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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

2010s In Review

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

More Lil Wayne stories

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 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

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’s “Old Town Road” Remix Leaks

Lil Nas X loves remixes -- and for good reason. Remixes are a big part of why "Old Town Road," his viral country-rap hit turned…
Peter Helman | July 25, 2019 - 11:55 pm

Lil Wayne Cuts Set Short, Threatens To Quit Blink-182 Tour

Two months ago, Blink-182 and Lil Wayne announced that they would spend their summer on a co-headlining tour across North America, a trek that seemed…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2019 - 9:44 am

Big K.R.I.T. – “Addiction” (Feat. Lil Wayne & Saweetie)

Big K.R.I.T. is releasing a new album, K.R.I.T. Iz Here, in July -- its name positions it as a spiritual successor his mixtape from nine…
James Rettig | June 24, 2019 - 2:36 pm

Watch DJ Khaled Perform With SZA, Lil Wayne, J Balvin, & More On SNL

DJ Khaled was the musical guest on last night's Paul Rudd-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live. During his performance, he brought out Lil Wayne, SZA,…
Julia Gray | May 19, 2019 - 12:23 pm
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