By Ricki Says Hip-HopVibe.com Staff Writer Since the end of 2014, Lil Wayne's career has been in limbo, as he is demanding Birdman pay him the $56 million owed to him. Ironically, he has his own legal drama to deal with. Nearly a decade ago, Lil Wayne joined forces with T-Pain to
By Fio Borrelli Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Everyone who assumed Lil Wayne had "fallen off" was greatly mistaken when the Birdman beef began. Immediately, Lil Wayne returned to the top of the headlines on several media outlets. The recent beef between the self-proclaimed best rapper alive and Cash Money Records is
By DJ Charlie Hustle Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Anytime David Banner makes his return to the game, he does something that's thought-provoking. Back in 2008, David Banner flipped Lil Wayne's massive hit, "Lollipop," for a song to really make people think about the state of the urban community. It's been six
Q The Question Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Making it to six albums before the internet era was something only a few rappers could brag about doing. Six albums released and remaining relevant is an even bigger feat and that remains true in today's times. Going back to 1997, who would have
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer In 2008, the world was introduced to Mack Maine and his emergence came as a total shock to everyone. By 2008, Lil Wayne established himself as the hottest rapper in the game. Reaching all of his goals and in grand fashion, Jay-Z
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Lil Wayne took his mixtape game back to the pros in 2008. Through his mixtape releases and features on mainstream songs, Lil Wayne became the most-popular rapper in the game. A moderately-popular rapper, Lil Wayne was not considered a platinum rapper. This
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Lil Wayne was determined to translate his mixtape success to commercial success during the summer of 2008 when he released Tha Carter III. By the time Lil Wayne prepared to record this album, he no longer needed the support of "big names."