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Colin Kaepernick, Conor McGregor, Dwight Howard, Eli Manning, Jimmy Butler, Jon Gruden, Josh Norman, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Lil Wayne, Mark Wahlberg, Michael Thomas, Steve Kerr, The Week That Was -

Monday 10.08.18 Proving definitively that the Lord works in mysterious ways, the Cleveland Indians, Atlanta Braves and Washington Redskins all lost on Indigenous Peoples Day. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, reiterating the team’s stance on playing in Oakland, California, yelled, “I don’t want to be here anyway” at the referees after being ejected from […]

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Cash Money, Hip-Hop, Lil Wayne, Mental Health, Music, Rap, Sexual Abuse -

“Go suck Lil Wayne lil’ d—.” By his own admission, in 2009’s The Carter documentary, it was these words (the speaker of which remains unknown or unsaid) that led to Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.’s first sexual experience. He was the only preteen in a large room full of older men, including Baby, aka Birdman, his […]

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Atlanta, Concert, Crime, Entertainment, Lil Wayne, News -

At least 12 people were hurt in Atlanta Sunday when a disturbance forced rapper Lil’ Wayne to cut short his performance at the AC3 music festival, according to multiple reports. Unfounded reports of shots fired also helped set off the disturbance, that ignited shortly into the rapper’s set, according to Variety. READ MORE: Blessings: Chance the Rapper […]

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Entertainment, Lil Wayne, Music, Tha Carter V, Video -

  Finally, Lil Wayne has released the much-anticipated The Carter V and naturally, it lit up Twitter. After seven years in between albums and after numerous false starts, beefs and bickering with his longtime record company, the 23-track opus arrived just after Lil Wayne’s 36th birthday late Thursday that continues the series that began in […]

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Rap legend Weezy F. Baby (the F stands for “finally”) celebrated his birthday by giving his fans the best gift ever. He dropped his fifth and much-coveted album, Tha Carter V (C5), at midnight Thursday and folks were hype. Happy birthday to my friend Lil Wayne. Legend. Wish I could be at the party. V […]

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Drake, Entertainment, Lil Wayne, Lil Wayne album, Music, Nivea, Nivea drug addiction, Tha Carter V, The Carter V, The-Dream, Weezy -

Nivea B. Hamilton aka Nivea has been absent from the spotlight for a while and the singer recently revealed that she battled a devastating drug addiction for years. Nivea is best-known for hits like “Don’t Mess With My Man” and “Laundromat” and was engaged to Lil Wayne in 2002 and later married Terius Nash, aka […]

The post COMING CLEAN: Nivea describes devastating drug addiction and how she almost lost her children appeared first on theGrio.

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"Barbie Dreams", 50 Cent, Designer, Drake, Entertainment, Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, Music, Nicki Minaj, Nicki Minaj album, Nicki Minaj Queen, Queen, Queen album, Queen tracklist, Tekashi 6ix9ine, The Weeknd, Video, YG, Young Thug -

  After two delays, Nicki Minaj decided to drop her highly-anticipated album, Queen, a week early on Friday. She shared the news on social media and streamed the album track by track on Apple Music’s Beats 1. My 4th album is out now. #Queen link in bio A post shared by Barbie® (@nickiminaj) on […]

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2018 Tony Awards, Birdman, Cash Money Records, Charlottesville Protests, Lil Wayne, News, Robert DeNiro, Top Stories, Video -

Last night at the Tony Awards, legendary actor Robert Deniro shocked the crowd but it wasn’t for a Broadway performance!  Check out to clip to see what words he had for President Donald Trump and how the crowd reacted. Charlottesville activist, Corey Long, went viral for the photo where he held off a Baltimore KKK […]

The post The Download | Robert De Niro unforgettable moment at the Tony Awards + Charlottesville activists sentenced+ Lil Wayne finally reaches settlement with label appeared first on theGrio.

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Aux Cord Chronicles, Hip-Hop, Lil Wayne, Music, Rap -

Have Baby and Wayne finally made up? Well, while the exact amount remains a secret, it looks like Wayne has “scored a big win in his ongoing legal battle with Cash Money Records.” It’s about time, as the bad blood was keeping Wayne from creating his usual sports-laced lyrical miracles. Let him free has been […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Birdman, Courtside Culture, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Lil Wayne -

WHO: Lil Wayne VENUE: Game 2, Western Conference finals; Toyota Center WHHW: Weezy might’ve missed his set at Rolling Loud in Miami, but he wasn’t missing out on Warriors vs. Rockets Part Two. It’s no surprise Tunechi is courtside — he’s one of the most die-hard sports fans in all of music. As for who […]

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Aux Cord Chronicles, Beyonce, Drake, Hip-Hop, Jay-Z, Jermaine Dupri, Lil Wayne, Music, R&B, Rap, Rihanna -

Two things: One, last month I helped launch The R&B Club with two friends, Ashley-Dior and Marcus, in Washington, D.C. A monthly meeting that essentially serves as nostalgic listening sessions for classic ’90s R&B (Jodeci’s Diary of a Mad Band in February and Aaliyah’s One In a Million in March), the events have already hit […]

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Birdman, Dwayne Carter, Entertainment, Keiotia Watson, Lil Wayne, Music, Tamar Braxton, Toni Braxton, Video -

Lil Wayne might have to claim another kid if a paternity test he's ordered to take proves he's the daddy of a 15-year-old named, Dwayne.

