Lil Wayne Encourages Christina Milian to ‘Try New Things’ on Young Money Debut

Christina Milian

Since officially signing with Young Money over the summer, Christina Milian has been in the studio working on a new album. The “Dip It Low” singer stopped by “Big Boy’s Neighborhood” on Power 106 to discuss her YMCMB debut and what it’s like having Lil Wayne as her boss.

“Wayne just gets his artists, which is great,” she said. “I have a very one-on-one business relationship with everybody from Mack [Maine] to Wayne. They’re just very involved in the project as far as bringing the music, playing songs, just giving their input.”

She’s hoping to put out a single and video in the near future so she can perform it on NBC’s hit show “The Voice,” where she is a social media correspondent. “I really want to pick the perfect single though,” said Christina, whose last album So Amazin’ was released in 2006. “It’s been a second since I’ve been out musically, so I do not want to fail and I don’t believe in failure, so I just try new things and figure out the pieces.”

But she’s in no rush. “That’s one thing that’s great about Wayne. He’s like, ‘Work with different producers, take your time, but at the same time, try new things. Don’t be stuck on one thing.’”

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  1. aliciasahomewrecka

    in other words, wayne is saying your current stuff sucks, work on new material cause the music that your working on is dated.



  2. crw99

    Wayne should have given the same take your time advice to Nicki. That roman reloaded crap was a rushed mess. And Milian never captured me as a great singer.


    California Dreamer Reply:

    @crw99, I agree!


    kaykay Reply:

    @crw99, and it still went platinum haha


  3. KeepItReal

    nobodys checking for Christina Millian musically in 2012, maybe if she done a PlayBoy spread we’ll be more interested but i dont see it for her musically


  4. LOLatHaters

    She will flop no matter what along with Bow Wow, Shannel, Mystical and Busta Rhymes…Cash Money’s success window is closed for anyone other than Wayne, Drake and Nicki


    cOmeATMEbRO Reply:

    @LOLatHaters, I Agree 100%!


  5. trillafood

    This lame hoe.


  6. trillafood

    She hop from label to label and still no album.
    MySpace Records…no album.
    Interscope Records…no album.
    Younng Money…she’s not going to release an album.


    SdotB Reply:

    @trillafood, what are you talkin about? Her last album was “So Amazing” back in like 06 -07


  7. Pereezy YMCMB MMG

    It’s Young Mula Baby


  8. Joey

    It’s such a shame a talent like Christina Milian has to sign with someone like Lil Wayne. Don’t get me wrong, Lil Wayne has some good records (and a bunch of bad music), but he doesn’t have the knowledge and experience in this industry as Milian herself. She really left her mark on pop music back in the years.

    I just hope she comes out with GOOD music. Not the songs been giving to Nicki Minaj or Shanell. But I guess my hope is nowhere and she comes with an album full of Young Money cameos. Once again, such a shame!


  9. joan

    love her, just wish she would focus solely on music, she always has 50849784 projects, or just a lot going on. If you think about it she’s never just gave the music 100%. It was always a movie, a marriage, boyfried(s), daughter, sunglass line, swim suit line and miscellaneous side projects.

    I believe she has the talent, and I know her purpose as an entertainer will eventually come to light. She has the IT factor, she just needs to get IT together. And you cant say ppl arent checking for her, because they obviously are, may not all be for positive reasons but they def are checking. (She continually has been in the limelight even with no big hit movies or music since 04)

    Hopefully this is the right move for her. I believe a reality show would be nice for her also.


  10. key

    lol,i love her since day one, from am to pm whatever the song till dip it low,after that i dont know what to say but i didnt like anything else,she is a beautiful person and i wish her good luck but young money thing i dont feel it……..wayne advice is what,going pop? if u go pop then i really gonna forget about u


  11. boom boom

    damn, all this basic has been came out around the same time that RIH did, and everyboday was bashing on RIH and saying she would be the first out, lmao.

    Christina, Tearri Mari were OUT.

    & look at where RIHANNA is now, 7 years later, more than 30M albums WW & #1′s hits in the U.S. Queen of Facebook, Queen of Youtube, Digital Era Queen, etc.


    Joey Reply:

    @boom boom, U kidding right? C Mili came out back in 2000 while “Pon De Replay” was released in 2005. Don’t talk music industry if you know nothing bout it!


  12. Jay

    Love Milian!! She’s a a sweet, beautiful and talented woman! I wanna hear more music and see more movies!!! :)


  13. R to the Diamonds star down to the C way

    Hope she can Try new Thing and she’s a Talented Woman Nice interview Wish nothing but the best Good for her if music don’t work out for her then maybe acting in a movie Like anybody else does


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