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Lil Wayne Has His Security Knock Out A Disgruntled Fan

Lil Wayne's been on tour lately to promote his upcoming mixtape The Free Weezy Album, and it's been... eventful. We already posted footage of him freaking out on his DJ one night. Now he's apparently freaking out on the crowd, too. On Saturday night, Wayne played a show at the Fort Lauderdale venue… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 24, 2015

Lil Wayne – “CoCo” Video

Our last-ever Mixtape Of The Week column, before we switched over to the Week In Rap, was dedicated to Lil Wayne's Sorry 4 The Wait 2. Given that Wayne had a huge hand in making the mixtape landscape what it is, that's appropriate. The tape opened with Wayne's version of O.T. Genasis' pounding street… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 18, 2015

Young Thug Is Calling His Next Project Carter 6

Right now, Lil Wayne is locked in a bitter legal struggle with Cash Money Records, his label, over the fate of his shelved album Tha Carter V. He's already made and released four Tha Carter albums for Cash Money, and they've all been enormous successes, so you can see where he'd be pissed. Meanwhile,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 17, 2015

Watch Lil Wayne Throw His Mic, Confront DJ For Playing The Wrong Version Of “CoCo”

Look, when you're a DJ for a hip-hop legend like Lil Wayne, you literally have one job. Your job is to play the right backing tracks for Wayne to deliver his raps over. That's it. Sure, there's a certain amount of artistry in keeping your shit organized and rolling with the punches if Wayne switche… More »

By: Caitlin White / March 13, 2015

Police Respond To Call About Shooting Outside Lil Wayne’s Miami Beach Home

CBS reports that Miami police responded to a call about a shooting outside Lil Wayne's mansion on Miami Beach's La Gorce Island. Someone called the police and reported that four people had been shot outside the home. According to police, they've found no evidence of a shooting outside the home, though they haven't yet… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 11, 2015

Lil Wayne Preps The Free Weezy Album, Learns What “On Fleek” Means

Last Friday, not long after Drake released his sudden surprise "mixtape" If You're Reading This It's Too Late, rumors circulated that Drake's mentor Lil Wayne would release his own new surprise album The Free Weezy Album by the end of the day. That never happened, but Wayne now says that the album is o… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 19, 2015

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 one of the show's endlessly lavish birthday bashes, MTV is willing to resurrect it. The show was famous for the sight of spoiled rich kids melting down crying because their… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 17, 2015

Drake Drops Surprise Mixtape If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Drake has released a surprise mixtape, If You're Reading This It's Too Late. It contains 17 tracks and has features from Lil Wayne, Travi$ Scott, and PARTYNEXTDOOR. Earlier today, Drake shared a short film called Jungle. Missinfo points out that this is probably the mixtape that Toronto Raptors player DeMar DeRozan accidentally mentioned… More »

By: James Rettig / February 12, 2015

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 V. Well, the rumors are true, but he's suing for a hell of a lot more -- $51 million, to be precise. TMZ obtained a copy of the… More »

By: James Rettig / January 28, 2015

Mixtape Of The Week: Lil Wayne Sorry 4 The Wait 2

We have to talk about historical perspective when we're talking about mixtapes, and we have Lil Wayne to thank and to blame for that. Lil Wayne wasn't the only one releasing great mixtapes during his mid-'00s monster run, and he wasn't even the only one who was releasing mixtapes that were arguably better than hi… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 28, 2015

Lil Wayne & Migos – “Amazing Amy”

Just because Tha Carter V is stuck in limbo doesn't mean that Lil Wayne can't release some side tracks on his own. He just put out his apology mixtape Sorry 4 The Wait 2, and here's some more new Weezy: a collaboration with Atlanta trio Migos. It's called "Amazing Amy" -- a GoneMore »

By: James Rettig / January 25, 2015

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 do with longtime father figure Bryan "Birdman" Williams, the Cash Money co-founder who continues to delay the release of Wayne's album The Carter V. Wayne took more shots at… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 24, 2015

Download Lil Wayne Sorry 4 The Wait 2

It's unclear when Lil Wayne will put out his supposedly-final album Tha Carter V. After it was pushed back indefinitely late last year, Wayne came out and said that he was a "prisoner" on his Cash Money label. He's now released an apology mixtape called Sorry 4 The Wait 2, a quasi-sequel to the… More »

By: James Rettig / January 20, 2015

Lil Wayne – “Fingers Hurting”

Mixtape release dates can be a tricky business, but Lil Wayne has announced plans to release his new Sorry 4 The Wait 2 mixtape tomorrow, and I have to believe he's going to do it. We've already heard his generally impressive freestyle over Future's "Sh!t." And over the weekend, Wayne shared another track. Thi… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 19, 2015

Lil Wayne – “Sh!t Freestyle”

One of the best things Lil Wayne has done in the past few years was his 2011 mixtape Sorry 4 The Wait, on which Wayne brought back his old mixtape technique, going in hard over other people's tracks and doing his best to make his versions the definitive ones. Now that Wayne's new album… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 13, 2015

Master P – “Power” (Feat. Lil Wayne, Gangsta, & Ace B)

In the late '90s, two different New Orleans rap labels crossed over and achieved total commercial domination. First came Master P's No Limit Records, and the Williams brothers' Cash Money Records followed not long after. The two labels were crosstown rivals, and their figureheads did not like each other. (Lil Wayne in 1999: "Ain't got… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 5, 2015

Lil Wayne’s New Face Tattoo Doesn’t Mean What He Thinks It Means

Lil Wayne got some new tattoos on his face this week -- one on his chin and another along his eyebrow, as depicted above -- and tattoo artist Spider shared the ink work in a pair of Instagram posts. Now, if Wayne wants to cover his whole face with tattoos, more power… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 23, 2014

The 40 Best Music Videos Of 2014

Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for TV, expecting you to run across their images when you were flipping through channels. By the time YouTube hit its second year, that… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 19, 2014

The Week In Pop’s Top 50 Pop Songs Of 2014

Two weeks ago we looked at the year's biggest pop songs; now let's run down the best ones. There will be a lot of overlap, of course, partly because sometimes great songs get popular and partly because sometimes popular songs that initially strike you as insufferable end up wearing you down through sheer persistence. More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 18, 2014

Mack Maine Says Lil Wayne’s The Carter V Will Be Out Early 2015

In arguably the most shocking music news items of the month, Lil Wayne famously described himself as a "prisoner" on lifelong label home Cash Money Records and said he wants nothing to do with anyone at the label, implying that relations had soured between Wayne and his "daddy," Cash Money co-founder Bryan "Birdman" Williams,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 15, 2014
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