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Lil Wayne Beats Elvis

AP | Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Lil Wayne is not only making rap history, he's making rock `n roll history: the rapper has surpassed Elvis Presley as the male with t...

Lil Wayne Opens Skate Park In New Orleans

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 11.26.2012 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS — Lil Wayne showed off his beginner skateboarding skills alongside a group of professional skateboarders Wednesday to mark the openi...

WATCH: Did Weezy Threaten A Attorney?

Posted 10.02.2012 | Black Voices

As previously reported, Lil Wayne has filed a lawsuit against Quincy Jones III and his production company, QD3 Entertainment, for using unlicensed mus...

Lil Wayne's Hilarious Court Depositions Released

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.26.2012 | Celebrity

Lil Wayne is known to speak his mind. So during court depositions regarding his lawsuit against Quincy Jones III, it is no surprise that the Young Mon...

LISTEN: Lil Wayne Mocks Mitt Romney

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment

Add Lil Wayne to the list of rappers unimpressed with Mitt Romney's personal finance decisions. Weezy took a quick shot at the GOP presidential hopefu...

Did These Critics Go Too Far?

Posted 09.14.2012 | Entertainment

Another week, another batch of critics who just can't be pleased. Nearly everyone loved "The Master," but the Scientology-inspired film didn't go ...

Quincy Jones' Son Sued By Weezy F. Baby

Posted 09.11.2012 | Black Voices

In spite of being hit with various lawsuits throughout his career, Lil Wayne is taking legal action of his own. According to TMZ, Weezy recently f...

10 Laughable Lyrics From Lil Wayne's New Mixtape

Posted 09.04.2012 | Entertainment

After some delays, Lil Wayne finally released Dedication 4, the fourth mixtape in a series of albums on which the YMCMB boss raps over the hottest tra...

YouTube's Favorite Breakout Pop Duo, Karmin, Back in the Studio (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.28.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Karmin joined What's Trending over Google plus from their recording studio today to answer fans questions about their YouTube roots, a new upcoming album and big projects including a fashion line on the horizon!

Album Review: DJ Khaled's Kiss the Ring

Rap Genius | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment
Rap Genius

In the case of DJ Khaled, I've often wondered whether he may have been born with ten or so exclamation points after his name. His latest venture and sixth studio album, Kiss the Ring, probably strengthens my theory.

Lil Wayne's New York Diss Angers Politician

Posted 08.24.2012 | Entertainment

Lil Wayne was born in New Orleans and maintains an affinity for the Big Easy, but he is not too fond of the Big Apple. When the rapper dissed New York...

WATCH: Sen. Demands Lil Wayne Apologize For Not Liking NYC

Posted 08.23.2012 | New York

Lil Wayne has found one less fan in New York State Senator Malcolm Smith this week. The politician said he was "shocked" by the rapper's distaste for ...

Foxy Brown Joins Nicki Minaj On Stage

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 10.15.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — Nicki Minaj's New York City concert featured usual suspects like her mentor Lil Wayne and label mate Drake, but it was another guest ...

Motherload Monday: Chats With Steve Earle, Ravi Coltrane, Jerry Douglas, P.O.D.'s Sonny Sandoval and Marina & The Diamonds

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Ryan Lochte And Lil Wayne: BFFs? | Posted 08.02.2013 | Celebrity

Those who grill together, stay together. Olympic swimmer and medal-winner Ryan Lochte, who showed his appreciation of the hip-hop culture when he ...

WATCH: Drake, Lil Wayne & Friends Throw A Raunchy Party

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.10.2012 | Entertainment

When Drake, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross and French Montana throw a pool party for a music video, two things are definitely going to be involved. There's boun...

PHOTOS: Lil Wayne Takes Son To NBA Finals | Posted 06.18.2012 | Celebrity

Rapper Lil Wayne spent Father's Day with his son, Dwayne V. The two took in the Miami Heat game and celebrated the day together....

LISTEN: Nicki Minaj Goes Off On DJ

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.05.2012 | Entertainment

Rap beefs can be unpredictable things. Jay-Z and Nas's rivalry buoyed hip hop for nearly a decade, the infamous West Coast vs. East Coast rivalry is b...

Black Music Month: Artists Through The Years

Posted 06.01.2012 | Celebrity

June is African-American Music Appreciation Month, according to President Obama, who last year designated the start of summer as a celebration for all...

The Evolution of YOLO

The Black Sheep Online | Posted 07.17.2012 | College
The Black Sheep Online

There are two lessons to be learned here. First, bad trends die. Hard. Whenever you decide to buy into one, expect to be made fun of in the near future. Second, YOLO is dumb. Everyone does stupid things.

G.O.O.D. Music's Dream Team

Sharief Easterling | Posted 07.01.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

Quality rap music is few and far between these days but a union of this magnitude has endless possibilities. After getting a sample of the greatness on "Mercy" the whole word is patiently waiting for more of the classic material. From the looks of it Its gonna be a G.O.O.D. summer!

CRIME PLAYLIST: Musicians Who Did Hard Time

Posted 04.12.2012 | Crime

You've been charged with good taste in music. The only way to avoid hard time is to listen to this playlist. Jokes aside, between David Crosby's ni...

Lil Wayne Told To Cut The Grass Of Home On The Market

AP | Posted 05.18.2012 | Celebrity

KENNER, La. — Lil Wayne has been told to cut his grass. The Times-Picayune ( ) reports the rapper was cited for high grass and weeds at his 10,...

Lil Wayne Makes SXSW Appearance

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 05.16.2012 | Black Voices

AUSTIN, Texas — Lil Wayne was feeling inspirational while making an appearance at South By Southwest. Snoop Dogg admitted he was too high to not...

Ann Brenoff

PHOTOS: Inside Lil Wayne's Ridiculous New Waterfront Digs | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.25.2012 | Miami

Don't count rapper Lil Wayne among those who would rather rent than own in today's housing market. After leasing this Miami Beach waterfront place for...