Lil Wayne

  • Judge How Dumb You Are Based On The Music You Listen To
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    Judge How Dumb You Are Based On The Music You Listen To

    Let’s be honest here. We all have our theories, no doubt based on our own preferences, of how a person’s intelligence correlates with their taste in music. Now, thanks to a software application writer named Virgil Griffith, there’s a handy chart that does all the pesky mathematics for you. As reported by Consequence of Sound,

  • Dr Dre Surpasses Diddy To Become The Richest Star In Hip-Hop
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    Dr Dre Surpasses Diddy To Become The Richest Star In Hip-Hop

    Dr. Dre has replaced Sean “Diddy” Combs at top spot in Forbes‘ new Cash Kings list of the highest paid acts in hip-hop. Dre’s rise from number two is largely due to the sale of Beats Electronic, a company he co-founded, which was sold to Apple earlier this year for over USD$3 billion. After the

  • Lil Wayne Launches Sports Agency, Signs Cristiano Ronaldo
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    Lil Wayne Launches Sports Agency, Signs Cristiano Ronaldo

    Jay-Z branched out into sports management with the launch of his own agency, Roc Nation Sports, in 2013, and now fellow rapper and former collaborator Lil Wayne looks set to follow in Hov’s footsteps. And according to reports, Weezy’s first client is none other than Cristiano Ronaldo. According to a report by TMZ Sports, the

  • Eminem Explains Why He Felt Threatened By Kanye West
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    Eminem Explains Why He Felt Threatened By Kanye West

    Speaking recently in an interview with US radio station Power 106’s Big Boy, Eminem explained why he felt the desire to write diss tracks aimed at fellow rappers Kanye West and Lil Wayne during a period of musical inactivity, saying, “I think that deep down I just wasn’t happy with myself.” As HipHopDX writes, when

  • Dave Chappelle Tackles Kanye And Lil Wayne In Chicago Comeback Show
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    Dave Chappelle Tackles Kanye And Lil Wayne In Chicago Comeback Show

    Dave Chappelle is back, bitch, although there wasn’t a hint of Rick James to be seen in his comeback show at Chicago’s First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre last Saturday, with the entire audio recording of the show now available online for your listening pleasure (below). Chapelle was still reeling from his previous show in Hartford, Connecticut,

  • Papoose Makes Unscheduled Appearance On Stage At Summer Jam
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    Papoose Makes Unscheduled Appearance On Stage At Summer Jam

    Summer Jam, the annual hip hop festival held in New Jersey has become big news on twitter not because of its enviable lineup including but thanks to the completely unscheduled appearance of east coast rapper Papoose. According to AllHipHop.com Papoose performed a song at Summer Jam after Kendrick Lamar and TDE. Despite having a much

  • Lil Wayne Dropped By Mountain Dew Over Offensive Lyrics
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    Lil Wayne Dropped By Mountain Dew Over Offensive Lyrics

    Lil Wayne has lost his biggest corporate sponsorship deal, with Pepsi’s Mountain Dew dropping the rapper after the controversy surrounding his lyrics on Future‘s remix of Karate Chop, in which he compares rough sex to the death of civil rights figure Emmett Till. Till was a 14-year-old African American teenager who was beaten to death

  • Lil Wayne “Acknowledges” Till Family Pain, Still No Apology
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    Lil Wayne “Acknowledges” Till Family Pain, Still No Apology

    Finally, word has come through from Lil Wayne himself following weeks of criticism in regards to some highly controversial lyrics regarding Emmett Till. In his statement, Weezy once and for all acknowledges the Till family’s hurt but stops short of actually apologising. The full statement, which you can read below, has no doubt been cross-examined

  • Lil Wayne Hate Crime Lyric Threatens Corporate Endorsement Deal
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    Lil Wayne Hate Crime Lyric Threatens Corporate Endorsement Deal

    It was just 7 words on a remix for another artist but unfortunately for Lil Wayne he happened to pick 7 words that would probably never be mentioned in civil company. A highly unflattering reference to civil rights figure Emmett Till has resulted in a sea of backlash directed at the rapper, and now might

  • Lil’ Wayne Has Epilepsy
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    Lil’ Wayne Has Epilepsy

    Lil’ Wayne has confirmed that he’s an epileptic, and that the condition was the cause of the recent seizures that landed him in an LA hospital for an extended period of time. Wayne revealed the details on his condition to LA hip-hop radio station Power 106 earlier this week, in his first interview since coming

  • Lil Wayne – I Am Not a Human Being II
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    Lil Wayne – I Am Not a Human Being II

    Lil Wayne – if you don’t dig his beats, you have to appreciate his flow. If his flow isn’t flow enough for you, you have to admire the wordplay. If “Two bitches at the same time, synchronized swimmers / Got the girl twisted ’cause she open when you twist her” doesn’t sit well in the

  • Lil’ Wayne Reportedly On Life Support In LA Hospital
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    Lil’ Wayne Reportedly On Life Support In LA Hospital

    Lil’ Wayne is reportedly on life support and in an induced coma after being re-admitted to Cedars-Sinai Hospital in LA following another series of intense seizure attacks. TMZ reports that Wayne is back in intensive care in a critical condition, so much so that he is “being prepared for his last rites… with his family

  • Lil Wayne Hospitalised After Suffering More Seizures
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    Lil Wayne Hospitalised After Suffering More Seizures

    Lil Wayne has done a stint in hospital after suffering from multiple seizures during a shoot for a music video in Los Angeles. According to TMZ, Wayne was taken to Cedars-Sinai Hospital in LA on Tuesday, 12th March and discharged after several hours on Wednesday, 13th March. Update: Lil’ Wayne Reportedly On Life Support As

  • Lil Wayne Forced To Censor Hate Crime Lyrics
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    Lil Wayne Forced To Censor Hate Crime Lyrics

    When you think of Lil Wayne, the phrase “poetic prowess” isn’t normally the first thing that comes to mind. Most of his jabs and punchlines bear very little gravity but recently one in particular bore way too much. In a remix of Future‘s track Karate Chop, Weezy made a reference in very poor taste and

  • Fan Sues Lil’ Wayne Over Skateboard Attack
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    Fan Sues Lil’ Wayne Over Skateboard Attack

    A Lil’ Wayne fan who alleges that a member of the rapper’s crew bashed him in the head with a skateboard last year is suing for damages. TMZ reports that Alfredo Marino spotted the controversial rapper on the streets of Los Angeles in May last year, and, like any star-spotting fan, tried to take a

  • Lil’ Wayne Might Star In New Pixar Movie
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    Lil’ Wayne Might Star In New Pixar Movie

    Ever dreamed of Lil’ Wayne turning into a dinosaur? Well, your fantasy could be about to come true. ScreenCrush is reporting that the rapper is set to voice one of the main characters in Pixar’s new animated film, The Good Dinosaur, which will be released in May 2014. The film is reportedly about dinosaurs and

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