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July 16, 2011 This week, the White Stripes released two vintage covers, Lil Wayne dropped a hot new mixtape, and SPIN kicked off the 20th anniversary celebration for Nirvana's Nevermind. …
July 13, 2011 Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV has had multiple delays, so the MC has been promising to release a mixtape to tide fans over until Carter's now official August 29 street date. Sorry 4 the Wait, his thank you to fans, just hit the web. Download it here or stream below (via DatPiff).
Wayne's last album I Am Not a Human Being found him going in a rock direction, with mixed results. …
July 12, 2011
After months of delays, Lil Wayne has finally finished recording his anticipated comeback album Tha Carter IV. "It's totally done," Wayne tells MTV, adding that the set will drop on August 29. In the meantime, the MC is expected to put out a mixtape titled Sorry for the Wait sometime this week. One track, titled "Tunechi's Back," has already leaked. Check it out here. …
June 23, 2011
Is Lil Wayne going to retire? In an interview with XXL, the rapper hints that he'll hang up his mic after his highly anticipated Tha Carter IV drops this summer. The reason? To focus on raising his children. "I'm bowing out still on top," he says. "I'ma make y'all want me when I retire. I'ma make y'all be like, 'Nooo!' I ain't leaving out this bitch when y'all be like, 'Yeah, it's about time, dawg.' Carter IV might be my last one. …
June 14, 2011 A new Lil Wayne track has leaked: "Dear Anne (Stan Part 2)" is a Swizz Beatz-produced song that the producer says won't appear on August's Tha Carter IV. Hear it here (via Nah Right).
Wayne, who sounds like he just rolled out of bed and into his studio, brings one of his most toned-down raps in years. The tune - a sequel to Eminem's fan-stalker nightmare "Stan" - chronicles Wayne writing a letter to his No. …
June 11, 2011 It's been seven months since Weezy was freed. Seven months of court-prescribed sobriety, and seven months of speculation over whether the embattled rapper can maintain without his precious green matter and purple drank. But at Bonnaroo of all places, where temperance isn't exactly the norm, he quashed any doubt about his clear-headedness. …
June 8, 2011 If L.L. Cool J can do it, why can't Weezy? Lil Wayne is set to appear on MTV's recently revived franchise Unplugged this weekend, making him one of the few hip-hop artists to appear on the classic show. The network is previewing his performance with footage of Weezy doing his single "6 Foot, 7 Foot," which you can watch here.
The biggest shocker: Wayne's performance is anything but unplugged. …
May 29, 2011 This week, Blink-182 revealed plans to tour with My Chemical Romance, Mastodon's Brent Hinds discussed the metal band's upcoming album, and Lil Wayne previewed another cut from his hotly anticipated Tha Carter IV. …
May 27, 2011 Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV is one of the most anticipated hip-hop albums of the year, and after dropping a handful of cuts — including "6 Foot, 7 Foot," and the Rick Ross-assisted "John" — Wayne has offered up another taste of the disc, titled "How to Love." Head over to MissInfo to hear it.
The biggest surprise? Wayne ditches rapping in favor of some buttery R&B crooning. …
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