Lil' Wayne

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    July 15, 2014

    Rap's Ten Best Songs About Big Butts

    What is every rapper's favorite body part? C'mon, that's an easy one. More MCs have put their mind to the big butt issue than there are scientists working on curing cancer. And obviously, in rap music, the bigger the booty, the better. Modern asses are reaching colossal proportions, but not all ... More >>

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    December 25, 2013

    Pop Music's Winners and Losers of 2013

    You win some, you lose some, and this year in music saw it all. There were some unexpected hits and some downright drown-outs. Some old favorites came back around, some tried and true experts continued their reign of glory, and some classic moves fell off the face of the planet. Surely, your mind ... More >>

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    December 17, 2013

    Miami's New Year's Eve 2014 Party Guide

    Another year, another 365 ragers. In Miami, though, the New Year's Eve getdown doesn't last just one night. It's a weeklong bender of pachangas con Pitbull, tiki-tiki tunes with Tiësto, stripping and singing along with Robin Thicke and Pharrell, drankin' in the VIP with Lil Wayne, and chasing tha ... More >>

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    September 9, 2013

    Miami's Mad Skrews: "Twerk Is Just a Knock-Off From Booty Music"

    Mad Skrews is a Miami Beach producer with more metal in his face than Kanye West, hence the name. And in the four years since Crossfade last caught up with him, he has continued landing placements on albums from the likes of Funkmaster Flex, Trina, and Ky-Mani Marley. Now the Colombian studio wiza ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    Lil Wayne's "God Bless Amerika" and Six Other Rap Protest Songs

    Lil Wayne's got beef with the American prison system, and that could have something to do with his three incarcerations. But he also feels the purity, valor and justice are missing from the red, white and blue. This is according to the lyrics from his latest music video "God Bless Amerika." (We'r ... More >>

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    May 29, 2013

    Lil Wayne and Birdman's Memorial Day 2013 Party at Mansion Miami

    Lil Wayne talked shit on The Heat? (payback's a bitch) Otherwise, fuck it, they're still #winning. (Well, except for last night.) But this is America, land of free speech, and he' s still one of the most popular rappers in the world, even if he fell asleep at the club and didn't rock the mic. That's ... More >>

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    May 28, 2013

    Lil Wayne's Memorial Day 2013 in Miami:
    17 Reasons Weezy Couldn't Perform

    Sorry to the thousands of tourists who paid around $80 each for the Lil Wayne & Birdman party at Mansion last night. We know you thought he would at least get on the mic for a minute and say wasup, rap a little, talk some shit, something. But he was extremely busy in the VIP. Plus, he was like 15 f ... More >>

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    March 27, 2013

    Kanye West's I Am God and Ten Other Terrible Album Titles

    Confidence is sexy, and a bold nature can turn a mouse into a king among men, but someone forgot to tell Kanye West the rule of subtlety. Personally, we think the egomaniacal musician is the genius he claims to be, but all things in moderation. Surely, his forthcoming album will be a righteous ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Worst Songs of 2012: Lil Wayne to LMFAO

    Wow, y'all. Another year has come and gone. But what do we have to show for it? Sure, we had a lot of fun. We discovered a lot of new, hopeful artists and said goodbye to a few favorites. But we also saw the rise of some terrible pop bullshit and we were forced to listen to some of the worst manu ... More >>

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    December 4, 2012

    DJ Khaled and Lil Wayne's "Bitches & Bottles": The Most Expensive Vodka Commercial Ever

    If we've learned anything from all the 30 Rock we've been watching, it's that product integration is the future of successful American capitalism. This is a lesson echoed with superb execution in the modern rap community, most members of which have a variety of products their hocking at any given t ... More >>

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    September 19, 2012

    YMCMB: Seven Signs of the Young Money Empire's Decline

    Alright, the YMCMB crew is definitely at the top of the world right now. But it seems like things are beginning to go astray. The label's Holy Trinity is Wayne, Drake, and Nicki. But lately, they're doing strange things, picking dumb fights with other famous people, and garnering the wrong kinds of ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012

    The 20 Richest Rappers: From Pitbull to Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Kanye, Jay-Z, and Dre Day

    As the country sits waiting for the release of a certain Welsh cake eater's tax returns, other high-profilers are happy to let the whole world know how swole their pockets were this year. Forbes released its latest list of haha-they-have-more-money-than-you musicians. And this time, we're talkin' t ... More >>

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    July 17, 2012

    Lil Wayne Drops Acid in the Suburbs, Makes Music Video With Pink Elephants and Big Sean

