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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 lawsuits, three spinoff dramas, direct verbal shots, social media shots, subliminal lyrical shots, actual gunshots, a hurled drink, two mixtapes, and an album, here we are. More »

Rap music is too vast and overwhelming a thing for any one song to encapsulate all the multitudes it contains. But if I had to pick one song that best encapsulates what circa-now rap music can be, that song would probably be “Dreams And Nightmares (Intro),” the breathless track that opened Meek Mill’s 2012 album… More »

When you don’t have to listen to terrestrial radio, it can be hard to get excited about it, especially if you don’t live in a big city. Charlottesville, the small Southern college town where I’ve been living for about four years now, isn’t exactly a radio hotbed. There’s one freeform community radio station that canMore »

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Download Lil Wayne No Ceilings 2 Mixtape

Happy Thanksgiving from Lil Wayne! As promised, Wayne has just dropped No Ceilings 2, a sequel to his much-loved Halloween 2009 mixtape. The 24-track project…
Peter Helman | November 26, 2015 - 9:01 pm

Jason Aldean Wore Blackface And Dressed Up As Lil Wayne For Halloween

Ugh. The above picture of country star and Tidal “artist-owner” Jason Aldean wearing blackface, fake dreads, sunglasses, and a gold chain while out with friends…
Peter Helman | November 10, 2015 - 6:31 pm

Watch Big Sean Bring Out Eminem, Danny Brown, & DeJ Loaf For “Detroit Vs. Everybody” Hometown Performance

Last night at Big Sean's "Live In Paradise" show in his hometown of Detroit, he brought fellow Motor City natives Eminem, Danny Brown, DeJ Loaf,…
Grace Birnstengel | November 7, 2015 - 3:34 pm

Pimp C – “3 Way Freak” (Feat. Lil Wayne)

Pimp C, one half of Texas rap duo UGK, died in 2007. After a handful of posthumous features, an entire posthumous album is now on…
Peter Helman | November 4, 2015 - 10:46 pm

Cops Seize Lil Wayne’s Art To Satisfy Private Jet Debt

TMZ reports that the Miami-Dade County Sheriff's deputies seized some of Lil Wayne's art collection yesterday, which is reportedly worth $30 million in total. Wayne…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 4, 2015 - 9:55 am

Watch Jay Z Talk On Kimmel, Perform “Empire State Of Mind” At TIDAL X

Last night, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn was packed with stars to celebrate TIDAL reaching the 1 million subscriber mark. (For comparison’s sake, Spotify sits…
James Rettig | October 21, 2015 - 10:19 am

Lil Wayne – “Pour Up”

Lil Wayne's recording career appears to be in some sort of contract purgatory right now, what with the release of the Tidal-exclusive album FWA and…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2015 - 2:51 pm

Watch Lil Wayne Tell Conan O’Brien About Becoming A Tony Hawk Character

Lil Wayne may be trapped in contract hell musically, but that might only mean he's got a whole lot more time to devote to skateboarding,…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2015 - 10:39 am

Lil Wayne Says He’s Still A Better Rapper Than Drake: “I Annihilate That Guy”

In 2009, when Lil Wayne signed Drake to Young Money, Weezy was finishing up an incredible half-decade run during which he earned his self proclaimed…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2015 - 4:19 pm

Download DJ E-Feezy The Wolf Of South Beach Mixtape

Young Money-affiliated Miami producer DJ E-Feezy has just dropped his new mixtape The Wolf Of South Beach. It's a massive 22-track project with a stacked…
Peter Helman | September 9, 2015 - 6:52 pm

Montana Of 300 Teases Collaboration With Kanye West, Jay Z, & Lil Wayne

Chicago rapper Montana Of 300 broke out last year with the cult hit “Ice Cream Truck,” and he’s been picking up some momentum since then.
Peter Helman | September 6, 2015 - 6:24 pm

Apple Blocks Tidal From Streaming Drake’s Lil’ Weezyana Performance

Last night, on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Lil Wayne held his first annual Lil' Weezyana Fest in New Orleans. As MissInfo points out,…
Peter Helman | August 29, 2015 - 11:38 am

Curren$y – “Bottom Of The Bottle” (Feat. Lil Wayne & August Alsina)

Curren$y has already released one LP this year, Pilot Talk III, and now he's getting ready to drop another. The first single from the upcoming…
Peter Helman | August 27, 2015 - 10:50 pm

Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth – “Nothing But Trouble” Video

A couple of months ago, Lil Wayne and Charlie Puth shared "Nothing But Trouble," a song from the soundtrack to the drum machine documentary 808
Peter Helman | August 24, 2015 - 7:38 pm

Photos: Billboard Hot 100 Festival 2015

Billboard threw its first-ever Hot 100 Festival this weekend at Long Island’s Jones Beach, featuring headlining sets from the Weeknd, Skrillex, Nicki Minaj, and Justin…
Stereogum | August 24, 2015 - 11:40 am

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

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

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

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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