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  1. Rapper Nesby Phips rehearses with PresHall Brass in advance of a gig at Preservation HallRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    Rapper Nesby Phips rehearses with the PresHall Brass, Preservation Hall's newest combo, in advance of a show at the Hall February 28, 2015. Nesby Phips, a great-nephew of the New Orleans-born gospel legend Mahalia Jackson, is a rapper and producer known for his work with artists such as Lil Wayne and Curren$y.


  2. Chart-topping hip-hop artist Big Sean coming to Musikfest Cafe at ArtsQuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Morning Call

    ... primarily by West and features guest appearances by him, Drake, Ariana Grande, Chris Brown, Ty Dolla Sign, Lil Wayne, John Legend and more. Bi Sean's first disc, 2011's "Finally Famous," and his sophomore disc, 2013's "Hall of Fame," both topped the ...


  3. Rapper Drake releases surprise album on iTunes, takes page from Beyonce's bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Coast Reporter

    ... called "If You're Reading This It's Too Late" early Friday morning on iTunes. It includes 17 tracks and features Lil Wayne, Travi$ Scott and PARTYNEXTDOOR. The release comes more than a year after Beyonce released her self-titled album on iTunes ...


  4. Big Sean leans on Kanye West more than ever with new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Tribune

    ... sometimes, but he always respects me." The album features some of music's heavy hitters, including Drake , Lil Wayne , Chris Brown , John Legend and Jhene Aiko . Hit makers from DJ Mustard, Mike Will Made-it, Boi-1da and T-Minus laid down the ...


  5. Curren$y Talks Low Riders, Weed Rap, and His Upcoming Pilot 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Miami New Times

    And it's effortless, as his raps about weed, cars, and women, with the occasional off-cadence flow. But many fans, who he has been able to amass since the inception of Lil Wayne's Young Money Records, when the internet mixtape craze was still on an upward trend, attempt the stunt as they flow in by the dozens into his shows city-to-city, state-to-state.


  6. Drake's First Toronto Concert The Subject Of Upcoming FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... ey're also featured in interviews detailing Drizzy's rise to fame. Jas Prince is responsible for bringing Drake to Lil Wayne 's Young Money Entertainment and is currently waging a legal battle against label over profits from Drake's music.


  7. "Drake's Homecoming: The Lost Footage" Movie To Hit Theaters For One Night OnlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | HipHopDx

    ... unseen interviews with Bun B, Rap-a-Lot Records CEO James Prince and his son Jas Prince, who introduced Drake to Lil Wayne. Prince - the CEO of Young Empire Music Group - says it was Drake's skills and music that initially attracted him to the ...


  8. Music Review: If You're Reading This It's Too LateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Chronicle

    It has been a rough month for the Cash Money label. For years, Birdman's business has been home to stars like Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Tyga and, of course, Drake.


  9. Earl Sweatshirt Announces Not Redy 2 Leave 2015 Tour, Making Miami DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Miami New Times

    When LA punk-rap skate collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All first came to Miami for a very-special Halloweenie performance in 2011, Lil Wayne was there, but Earl Sweatshirt was thousands of miles away. The most critically-acclaimed of the troupe was off schooling in Samoa, and even though he returned to the States in 2013, he's never yet made it past the BroCo border - until now.


  10. Review: Big Sean's Neither Beautiful Nor Twisted But Quite Dark...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Spin

    ... and notes, "You're not the only one I know got rich wearing masks," which is true. He's less so on the perilous Lil Wayne feature emblazoned "Deep," which could land him in court if the wrong kid took it literally: "I wonder if I fell from the sky / ...


  11. B****es N Marijuana and more from ChrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 |

    It wasn't so long ago that Chris Brown dropped his most anticipated album, X. Before we'd barely had a chance to fully appreciate that offering comes the news that he has dropped another album this week. Fan of a Fan is a collaboration with rapper Tyga and follows on from the pair's Fan of a Fan 2010 mixtape, which gave us the hit Deuces.


  12. Big Sean - Dark Sky Paradise album reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 |

    ... station. When these two team up, everyone wins. Sean has a lot of features on this album, mostly for the hooks. Lil Wayne , Kanye West, Drake , Chris Brown and Ariana Grande are some of the artists Sean teamed up with. The one fault of this album is ...


  13. On Dark Sky Paradise , Big Sean's Best Is Just GoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Atlantic

    ... efforts to weave a struggle narrative, "Deep" feels hollow, but it's rescued by a more engaged, 2015 version of Lil Wayne. The project gets a triumphant boost near its culmination from "One Man Can Change The World," the standout track on the back ...


  14. Big Sean on Staying Humble, Working with Kanye West, and His New...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Details

    ... just cool having everybody come to my house, man. I had Kanye up in there, all the features and producers, from Lil Wayne to DJ Mustard to DJ Dahi to Jhene Aiko, Ty Dolla $ign , Ariana, of course. It was experimental too. It could have gone the ...


  15. Big Sean contemplates good and bad in 'Dark Sky Paradise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 |

    ... sentinels in the rap game. Other guests include Drake, E-40, an obligatory Chris Brown, Ty Dolla Sign, Jhene Aiko, Lil Wayne, John Legend, PartyNextDoor and Sean's girlfriend, Ariana Grande, on the bonus cut "Research." It's a star-studded event ...


  16. See Your Favorite Rappers Drawn With 8-Bit PixelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | City Pages

    ... on a mic. He got it during a hangout sesh with his homies. "It came about when I was out turning up to the famous Lil Wayne track 'A Milli,' which somehow turned into us chanting, ' A.Mulli, A.Mulli, A.Mulli ,' and it just kinda stuck," he laughs. ...


  17. J.A.Z. (Justified and Zealous) new EP drops this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 |

    ... Dr. Myles Munroe and more. A prolific lyricist in his own right, puts J.A.Z. among the likes of Drake, Lil Wayne, and Lecrae. The comparative categorizing by the website shows how well J.A.Z.'s music can compare with the likes of the ...


  18. A Skillet, a Hoodie, Lil Wayne, and Real Tears: Keyon Gaskin at PICARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... then gathering everyone into a closed-off area away from the relative safety and comfort of our chairs. He played Lil Wayne's "She Will" over PICA's speakers and moved through the audience aggressively, pulling items from his backpack and ...


  19. Tracklist: The Sound of GagaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... yesterday if I could. But it's a dead subject right now. It's a jewel in the safe. It's that stash-house money." ~ Lil Wayne >> Hi. How are you? Great. Fine. Thanks. Say, Have you ever heard of the double LP Tusk , by the band Fleetwood Mac. No? ...


  20. Tyga Is Attempting to Sever His Cash Money TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Spin

    As a record label, Cash Money has had a chunk of problems come to light in recent months. Last year, Lil Wayne publically declared that he wanted out of his relationship with the Birdman-fronted organization , as it was sitting on the release of his long-awaited Tha Carter V , and soon thereafter filed a lawsuit against the team.