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Multiple Gunshots Fired at Lil Wayne's Tour Buses in Atlanta

April 26, 2015

Multiple gunshots were fired at a pair of Lil Wayne's tour buses after the rapper performed at an Atlanta nightclub on early Sunday morning. While Lil Wayne and some Young Money associates were reportedly on board during the shooting, no one was injured...

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Lil Wayne Not Dropping Lawsuit Against Cash Money

April 7, 2015

Contrary to media reports, Lil Wayne has not dropped his $51 million lawsuit against Cash Money Records. Lil Wayne's lawyer, Ron Sweeney, tells Rolling Stone that while the original suit was filed in New York, where both Cash Money and Universal Music...

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Watch Lil Wayne Get Cagey in New 'CoCo Freestyle' Video

March 18, 2015

Lil Wayne's new clip for "CoCo (Freestyle)" takes his "prisoner" comments about his current label beef literally. The video, which premiered on Noisey, splices in clips from his past videos and films like Scarface between shots of the rapper dancing and...

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Lil Wayne Sues Cash Money for $51 Million

January 28, 2015

Lil Wayne is suing Cash Money with the hopes of ending his contract with the label, according to TMZ. The lawsuit alleges that CEO Bryan "Birdman" Williams and the company have withheld a substantial amount of money that it owes him with regard to the...

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Everything Index: Up All Night With Justin Bieber

January 21, 2015

It's time for another installment of Rolling Stone's "Everything Index," our midweek ranking of pop culture's power players. In the wake of last night's State of the Union snapfest (a.k.a. Barack Obama: Raw), this week's list has a decidedly Democratic...

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Lil Wayne Tackles Cash Money Beef in New Song

January 13, 2015

Lil Wayne both bashed and brushed off his longtime label Cash Money in a new track, "Sh!t (Remix)," which is set to appear on the rapper's upcoming mixtape, Sorry 4 the Wait 2, All Hip Hop reports. The track finds Weezy as wild,...

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Lil Wayne Breaks Silence on Cash Money Lawsuit

February 19, 2015

Last December, Lil Wayne hit send on a series of tweets that rocked the music world. "I am a prisoner and so is my creativity," he wrote, blaming Cash Money Records and its cofounder, Bryan "Birdman" Williams, for refusing to release his long-delayed...

Song Review

"Shit (Remix)"

January 23, 2015

Label trouble, album delays and a high-profile public feud couldn't keep Lil Wayne from rapping about the joys of freaky sex. He nods to his ongoing drama in the song's first few bars but quickly gets carnal: "You might need lube for this," he warns a...

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Lil Wayne Hints at Creative Freedom in New Mixtape

January 21, 2015

Although Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V remains perpetually postponed, at least the rapper's mixtapes arrive on time: As promised, Wayne has released his Sorry 4 the Wait 2, his consolatory mixtape for fans still waiting for Tha Carter series' much-delayed...

2014

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Watch Nicki Minaj's Bondage-Filled 'Only' Video

December 12, 2014

With the arrival of Nicki Minaj's new LP The Pinkprint just days away, the rapper has shared the music video for her all-star single "Only," featuring Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown. The video features a heavy dose of bondage equipment, risqué...

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American Music Awards 2014's 20 Best and Worst Moments

November 24, 2014

The butts have it! The 42nd American Music Awards brought out booty, booty, booty, rockin' everywhere — as well as the latest crop of teen pop, a few doses of punk attitude and even more reasons for us to love Taylor Swift. Though...

Live Review

Drake and Lil Wayne Stage a Head-to-Head Battle in Queens

August 20, 2014

So ends a summer in which the three biggest hip-hop tours doubled as premises for future slash fiction shorts. Beyoncé and Jay Z have been acting out their scenes from a troubled marriage in arenas across the country. Eminem and Rihanna brought...

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Lil Wayne Goes 'Over the Cuckoo's Nest' in 'Krazy' Clip

August 11, 2014

Lil Wayne might not be crazy, but the two straightjacketed Lil Waynes he hallucinates seeing in his "Krazy" video are. The clip takes place in an insane asylum and finds Wayne sticking out among fellow patients who are all dressed in white. MTV News reports...

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Make It Wayne: Weezy Starts a Sports Agency

July 25, 2014

As the founder of Young Money Entertainment, Lil Wayne has proven he can put together a roster: Drake and Nicki Minaj both won Rookie of the Year honors, Tyga provides speed off the bench and Lil Twist fills the ridiculous hair requirement. Lil Wayne:...

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Watch Beats by Dre's Soccer-Themed New Ad

June 6, 2014

A new campaign for the launch of Beats by Dre's redesigned Solo2 headphones collects some of the biggest names in soccer and features cameos by celebrities including Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Lebron James and Serena Williams, among others. The theme behind...

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Lil Wayne Blasts Cash Money: 'I Want Off This Label'

December 4, 2014

Update: Lil Wayne's manager, Cortez Bryant, has told TMZ that the rapper will not be leaving Cash Money and that everything is good between him and Cash Money label founder Baby. If it seems like Lil Wayne's upcoming album, Tha Carter V, has gotten...

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Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake Set Sexual Record Straight

October 28, 2014

Nicki Minaj fronts a cadre of heavy hitters including Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown on "Only," the latest track to surface from her upcoming third LP, The Pinkprint, which is now streaming courtesy of iHeartRadio. Produced by pop...

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40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

August 15, 2014

The movies started flirting with what would be called "rock & roll" from the very beginning, slapping Bill Haley and the Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" onto a scene in the juvenile-delinquent drama The Blackboard Jungle (1955) and co-opting Elvis...

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Lil Wayne and Drake Debut New Single 'Grindin'

August 9, 2014

Just before kicking off their joint tour on Friday, Lil Wayne and Drake dropped a preview of their collaboration through a new single called "Grindin." The track then got an immediate live debut that very evening during the Street Fighter-themed Drake...

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Lil Wayne and Drake Team Up for U.S. Tour

June 12, 2014

Lil Wayne and Drake will do battle on a co-headlining U.S. tour that will take them to 31 cities through August and September. Drake: High Times at the YOLO Estate Dubbed Drake vs Lil Wayne, the trek kicks off August 8th at the Darien Lake Performing...

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