Lil Wayne Plans to Leave Cash Money With Drake & Nicki Minaj: Report

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Lil Wayne, Drake and Nicki Minaj perform in concert during Hot 97 Summer Jam 2014 at MetLife Stadium on June 1, 2014 in East Rutherford City. 

Lil Wayne's feud with Birdman is getting serious.

On top of reportedly planning to sue Birdman in order to be released from his contract -- and claims that he's owed an $8 million advance for the yet-to-be released Tha Carter V -- Weezy is demanding he leaves Cash Money Records with all Young Money Entertainment artists.

According to TMZ, Lil Wayne plans to keep Young Money artists under his label, seeing that they're under contract. That includes Drake, Nicki Minaj, Christina Milian, Lil Twist and Mack Maine.

A possible setback in Lil Wayne's plan may be that the Young Money artists have distribution deals with Cash Money, which may have to be resolved in court. Also, Birdman has played a big role in the majority, if not all, of the Young Money artists careers.

"I've gotten so much closer to Wayne lately. Wayne is his own person. He's a businessman and whatever decision Wayne makes, I would never in my life speak against it publicly... even if I didn't agree," Nicki Minaj told Power 106 LA in December, when speaking on Lil Wayne and Birdman's beef. "Baby has always been one of my best friends in the game. And I know that they love each other; that's family."

A representative for Lil Wayne did not respond to request for comment at time of press.

 


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