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  1. Lil Wayne celebrates New Orleans at Lil Weezyana FestRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    Rapper Lil Wayne is letting his music do the talking as he heads back to his hometown of New Orleans on the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. According to Billboard , the first annual Lil Weezyana Fest took place at the Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square in front of a sold-out crowd on Friday.

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  2. Will Apple Sue Tidal For $20 Million Over Drake Performance?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

    Drake performed at a charity event for his friend and kinda sorta boss Lil Wayne. It was for the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, an event that decimated Wayne's native New Orleans.

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  3. Lil Wayne embraced his city, alongside an all-star cast, at sold-out Lil Weezyana FestRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Drake got a headliner's spot at Lil Weezyana Fest on Friday night , Lil Wayne 's sold-out, all-star revue for Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square. But the Young Money superstar wasn't the star of the show, as he was quick to say himself.

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  4. Apple Music and Tidal Continued Their Rivalry Last Night and Drake Got Caught in the MiddleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Details

    Last night in New Orleans, Drake performed two songs as a part of Lil Wayne's Lil WeezyAna Festival, a charity concert benefitting Wayne's Tha Carter Fund , which works with charities to help people in under resourced New Orleans communities. It also commemorated the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one the most deadly and costly hurricanes in U.S. history.

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  5. Lil Wayne Lil Weezyana Fest Features Hot Boys Reunion, Master P & DrakeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | HipHopDx

    Lil Wayne held the Lil Weezyana Fest yesterday in his hometown of New Orleans with proceeds going to Tha Carter Fund. He performed "A Milli," "Steady Mobbin'," "Georgia Bush," "Go DJ" and other tracks from his 10-plus-year solo career, Lil Wayne HQ reports.

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  6. Tidal just tried to troll Apple in the worst way possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Boy Genius

    Rapper Lil Wayne this weekend took the wraps off of Lil WeezyAna Fest, a star-studded music festival in New Orleans designed to raise money for kids affected by Hurricane Katrina. It's a noble cause, to be sure, and it attracted a who's who of performers from the rap game, including Drake, Master P, and even a Hot Boys reunion.

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  7. Lil Wayne Celebrates New Orleans' Musical History at Lil...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Billboard

    There hasn't been a better sense of hometown pride in New Orleans than this scene -- all of the attendees at the first annual Lil Weezyana Fest dancing to every call and response to DJ Jubilee 's perennial classic "Get It Ready." If you needed a crash course in the history of New Orleans bounce music, Lil Wayne was your historian Friday night at the Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square, reliving old moments and creating new ones in front of a sold-out crowd.

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  8. Apple Blocks Tidal From Streaming Drake's Lil' Weezyana PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stereogum

    Last night, on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Lil Wayne held his first annual Lil' Weezyana Fest in New Orleans. As MissInfo points out, proceeds from the festival went to Tha Carter Fund, a charitable organization supporting after-school programs in Louisiana.

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  9. Apple threaten Tidal with legal actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RTE.ie

    Apple Music successfully blocked the live broadcasting of a Drake performance at Lil Wayne's Lil Weezyana Fest after warning Tidal, the festival's broadcaster, that they faced a lawsuit worth up to $20 million dollars if they streamed any of Drake's performance. US celebrity site Page Six reports that "legal letters have been sent to Tidal warning that Drake cannot appear on the Tidal stream of the festival, either solo or part of a group, and if the warning was ignored, the liabilities could be up to $20 million."

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  10. Apple Music Is Reportedly Suing TIDAL Over DrakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hypebeast.com

    Apple Music has declared war on TIDAL over Drake's appearance in a Lil Wayne charity concert benefiting kids affected by Hurricane Katrina. According to the lawsuit, TIDAL faces a $20 million USD lawsuit if it streamed Drake's two song performance from the concert.

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  11. Lil Wayne 'lost and exhausted'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Music-News.com

    The 32-year-old Lollipop rapper performed at the Jones Beach Theater in New York as the headliner act for the Billboard Hot 100 Festival on Saturday August 22. But according to PageSix, Lil Wayne suffered a momentary mental lapse when he arrived at the event, as the musician was completely bemused on his location. 'He looked around and was like, 'I thought this was supposed to be the Billboard Music Awards',' a source told the outlet.

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  12. The Hot Boys reunion at Lil Wayne's Lil Weezyana Fest follows years of dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NOLA.com

    Producer Mannie Fresh, foreground, and rear, left to right, B.G., Juvenile, Lil Wayne, Turk -- the four members of the Hot Boys -- and Cash Money Records co-founder Bryan 'Baby' Williams, pose on Sep. 28, 1999 in New Orleans. , three Hot Boys -- Lil Wayne, Turk and Juvenile - intend to reunite during Lil WeezyAna Fest, Wayne's homecoming concert at Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square.

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  13. Lil Wayne: Straight Outta Compton is amazingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | ContactMusic.com

    The 32-year-old hip-hop superstar - who ranks among the wealthiest acts in the industry - has revealed the F. Gary Gray -directed movie about the iconic rap group N.W.A took him back to the days when he was simply a fan of the genre. ''I walked away from the movie feeling like I never rapped a word in my life.

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  14. Top 10 Performances of Billboard Hot 100 FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Billboard

    ... 2015 Hot 100 Fest, and relive some of the weekend's great music: Even without her on-stage cameo from boyfriend Lil Wayne, Christina Milian served R&B sass at the Beach stage on day one of the fest, making her 20-minute slot a certified standout. ...

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  15. What hip-hop lyrics tell us about ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | CNN

    ... fan on Instagram noted that they have seen this play on words in reference to Clinton done before: "That's so lame Lil Wayne did that line so long ago," one commented, referencing Lil Wayne's 2008 hit "Lollipop." @NICKIMINAJ yessss Y' Y Y' Y Y' Y ...

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  16. Charlie PuthRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Watersblogged

    ... & width="150" & height="105" style="margin: 5pt 10px 0px 0px; float: left;" border="1" align="left" alt="" />Lil Wayne drops the visual for "Nothing But Trouble" featuring Charlie Puth off the 808 film soundtrack. Watch below. The post ...

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  17. Nicki Minaj Plays Truncated But Killer Hot 100 Festival SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Billboard

    ... kicking off the performance with "Feelin' Myself" flanked by four backup dancers. She closely followed her mentor Lil Wayne's show on the same stage the night prior, spitting her verse from "Only" at almost the exact same moment. But like her delay, ...

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  18. Lil' Wayne opens up to fans during Billboard Hot 100 FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Lil' Wayne took the stage at the Billboard Hot 100 Festival and didn't waste anytime addressing recent issues that he has been going through with Cash Money's Birdman. Wayne was open up and honest right away.

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  19. Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj headline day two of Billboard Hot 100...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Newsday

    ... Saturday concert headlined by chart-topping R&B sensation The Weeknd, and featuring an early-evening set by rapper Lil Wayne. The Saturday show brought in more fans than a regular sold-out concert at the amphitheater thanks to the addition of two ...

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  20. Lil Wayne Joins Christina Milian Onstage Minutes After His Hot 100 Fest PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Billboard

    Lil Wayne pulled out a mix of classics and deep cuts for his early evening set on the Hot 100 stage at the Billboard Hot 100 Festival. "I ain't shit without you!" the New Orleans rapper told the teeming crowd as the sun set on Jones Beach.

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