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Birdman And Lil Wayne Told To Pay $3.3 Million For Sampling Songs - Report

The rap stars used the music for tracks You and Certified, and are said to have short-changed the songwriters, according to TMZ.com. The lawsuit was settled and the pair was ordered to...

Kanye West Scores 40th Top 40 Song

Kanye West has overtaken Michael Jackson in chart history.The 39-year-old rapper features on ScHoolboy Q's new single 'The Part', which has climbed to number 40 on the Billboard 100, making it Kanye's 40th appearance in...

2 Chainz Drops Mixtape Early To Beat Bootleggers

The No Lie rapper announced the imminent arrival of mixtape Daniel Son; Necklace Don on Instagram. 2 Chainz, real name Tauheed Epps, teased the project by posting an hilarious text exchange between himself and Drake....

Lil Wayne Royalties Lawsuit Put On Hold - Report

The hip-hop star, real name Dwayne Carter, Jr., and his attorneys filed a federal lawsuit in California in March (16), claiming he is owed millions in profits for discovering and mentoring artists such...

Lil Wayne's Former Brother-in-laws Shot And Killed

Police discovered the bodies of Rudy and Josh Johnson in a car in the early hours of Sunday (31Jul16). They were pronounced dead at the scene after each sustaining multiple gunshot wounds, and...

Lil Wayne Storms Offstage At Cannabis Event Show

The Lollipop hitmaker, a known weed advocate, was booked as the headliner for the High Times publication's Cannabis Concentrates Cup show in San Bernardino, hitting the stage after fellow hip-hop star B.o.B....

Lil Wayne Sued By American Express For $86,000 - Report

The Young Money Entertainment rap mogul's American Express (AMEX) bill is said to be more than six months overdue, reports website TMZ. As a result, AMEX allegedly filed a lawsuit on Thursday (14Jul16) against...

Lil Wayne Calls Recent Seizure A 'False Alarm'

The Lollipop star reportedly suffered the epilepsy scare on Wednesday (06Jul16), a month after his last seizure, just before he was about to step onstage at TAO nightclub in Las Vegas....

Lil Wayne Rushed To Hospital After Another Seizure

Lil Wayne has been hospitalised after another seizure. The 33-year-old rapper was admitted to hospital last week after falling ill just minutes before he was due to take to the stage at Las Vegas' TAO...

Lil Wayne's Memoir To Finally Hit Stores

The Lollipop star walked free from the Rikers Island complex in New York on 4 November, 2010 after serving an eight-month sentence on weapons possession charges dating back to 2007. Gone Til...

Lil Wayne Involved In Investigation Following Nightclub Brawl

A bouncer at Hyde nightclub on Sunset Boulevard has filed a battery report with the Los Angeles Police Department, claiming he was attacked after members of Lil Wayne's entourage were turned away....

Stars Salute Lebron James After Nba Championship Win.

LeBron's hometown franchise, who had never won U.S. basketball's highest honour before, secured the championship by beating the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, California on Sunday (19Jun16). Cleveland's 93 to 89 point...

Lil Wayne Ran Out Of Epilepsy Medication Before Seizure Drama

The pilot of the Lollipop star's private jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Nebraska on Monday (13Jun16), so Wayne could get medical treatment on the ground. Reports suggest the...

Lil Wayne Performs At E3 Convention Just Days After Suffering Seizures

Lil Wayne appears to have already made a full recovery after suffering from seizures earlier this week, taking to the stage to perform live last night only two days after the medical emergency.The 33 year...

Lil Wayne Returns To The Stage After Hospital Discharge

The 33-year-old rapper had been due to perform at the Samsung booth at the annual video game conference on Tuesday (14Jun16) to promote his skateboarding game Sqvad Up. However, en route to California from Wisconsin...

Lil Wayne Thanks Fans For Support Amid Seizure Drama

The pilot of his plane had to make an emergency landing in Nebraska on Monday (13Jun16) so the rap star could seek treatment, and as the drama unfolded fans hit social media to...

