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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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:...


Questlove Producing New VH1 Music Series, 'Soundclash'

May 9, 2014

The music world's busiest drummer-producer just got even busier. Roots mastermind/Jimmy Fallon sidekick Questlove is executive producing a new VH1 music series, Soundclash, in which three artists will perform simultaneously on a single stage, The...


Stream Rick Ross's 'Mastermind'

February 26, 2014

As part of Rick Ross's master plan, the rapper's sixth studio album, Mastermind, is streaming now on iTunes in advance of its March 4th release date. Less than two years since the release of God Forgives, I Don't, Rozay has put together an album featuring...


Paris Hilton: 'I Want to Write Songs People Can Relate To'

October 10, 2013

For some performers, hometown shows can be stressful, but as Paris Hilton gets set to go behind the decks at L.A.'s Create nightclub for her first-ever U.S. DJ set this past Tuesday, she's glad her huge entourage has packed her dressing room. "My family...


Diddy Bests the Rest on Hip-Hop Earners List

September 25, 2013

Diddy was named hip-hop's richest artist last March, and he's still holding down the top spot. The Bad Boy Records founder leads Forbes' latest list of the highest paid hip-hop artists, raking in $50 million over the past 12 months with his label,...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


Lil Wayne Enlists Drake for First Single off 'Final' Solo Album

May 3, 2014

Lil Wayne got a jump on the weekend by releasing the first single off his upcoming Tha Carter V late on Friday night. Just a few days after Kobe Bryant hyped the album's artwork on Twitter, it seems that Carter V season has indeed begun.  Rapping...


Timberlake's '20/20' Tops 2013 Album Sales

January 3, 2014

In a year of declining album sales, Justin Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience was the biggest selling album of 2013, according to Billboard. A total of 2.43 million copies sold. While the ranking is certainly an honor for Timberlake,...


Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Land Six American Music Award Nods

October 10, 2013

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis lead the nominees for the 41st Annual American Music Awards, picking up six nods including Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year and Single of the Year for their inescapable smash "Thrift Shop." The duo will go up...