1. Birdman Confirms Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter V' Is 'Definitely Coming Out' | Billboard News

    Birdman Confirms Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter V' Is 'Definitely Coming Out' | Billboard News

    January 06, 2017 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 With the new year underway, it appears that Birdman is willing to start things off on the right note. After sparring with his former protege Lil Wayne over the release of 'Tha Carter V', Birdman confirms the album will be released. music , ...

  2. Birdman Confirms Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter V' Is 'Definitely Coming Out'

    January 06, 2017 10:16 AM EST 0 0 0 With the new year underway, it appears that Birdman is willing to start things off on the right note. After sparring with his former protege Lil Wayne over the release of Tha Carter V album, Birdman spoke about the elusive project with Travis Scott ...

  3. Young Thug's Top 10 Greatest Career Moments: From His Tunic to Announcing a Tour on Horseback

    December 26, 2016 8:57 AM EST 0 0 0 Every generation gets the wild card it deserves. For this era, the artist born Jeffery Williams narrowly beat out the refreshingly sardonic Tyler, the Creator by embracing gender fluidity rather than homophobic slurs, opting for creaky sing-rap rath ...

  4. Lil Wayne's Tour Bus Driver Suing Young Thug & Birdman for 'Mental Anguish' Over 2015 Shooting

    December 01, 2016 3:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Back in April 2015, Lil Wayne 's life was nearly in jeopardy after his tour bus was targeted and shot at by Peewee Roscoe (aka Jimmy Carlton Winfrey) after Wayne's show in Atlanta. Fortunately, no one was hurt, but now, Wayne's former ...

  5. See Rapper BTY Young'N's Hilarious Reaction to Birdman's Gold Toilet

    November 27, 2016 3:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Birdman has taken bathroom decor to a whole new level. The Cash Money CEO shared an Instagram clip of his lavish golden toilet -- which has an automatic lifting feature -- to Rich Gang artist BTY Young'N, who is very impressed, to say the least ...

  6. Lil Wayne's 10 Most Underrated Songs (Yes, Even One From 'Rebirth')

    October 27, 2016 5:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Few would dispute Lil Wayne ’s claim of being the “best rapper alive” in the mid- to late 2000s. But there was sizable pushback at the time from 2Pac and Biggie connoisseurs who refused to recognize the prominence of rap’s Dirty South, and occasiona ...

  7. Lil Wayne's Manager Reveals That 'Tha Carter V' Was Supposed to Be Free

    October 13, 2016 6:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 The ongoing feud between Lil Wayne and Birdman has had a significant impact on Weezy's career, forcing him to push back the release date for Tha Carter V and prompting him to admit that he feels "defenseless and mentally defeated," te ...

  8. Lil Wayne Compares Cash Money Beef to Chris Bosh & Miami Heat on ESPN's 'His & Hers': Watch

    October 13, 2016 3:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sports and music have always intertwined. As Drake once spit, “I swear, sports and music are so synonymous/ 'Cause we wanna be them and they wanna be us.” The same can be applied to the case of Lil Wayne , avid Green Bay Packers and Los Angeles ...

  9. Lil Wayne's Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group Put On Hold

    August 03, 2016 1:57 PM EDT A federal judge wants Wayne to resolve his suit against Cash Money Records first. Reports emerged this week that Lil Wayne 's lawsuit in a California federal district court against Universal Music Group (UMG) and SoundExchange will be put on ...

  10. Mogul Talk: Birdman on Schooling the New Generation, Starring in BET's 'Music Moguls' & Forthcoming Albums

    June 28, 2016 5:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 BET’s new series Music Moguls takes an in-depth look into the daily grind of four music veterans: Jermaine Dupri , Dame Dash, Snoop Dogg  and Birdman , highlighting their past successes and current boss moves in episode one. For Bryan "Birdman& ...

  11. Lil Wayne Suffers Another Seizure, Flight Makes Emergency Landing: Report

    June 13, 2016 5:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne 's private jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Nebraska as the rapper suffered a seizure, according to a report from TMZ . The rapper was reportedly on his way from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to California at the time and had bl ...

  12. Lil Wayne & Birdman Reportedly Call Off Settlement Talks in $51 Million Lawsuit

    May 25, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Lil Wayne's $51 million lawsuit against Cash Money Records has reportedly hit a wall. According to TMZ , label sources say the New Orleans rapper has called off settlement talks with Birdman. The suit stems from Wayne's grievances with t ...