Lil Wayne Recovering After Suffering Seizure On Private Jet

Rapper Lil Wayne is said to be stable and in “good spirits” after suffering a minor seizure on Monday afternoon. Wayne was reportedly on his way from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to California when he experienced a...

Lil Wayne 'Stable' After Suffering Minor Seizure

The 33-year-old rapper's private jet was forced to make an emergency landing, according to TMZ.com, shortly after take off from Wisconsin en route to California on Monday afternoon. The musician was due to appear at...

Lil Wayne Suffers A Seizure On Flight Bound For California - Report

The pilot of the Lollipop star's private jet was forced to make an emergency landing, according to TMZ, shortly after take-off from Wisconsin on Monday afternoon (13Jun16). Reports suggest Wayne blacked out...

Lil Wayne Launching Skateboarding App

The Lollipop star has teamed up with bosses at mobile technology company UTILITY to create the Lil Wayne: Sqvad Up app. The 33-year-old, who is also known for his skateboarding skills, was inspired...

Lil Wayne Developing New Reality Show

The Lollipop hitmaker's protegee, singer/model Stephanie Acevedo, reveals the show will be filmed at Wayne's Los Angeles mansion and follow the musicians as they build up their careers. During an interview with...

Dj Khaled Reveals Superstar Collaborators On New Album

The 40-year-old producer has enjoyed something of a career comeback in recent months thanks to signing with Epic Records earlier this year (16) and enlisting Jay Z as his manager. That relationship led to Khaled...

Drake Makes His Forbes Five Debut Among Richest Hip-hop Stars

Publication editors annually rank the top-earning hip-hop superstars for The Forbes Five, and Drake has made his debut among the top flight for the first time in his career. His net worth...

Birdman Denies Delaying Lil Wayne's Album

The Lollipop singer filed a $51 million (£35 million) suit against Williams in January, 2015 accusing his Cash Money Records boss of failing to pay money allegedly owed to him for his long-delayed...

Rap Mogul Birdman Storms Out Of Radio Interview

The Cash Money Records boss, also known as Baby, arrived at Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club morning show ready for a fight after months of having his various legal issues, his strained relationship...

Lil Wayne: 'Nicki Minaj Is Better Than Other Rappers - Period'

Nicki, 33, has been named one of the magazine's 2016 TIME 100 Most Influential People, in the 'Icon' category. The Grammy award-winning artist described how he first heard Nicki, real name Onika Tanya Maraj, on...

Lil Wayne Receives Key To Louisiana City

The Lollipop hitmaker, real name Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., was booked to perform at the University of Louisiana Lafayette on Monday night (18Apr16), and shortly before taking the stage, he met with city...

Lil Wayne Hits Universal Music Group With Royalties Lawsuit

The hip-hop star, real name Dwayne Carter Jr., and his attorneys filed a federal lawsuit in California on Monday (28Mar16), claiming he is owed millions in profits for discovering and mentoring artists such...

Lil Wayne Sued By Lawyer Over Cash Money

The Lollipop hitmaker's lawyer, Michael B. Kramer, filed papers in Manhattan Federal Court on Monday (14Mar16), claiming Wayne hasn't paid him for his legal services for the past month. In the documents...

Bankroll Fresh Shot Dead At Atlanta Studio Aged 28

Tragedy has struck the hip hop community once again as it's revealed that a 28-year-old rapper from Atlanta named Bankroll Fresh (aka Trentavious White) has been killed in a shoot-out outside of a recording studio....

Lil Wayne has been a member of the Cash Money Record label since the age of nine. After becoming the youngest member of the label in 1991, Lil Wayne broke records again in 2012, when he surpassed Elvis Presley as having the highest number of entrees on the Billboard Hottest 100 chart, with 109 on 27th September 2012. Lil Wayne finds himself in the news a lot for one reason or another.

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