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Status Ain't Hood

Lil Baby & 42 Dugg’s “We Paid” Is The Summer Anthem We Need

It's been 14 years since Tom Cruise did the Yung Joc motorcycle dance. In the summer of 2006, Cruise was out on the promotional trail…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2020 - 1:05 pm

The Week In Pop

If You Think “Hot Girl Bummer” Is Bad, Just Wait Till You Hear blackbear’s Other Songs

It's physics: For every "Hot Girl Summer" there is an equal and opposite "Hot Girl Bummer." I don't make the rules. Take it up with…
Chris DeVille | February 10, 2020 - 4:52 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Lil Wayne Returns To His Own Dimension

When Lil Wayne was first starting in rap music, Cash Money Records paired him up with fellow baby rapper BG in the duo known as…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2020 - 11:59 am

More Lil Wayne stories

Lil Wayne Addresses Critics, Describes How A White Cop Saved His Life When He Was 12 And A White Pilot Tried To Have Him Arrested This Week

Lil Wayne faced criticism last week over comments he made about George Floyd's murder at the hands of police officers. "We have to stop placing…
Peter Helman | June 6, 2020 - 2:13 pm

After Controversial George Floyd Comments, Lil Wayne Discusses Protests With Dr. Dre

Lil Wayne drew criticism for some comments he made in an Instagram Live session with Fat Joe on Thursday night about the murder of George…
James Rettig | May 31, 2020 - 10:19 am

Stream Lil Wayne’s Funeral Deluxe Tracks Feat. Doja Cat, Lil Uzi Vert, & More

Lil Wayne released his new album Funeral at the end of January. And last night, during the latest episode of his Young Money Radio show…
Peter Helman | May 30, 2020 - 12:45 pm

Chance The Rapper – “Instagram Song 8″ (Feat. Lil Wayne & Young Thug)

For the past week, Chance The Rapper has been putting new songs up on his Instagram account. These tracks don't have titles, and they seem…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2020 - 9:50 am

Watch Chance The Rapper, Lil Wayne, & Quavo Play The NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show

Last night, the NBA's annual All-Star Game came to Chicago, and the NBA recruited Chicago local Chance The Rapper to play the game's halftime show,…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2020 - 9:02 am

Watch A Deranged-Looking Lil Wayne Perform With The Roots On Fallon

Lil Wayne wore the following things when he was the musical guest on The Tonight Show last night: A red beret with spikes sticking out…
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2020 - 8:54 am

Watch Lil Wayne Lose The New Season Of The Masked Singer

Last night, Fox dedicated the coveted after-the-super-bowl spot to The Masked Singer, its absurdist singing-competition show. On that utterly fucking ridiculous program, an adaptation of…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2020 - 9:42 am

Stream Lil Wayne’s New Album Funeral

Just one week ago, rap legend Lil Wayne announced his new album Funeral. Today, the new LP is out in the world, and we can…
Tom Breihan | January 31, 2020 - 8:59 am

Lil Wayne Announces New Album Funeral, Out Next Week

Back in 2018, Lil Wayne finally accomplished something that had seemed impossible: He released Tha Carter V. After years of bitter words and legal battles…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2020 - 9:10 am


The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

The Anniversary

Tha Block Is Hot Turns 20

While he was still a child, Lil Wayne watched his father leave and his stepfather die. He attempted suicide, shooting himself in the chest. He…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2019 - 11:19 am

Lil Wayne Skips Another Show

Lil Wayne was a no-show last night for his set at the Life Is Beautiful Music + Art Festival in Las Vegas. As USA Today
James Rettig | September 22, 2019 - 3:52 pm
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