    What happens when Lil Wayne takes a trip to the suburbs with a dreaded head full of lysergic acid diethylamide? Homie hangs out with a headbanging pink pachyderm. Parties with dismembered mannequins. Hotboxes a McMansion. Skanks in the street. And pretends his skateboard is a one-man helicopter. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Top Ten Rap Felons: Shoot Outs, Beat Downs, and Face Eating

    In the gritty rap game, honor is everything. And honor usually means a bag full of automatic weapons at an airport. Alright, not every rapper's got a rap sheet. But if you talk the talk, you're expected to do the time. A mean MC with a big mouth is just a poser without a felony charge. And getting ... More >>

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    June 5, 2012

    Lil Wayne's Strip Club Power Lunches and Other Predictions for His New Lifestyle Website

    Whether he's being denied access to the Oklahoma City Thunder game or pulling Nicki Minaj out of Summer Jam, there's never a dull moment in Lil Wayne's life. He is undeniably one of hip-hop's most colorful characters and, beginning next week, he'll become one of the game's most transparent moguls. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Lil Wayne, Birdman, and YMCMB's Memorial Day Party at Cameo Miami: A 37-Photo Recap

    Cameo is to Washington Avenue what sand is to the beach. And Saturday night's YMCMB party proved it. StrongArm DJ Entice celebrated a birthday, Flo Rida got hype, and the Young Money crew bought so many bottles that the club ran out of sparklers. Even Gucci Mane came through stunting. We never d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Justin Bieber Allegedly Assaults Paparazzo! Five Other Musicians Who've Slapped Photogs

    There's a famous dicho Cubano that our grandmother used to say. And it goes, Dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres. Roughly translated, it means you are the company you keep. And evidently, Justin Bieber's relationship with Floyd "Money" Mayweather has transformed the innocent 18-year-old p ... More >>

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    May 17, 2012

    Top Ten Totally Ridiculous Celebrity DJs

    You know why non-EDM fans don't take DJing seriously as an art form? It's because celebrities keep ruining everything. When shit went digital in the mid 2000s, it was the coolest thing to happen since Grandmaster Flash figured how to scratch. And consequently, DJing became more popular, experimenta ... More >>

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    May 2, 2012

    Miami Soul Queen Betty Wright Talks The Roots, Lil Wayne, and "Old Songs"

    Betty Wright should need no introduction, especially in Miami. The lifelong 305 resident has been making records in South Florida since 1956 when she sang on an album from her family's gospel band, Echoes of Joy, at age two. A veteran solo act by her late teens, Wright became one of R&B's top fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Lil Wayne Sells Mountain Dew, Six Others Rappers Who Love Soft Drinks

    ​Fueling the obesity epidemic and enabling the Young Money Maniac's sizzurp addiction, PepsiCo's toxic green nectar, Mountain Dew, has a new spokesperson and his name is Lil Wayne. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. and Mountain Dew have come together to form DEWeezy, ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012

    Fact: Lil Wayne Isn't Actually a Billionaire

    ​Did you know that Young Money Cash Money Billionaire boss Lil Wayne isn't actually a billionaire? Well, homie ... It's true. Despite squashing his $5.6-million beef with the IRS, slanging 1.92 million copies of Tha Carter IV in this totally shitty economy, ranking among Billboard's Top Artists f ... More >>

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    January 12, 2012

    Lil Wayne Writing Prison Memoir Titled Gone Till November

    ​Granted ... Lil Wayne ain't no Nelson Mandela. He only spent 11 months in prison (not, you know, 27 years) after getting busted on his tour bus for "attempted possession of a weapon" (not, you know, attempting to free the people of South Africa from the horrors of Apartheid), but why not cash in ... More >>

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    October 6, 2011
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    October 4, 2011

    Lil Wayne And DJ Khaled Are Gonna Lose Their Miami Residency

    Alex Izaguirre​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke doesn't like how Lil Wayne and DJ Khaled use Miami but don't give back to the Magic City. I've got a m ... More >>

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    September 13, 2011

    Jay-Z Is King of the Hip-Hop Throne

    Luther "Luke" Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke declares the best MCs in hip-hop.After listening to the new Jay-Z and Kanye West album, Watch the Throne, I was left ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011
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    February 3, 2011
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    October 6, 2010

    Call 911, Go to Jail

    Our point exactly.​All the morons in America get funneled south towards Florida, and then the dregs that are truly weighed down by excessive stupidity end up rattling around in the Southern tip of the state. Yep, physics is the only way to explain why we have our own tag on dumb-things site Fark ... More >>

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    May 28, 2010

    305 Live: Lil Wayne, Mayday, Jovi Rockwell, And More In Our Local Hip-Hop News

    ​Lil Wayne is currently behind bars, but still he's managing to pull off the release of about four videos within the span of this weekend via MTV. Two of them feature local group Mayday playing backup for Weezy.The first video is for the Cool & Dre-produced "Da Da Da," which wa ... More >>

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    March 23, 2010

    Rappers Have A Right To Bear Arms

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Up this week, Luke explains why famous rappers such as Lil Wayne and T.I. get caught with illegal guns.Earlier this month, Lil Wayne began a ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    Miami's Michelle Delamor Already Opened for Lil Wayne, But Will She Be the Next American Idol?

