New Lil Wayne Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


2017-02-20-ode-to-the-brown-paper-bag

An Ode to the Brown Paper Bag, Hip-Hop’s Favorite Status Symbol [Feature ]

The hustler is the unconventional anti-hero of hip-hop. He is the symbol of prosperity from poor circumstances, a personification of the street corners, blocks, housing projects and hoods worldwide. The riches that... Read More

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5 Best Hip-Hop Album Series, Ranked [Feature ]

It's an extremely difficult task to create an album that's excellent, timeless and unforgettable. Trying to carry that magic over to multiple albums, all connected in one continuous series, is an even more... Read More

2017-01-18-perfect-goodbye-best-moment-to-retire

The Perfect Goodbye: The Moments Our Favorite Rap Stars Should Have Retired [Feature ]

Death changed Walter White.Breaking Bad brought to television the psyche of a man who turned his cancer diagnoses into a rebirth. The transformation happened slowly, but by the series end, he was a new man. It... Read More

2017-01-12-lil-wayne-first-curse

Fuck the World: The Powerful First Time Lil Wayne Cursed [Feature ]

The first time I held a copy of Tupac’s All Eyez On Me was behind the driver's seat of my father’s violet ‘96 Impala. There was a pocket connected to the seat that was filled with rap albums like... Read More

2016-01-06-birdman-wayne-carter-v

Birdman Confirms Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter V’ is “Definitely Coming,” But He’s Lying [Feature ]

In an interview that will air later today on Travis Scott and Chase B's Beats 1 show .wav radio, Cash Money CEO and fake oil tycoon Birdman confirmed that Lil Wayne's forever-delayed Tha Carter V album is "definitely... Read More

2016-11-28-lil-wayne-funeral

“Get Your Roses Ready”: Lil Wayne Announces New ‘Funeral’ Project [Feature ]

Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V has been sitting in label purgatory since December 2014—the result of Birdman being a dick—but that hasn't stopped the Young Money head honcho from recording a new album.On the... Read More

2016-11-03-lil-wayne-carter-iii-stories

Meet the Producer Bringing Lil Wayne’s Best “Tha Carter III” Leaks Back to Life [Feature ]

On June 10, 2008, stores nationwide were filled with copies of the third installment of Lil Wayne’s Carter series. The album with the baby face covered in adult tattoos was purchased over a million times in under a... Read More

2016-11-03-vic-mensa-on-lil-wayne

Vic Mensa Labels Lil Wayne’s BLM Stance an “Ignorant, Selfish & Isolated Position to Take” [Feature ]

Over the past year, Vic Mensa has become a voice for frustrated black youth. His musical movement toward politics and activism can be heard on his excellent 2016 release There's Alot Going On, an EP that includes "16... Read More

2016-11-02-lil-wayne-black-lives-matter-interview

Lil Wayne’s Black Lives Matter Comments Prove He’s Living in an Alternate Reality [Feature ]

In this week’s edition of "Rappers Say The Wildest Things," Lil Wayne appeared on last night’s episode of ABC’s Nightline and made some particularly disparaging comments about the Black Lives Matter... Read More

2016-10-17-10-things-we-learned-lil-wayne-gone-til-november

10 Things We Learned From Lil Wayne’s ‘Gone ’Til November’ Prison Memoir [Feature ]

In March 2010, Lil Wayne began his eight-month prison term on New York’s infamous Rikers Island. The New Orleans rapper, then 27, had pled guilty to attempted possession of a weapon, stemming from a .40-caliber... Read More

2016-10-13-cash-money-lil-wayne-google-carter-v-deal

Cash Money Killed Lil Wayne Deal With Google to Release “Tha Carter V” For Free [Feature ]

At this point, we’re all pretty familiar with Lil Wayne’s troubles with Birdman and Cash Money Records, which have placed Tha Carter V on hold for over two years now. But what we didn’t know is... Read More

2016-10-13-lil-wayne-embracing-rap-new-generation

Why Lil Wayne’s Refusal to Embrace New Generation Rappers is Troubling [Feature ]

While fans patiently await The Carter V, Lil Wayne has offered something else in its stead: Gone ‘Til November, a memoir that chronicles the eight months he spent at Rikers Island for gun possession in 2010.In a... Read More

2016-09-13-rappers-basketball-lyrics

My Favorite Sport: Rappers Obsessed With Basketball References [Feature ]

The crossover that broke Mac Miller’s ankles during a celebrity basketball game is circulating the internet at the speed of a high school rumor traveling across the lunchroom. He takes the moment of embarrassment... Read More