  13. Watch Birdman Ask the Breakfast Club to 'Respect My Name' in Swift Sit-Down

    April 22, 2016 5:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 A Breakfast Club interview went left on Friday morning (April 22) after Cash Money chief Birdman paid Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee and DJ Envy a two-and-a-half-minute visit. The rap mogul (who also goes by Baby) wasn't exactly pleased upon e ...

  14. Birdman, Slim & Longtime Attorney Vernon Brown Drop Knowledge at Brooklyn Law School, Talk Building Cash Money Empire

    April 21, 2016 2:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Brian “Baby” Williams (also known as Birdman) and Ronald “Slim” Williams weren’t born into money. On a warm spring day in New York City (April 19), the real-life brothers from New Orleans served as guest speakers for an entertainment law course, tau ...

  15. Listen to Mannie Fresh Bring Lil Wayne, Juvenile & Birdman Together On 'Hate'

    February 25, 2016 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 It's nothing but love on Mannie Fresh 's new track "Hate." Featuring Juvenile , Lil Wayne and Birdman , the record hosts Weezy and Baby's first appearance on wax together since their reconciliation in Miami last month follow ...

  16. Lil Wayne Clocks Studio Time With Birdman But Lawsuit Reportedly Still On

    January 21, 2016 6:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Despite  Lil Wayne and Birdman 's public reconciliation, there may be some unfinished business. Despite their celebratory reunion at Weezy's LIV show this past Sunday, his $51 million lawsuit against Baby is still on, according to TMZ .  L ...

  17. A Timeline of Lil Wayne's Beef With Birdman and Cash Money

    January 19, 2016 3:30 PM EST At one point, their partnership seemed like it would never end. Then, suddenly, it seemed like it was beyond repair. Now, seemingly unprompted, Lil Wayne 's long-standing feud with his mentor Birdman and longtime label home Cash Money Records ...

  18. Lil Wayne & Birdman Turn LIV Show Into Happy Reunion: 'It's YMCMB For Life'

    January 19, 2016 11:15 AM EST 0 0 0 F ollowing a  year of  rumored bad blood in the Cash Money camp,  Lil Wayne and Birdman reunited like old times on Sunday night (Jan. 17) , standing tall on the DJ booth at Miami's  LIV nightclub. “This my motherfuckin' son and I'ma d ...

  19. Lil Wayne and Birdman Pictured Together at Drake's New Year's Eve Party Amid Feud

    January 02, 2016 2:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Have Lil Wayne and Birdman finally squashed their beef? Lil Wayne Addresses 'All the Bullsh-t I'm Going Through' at Billboard Hot 100 Fest Weezy and the Cash Money honcho were spotted together in a photo at Drake ’s New Year’s Eve par ...

  20. Paris Hilton Checks Back Into Top 10 on Dance Club Songs Chart After Nearly a Decade

    October 23, 2015 4:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the mid-2000s, Paris Hilton was a pop-culture staple. But in addition to being a ubiquitous socialite, the heiress/model/businesswoman was also a recording artist and landed two No. 1s on Billboard 's Dance Club Songs chart in 2006: "St ...

  21. Snoop Dogg, Birdman, Jermaine Dupri & Damon Dash to Star in New BET Reality Series

    October 10, 2015 10:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rappers Snoop Dogg and Birdman , Grammy-winning producer Jermaine Dupri , and entrepreneur Damon Dash are among the stars of a still-untitled BET reality series, the network announced Friday, Oct. 9. Snoop Dogg Kicks Off Reality Sports Series with A ...

  22. Diddy Tops Jay Z and Dr. Dre in Forbes' List of Hip-Hop Cash Kings

    September 23, 2015 9:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Diddy sold enough Ciroc vodka and Sean John clothing in the past year to become the world’s highest-paid rap act, according to Forbes ’ annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list . The mogul earned $60 million -- not from touring or releasing albums (he hasn’t ...

  23. Birdman Denies Involvement In Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooting: Report

    July 24, 2015 1:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Birdman has broken his silence since being named, alongside Young Thug , in a recent court indictment against Young Thug's former road manager Jimmy Carlton Winfrey, according to TMZ . Winfrey (also known as PeeWee Roscoe) is accused of shootin ...

