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Does Lil Wayne Have A Price On His Head?

7/16/2015 4:24pm EDT
Rappers Birdman and Young Thug are being investigated over their alleged involvement in a plot to kill fellow rapper Lil Wayne.

The two stars have been indicted in Cobb City, Georgia for possibly conspiring with Jimmy Carlton Winfrey -- Young Thug's tour manager -- who shot at Wayne's tour bus back in April.

According to, Young Thug, real name Jeffrey Lamar Williams, was arrested in Sandy Springs, Georgia on Wednesday in a separate incident for making "terroristic threats" to a security guard, telling the man he would shoot him in the face after he was kicked out of a shopping mal...

Birdman Buys Justin Bieber A $2 Million Bugatti Veyron

4/8/2014 12:00pm EDT
Birdman Buys Justin Bieber A $2 Million Bugatti Veyron
Rapper Bryan "Birdman" Williams has given his pal Justin Bieber the ultimate gift - one of the fastest and most expensive cars in the world.

The singer showed off his new acquisition, a Bugatti Veyron, on Instagram on Monday, writing: "Uncle Stunna (Birdman) luv. My first Bugatti #generosity."

The night shot shows Bieber sitting behind the wheel of the Bugatti, whose value is estimated at $2 million.

According to, the Veyron is the fastest production vehicle of all time with a top speed average of 408.47 km/h (approximately 253 MPH).

We're not sure that such a speedy gift is...

Limp Bizkit & Lil Wayne Single Drops Next Week

3/3/2012 10:30am EST
Limp Bizkit
Rockers Limp Bizkit are wasting no time in making the most of their new deal with Cash Money Records - they're releasing a new single with the label's biggest act, Lil Wayne, next week.

The collaboration, "Ready To Go," will be the group's first release as rap mogul Bryan 'Birdman' Williams' new act.

Williams tells, "It'll be a great way to let the world know that Limp Bizkit is a part of us."

Limp Bizkit Joins Birdman's Record Label

2/24/2012 3:25pm EST
Limp Bizkit
Rockers Limp Bizkit have joined Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Drake by signing to hip-hop mogul Bryan 'Birdman' Williams' Cash Money Records.

The Rollin' hit-makers, fronted by Fred Durst, split from their longtime label Interscope in December due to creative differences over their latest album, Gold Cobra.

However, the group has now found itself a new home at Cash Money Records.

Rap superstar Lil Wayne broke the news to fans during an interview on New York radio station Kiss FM on Thursday night, saying, "It's like every other day I hear about somebody new signing to Cash Money... The o...

Birdman Bets $5 Million On New England Patriots To Win Super Bowl XLVI

1/24/2012 2:49pm EST
Lil Wayne's rap mentor Bryan 'Baby' Williams is ready to gamble big on the Super Bowl next month - he's risking $5 million on the New England Patriots winning the title.

The hip-hop mogul, also known as Birdman, is known for placing high-stakes bets on major sporting events and last year, he won $1 million after putting his faith in the Green Bay Packers beating the Pittsburgh Steelers in football's big game.

Now, he's upping the ante. Williams has revealed he's backing the Patriots to take the crown against the New York Giants via, revealing he's a big fan of Patriots runni...

Rapper Birdman Sued Over Bogus Las Vegas Concert

8/19/2011 3:46pm EDT
Rapper Bryan 'Baby' Williams has been caught up in a legal battle over an allegedly bogus concert deal in Las Vegas.

Lil Wayne's mentor, also known as Birdman, was reportedly booked by promoter Lana Fuchs and her company Billionaire Mafia LLC to play at Sin City's Club Eve on Wednesday.

Fuchs claims she negotiated the deal with lawyer Philip Brutus, who said he represented Williams and rap sensation Nicki Minaj. She handed over $50,000 as an advance and was due to pay an additional $25,000 following the gig after receiving a contract thought to have been signed by the hip-hop mogul.


Lil Wayne And Drake Planning A Joint Album

8/15/2011 4:20pm EDT
Lil Wayne
Rappers Lil Wayne and Drake are taking Jay-Z and Kanye West's lead and teaming up for a collaborative album of their own.

The Lollipop hit-maker has been instrumental in helping his protégé Drake achieve solo success and he's now pressing ahead with plans for a full project together.

Wayne's Cash Money Records boss Bryan 'Birdman' Williams tells, "Wayne and I recently talked about (the Wayne/Drake project). That's definitely going to get done."

Drake first revealed his intentions to launch a joint disc with Wayne in January.

Jay-Z and West's Watch The Throne release is ex...

Lil Wayne Hit With $15 Million Lawsuit Over 'Bedrock'

8/4/2011 7:59am EDT
Lil Wayne
Rapper Lil Wayne has been slapped with yet another lawsuit - he is facing a $15 million legal battle over allegations he stole hit track Bedrock.

The rapper teamed up with his Young Money Entertainment artists including Drake, Nicki Minaj and Lloyd for the track, which topped the Billboard Rap Charts and reached number two in the Hot 100. The song also featured on the compilation album We Are Young Money, which shot to the top of the rap albums countdown.

