In case you missed it, NBA point guard Damian Lillard released a new album last Friday called The Letter O, which featured an impressive lineup of guest appearances, including Lil Wayne, Juvenile, Jamie Foxx, and more.
Drake's Summer Sixteen tour has been defined by the rotation of high-profile guests he's brought out. After inviting Lil Wayne out on stage in Miami a few days ago, Drake brought out Weezy once more at the tour's Sunday night stop in Houston.
While Birdman has expressed interest in repairing his relationship with Lil Wayne, possibly because he is the defendant in Wayne's outstanding $51 million lawsuit against Cash Money, it is quite apparent that Wayne doesn't feel the same way.
The ongoing saga of Lil Wayne’s disputes with his label Cash Money, and more specifically its owner Birdman, have been well documented. Lawsuits have been slung back and forth, and we still don’t have Tha Carter V.
While it briefly looked like Lil Wayne and Birdman were on pace to settle their differences, Wayne's recent comments at live shows suggest that things between him and his label are as bad as ever.
Though he's experienced some dissent within his ranks, Birdman is adding to his roster at Cash Money. The latest Cash Money signees come from opposite sides of the country, Philly's AR-AB and Compton Menace (from the CPT, of course).
The Big Tymers released their last album thirteen years ago. But Mannie Fresh and Birdman are still the golden standard of strictly-for-stuntin' music. Evidence: the hook on Nef the Pharaoh's breakout hit "Big Tymin'":
We've seen a lot of controversy spawn out of Breakfast Club interviews, but somehow, Birdman was able to give the most talked about interview in the show's history, and he was there for under two minutes.