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Cardi B, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, Migos, Music, Quavo, Travis Scott -

Maybe it’s because Friday is the last business day before Christmas. Or maybe it’s simply hip-hop caught the holiday spirit. Whatever the reason, Thursday night/Friday morning saw a slew of drops from a who’s who kick-started by Quavo and Travis Scott’s joint project “Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho.” But that was only the tip of the […]

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Big Sean, Birdman, Diddy, Drake, Future, Kurtis Blow, Lil Bow Wow, Lil Wayne, Lil Zane, Mase, Master P, Michael Jackson, Michael Jordan, Migos, Mya, Nelly, Sammie, Sports-themed Music Videos, St. Lunatics, The Notorious B.I.G, Trick Daddy, Trina -

What are the best sports-themed music videos ever created? A simple question, but one that appeared to go unanswered when doing a casual stroll of the internet. These aren’t videos in which the artist is just wearing a jersey, these are the videos in which a sport is being played. On Wednesday, Space Jam celebrated […]

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Hip-Hop, Lil Wayne, Music, R&B, Rap, T-Pain, T-Wayne -

All it took was eight years and a #TBT for T-Pain and Lil Wayne to give the people what they want. On Wednesday, T-Pain randomly hopped on the ‘gram and posted a photo of an album cover featuring a split image of the Tallahassee “rappa ternt sanga” and New Orleans’ own Lil Wayne, with the […]

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Drake, Frank Ocean, Hip-Hop, Lil Wayne, Music, Nicki Minaj, Rap, Remy Ma, Rick Ross -

Just like that — it’s all eyes on Toronto again. And it’s funny how — paraphrasing Jay Z — one Instagram post can mess up the game. With a single IG clip on March 11, Drake put to rest months of speculation regarding the release of his forthcoming project, More Life. The “playlist,” as he […]

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All Day, Daily Dose, Donald Trump, Dylann Roof, Lil Wayne -

Our managing editor at The Undefeated, Raina Kelley, took part in a Vanity Fair story titled The Greatest Media Mysteries Of 2017, and talked about protests. Check it out here! Dylann Roof’s life is in the hands of a South Carolina jury. After being convicted of killing nine people at a church in Charleston, South […]

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Black Lives Matter, Commentary, Culture, Lil Wayne, Nightline, Social Activism -

“I ain’t no f—ing politician.” By now, we’ve probably all seen and heard rapper Lil Wayne declare this at the end of a rather bizarre interview with ABC Nightline’s host Linsey Davis. As he uttered those sentiments, Lil Wayne, real name Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., began removing the mic that was attached to his shirt. […]

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Lil Wayne, Music -

Lil Wayne was the Michael Jordan of hip-hop once, the greatest to ever hold a mic. Then he went to jail. Leaving music to serve a one-year sentence for gun possession is, in a weird way, comparable to Jordan retiring from basketball — for the second time, and for what some thought was for good […]

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Black lives matter, Entertainment, Hip Hop, Lil Wayne, Racism -

Lil Wayne understands why some people criticized him for saying racism is over, but claims people don't see it from his perspective.

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Lil Wayne, Lil Wayne on Colin Kaepernick, News Video, Shannon Sharpe, skip bayless, Undisputed Shannon Sharpe Skip Bayless, Video -

On the Sept. 13 edition of FOX Sports One’s “Undisputed,” rapper Lil Wayne reveals he […]

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Birdman, Cari Champion, Daily Uplift, Lil Wayne, Toni Braxton -

When ESPN’s Cari Champion invites someone to her join her podcast Be Honest, you know you’ll get all the information you wanted to know. So when rapper/producer Birdman joined the show, he wasn’t finished and he wasn’t done. And the New Orleans native had no problem talking candidly about his life. “I need to heal […]

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All Day, Board on Saturday, Chaz Ortiz, Lil Wayne, Skateboarding -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne. Now, he’s […]

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2 Chainz, BET Awards, Jay-Z, Jennifer Hudson, Jesse Williams, Lil Wayne, Prince, Television -

It was the elephant in every room throughout BET Experience (BETX) weekend in Los Angeles: The network had all but boxed itself into a corner with regard to delivering a moving tribute to the late artist Prince — after tossing singer Madonna’s Billboard Awards performance clean under the bus last month. “It’s a lot of […]

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2 Chainz, All Day, Curren$y, DJ Khaled, Fetty Wap, Future, Gucci Mane, Hip-Hop, Iggy Azalea, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Music, Pitbull, Rap, Remy Ma, Wiz Khalifa -

In the early 2000s, there was a golden era of hip-hop fighting video games. Def Jam and Electronic Arts got together and licensed musical artists to appear in games that allowed you to get in the ring as one of your favorite rappers. First came Def Jam Vendetta in 2003. Then there was Def Jam: […]

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2016 NBA Playoffs, Chance The Rapper, J.R. Smith, Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Lil Wayne, NBA -

If the Golden State Warriors have Lil B on their side as official curse curator and run practices at Drake’s house in Calabasas, California, the Cleveland Cavaliers doubled down over the past 24 hours with their own heavyweight musical cosigners. Yesterday, Chance The Rapper, whose Coloring Book has already solidified itself as one of the […]

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Dr. Maya Angelou, Editor's Picks, Fantasia, Jourdan Dunn, lebron james, Lil Wayne, List, Solange, Success Stories -

Rapper Lil Wayne had his daughter, Reginae, at 15. Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James had […]

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A$AP Rocky, Chris Brown, d.l. hughley, Editor's Picks, Kenya Moore, Kevin Hart, Lil Wayne, List -

Kenya Moore On an episode this year of the Real Housewives of Atlanta, Kenya Moore […]

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C-Walk, Dougie, Entertainment, Gabby Douglas, Grills, Hip Hop, International Olympic Committee, K. Michelle, Lil Wayne, Michael Phelps, Music, Paul Wall, Ryan Lochte, Serena Williams, Slideshow, Sports, Swim Thugga, Young Jeezy -

theGRIO REPORT - American hip-hop culture has found its way into the hearts of Olympians all the way across the Atlantic Ocean in London...

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