2016-09-13-lil-wayne-retirement-tweet

Lil Wayne’s Frustrated Retirement Tweet Wasn’t an Idle Threat [Feature ]

We all prayed that Lil Wayne’s retirement announcement was a bluff, but that might not be the case. Earlier today (September 13), on Fox Sports 1's new show Skip and Shannon: Undisputed, Wayne confirmed that it... Read More

2016-09-12-many-incarnations-of-lil-wayne

Hot Boy, Superstar, Martian: The Many Incarnations of Lil Wayne [Feature ]

In the realm of popular hip-hop music, it's rare to find an artist who’s been crafting hits for as long as much of his or her core fan base has been alive, yet such is the case with Lil Wayne.There are those of us... Read More

2016-09-09-kendrick-lamar-on-lil-wayne-retirement

Kendrick Lamar on Lil Wayne’s Potential Retirement: “F**k That!” [Feature ]

Lil Wayne sent the hip-hop world into a frenzy last week when he tweeted that he was “mentally defeated” and implied that he would be retiring.As one of the most dominant forces in the rap game for the past... Read More

2016-09-07-lil-wayne-retirement-music-never-gone

Lil Wayne Might Threaten Retirement, But the Music Will Never Leave Him [Feature ]

In light of Lil Wayne’s threats to retire, journalist Jeff Weiss went live with the entirety of an interview he conducted with Wayne in Miami in 2014. Weiss notes that the interview took place before the more recent... Read More

2016-09-05-drake-loyalty-lil-wayne

Drake Pledges Loyalty to Lil Wayne, Young Money: “We Are Fighting Until You Get Yours” [Feature ]

Lil Wayne put a scare into hip-hop this past weekend, after the veteran rapper announced early Saturday (September 3) morning that he was "done."Over the past 48 hours, however, several of Wayne's... Read More

2016-09-03-lil-wayne-retirement

Lil Wayne Threatens Retirement: “I Love My Fans, But I’m Done” [Feature ]

Lil Wayne has had enough. In a string of early morning tweets on Saturday (September 3), the iconic rapper appears to have bowed out from hip-hop. Frustrated over his ongoing legal battle with his longtime label home... Read More

2016-08-29-16-lil-wayne-fck-cash-money

Lil Wayne Proclaims “F*ck Cash Money” as Label Frustrations Mount [Feature ]

At the conclusion of his Lil Weezyana Fest in New Orleans this past weekend, Lil Wayne closed his performance by bellowing "Fuck Cash Money." #LilWayne had something to say about #CashMoney at the... Read More

2016-08-03-lil-wayne-cant-sue-universal-music-group

Lil Wayne’s $20 Million Lawsuit Against UMG Paused Until Birdman Lawsuit Resolved [Feature ]

A Federal Court judge says that before Lil Wayne can finish suing Universal Music Group for allegedly shorting him of millions of dollars, he has to resolve his current legal battle with Birdman.According to... Read More

2016-07-22-need-to-hear-lil-wayne-quality-street-music-2-intro

Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Lil Wayne’s “Quality Street Music 2 Intro” [Feature ]

At this point Lil Wayne is like one of those games at the carnival. There's a pretty good chance you're coming away with nothing, or maybe a small stuffed animal you try to convince yourself to be more excited about... Read More

2016-07-15-lil-wayne-credit-card-bill-debts-mount

Lil Wayne Sued Over Credit Card Bill as Debts Mount [Feature ]

Rappers, they're just like us! They love sports, they drink enough lean to kill a normal man and they rack up credit card debt. Today, American Express revealed that it was suing Lil Wayne for... Read More

2016-06-14-lil-wayne-tribute

A Tribute to Lil Wayne, Hip-Hop’s Living Legend [Feature ]

“Watching Lil Wayne from 2006–2009 was like witnessing someone that wasn’t a human being. He seemed invincible, that his lungs could inhale pounds on pounds of kush smoke, his body could handle an endless... Read More

2016-06-14-lil-wayne-tour-bus-shooting-2pac

Lil Wayne on Tour Bus Shooting: They “Tried to 2Pac Me” [Feature ]

From stealing publishing from artists to the avalanche of lawsuits to $100,000 Madden games, Cash Money’s history sounds more like a season of Empire than a real life record label. But when it comes to... Read More

2016-06-13-lil-wayne-seizure

Lil Wayne Reportedly Suffers Another Seizure, Refuses Medical Treatment [Feature ]

According to TMZ, which has proven to be more accurate than the NY Times lately when it comes to reporting breaking news, Lil Wayne suffered yet another seizure today during a flight to California, forcing his private jet to... Read More