    Photo by Patrick Ecclestein / FOXMichelle DelamorMiami hasn't had a great American Idol hope since 7th season second runner-up Syesha Marcado, but can Michelle Delamor, named to the top 24, finally bring the idol crown to South Florida?The 20-year-old is a 2006 graduate of Miami Beach Senior High an ... More >>

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    October 16, 2009

    Derick G. Makes Documentaries for Cash Money Records and Lil Wayne

    We last spoke to local hip-hop shooter Derick G. back in June when he had just leveraged his still image work into the world of moving pictures, in high definition.Derick recently hit a new phase in his career when he gained unprecedented access to roll with Cash Money Records as a documentarian ... More >>

  • Music

    January 1, 2009

    Top Pop Singles of 2008

    Sometimes a girl just needs a tune.

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    December 17, 2008

    Top 10 Pop Songs of 2008

    Pop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Kane and the Pussycat Dolls, step right up!) But every year, a few irresistible bits of innovative ear candy rocket up the charts and seep into our subconscious. The following ten singles ... More >>

  • Music

    October 30, 2008

    Kevin Rudolf Is Cash Money's First Rock Act

    And it doesn't hurt that Lil Wayne is on the "gangsta emo" guy's debut single.

  • Music

    October 16, 2008


    Paper Trail (Atlantic)

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    June 30, 2008
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    June 26, 2008

    Lil Wayne

    Tha Carter III (Young Money/Cash Money/Universal)

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    June 10, 2008

    Lil Wayne--Tha Carter III

    Lil' Wayne Tha Carter III (Cash Money/Young Money/Universal) Possibly the most anticipated hip-hop release since Jay Z's The Black Album, Tha Carter III is Lil Wayne's 6th studio album and the final in the Tha Carter Trilogy. There's been much hype surrounding this release seeing that many of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2008

    Reports of Weezy in Rehab Are Unfounded

    Yesterday evening, 99 Jamz's K. Foxx and numerous hip-hop blogs announced that Lil' Wayne had finally gone Hollywood and checked himself into rehab for drug addiction. The news wasn't that hard to believe after Wayne's admitted dependence on cocaine and syrup, and since a Styrofoam cup full of sizzu ... More >>

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    May 15, 2008

    Loving the New Weezy/Yeezy Collaboration

    Scrolling the Weezy files doesn't always lead to stellar tracks. He's got plenty of home runs, too many triples, a decent amount of doubles, and straight up strikes out that don't even come close to a single on the windiest day. But check this track out between Kanye and Lil Wayne that just hit the ... More >>

  • Music

    March 6, 2008

    Check the Credits

    StreetRunner's got beats for every day of the week.

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    January 23, 2008

    Soulja Boy Thinks he's the Hottest MC in Hip Hop--WTF??

    Uh...yeah. And Amy Winehouse is the most sober singer in England. Neither statement could possibly be true but according to MTV...Soulja Boy puts himself ahead of Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Kanye, and whoever else is out there right now as the hottest rapper alive. If we were talking about looks, maybe, jus ... More >>

  • Music

    December 13, 2007

    Bigg Pimpin'

    Local producer Bigg D's rise to the top of the charts.

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    November 7, 2007

    Lil Wayne Brings the Flood

    Barring some fourth-quarter cataclysm, Lil Wayne's Da Drought 3 is probably going to end up as my album of the year, despite it not actually being a real album and everything. It's tough to articulate just what's so powerful about Da Drought 3; when I first heard it, I thought it worked so well simp ... More >>

  • Music

    November 1, 2007

    The Birdman Lands

    Cash Money’s top exec comes to roost in Miami

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    October 1, 2007
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    October 19, 2006

    Fat Joe feat. Lil' Wayne

    "Make 'Em Rain" (Terror Squad)

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    December 8, 2005

    Lil' Wayne

    The Carter II (Cash Money)

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    September 9, 2004

    Lean Back

    Many searched for the summer banger, but only Fat Joe's Terror Squad claimed the prize

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