November 8th, 2011
07:43 PM ET
Amidst the leak of Drake’s new album “Take Care” comes news that the hip-hop star is making a mix tape with rap icon Rick Ross.
The singer spoke to XXL on Friday about his upcoming project, as well as his rumored Lil Wayne collaboration.
First things first: The Lil Wayne project, if it comes to fruition, won't happen any time soon.
September 27th, 2011
04:28 PM ET
Gwyneth Paltrow and Lil Wayne share a birthday today, which made us wonder what else these two stars have in common.
A decade apart - Paltrow blows out 39 candles today, while Weezy celebrates 29 years - this is a musically talented pair. Weezy's made a successful career in the industry, and Paltrow sings - and occasionally raps - whenever possible.
Both know how to throw a party (dinner, or otherwise) and we'd imagine that if they ever combined their fetes, it's basically a given Beyonce - Paltrow's bestie, who Wayne's also worked with - and maybe even Madonna would be in attendance. (Wayne is featured on Madonna’s 2009 song, “Revolver," and Gwyn and Madge pal around, though they may have had a falling out. "Through thick and thin she's a constant in my life," Paltrow told V Magazine of Madonna in 2008.)
September 8th, 2011
11:36 AM ET
After topping the charts with "Tha Carter IV" - which sold 964,000 units, helping Lil Wayne to secure the biggest sales week for a hip-hop album or record from a male artist since 2008's "Tha Carter III" - Weezy is racking up more accolades.
The 28-year-old rapper has scored a record-breaking 18 nominations for 2011's BET Hip Hop Awards, spanning a variety of categories including lyricist of the year; best live performer; best hip hop style (referred to as the "made you look" award); hustler of the year and best club banger (which highlights his track "6 Foot 7 Foot" as well as his collaboration with DJ Khaled, Drake and Rick Ross, "I'm On One").
Trailing behind Lil Wayne are Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa, with nine nominations each, followed by Rick Ross, who snagged 8 nods.
The BET Hip Hop Awards, which will be hosted by comedian Mike Epps, will air on October 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
September 7th, 2011
11:12 AM ET
Never mind his apparent affection for animal print pants: Lil Wayne's officially landed at the top of the Billboard 200 chart.
It's the third No. 1 for Lil Wayne, who previously accomplished the feat with "Tha Carter III" and "I Am Not A Human Being."
August 22nd, 2011
04:55 PM ET
Lil Wayne is recovering from what sounds like a nasty spill taken at a St. Louis-area skate park.
The rapper was in town to perform at a concert on Sunday, and afterward headed out with his skateboard. After taking a fall, though, he landed at the DePaul Health Center emergency room, reports Rolling Stone.
"The Lou was good but I busted my...head at the sk8park!" Wayne tweeted Monday. "9stitches! Gnarly gash over my left eye! Luv the people."
The 28-year-old is gearing up for a performance at the MTV Video Music Awards this Sunday, and is set to release his album, "Tha Carter IV," immediately after the show on the Web.
June 2nd, 2011
05:14 PM ET
For celebrities, communicating with fans is as easy as typing 140 characters and clicking “tweet.” But as these five celeb tweeters would probably tell you, easy access isn’t always a good thing.
After a lewd TwitPic briefly appeared on Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner’s Twitter account over the weekend, he denied sending the photo, saying his account was hacked. On Wednesday, the congressman told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer he hired a law firm to look into the matter - which has been dubbed by the media as “Weinergate.”
Whether Weiner’s account was actually hacked or not remains to be seen, but, for what it’s worth, Donald Trump isn’t buying it. Below, a few celebs who've been hacked:
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