Birdman

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.”

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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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Jul
23
Lil Wayne, Birdman, Bow Wow, & Mystikal Celebrate Rich Gang Album Release

Lil Wayne, Bow Wow, and Mack Maine

Rich Gang celebrated the fruits of their labor with a lavish party in New York last night. With their debut album in stores, Lil Wayne and Birdman hosted a celebration at Bagatelle. They were joined by the rest of the YMCMB crew including Bow Wow, Mystikal, DJ Khaled, Ace Hood, Jay Sean, Mack Maine, and Chanel West Coast.

During their appearance on “106 & Park” earlier in the day, they premiered the video for “Dreams Come True” and were joined by Busta Rhymes, Future, and Ace Hood.

“We in tuned with the streets. We just make good music, but we a team,” said DJ Khaled of the hip-hop collective.

In addition to Rich Gang, YMCMB has a busy year ahead with new releases from Jay Sean (July 30), Drake (Sept. 17), DJ Khaled (Sept. 24), and Busta Rhymes.

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Jul
19
New Music: Rich Gang f/ Chris Brown, Tyga, Birdman, & Lil Wayne – ‘Bigger Than Life’

Rich Gang

Rich Gang will unleash its self-titled debut on Tuesday. One of the star-studded tracks you’ll find on the album is “Bigger Than Life” featuring Chris Brown, Tyga, Birdman, and Lil Wayne.

Over a swaying mid-tempo beat, Breezy sings the inspirational hook, while Weezy calls out actress Robin Givens (“Gettin’ money like a bitch, umm, Robin Givens”) and shows love to his mother (“I swear when my mama die, that’s when I’ma die”).

Listen to YMCMB go big with the posse cut.

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Jul
16
New Music: Rich Gang f/ R. Kelly, Birdman, & Lil Wayne – ‘We Been On’

We Been On

From red cups to gold bottles, Rich Gang celebrates a life of luxury on their club banger “We Been On” featuring Birdman, Lil Wayne, and R. Kelly. Kellz boasts about cigars and Audemars, Birdman shouts out YMCMB’s own Nicki Minaj and Paris Hilton, and Weezy gets high on shrooms.

Rich Gang’s self-titled debut drops July 23 featuring Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Future, Kendrick Lamar, and more.

Birdman, along with Slim, will be honored as BMI Icons at the 2013 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards on August 22 in New York.

Get super turnt up to their showy anthem.

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Jun
10
Album Cover: Rich Gang – ‘Rich Gang’

Rich Gang

Birdman has been shouting out Rich Gang in his songs and interviews. On July 23, he will release the debut album from the hip-hop collective, which includes his YMCMB all-stars and friends. Despite the group’s flashy name, he keeps it simple on the cover art.

“I’ve been doing this half of my life, 22 years of my life,” the Cash Money boss told “RapFix Live.” “I’m 44 years old and I think it’s just a symbol of hard work and it pays.”

The compilation features the single “Tapout,” plus appearances from French Montana, Meek Mill, T.I., Future, and more.