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A Mannie Fresh Comeback Needs To Happen

"Hate" is a fun song: jittery bounce beat, tingly synthetic bells, humming keyboard riff, chanted hook, three rappers tripping all over each other and talking…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2016 - 11:46 am
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2015 In Review

The 15 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2015

Beefs! All hail beefs! Every year we start off with a blank slate, and every year our favorite (and least favorite!) artists bring all of…
James Rettig | December 15, 2015 - 1:35 pm
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List

The 10 Best Vanity Rap Dynasties

Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three
Collin Robinson | September 9, 2015 - 11:36 am
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More Birdman stories

Lil Wayne Sues Universal For $40M Over Drake & Nicki Minaj Records

Lil Wayne may have ended his bitter feud with Birdman, his former mentor and label boss, but that doesn't mean he's done demanding the money…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2016 - 9:56 am
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Mannie Fresh – “Hate” (Feat. Lil Wayne, Juvenile, & Birdman)

The Cash Money Millionaires are back! Until they very recently ended their beef, Birdman and Lil Wayne had been at each other's throats for more…
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2016 - 11:18 am
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Lil Wayne & Birdman Squash Beef

When long-estranged comrades Lil Wayne and Birdman appeared together in a group photo at Drake's New Year's Eve party, the rap world wondered if the…
Chris DeVille | January 18, 2016 - 11:09 am
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Lil Wayne & Birdman May Have Ended Beef

The rap world was surprised in late 2014 when Lil Wayne declared himself a prisoner on Cash Money Records and vented his frustrations with Bryan…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2016 - 3:39 pm
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Birdman Speaks On Lil Wayne Feud: “I Love My Son”

The fierce battle that has erupted between Lil Wayne and his former mentor Birdman becomes more fraught with each headline. Wayne has gone from calling…
Caitlin White | July 28, 2015 - 12:14 pm
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Cash Money Records Suing Tidal, Jay Z For $50M Over The Free Weezy Album

Fans of Lil Wayne are going through some excruciating pain this year, as the battles over money, music, and life itself seem to keep getting…
Caitlin White | July 16, 2015 - 5:02 pm
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Indictment Alleges Young Thug And Birdman Conspired To Kill Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne has been feuding with his former Cash Money Records label boss Birdman for a while now, and a couple of days ago, Birdman…
Peter Helman | July 15, 2015 - 11:28 pm
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Birdman Allegedly Threw A Drink At Lil Wayne Mid-Performance Last Night

The feud between Lil Wayne and Birdman has apparently reached the throwing-shit-at-each-other stage. The two were once one of the great partnerships in rap, but…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2015 - 10:45 am
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The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: Zac Brown Band Branches Out In The Blandest Way Possible

In this era of ever-diminishing music sales, there are weeks when an album squeaks into the #1 spot because there's no legitimate competition. This was…
Chris DeVille | May 7, 2015 - 2:42 pm
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Young Thug – “Constantly Hating” (Feat. Birdman) Video

Yesterday, Young Thug released his deeply absorbing Barter 6 album, though he's now saying that it's really just a mixtape and that the real album,…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Lil Wayne Disses Young Thug’s Carter 6 Artwork

So far in the great Lil Wayne vs. Birdman feud regarding Cash Money's decision not to release Tha Carter V (among other grievances), Wayne has…
Caitlin White | April 10, 2015 - 1:34 pm
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Lil Wayne And His Daughter Revived MTV’s My Super Sweet 16 Last Night

MTV stopped running new episodes of the endlessly hatewatchable reality series My Super Sweet 16 in 2008, but when Lil Wayne's daughter wants to throw…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2015 - 11:15 am
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Lil Wayne Suing Birdman & Cash Money For $51M

Over the weekend, rumors surfaced that Lil Wayne was considering suing Birdman for $8 million dollars for the delay of his next album, Tha Carter
James Rettig | January 28, 2015 - 5:47 pm
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Lil Wayne Reportedly Suing Birdman For $8M

Lil Wayne shocked the rap world in December by calling himself a "prisoner" on longtime label home Cash Money and saying he wants nothing to…
Chris DeVille | January 24, 2015 - 4:27 pm
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Dej Loaf – “Blood” (Feat. Young Thug & Birdman) Video

Detroit rapper Dej Loaf has shared a video for her Young Thug and Birdman featuring track "Blood," which shows up on her Sell Sole mixtape…
James Rettig | December 27, 2014 - 8:42 pm

2014 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2014

In 2014, rap's biggest names more or less sat the year out. Kanye West never got around to releasing that populist masterwork he's been promising.
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2014 - 11:10 am
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Lil Wayne Calls Himself A “Prisoner” On Cash Money, Says Birdman Won’t Release The Carter V

Lil Wayne's career has been inextricably linked to Cash Money Records and co-founder Bryan "Birdman" Williams, a guy Wayne has always referred to as his…
Chris DeVille | December 4, 2014 - 1:49 pm
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