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Flashback Friday: Lil' Wayne - Rap City Freestyle

Flashback Friday: Lil’ Wayne – Rap City Freestyle

For this week’s edition of Flashback Friday, we take you back to BET‘s Rap City days, of course hosted by Big Tigger. Peep the video above to watch Weezy spit an ill freestyle (though some of the verse was taken from his song, “BM Jr.”). Let us know some of your other favorite freestyles by dropping a...
Lil Wayne - No Ceilings 2 (Mixtape)

Lil Wayne – No Ceilings 2 (Mixtape)

Lil Wayne‘s 2009 mixtape No Ceilings is widely regarded as Tunechi’s last “great” mixtape. On Thanksgiving, Weezy delivered the sequel project, No Ceilings 2. The tape consists of 24 tracks — mostly freestyles with a few original songs — with features from the likes of Future, Curren$y and King Los. Upon first listen, tracks including “Destroyed”...
What's In The Tapedeck: December Edition

What’s In The Tapedeck: December Edition

Obviously we love sharing what we’re listening to with you guys, so our What’s In The Tapedeck column on the sidebar is something we try to update regularly for ya. Realizing that it often goes overlooked (yeah, you gotta scroll a bit to get there), we’ve decided to start incorporating a post each time we...
Lil' Wayne - What Ya Sayin'

Lil’ Wayne – What Ya Sayin’

Up-and-coming producer and Young Money affiliate DJ E-Feezy has released the first single off his soon-to-be-dropped project, The Wolf of South Beach. Lil’ Wayne sounds rejuvenated on this hard-hitting, fast-paced track entitled “What You Sayin.” Weezy obviously feels right at home on a beat that brings out that early 2000s vibe: “Booyah like Stu Scott, in peace I pray...
Lil' Durk - Like Me (Remix) ft. Fetty Wap, Lil' Wayne & Jeremih

Lil’ Durk – Like Me (Remix) ft. Fetty Wap, Lil’ Wayne & Jeremih

Lil’ Durk links with Fetty Wap, Lil’ Wayne and Jeremih for the remix to “Like Me,” a standout track from Durk’s debut album Remember My Name. Listen below and let us know what you think by dropping a comment. Also, be on the lookout for Fetty Wap’s debut album set to drop September 25th.
What’s In The Tapedeck: August Edition

What’s In The Tapedeck: August Edition

Obviously we love sharing what we’re listening to with you guys, so our What’s In The Tapedeck column on the sidebar is something we try to update regularly for ya. Realizing that it often goes overlooked (yeah, you gotta scroll a bit to get there), we’ve decided to start incorporating a post each time we...
Tyler, The Creator - Smuckers ft. Kanye West & Lil Wayne

Tyler, The Creator – Smuckers ft. Kanye West & Lil Wayne

Tyler, The Creator grew up listening to Kanye West and Lil Wayne. Now, the Los Angeles emcee is on a track with both of them. On Tyler’s own album. Life is crazy, huh? Stream “Smuckers” — a cut from Tyler’s new album Cherry Bomb — below. All three hip-hop heavyweights impress on this bar-ridden collaboration. Peep below...
What’s In The Tapedeck: February Edition

What’s In The Tapedeck: February Edition

Obviously we love sharing what we’re listening to with you guys, so our What’s In The Tapedeck column on the sidebar is something we try to update regularly for ya. Realizing that it often goes overlooked (yeah, you gotta scroll a bit to get there), we’ve decided to start incorporating a post each time we...
Lil Wayne - Sorry 4 The Wait 2 (Mixtape)

Lil Wayne – Sorry 4 The Wait 2 (Mixtape)

It’s become a tradition of sorts for Lil Wayne to drop a mixtape prior to the release of one of his celebrated Carter albums. This time is no different; Weezy delivers Sorry 4 The Wait 2, a 17-track project throughout which the New Orleans native tackles the hottest instrumentals (“Coco,” “No Type,” “Hot N***a,” “Try Me” to name...
Lil Wayne - Sh!t (Remix)

Lil Wayne – Sh!t (Remix)

Can we all finally agree that Wayne is back? While his album has suffered several tie-ups and delays, his recent announcement should reassure fans.  Due to the push-back of Tha Carter V, Lil Wayne has decided to drop a late Christmas gift with Sorry for the Wait 2. Let’s be honest, Lil Wayne did fall off for a...
Top 25 Lil Wayne Songs

Top 25 Lil Wayne Songs

Lil Wayne is one of the greatest rappers of all time. No matter where you place him on your own top emcee list, it’s impossible to deny Tunechi’s track record. Wayne is arguably the hardest working hip-hop artist we’ve ever seen—a big part of the reason he’s still relevant 17 years into the game. Since getting his start with...
Lil Wayne - Gotti ft. The Lox

Lil Wayne – Gotti ft. The Lox

Lil Wayne fans are going to have to wait a bit longer than expected to hear Tha Carter V, as the release date has been pushed back to December 9th. On the bright side, Weezy decided to bless us with another leak from the upcoming album. This time, Tunechi links up with Jadakiss and Styles P of The Lox for “Gotti.” Listen...