1. Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooting Suspect Surrenders

    June 02, 2015 5:22 PM EDT Police in suburban Atlanta say a man accused of shooting at rapper Lil Wayne 's tour bus has surrendered and is being held without bond. Lil Wayne's Tour Bus Shot At in Atlanta Cobb County police spokeswoman Alicia Chilton says Jimmy Carlton Winfrey of Atlanta is being held in…

  2. Lil Wayne Confronts Ref at Charity Basketball Game: Report

    June 02, 2015 7:50 AM EDT According to reports , Lil Wayne was coaching a charity basketball game in St. Louis on Sunday when an altercation took place on the court. The game was held to benefit "Put Down The Pistol." Wayne was coaching some of his Young Money cohorts against the team being coached by the…

  3. A$AP Rocky’s 'At.Long.Last.A$AP' Is the Perfect Experiment: Album Review

    May 29, 2015 11:39 AM EDT Two years after Beyonce 's self-titled coup, the term "surprise album" has become a misnomer, especially in hip-hop. In the first three months of 2015, Drake , Kendrick Lamar and Earl Sweatshirt all dropped records with little to no warning. So it wasn't a shock when A$AP…

  4. Did Lil Wayne Diss Cash Money on A$AP Rocky's 'M'$'?

    May 26, 2015 11:20 AM EDT Hours after A$AP Rocky ’s At.Long.Last.A$AP leaked, the rapper dropped his sophomore major label album on iTunes. The album features a new version of the single "M'$" featuring a verse from Lil Wayne . Wayne takes the opportunity to update listeners on the status of his…

  5. Rick Ross and Big Sean Feature on Future's 'F--- Up Some Commas' Remix: Listen

    May 26, 2015 5:40 AM EDT Future’s  "F--- Up Some Commas" has undergone the remix treatment with features from two of the biggest names in the game, Rick Ross and Big Sean . The hip hoppers bring their style and add a pair of verses to the track to "F--- Up Some Commas [The Remix]," which is…

  6. A$AP Rocky's New Album Gets Early Release

    May 26, 2015 2:30 AM EDT A$AP Rocky’s trippy year has just peaked with the surprise release overnight of his new album, At.Long.Last.ASAP. The Harlem rapper’s sophomore set was originally slated to drop on June 2, but he alerted his fans of the quick release with a pair of tweets overnight.  A$AP Rocky Delivers A Non…

  7. One Direction Takes 'Control' at No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    May 21, 2015 5:41 PM EDT A fan-driven push launches the British boy band to No. 1. Plus, Hilary Duff and Leona Lewis mark returns to pop music, and Paris Hilton enters with her latest single. Fresh off a pair of wins at the Billboard Music Awards on May 17, One Direction sends “No Control” to a re-entry at No. 1 on…

  8. T-Wayne Talks Signing to 300 Entertainment, 'Nasty Freestyle' & Viral Success

    May 04, 2015 4:53 PM EDT For rapper T-Wayne , the Internet has been a giving meal ticket. The Texas native, who has steadily released music videos and dance clips to his YouTube page on a nearly weekly basis over the past seven years, uploaded the audio track for his breakout hit "Nasty Freestyle" three…

  9. When Idols Turn Rivals: Drake & Kanye West, Ariana Grande & Mariah Carey and More

    April 28, 2015 4:15 PM EDT There can only be one number one. Artists can co-exist in the same space, but when striving to be the best, there can only be one. That's typically the mind-set artists have, and when one artist encounters another with a parallel rise moving into their trajectory, the result is usually…

  10. Lil Wayne's Tour Bus Shot At in Atlanta

    April 26, 2015 11:09 AM EDT Gunshots were fired at Lil Wayne 's tour bus early Sunday morning (April 26) following his concert in Atlanta the previous night. Watch Lil Wayne's 'Hollyweezy' Video Shots were fired just minutes after Weezy's two tour buses pulled away from Compound nightclub in…

  11. Watch Lil Wayne's 'Hollyweezy' Video

    April 21, 2015 6:49 AM EDT Lil Wayne has unveiled another visual off his  Sorry for the Wait 2  mixtape. This time for the track "Hollyweezy." And fans only had to wait a month since he dropped his video for "Coco." The video features Weezy standing in front of a wall as various backdrops and words…

  12. Did Lil Wayne Diss Young Thug Again?

    April 20, 2015 5:32 PM EDT It doesn’t look like the tension between Young Thug and Lil Wayne is over. During one of his Release Partiez show in Columbus, Ohio, Wayne shared some words that could be tied to the release of Young Thug’s album Barter 6 , which he changed from Carter 6 because of an alleged threat to be…

  13. Album Review: Young Thug Exists In His Own Weird World On 'Barter 6'

    April 17, 2015 11:25 AM EDT Most artists end up being defined by their limitations. At a certain point, songwriting will be hemmed in by imagination or ability. For rappers, voice often dictates range, and no one has more peculiar ways of using their voice than Atlanta's Young Thug , whose first 300/Atlantic…

  14. Lil Wayne vs. Young Thug: A Case for the Rising Rapper (Op-Ed)

    April 10, 2015 3:56 PM EDT The parallel rise of Young Thug and Lil Wayne 's careers has quickly become one of the most talked-about subjects in music, even though it's been trending this way for a while. Before Young Thug announced that he'd be releasing his debut project Carter VI , he was a known stan…

  15. Tyler, The Creator's 'Cherry Bomb' Ready to Go Off

    April 09, 2015 1:07 AM EDT Tyler, The Creator’s new album Cherry Bomb is primed and ready to blow up next week.   The hip hop artist’s fourth studio set is loaded into iTunes and it’s timed to go live Monday (April 13) via Odd Future LLC. Two tracks from it are already available to purchase, the opener “Deathcamp…

  16. Miami's Thriving Music Scene Is Reaching Beyond House Music

    March 31, 2015 6:11 PM EDT While Ultra Music Festival took over Bayfront Park, the city's other neighborhoods hosted everything from deep house to hip hop. Last week, hundreds of thousands of electronic music fans flocked to Miami to experience EDM’s version of Mardi Gras. Spurred by the historic Winter Music…

  17. Lil Wayne Goes Inside the Cage For 'Coco' Video: Watch

    March 19, 2015 8:50 AM EDT Lil Wayne might not hold back when he rhymes on his Sorry 4 For The Wait 2 track, "Coco," but in the video for the song, Weezy is all caged up. On Wednesday (March 18), the rapper released a visual for the song, which features him rapping and dancing inside a cage. The video also…

  18. Charlie Puth Talks Meghan Trainor Duet 'Marvin Gaye' & His Plea to James Taylor

    March 17, 2015 1:00 AM EDT The rising pop star also discusses his "Tonight Show" debut, working with Wiz Khalifa & co-writing "Slow Motion" for Trey Songz. To say that 2015 should be a busy year for Charlie Puth is an understatement. The 23-year-old singer first arrived on listeners'…

  19. Drake Ties the Beatles With 14 Simultaneous Hot 100 Hits

    February 27, 2015 5:57 PM EST The records keep coming for Drake, who matches the Beatles' feat first set 51 years ago. Thanks to his surprise album If You're Reading This It's Too Late , which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 (dated Feb. 28) with 535,000 equivalent album units, according to…

  20. Big Sean, 'Dark Sky Paradise': Track-by-Track Review

    February 23, 2015 3:00 PM EST Close to a year ago, things weren't looking so good for Big Sean . The G.O.O.D. Music rapper was in the midst of a breakup with former fiance and Glee star Naya Rivera ; it seemed to be on the verge of getting very public and very ugly. Kendrick Lamar 's verse off "Control…

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