Lil Wayne

Aug
8
Video: Lil Wayne – ‘Krazy’ [Teaser]

Lil Wayne

In addition to dropping his new single “Grindin” featuring Drake, Lil Wayne has previewed 10 seconds of the video for “Krazy.”

The Young Money boss is dragged through an insane asylum while wearing a strait-jacket in the Colin Tilley-directed clip, which was inspired by the 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

“This is the first video from Carter V. It’s not about anyone being crazy, although I guess some people think the things I do are crazy,” said Wayne. “I thought the idea of being in a strait-jacket would work for this song, so that’s what we did.”

The video will make its debut Monday on MTV. Meanwhile, Wayne and Drake kick off their co-headlining “Drake Vs. Lil Wayne” tour tonight in Buffalo, New York.

Get a sneak peek below.

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Aug
8
New Music: Lil Wayne f/ Drake – ‘Grindin’

Grindin

Just hours before they kick off their co-headlining “Drake Vs. Lil Wayne” tour in Buffalo, New York, Lil Wayne joins forces with Drizzy once again on his new Carter V single “Grindin.” Following their last collaboration “Believe Me,” the YMCMB all-stars share blood, sweat, and tears on the dark hustlers’ anthem, produced by Boi-1da and Vinylz.

After enlisting the services of Kobe Bryant and Floyd Mayweather Jr., Tunechi called on Kevin Durant to unveil the cover art on his Instagram account.

The tourmates have also released an interactive app, which will give fans the power to decide who starts the show, who wins the show, and whose side they are on.

Tha Carter V stills awaits a release date, but Wayne has been in the studio with Nicki Minaj, Christina Milian, and Mannie Fresh.

“I’m still nervous about Tha Carter V,” he told XXL. “I’m confident about what I do, but I’m still nervous about what people think.”

Listen to Weezy and Drizzy put in work.

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Jul
31
Lil Wayne Covers XXL, Talks Drake, Nicki Minaj, & Prince

Lil Wayne

It’s Young Mula, baby! Lil Wayne graces the August/September 2014 issue of XXL. The hip-hop superstar bares his tatted torso while sporting a Trukfit ski cap and diamond grill on the black-and-white cover, which includes the tagline “Nothing Left to Prove.”

Tunechi, who will tour with Drake next month, is readying his 12th album Tha Carter V for release this year, but admits that he’s nervous about how it will be received.

He also shares why Prince is one of his biggest inspirations and opens up about signing Drake and Nicki Minaj to his label.

Read Weezy’s words of wisdom.

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Jul
28
Behind the Video: Lil Wayne – ‘Krazy’

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Lil Wayne has lost his mind. MTV News was on set as the Young Money captain shot the wild video for “Krazy,” which takes place in a psych ward. Tunechi struggles to remove himself from a strait-jacket while strapped into a chair.

“I’m not talking about being crazy in the song, I’m just talking about being me, and a lot of people view that as crazy so we just wanted to capture that and have fun with it,” said Wayne.

Director Colin Tilley came up with the concept, which draws from the 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest starring Jack Nicholson.

“We talked about putting Lil Wayne in a psych ward and I definitely took some inspiration from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, just as far as the look and feel for it,” said Tilley. “It’s more of the psychological trip that Lil Wayne’s going through in this place.”

The song is set to appear on Weezy’s upcoming album Tha Carter V.

Prior to the album’s release, he will hit the road with Drake on the “Drake Vs. Lil Wayne” tour starting August 8.

Rehearsals kicked off over the weekend. “First day of Drake vs. Lil Wayne rehearsals were INCREDIBLE,” tweeted Drake. “Can’t wait for the people to see it.”

Go behind the scenes of “Krazy” below.

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Jul
28
Lil Wayne, Christina Milian Step Out to Dinner in Beverly Hills

Christina Milian and Lil Wayne

The rumor mill is buzzing about Lil Wayne and Christina Milian. After attending the ESPYS earlier this month, the Young Money labelmates were spotted leaving dinner at Mastro’s Steakhouse in Beverly Hills on Sunday night. Milian exited first, while Weezy looked surprise to see the paparazzi waiting outside.

While the photos may suggest otherwise, TMZ claims that the two are not dating and that it’s all part of Wayne’s plan to build buzz for Milian’s music. When asked if she was dating her YMCMB boss, the newly single Milian said, “We make music together,” but didn’t deny the rumors.

The “Dip It Low” singer is working on a mixtape called Tina Turn Up that will consist of “some good party records” that won’t be on her upcoming Young Money debut.

She recently quoted some lyrics: “Oooo Boy You’re on [fire]… But I’m Not Scared Hold Me Tighter.. Your Loves so [fire].. But I’m Right Here #HoldMeTighter — #TinaTurnUp.”

Check out more pics of Tina Turn Up and Tunechi on the town.

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Jul
24
Lil Wayne to Launch Sports Agency with Cristiano Ronaldo as First Client

Lil Wayne and Cristiano Ronaldo

Lil Wayne is making a big business move. The Young Money mogul is reportedly starting his own sports management agency and has signed up soccer stud Cristiano Ronaldo as his first client.

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Jul
22
Drake and Lil Wayne Prepare for Battle in Tour Trailer

Drake Vs. Lil Wayne

Drake and Lil Wayne are turning the stage into a battlefield on their upcoming “Drake Vs. Lil Wayne” tour. In a trailer created by Capcom, the YMCMB warriors transform into animated video game characters Sage (Weezy) and Protégé (Drizzy) as they face off in an “epic tournament.”

Their 31-city battle royale kicks off August 8 in Buffalo, New York, and will touch down in Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco, Houston, Dallas, and L.A.

“Since, thank God we’ve been so successful, [we'll just be] going back and forth with our hits and getting the crowd to go crazy, then just finally hittin’ the stage together,” Wayne told MTV News. “It’s a battle type thing.”

Watch them prepare for the main event.

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