Posted in RAP NEWSNovember 30, 2012
Birdman has revealed his latest scheme for his record imprint. In what seems to be a high target to reach, Birdman has said that he is aiming to put out 100 albums every year. Speaking to MTV News, he explained the plan. “Right now, as we stand, we have [48 acts] between Young Money, Cash Money, We The Best,” he said.
Posted in RAP NEWSNovember 27, 2012
After nearly two decades in the rap game, Lil Wayne has announced that he plans on quitting soon, revealing to MTV that his upcoming “Tha Carter V” album will be his Swan song. But before that, he plans on releasing his 10th album “I Am Not A Human Being II,” because “I know y’all want me around for a little bit, and Carter V is my last album,” he told MTV‘s Sway Calloway. “Man, I’ve been rappin’ since I was 8 years old. I’m 30 now, man. That’s a long time, man.”
Posted in RAP NEWSNovember 1, 2012
Lil Wayne is under STRICT ORDERS from his doctor to keep his ass off airplanes for the foreseeable future … after his mid-flight medical emergency last week, TMZ has learned. We broke the story … Weezy was hospitalized Friday following two seizure-like episodes on board back-to-back flights. He’s been recovering since at his mama’s house — but sources close to the rapper tell us, Weezy’s doctor has ordered him to rest for the next week at least … which means no working, and definitely no flying.
Posted in RAP NEWSOctober 16, 2012
Tyga INSISTS … he’s not some broke-ass squatter who’s refusing to pay rent on a Malibu crib — in fact, he claims he just bought a $6.5-million mansion 20 miles away. A Malibu landlord named Gholamreza Rezai sued Tyga, claiming the rapper is screwing him on the $16,000-per-month rent … but continues to live in the home. But a rep for Tyga tells Gutta World the lawsuit is 100% B.S … insisting he gave the landlord the necessary 30 days notice before he left … and everything should be square.
Posted in RAP NEWSJune 1, 2012
TMZ is reporting that rapper Gucci Mane, real name Radric Davis, lost $270,000 in a lawsuit filed by a Georgia based jewelry company. The company sued the rapper for stealing diamonds. A&A Diamonds filed a lawsuit against the rapper in Henry County, GA claiming they had loaned Gucci Mane a $130,000 pinky ring, and a diamond necklace and bracelet that totaled $110,000. The lawsuit stated that Gucci had 15 days to pay for the jewelry or return it, and he did neither. He only paid the company $40,000 of the money they claim he owed.
Posted in ALBUM REVIEWSMay 30, 2012
“Without Me” is a somber introduction, with a minor-key flavor punctuated by low-end bass courtesy of Zaytoven. The title track, aided by 2 Chainz, is your standard Gucci Mane fare, as is “Trap Boomin,” which gets the assist from Rick Ross. “Cyeah Cyeah” is easily one of the most interesting productions on the entire record, with Polow Da Don’s time spent with Timbaland on full display. An evolving beat with very full percussion and an eastern flavor lay the groundwork for Gucci, Lil Wayne, and Chris Brown—who continues to make a bid to be taken seriously as an emcee—to work over.