Lil Wayne Drops 'No Ceilings 2' Mixtape

November 27, 2015

Lil Wayne is making it a habit of dropping mammoth mixtapes on national holidays: After the Free Weezy Album arrived on July 4th, the rapper's No Ceilings 2 appeared just as fans were sitting down for Thanksgiving dinner. The latest mixtape is the...


Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooter Receives 20-Year Sentence

November 20, 2015

The man charged in connection with the April incident where multiple gunshots were fired at Lil Wayne's tour buses in Atlanta has pleaded guilty to the shooting. Jimmy Carlton Winfrey was sentenced to 20 years – 10 in prison followed by 10...

Album Review

The Documentary 2

November 11, 2015

The Game's sixth album, and the decade-late sequel to his multi-platinum debut, is mostly a chance for the Compton MC to treat the the last 25 years of West Coast rap as his own personal playground.  Part high-concept (tracks flow as seamlessly...


Lil Wayne's Miami Mansion Raided, Assets Seized by Police

November 3, 2015

UPDATE: Lil Wayne responded to the raid on Twitter early this morning. "It's days like 2day dat make me ? everything, even myself," the rapper wrote in the first of two tweets. "But I guess dis is da thx I get. Sum times it's tough 2b tough...


Jay Z, Rick Ross Set to Appear on DJ Khaled's New Album

October 13, 2015

DJ Khaled, the DJ-producer known for his boisterous yells and all-star collaborations, has revealed details of his feature-heavy eighth studio album, I Changed a Lot, set for release on October 23rd. I Changed a Lot boasts...


New Young Money Signee Baby E on Dr. Luke and Lil Wayne

September 11, 2015

Sometimes the most impressive songs end up sounding the simplest, and Baby E's "Finessin" is an audacious example of plain construction. The track contains a few notes on a synthesizer, a slightly more active bass and a busily programmed but not overly...


Birdman Breaks Silence on Lil Wayne Drama

July 28, 2015

Birdman expressed sadness over his ongoing feud with Lil Wayne in a preview for an upcoming tell-all interview with Power 105.1's Angie Martinez. The Cash Money honcho said Wayne's screed against him and the label "was shocking to everybody. I never...


Birdman, Young Thug Named in Lil Wayne Shooting Indictment

July 16, 2015

The State of Georgia has indicted an associate of Young Thug and Birdman's for shooting at Lil Wayne's tour buses this past April. Jimmy Carlton Winfrey, who is known by the names Pee Wee and Roscoe and has worked as Young Thug's tour manager, raced...


Lil Wayne Drops 'Free Weezy Album' on Tidal

July 4, 2015

While Lil Wayne still waits to declare independence from Cash Money Records, the rapper has dropped a Fourth of July gift for fans: His long-awaited Free Weezy Album, now dubbed simply FWA. The mixtape comes a month after the rapper first announced...


Lil Wayne Goes After Ref at Charity Basketball Game

June 1, 2015

Charity game or not, Lil Wayne does not take kindly to ticky-tack fouls. The rapper/litigant spent his Sunday at a charity basketball game in St. Louis, coaching his Young Money counterparts against a team helmed by event organizer Loose Cannon Slim....


Big Sean Brings Out Eminem, Lil Wayne at Epic Detroit Show

November 7, 2015

Big Sean staged a triumphant hometown show Friday night at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena with a marathon set that featured appearances by guests like Lil Wayne, Dej Loaf, Mike Posner and Jhene Aiko. However, the Dark Sky Paradise rapper saved his...


R. Kelly Partners With Lil Wayne, Jeremih on 'Switch Up'

October 27, 2015

R. Kelly has enlisted Lil Wayne and Jeremih for the rapid-fire "Switch Up," the latest offering from the R&B star's upcoming LP, The Buffet. Built around a potent combination of dainty string plucks, booming bass and scattershot...


Beyonce, Jay Z, Prince to Headline Stacked TIDAL X Concert

September 30, 2015

UPDATE: Nick Jonas, Rick Ross, Meek Mill and French Montana have been added to Tidal's sold-out, all-star Brooklyn concert. Beyoncé, Jay Z, Prince, Usher and Nicki Minaj lead the first wave of an already...


Drake Cameo at Lil Wayne Fest Creates Apple, Tidal Friction

August 29, 2015

The cold war between music streaming services heated up Friday night as a surprise collaboration between Drake and Lil Wayne – two rappers scooped up during the artist exclusive arms race – caused friction between Tidal...


Birdman Denies Lil Wayne Shooting Involvement

July 29, 2015

Cash Money executive Birdman downplayed his ongoing feud with Lil Wayne in a lengthy interview with Power 105.1's Angie Martinez, repeatedly calling the rapper his son and denying allegations that he was involved in an April shooting against...


Cash Money Sues Tidal Over Lil Wayne's 'FWA' Album

July 16, 2015

Bryan "Birdman" Williams' Cash Money Records is suing Jay Z's streaming venture Tidal for $50 million, claiming that the artist-owned service has no right to host Lil Wayne's Free Weezy Album, which arrived exclusively on the platform on July 4th, TMZ reports. According...


Lil Wayne Plots Hot Boys Reunion at New Orleans Fest

July 8, 2015

Lil Wayne will launch his own hometown music festival, Lil WeezyAna Fest, this August in New Orleans, and while the lineup hasn't been announced yet, one act has been revealed: The reunited Hot Boys, the Cash Money group that put Tha Carter III...


Lil Wayne Joins Tidal as Owner, Drops New Song

June 4, 2015

Lil Wayne has joined the likes of Jay Z, Jack White and Kanye West as a co-owner of Tidal, announcing his stake in the company by releasing a fierce, relentless new cut, "Glory," exclusively to the streaming service. The five-minute track —...


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...