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2010s In Review

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

Status Ain't Hood

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

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

More Birdman stories

Juvenile & Birdman – “Ride Dat” (Feat. Lil Wayne)

It's not hard to get nostalgic about the early Cash Money Records era, when an anarchic squad of New Orleans bounce-rappers bulldozed their way onto…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2019 - 11:23 am

Lil Wayne Talks Drake, XXXTentacion, Birdman, & More In Revealing Interview

Lil Wayne sat down in his hometown of New Orleans with Rap Radar's Elliott Wilson as part of Wilson's long-running CRWN interview series. With Wayne's
Chris DeVille | October 4, 2018 - 11:07 am

Childish Gambino – “Feels Like Summer” Video

Back in May, Donald Glover premiered a striking Childish Gambino music video for his new song, "This Is America." It was an exciting teaser for…
Julia Gray | September 2, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Big Tymers – “Desiigner Caskets”

Back in the late-'90s/early-'00s halcyon days of Cash Money Records, label boss Birdman and genius producer Mannie Fresh recorded five albums together under the name…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2018 - 11:29 am

Young Thug Made A Video With Birdman & Paris Hilton

Hey, remember Paris Hilton? If you're too young, Hilton was basically the Kylie Jenner of 2004, except somehow vastly more annoying. (She also recorded at…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2018 - 8:53 am

T-Pain Sues Cash Money Records For $500K In Unpaid Royalties

T-Pain’s record label Nappy Boy Entertainment is reportedly suing Universal Music Group’s Cash Money Records for unpaid royalties, specifically from Lil Wayne's albums Tha Carter
Cherie Hu / Billboard | November 2, 2017 - 10:35 am

Big Tymers Announce Reunion Show

When the first wave of Cash Money Millionaires were at their peak circa Y2K, the Big Tymers were one of their definitive acts. The duo…
Chris DeVille | October 12, 2017 - 5:17 pm

Lil Wayne Tells Birdman, “Suck My Dick!”

It's been difficult to keep track of the various twists and turns in Lil Wayne's feud with former friend, label head, and "daddy" Birdman. Wayne…
Chris DeVille | June 12, 2017 - 1:09 pm

Cash Money Hit With Major Lawsuit Over Missing Drake Profits

In a new lawsuit filed today in the Manhattan Supreme Court, Aspire Music Group -- represented by longtime Donald Trump litigator Marc E. Kasowitz --…
Dan Rys / Billboard | April 17, 2017 - 3:18 pm

Rich Gang – “Bit Bak” (Feat. Young Thug & Birdman)

Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan released their incredible 2014 collaborative mixtape Rich Gang: Tha Tour Part 1 when they were under the umbrella or…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2017 - 11:04 am

Lil Wayne Says He’ll Never Work With Birdman Again

Lil Wayne recently vented some frustrations in a series of tweets about his ongoing legal feud with Birdman and Cash Money Records. The tweet that…
Collin Robinson | September 13, 2016 - 2:16 pm

Lil Wayne – “Grateful”

Lil Wayne took to social media to vent some frustrations last week, tweeting "I AM NOW DEFENSELESS AND mentally DEFEATED & I leave gracefully and…
Peter Helman | September 10, 2016 - 12:10 pm

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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