Lil Wayne

May
22
Lil Wayne Previews New Freestyle ‘Tina Turn Up Needs a Tune Up’

Tuna Turn Up Needs a Tune Up

After dropping “D’usse” last week, Lil Wayne previews another new song as part of his Weezy Wednesdays series.

With a blunt in hand, the Young Money captain hits the studio to record a freestyle called “Tina Turn Up Needs a Tune Up” featuring Lil Twist and Euro aka The Maintenance Men. Weezy goes off the top of the dome, while Twist and Euro play hype men.

He declares himself “Weezy the king” and tells his girl that she needs a “real ni**a.”

“She need a king, fuck them princes / You’re a queen / Let’s have a princess,” he raps, adding, “Oh, ya’ll just datin’? Well I’m still hating.”

Tina Turn Up is reportedly Christina Milian. The labelmates were recently in the studio with Mannie Fresh recording for Tha Carter V.

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May
18
Rap-Up TV: Nicki Minaj Talks New Single, ‘Tha Carter V,’ and Drake

The buzz has been building for Nicki Minaj’s third album, and the time has finally come for her to drop the first single. Before she hit the stage at PowerHouse 2014 on Saturday, the Young Money diva dished to Rap-Up TV about the track, which is expected to debut on Wednesday.

“It feels very uplifting and it feels very soulful,” she shared. “It’s a great, I feel, indicator of what The Pink Print will feel like in terms of the storyline of that song.”

The album, due sometime this year, marks a return to her roots. “The Pink Print will remind people why they fell in love with Nicki Minaj,” she added. “And I think that needs to be done.”

She also revealed that Lil Wayne has sent her a track for his final album Tha Carter V. “He did send me something, but you know Wayne is so unpredictable,” she said. “You never know what’s going to make it until the last, very last ending. But you know, Wayne is my baby and I love him.”

Plus, will Drake be on The Pink Print? Find out what Nicki had to say.

May
15
New Music: Lil Wayne – ‘D’usse’

D'usse

After teasing the track as part of Weezy Wednesdays, Lil Wayne serves up the full version of “D’usse,” which borrows its name from Jay Z’s cognac. The Young Money chief spits a fiery four-minute flow, shouting out Hov and his fallen comrades on the Lee Majors production.

“I been done my time / I’m getting better with time / But real ni**as don’t whine, we’ll burn down your vineyard,” he raps.

Wayne is warming up for his final album Tha Carter V. He dropped the first single “Believe Me” with Drake earlier this month and recently hit the studio with Christina Milian and Mannie Fresh.

Get drunk on Weezy’s new joint.

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May
15
Rap-Up TV: Christina Milian Talks Young Money Debut and ‘Tha Carter V’

It’s been eight years since Christina Milian released her last album, but the singer-actress is finally ready to return to music. Rap-Up TV caught up with the multi-tasking mama in L.A. while she was promoting her partnership with Kimberly-Clark and TheFunSong.com.

In between raising her daughter Violet and her gigs on “Dancing With the Stars” and “The Voice,” the 32-year-old has been in the studio with Polow Da Don, Kalenna, She’kspere, and Detail recording her Young Money debut, which will have a club feel. She also hopes to recruit her YMCMB family including Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Tyga.

Meanwhile, she has teamed up with the boss man, Lil Wayne, for his final album Tha Carter V. The two recently logged some late-night sessions with producer Mannie Fresh.

“From what I’ve heard, he’s gonna have a killer album,” said Christina. “I’m excited about the next one.”

She also plans to shoot a video for “Video Model,” her collaboration with Wayne off the Young Money compilation Rise of an Empire.

In addition to music, Christina has been taping a docu-series for E! starring her mother, sisters, daughter, and fiancé Jas Prince, which is slated to premiere this fall.

May
15
Lil Wayne Previews New Song ‘D’usse’

D'Usse

Carter V season continues. After dropping his first single “Believe Me” with Drake earlier this month, Lil Wayne has previewed a 15-second snippet of a new song entitled “D’usse.” The Young Money boss endorses Jay Z’s cognac on the DJ Nasty-produced track, which was released as part of this week’s Weezy Wednesdays.

In the teaser, he pours up a glass of D’usse and says, “This motherfuckin’ D’Usse got me sweatin’ and shit / Word to God.”

He also shouts out Jay Z over the sound of piano keys. “Hov, fuck wit’ your boy,” says Tunechi.

Get a taste of his new joint below.

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May
5
Video: Rick Ross f/ Lil Wayne – ‘Thug Cry’

Lil Wayne and Rick Ross

MMG and Young Money have done it again. Rick Ross and Lil Wayne join forces in the cinematic video for “Thug Cry,” the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League-produced single off Mastermind.

The day before his release, a convict (played by “The Wire’s” Wood Harris) worries that his girl and friends have forgotten about him while he’s been in prison. He has flashbacks from his past while he sits in his cell. But once released, he’s surprised to see his girl waiting for him, along with Rozay, who presents him with his own Rolls-Royce.

Witness his triumphant homecoming.

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May
4
Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber Escort Floyd Mayweather to the Ring

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Justin Bieber

Floyd Mayweather Jr. brought out the circus—literally—during Saturday’s fight against Marcos Maidana at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The boxing champ was escorted to the ring by an entourage of clowns, jugglers, stilt walkers, and his superstar pals Lil Wayne and Justin Bieber.

Weezy performed his brand new single “Believe Me” off Tha Carter V, while the Biebs stood on the other side of Mayweather wearing a fedora and sunglasses.

Mayweather defeated Maidana in 12 rounds, earning his 46th win and the unify welterweight world title.

“He can’t lose ♛ love u champ,” tweeted Bieber.

Mayweather thanked his Money Team members, tweeting, “Thank you @sirbizzle, @liltunechi and all of #TMT for your love & support. We did it. 46-0.”

Lil’ Kim also congratulated her friend on his victory. “We did it again Money Team !! Take that haterz Congratulations Champ!” said the pregnant rapper.

Watch Money Mayweather’s grand entrance below.

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