lil wayne

BET Hip Hop Awards Recap and Highlights: Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, and More

Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Chance the Rapper, and DJ Khaled were big winners at night's BET Hip Hop Awards, which was recorded in Atlanta last month. Lamar…
Anna Gaca / October 5, 2016

Lil Wayne Admits He Was Nervous Performing in Front of Rikers Inmates in New Book

Years before he started threatening record labels alongside Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne was a nervous inmate on Rikers Island. The rapper's legendary late-'00s reign at…
Brian Josephs / October 3, 2016

Stream Solange’s New Album, A Seat at the Table, Featuring Lil Wayne, Q-Tip, Sampha, Kelela

Last night, Solange dropped her new album A Seat at the Table. The long-awaited follow-up to 2012's True EP is 21 songs long, and features contributions…
Charles Innis / September 30, 2016

Lil Wayne Presses Reset on “Grateful”

This corny theme song for a sports talk show will not, in fact, the be the last thing Lil Wayne ever records. He may be "defenseless and mentally…
Anna Gaca / September 10, 2016

Watch an “Off the Juice” Kendrick Lamar Rap Lil Wayne Verses and Order Him Not to Quit

Kendrick Lamar's gone from making a legend-affirming civil rights anthem to drunkenly rapping Lil Wayne verses at 5:32 in the morning. Weezy's heavily implied retirement elicits…
Brian Josephs / September 9, 2016

Jason Aldean Doesn’t See the Big Deal About Dressing Up as Lil Wayne in Blackface

You might recall that this past Halloween, country singer Jason Aldean decided to go out in blackface and fake dreads for a Lil Wayne costume. The blowback…
Brian Josephs / September 8, 2016

Please Don’t Let This Corny TV Theme Be the Last Song Lil Wayne Ever Records

For those who enjoy their new music with a side of flame-seared takes on sports, here's Lil Wayne's "No Mercy," also known as the theme song…
Andy Cush / September 6, 2016

Lil Wayne Reportedly Stormed Out of a Weed-Themed Concert Last Night

Update: In a statement, High Times said, "We have no idea why, after a stellar performance by B.o.B, Lil Wayne suddenly ended his performance after just four songs…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2016

Lil Wayne Suffers Another Seizure, This Time in Las Vegas

TMZ is reporting that Lil Wayne has suffered another seizure over the weekend in Las Vegas. He was getting ready to perform at the TAO nightclub…
Brian Josephs / July 11, 2016

Lil Wayne’s ‘Gone ‘Til November’ Memoir Will Finally Arrive in the Fall

We've been hearing about Lil Wayne's prison memoir, Gone 'Til November, since early 2012, but now it appears that we'll get to read it this…
Rachel Brodsky / June 30, 2016

Lil Wayne Rides the Concrete Wave in ‘Skate it Off’ Video

Lil Wayne may have started this week on an ominous note (he reportedly suffered two seizures on a cross-country flight), but things are looking up.
Rachel Brodsky / June 17, 2016

Lil Wayne Reportedly Suffered a Seizure During a Cross-Country Flight

Update: A representative for Lil Wayne told The Fader that the rhymer is in stable condition after the mid-flight seizures: "[W]e can confirm that he did experience a minor…
Brian Josephs / June 13, 2016

Chance the Rapper Hangs Out With Famous Friends in ‘No Problem’ Video

What's almost as impressive as Chance the Rapper's lyrical ability is his rolodex. The video for "No Problem" doesn't show any dreadhead brothers laying siege…
Brian Josephs / May 27, 2016

‘Dedication 2′ Is When Lil Wayne Became an All-Time Great Rapper

Making a hit song is a combination of talent, marketability, and luck. Making a banger over someone else's hit song is a mix of ingenuity and…
Brian Josephs / May 23, 2016

Ariana Grande and Lil Wayne Go Low Tech in Their Sultry ‘Let Me Love You’ Video

With Dangerous Woman due in only four days, Ariana Grande continues to leave a trail of breadcrumbs leading directly to her third album's release. Last night's…
Brennan Carley / May 16, 2016
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