Now, bosses at Done Deal Enterprises are taking legal action over the song, accusing Lil Wayne, Young Money Records and Cash Money Re...

Diddy Is The Richest Man In Hip Hop - See How Much He's Worth

3/11/2011 8:45am EST
Sean 'Diddy' Combs has beaten Jay-Z to the top of the latest list to find the richest man in hip-hop.

Forbes magazine editors estimate Diddy has a fortune of $475 million - just $25 million more than his rap mogul rival Jay-Z.

Dr. Dre came in a distant third with $125 million, while Birdman and 50 Cent tied for fourth with estimated $100 million fortunes.

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Rappers And Their Sidekicks

1/7/2009 10:08am EST
Ever wondered why rappers need sidekicks to help them rap a song? Why do they need that extra guy hanging around in the background doing nothing of great significance? Sometimes these side guys can actually rap themselves and end up with their own solo albums, but eventually, they all seem to fail miserably and disappear. We've all seen it happen.

Mase, Loon, and Farnsworth Bentley (also known as Fonzworth Bentley)

P. Diddy, for instance, has had his share of sidekicks from Mase to Loon to Farnsworth Bentley. Mase is a perfect example of a side guy who blossomed while P. Diddy wa...

Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter III' is the Biggest Release of 2008

6/19/2008 7:30am EDT
Lil Wayne
Cash Money/Universal Motown Records multi-platinum recording artist Lil Wayne expands his dynasty with Tha Carter III. The new CD is the biggest release by far for 2008, selling over 1 Million copies it's first week, reigning #1 on Nielsen SoundScan, besting Mariah Carey's record-breaking release earlier this year. Not since 50 Cent's The Massacre in 2005 has an artist sold over 1 Million albums their first week. "This is truly a proud moment for the Cash Money family, says Cash Money co-founder Ronald 'Slim' Williams. "Lil Wayne is truly changing the game of hip-hop." Cash Money co-founder...

Cash Money Superstar Lil Wayne Serving Up Something New For The Taste Buds

4/3/2008 3:28pm EDT
Lil Wayne
Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown recording artist Lil Wayne is gearing up to release his highly anticipated album Tha Carter III, the final in the trilogy, on May 13th.

Tha Carter III is Lil Wayne's first solo album since the release of Tha Carter II (2005) and not one to disappoint Lil Wayne is bringing a new flavor to everyone's taste buds with the release of his first single, "Lollipop," featuring Static. "Lollipop," which was produced by Jim Jonsin (T.I., T-Pain, Twista) and co-produced by Darius "Deezle" Harrison (Teena Marie & Destiny's Child), is receiving early radio spi...

Fish-Out-Of-Water Comedy 'Who's Your Caddy?' Comes To DVD Nov. 27

11/14/2007 8:30pm EST
Who's Your Caddy? stars Antwan "Big Boi" Patton (rap group Outkast, ATL) as music mogul C-Note who will do whatever in takes, no matter how outrageous, to become a member of an elite country club – much to the objection of club president Cummings (Jeffrey Jones - Ferris Beuller's Day Off, "Deadwood").

Buying land next to the course's 17th hole as a bargaining strategy, the club's order is disrupted as C-Note and his entourage bring their flashy, hip-hop lifestyle to the prim and proper country club. As Cummings attempts to revoke his new members, C-Note must restore his honor and chan...

Check Out T-Pain's 'Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin')' featuring Yung Joc

4/11/2007 10:00pm EDT
T-Pain is blowing up the charts with his new single "Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin')" feat. Yung Joc. Pain has come into his own as an artist and his new record, Epiphany, dropping 6/12, will show a more mature side of the singer, rapper, writer and producer.

He's currently featured on R.Kelly's smash "I'm A Flirt" along side T.I., but T-Pain is one of the most prolific R&B artists in the game. Check out all the appearances he has made:

"I'm A Flirt" (Remix) - R. Kelly (featuring T-Pain & T.I.)

"I Can't Wait" - Akon (featuring T-Pain) Album "Konvicted" RIAA Certified Multi-...

Fat Joe's "Make It Rain" Feat. Lil Wayne Debuts At #2

11/9/2006 12:13pm EST
Fat Joe
Watch Fat Joe's "Make It Rain" from his upcoming Nov. 14 release, "Me, Myself and I." The song features Lil' Wayne and was directed by Chris Robinson. The video features cameos by Diddy, Scott Storch, Rick Ross, DJ Khaled, Birdman, Cool & Dre and a lot of money.

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New CD Reviews, October 31, 2006 (The Who, Lil' Wayne, Lady Sovereign, Deftones & more)

10/31/2006 12:02pm EST
The Who - Endless Wire
New releases this week include albums from legends The Who, a Cash Money collaboration featuring Birdman and Lil' Wayne, the debuts from pint-sized UK rapper Lady Sovereign and American Idol winner Kellie Pickler, plus many more. Keep reading for reviews & info on this week's new CDs...

Lady Sovereign - Public Warning
Public Warning is stunning, better than the hype machine could ever paint it, with jaw-dropping, busy production and sharp, spunky lyrics that whiz by and back up this pint-sized rebel's serious b-girl stance. Read review...

The Who - Endless Wire
No, Endless Wire is no...