  24. Cash Money Sues TIDAL for $50 Million Over Lil Wayne's Latest Album: Report

    July 16, 2015 3:27 PM EDT 1.957 k 286 87 Lil Wayne 's most recent album, FWA ( Free Weezy Album ), began its life as a TIDAL exclusive -- and it looks like that decision may prove to be a costly one. Cash Money -- which (despite a lawsuit earlier this year) is still Wayne ...

  25. Young Thug Hit With New Charges; Named In Indictment of Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooter

    July 16, 2015 3:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Birdman also named in tour bus shooter's indictment. Since his arrest 24 hours ago for allegedly threatening to shoot a mall cop in the face on July 7, Young Thug 's trouble with the police has only gotten worse. After obtaining a search w ...

  26. Did Birdman Throw a Drink on Lil Wayne at Miami Club? Watch

    July 13, 2015 4:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne and Birdman 's beef has apparently not cooled, even if their legal strife has (at least momentarily). Watch: Lil Wayne Speaks Publicly About Cash Money & Birdman Battle During Jim Jones ' birthday party Sunday night at Miami ...

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

    May 26, 2015 11:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 u ...

  28. Billboard Cover: Jason Derulo on Fitness Fanaticism, His Post-Jordin Sparks Love Life and All-Star-Filled New Album

    May 22, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 10.533 k 540 56 "Warm lava cake with vanilla ice cream,” says Jason Derulo . “That shit is unbelievable.” For a man as obsessed with staying fit as he is with making hits -- the 25-year-old is on the verge of scoring his 11th million-selling single, ...

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

    May 21, 2015 5:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 se ...

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

    April 17, 2015 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    April 10, 2015 3:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 de ...

  32. Bow Wow Bringing 'Swagger' to His 'CSI: Cyber' Role and New Music for Cash Money

    March 16, 2015 12:50 PM EDT Accustomed to cracking the Billboard charts, Bow Wow is currently cracking codes as Brody "Baby Face" Nelson on CBS's latest CSI spinoff,  CSI: Cyber, starring Academy Award winner Patricia Arquette (Wednesdays, 10 p.m. ET/PT). Bo ...

  33. Young Thug & Travis Scott Show Their Range at NYC's Webster Hall: Live Review

    March 13, 2015 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The success of Young Thug and Travi$ Scott reflects two different approaches to climbing hip-hop's ladder. Last year, Thug was one of several rappers who exploded from regional presence to national force in a matter of months, forcing big-name ...

  34. After 15 Tries, Manager Laura Engel Talks Finally Winning Oscar Gold With Composer Alexandre Desplat

    March 09, 2015 4:44 PM EDT Agent/manager Laura Engel had attended 15 Oscar ceremonies with her composer clients before winning for the first time in February with Alexandre Desplat , 53, for the score to The Grand Budapest Hotel . The 55-year-old co-owner of the Kraft-Eng ...

  35. Lil Wayne Sues Cash Money for $51 Million: Report

    January 28, 2015 5:26 PM EST Lil Wayne continues to fight for his freedom from Cash Money Records. Wayne has filed a lawsuit against Birdman and Cash Money, saying they violated his contract by withholding millions owed to him for his oft-delayed Tha Carter V album. Weezy is ...

  36. Is Lil Wayne Suing Cash Money? (Report)

    January 24, 2015 5:37 PM EST According to a report, Lil Wayne may be looking to sue Cash Money co-founder Birdman for $8 million in the wake of theiro ongoing feud . The report, via TMZ , claims that talks between the rapper and the Cash Money co-founder have stalled since in ...

  37. Watch: Lil Wayne Speaks Publicly About Cash Money & Birdman Battle

    December 06, 2014 2:33 PM EST Two days after tweeting that Cash Money Records and Birdman refuse to release his new album, Tha Carter V , Lil Wayne spoke out in public about the battle on Friday night (Dec. 5). Lil Wayne: Birdman & Cash Money Records 'Refuse to Releas ...

  38. Lil Wayne & Young Thug Team Up For 'Take Kare' Song: Listen

    October 16, 2014 1:57 PM EDT A collaboration between Lil Wayne and Young Thug was inevitable, and highly anticipated. Besides the comparisons between the two rappers, Young Thug has expressed his admiration for Lil Wayne, while Birdman has taken on the role as a mentor to him ...