2016-05-20-lil-wayne-cash-money-battle-stay-alive

How Lil Wayne’s Stayed Alive & Relevant While Battling Cash Money [Feature ]

It’s been 17 months since Lil Wayne tweeted to the world that he’s a prisoner of Cash Money. The moment still feels surreal. After years of success together you would think Weezy would be given immunity to... Read More

2016-05-17-currensy-lil-wayne-lean-addiction

Lil Wayne’s Lean Addiction Almost Killed Currensy [Feature ]

The Drink Champs podcast is quickly becoming one of my go-to sources for great hip-hop stories, and this week they delivered again with an amazing story from Curren$y about the time he almost died accidentally drinking some... Read More

2016-04-18-jay-z-lil-wayne-175-to-sign

Jay Z Tried to Sign Lil Wayne to Roc-A-Fella for $175K, Wayne Laughed [Feature ]

Lil Wayne has spent much of the last year and a half legally battling Birdman, attempting to get free of his Cash Money contract and recoup some of the millions he says he's owed, but it all could have gone... Read More

2016-04-15-lil-wayne-cash-money-recording-process

Lil Wayne Describes Cash Money’s Recording Process, Birdman Approved Every Verse [Feature ]

Cash Money Records, where dreams come true... if your dream is to sign away all your publishing, have your life threatened by your employer and never be paid the money you're owed. Cash... Read More

2016-04-04-lil-wayne-no-one-best-rapper-alive-anymore

Lil Wayne: “No One’s Trying To Be the Best Rapper Alive Anymore” [Feature ]

There was a time when Lil Wayne could call himself the greatest rapper alive and he had a legitimate argument. Around 2007 and 2008 he was putting out an astounding quantity of music that was often breathtakingly... Read More

2016-03-29-lil-wayne-lawsuit-universal-music

Breaking Down Lil Wayne’s Huge New Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group [Feature ]

Chances are that if you're reading DJBooth you're interested in more than just the music, you're also interested in the the music industry. And if you're interested in the music industry chances are that... Read More

2016-03-07-collegrove-2-chainz-lil-wayne-friends

Collegrove: The Deep History of Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz’ Friendship [Feature ]

“If it wasn’t for Wayne, it wouldn’t be a lot of dudes in the game, including me” - 2 ChainzLil Wayne signed a deal with Cash Money Records at the age of nine. It was a deal that changed his... Read More

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2 Chainz - Collegrove [Album]

Fresh off the success of his Dabbin' Santa holiday sweaters, 2 Chainz has released Collegrove, a semi-joint album release with fellow veteran Southern rapper Lil Wayne. The title of the release is a mash-up combining 2 Chainz... Read More

2016-03-02-2-chainz-lil-wayne-collegrove-album-announcement

Will 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne’s Joint “ColleGrove” Album Be a TIDAL Exclusive? [Feature ]

Last November, while taping a podcast with Rap Radar, 2 Chainz revealed that he and Lil Wayne were working on a new project, entitled ColleGrove. It's #ColliGrove ya heard me ! — Tity Boi (2 Chainz)... Read More

2016-02-03-lil-wayne-super-bowl-commercial

Lil Wayne Stars in SB Commercial, Finally Goes Full Mainstream [Feature ]

What do George Washington and Lil Wayne have in common?Both will be appearing together during Super Bowl 50 in an ad for Apartments.com that's a take off on The Jeffersons. (George and Weezy, get... Read More

2016-01-21-lil-wayne-birdman-cash-money-reunion

Lil Wayne & Birdman Appear Reunited, But Weezy’s Still a Prisoner to Cash Money [Feature ]

It was all bad just a year ago. In December of 2014, Lil Wayne shocked the hip-hop world by tweeting that Cash Money was holding him and his Carter V album prisoner and that he wanted off the label that... Read More

2015-12-01-best-worst-lines-lil-wayne-no-ceilings-2

The Best & Worst Lyrics From Lil Wayne’s “No Ceilings 2” [Feature ]

I’m as big a Weezy fan as you will find. I’ve seen him live, I’ve memorized every single word to “This Is The Carter” and “Go DJ” still give me chills. I’d put my... Read More

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Lil Wayne - No Ceilings 2 [Album]

At long last, we've reached the Thanksgiving release of Lil Wayne'sNo Ceilings 2 - the highly-anticipated sequel to the hitmaker's fan-favorite '09 mixtape that was gifted to fans at the height of his "Best Rapper Alive"... Read More