and dig deeper into three specific tracks: "Canal St.," "Jukebox Joints" and "M'$."