Birdman

Aug
30
Teen Pop Star Austin Mahone Joins YMCMB

Austin Mahone and Birdman

There’s a new addition to the YMCMB family. Teen pop sensation Austin Mahone has joined Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Lil Wayne at the label.

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Aug
23
Birdman, Slim, and Nicki Minaj Honored at BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

Birdman, Lil Wayne, Mack Maine, and Nicki Minaj

It was a big night for the YMCMB family. The hip-hop crew was honored during a star-studded evening at the 2013 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards at the Manhattan Center in New York City on Thursday night.

Bryan “Birdman” Williams and Ronald “Slim” Williams were named BMI Icons. The brothers, who co-founded Cash Money Records in 1991, received an all-star tribute, which included performances by Kevin Rudolf, DJ Khaled, Mystikal, Future, Curren$y, Ace Hood, Busta Rhymes, Turk, Mannie Fresh, and Juvenile, who performed his classic “Back That Azz Up.”

“I dedicate my soul and my life and I wouldn’t be standing here if it wasn’t for Dwayne motherfuckin’ Carter,” said Birdman as Lil Wayne stood behind him. “Once thing when you see with us, you see loyalty.”

Nicki Minaj and Benny Blanco shared the award for Songwriter of the Year, while “Starships” earned Song of the Year honors. Trina paid homage to her fellow femcee by covering “Moment 4 Life.”

Hit-Boy took home Producer of the Year and Machine Gun Kelly won the BMI Social Star Award.

“#bmirnbhiphopawards like 7 awards tonite i think. I llost count. And cash money is being honored. Thx bmi,” tweeted Nicki.

See photos and footage from the salute to Cash Money below.

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Aug
19
Video: Rich Gang f/ Birdman, Future, & Detail – ‘Million Dollar’

Rich Gang

Rich Gang serenades the ladies in the video for “Million Dollar,” which serves as the intro to “Tapout” on the Rich Gang compilation. Detail plays the piano, while Future sits in a room full of candles. Birdman holds court at the dining table, charming the veiled women with roses and toasting with champagne. Behold the power of the pu**y.

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Aug
18
Video: Doe B, Young Dro, Birdman, T.I., & B.o.B – ‘Kemosabe’

T.I. and Birdman

Hustle Gang blesses your Sunday with the video for “Kemosabe.” T.I.’s crew links up with Cash Money boss Birdman on the posse cut, which appears on Doe B’s mixtape Baby Jesus. Tip and Birdman stack their paper, while topless women parade around with nothing but makeup covering their bodies. Peep the flashy visuals, which also co-star Young Dro and B.o.B.

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Aug
12
On Set of Birdman, R. Kelly, & Lil Wayne’s ‘We Been On’ Video

R. Kelly, Birdman, and Mack Maine

R. Kelly and Birdman put their differences aside and reunited on set of the video for Rich Gang’s single “We Been On” earlier this month. The YMCMB crew including Lil Wayne and Mack Maine took over a mansion with some sexy ladies. Birdman and Kellz appeared to be having a good time, sharing a laugh as they watched the monitor.

Ten years after scrapping their Best of Both Worlds joint album, they made up and collaborated on the record for the Rich Gang compilation.

“I was in the studio and we talked man to man,” the Cash Money boss told “Tony Sculfield and the Morning Riot.” “We just kept it moving. Kelly, he do what it do when it comes to this music thing. … I know he never got a chance to work with Wayne, so I wanted to add Wayne to that.”

Check out more photos from the set below.

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Aug
8
New Music: N.O.R.E. f/ Lil Wayne, Ja Rule, & Birdman – ‘She Tried (Remix)’

She Tried (Remix)

N.O.R.E., or P.A.P.I. as he’s known these days, rolls out the remix to “She Tried” featuring Lil Wayne, Birdman, and Ja Rule, marking the embattled rapper’s first post-prison release.

“Closet freak, just came out/ Frank Ocean,” raps Rule on his verse.

The song is off the upcoming Good Belt Gang compilation, which will be released independently on N.O.R.E.’s label Good Belt Gang/Militainment.

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Jul
23
Video: Rich Gang f/ Birdman, Yo Gotti, Mack Maine, & Ace Hood – ‘Dreams Come True’

Rich Gang

Rich Gang celebrates the good life in the opulent video for “Dreams Come True,” one of the many posse cuts off the group’s newly-released debut. The hip-hop collective including Birdman, Yo Gotti, Mack Maine, and Ace Hood revel in their riches as they reflect on their rise to the top.

Birdman looks out over his sprawling mansion as scantily-clad women parade around, while Mack Maine chills poolside. The gang comes together at the dining table to toast to their success.

Get a taste of the Rich Gang lifestyle in the showy visuals.

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