  39. Ladies First: 31 Female Rappers Who Changed Hip-Hop

    March 31, 2014 1:15 PM EDT 9.14 k 2.9 k 29 In celebration of women's history month, we're spotlighting 31 great female MCs over 31 days. Hip-hop is a tough game in which only the best survive. From the early days of the male-dominated genre, female rappers have proved tha ...

  40. Lil Wayne's Rumored 'Tha Carter V' Track List Features Kanye West, Drake

    February 21, 2014 8:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Even though Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter V" won't be out for another few months, the rapper's newest album may already have a track list. According to Rap-Up , the album's tracklisting surfaced after engineer Mike B. reporte ...

  41. Young Money Announces New Compilation, 'Rise of an Empire'

    January 22, 2014 9:50 PM EST 0 0 0 The new album will arrive March 11 After releasing its last compilation over four years ago, Young Money Entertainment has announced a new release for 2014. "Young Money: Rise of an Empire," the label's second compilation featuring it ...

  42. Cash Money, Chase Announce Partnership for Austin Mahone Release

    September 03, 2013 10:05 AM EDT Austin Mahone is getting a boost for his debut album when it drops next month, as his current label, Chase Records, has announced a partnership with Cash Money Records to release Mahone's album. The Universal Republic-affiliated Cash Money ...

  43. N.O.R.E., 'She Tried' Remix Ft. Lil Wayne, Ja Rule & Birdman: Exclusive Song Premiere

    August 08, 2013 2:34 PM EDT N.O.R.E. (a.k.a. P.A.P.I.) is true to his word: the sequel to "Student Of The Game" is coming. But before releasing the follow-up to his 2013 effort, the rapper, alongside Good Belt Gang members whose names he's yet to disclose, has ...

  44. 'Rich Gang' Album Debuts; Jay Z Ends Macklemore & Lewis' Long Run at No. 1

    August 01, 2013 1:53 PM EDT Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman brings together a host of artists for the "Rich Gang" compilation album, which debuts at No. 2 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with 24,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Though most of the art ...

  45. Rick Ross, Birdman Release 'The H: The Lost Album Vol. 1' Mixtape

    May 23, 2013 4:31 PM EDT Five years after its initial release date, Birdman and Rick Ross drop their collaborative mixtape, "The H: The Lost Album Vol. 1." The 11-track effort, hosted by DJ Khaled, features guest appearances by Kevin Rudolf, Mack Maine and Gudda ...

  46. Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne Get Close In 'High School' Video: Watch

    April 02, 2013 1:39 PM EDT After teasing photos of her posing in a smoking swimsuit while on set, Nicki Minaj releases the visual for her latest single, "High School." Director Benny Boom captures Nicki Minaj getting close with her on-screen love interest, Lil Way ...

  47. Lil Wayne's Seizure Had 'Nothing to Do With Drugs,' Says Birdman

    March 18, 2013 7:36 PM EDT Lil Wayne had a single seizure caused by stress, not drugs, and will soon be leaving an L.A. hospital where he's been for nearly a week, Birdman said on Monday in a radio interview aimed directly at quashing "false rumors." " ...

  48. Lil Wayne's Seizure Had 'Nothing to Do With Drugs,' Says Birdman

    March 18, 2013 6:50 PM EDT "He'll be home soon," the Cash Money CEO tells Hot 97's Angie Martinez Lil Wayne had a single seizure caused by stress, not drugs, and will soon be leaving an L.A. hospital where he's been for nearly a week, Birdman said o ...

  49. The Seed: Earl Sweatshirt, Chief Keef, Lupe Fiasco

    March 18, 2013 12:46 PM EDT Kicking things off The Seed is Cash Money co-founder and CEO Birdman with the first single off Young Money’s upcoming "Rich Gang: Flashy Lifestyle" compilation album. The crew cut, "Tapout," featuring Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and ...

  50. Exclusive: Drake to Release New Single on Grammy Night

    January 31, 2013 3:45 PM EST Drake season has begun. Universal Music confirms with Billboard that Drake will release his first single off his forthcoming third album on the night of the 55th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10. The song's title is confirmed as "Starte ...

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