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Viral Star Alex Trebek Is Back at It Again With the Funny Rapping

Last month, I foolishly assumed that Alex Trebek's seemingly desperate quest for a heightened profile on the internet might have reached its logical combustion point—this was after the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 21, 2017

Solange, Lil Wayne, and Pharrell to Headline Roots Picnic 2017

The 10th annual Roots Picnic will be headlined by Lil Wayne, Solange and Pharrell with the Roots. The one-day Philadelphia festival will also include sets…
Taylor Berman / February 20, 2017

Watch: Somehow Guy Fieri Ended Up Onstage With the Hot Boys

The annual NBA All-Star Game takes place tonight. Through the weekend, all sorts of celebrities have flocked to New Orleans, where the game is being…
Jeremy Gordon / February 19, 2017

Video: Wale – “Running Back” ft. Lil Wayne

The studio version of Wale's new single with Lil Wayne--the twinkling, oddly loping "Running Back"--premiered in mid-January, following Wale's live debut of the song on ESPN's First…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 6, 2017

Lil Wayne Cancels Performance in Curaçao, Denies Seizure Report

Lil Wayne canceled a Saturday night headlining set at the SummerFall concert in the Caribbean island country of Curaçao, TMZ reports. The show's promoters told the gossip…
Anna Gaca / November 27, 2016

T.I. Responds to Lil Wayne’s Black Lives Matter Comments

Earlier this week, Lil Wayne gave a controversial and confusing television interview in which he spoke dismissively of the Black Lives Matter movement. (He later apologized,…
Anna Gaca / November 6, 2016

Lil Wayne Apparently Fired His Publicists Over His Controversial ABC Interview

Lil Wayne stirred up some controversy after a somewhat hostile Nightline interview in which he criticized, or, rather, completely dismissed Black Lives Matter, declaring, "My life…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 4, 2016

Lil Wayne Dismisses Black Lives Matter: “Don’t Come at Me With That Dumb Ass Shit”

Update: Lil Wayne has apologized for his Nightline comments, according to TMZ. He said that he became agitated after the interviewer asked if he'd have any problem with…
Brian Josephs / November 2, 2016

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
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