Sunday, January 25, 2015

While he battles it out with Cash Money, Lil Wayne continues to release new music. Less than a week after dropping his mixtape Sorry 4 the Wait 2, Weezy links with Migos on the London On Da Track-produced “Amazing Amy” (via Miss Info). Tunechi falls head over heels for a psycho chick named Amy.

“Amazing Amy / That bitch so crazy, that bitch gon’ kill me, then she’ll be famous,” he raps. “I’m in love with that ho though / Even though she loco.”

Migos praises Amy’s skills in the bedroom (“She swallow the dick like a Heineken”) and gets their Will Smith on (“Can you be my Jada?”).

Wayne was also recently in the studio with 2 Chainz. “Me and my Lil brudda working on a suprise for ya,” said 2 Chainz.

via Rap-Up

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Lil Wayne and Birdman are officially at war. Weezy plans to sue his mentor after settlement talks failed.

TMZ reports that the two tried to come to a resolution, but now Wayne will take Birdman to court to free him of Cash Money’s control.

Wayne says Birdman has violated their contract by withholding the release of Tha Carter V, and claims that Birdman owes him an $8 million advance for the album.

Birdman has held his ground, saying that he will release the album “in due time,” but that hasn’t appeased Wayne.

The Young Money rapper will continue to record and release his music outside of Cash Money.

Weezy has been very vocal about his beef with the label. He most recently declared his independence from Birdman on a remix to O.T. Genasis’ “CoCo” off his mixtape Sorry 4 the Wait 2 .

“Cash Money is an army, I’m a one-man army / And if them n**as comin’ for me, I’m goin’ out like Tony / Now I don’t want no problems, I just want my money,” he raps. “All I got is Young Money, no more Cash, ni**a.”

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Friday, January 23, 2015

On Feb. 3, Kid Ink will release his second major label album Full Speed featuring the Usher and Tinashe-assisted hit “Body Language,” plus appearances from Chris Brown, R. Kelly, Young Thug, and DeJ Loaf, who guests on “Be Real.” The Batgang leader reps the west, while the “Try Me” MC spits the truth over the bouncy DJ Mustard production.

Earlier in the day, Kid Ink stopped by “The Breakfast Club” to discuss his love life, tattoos, and collaborating with Chris Brown and Fifth Harmony.

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After giving Beyoncé’s “7/11″ the remix treatment, DJ Mustard adds his platinum touch to Ty Dolla $ign’s Diplo and DJ Dahi-produced single “Stand For.” The West Coast hitmaker turns it up a notch with a slapping beat that will have the clubs going up.

Mustard is back in the studio with YG and recently reunited with “2 On” singer Tinashe to work on her sophomore album.

Meanwhile, Ty’s debut Free TC is due this spring featuring Kendrick Lamar, R. Kelly, Jagged Edge, YG, and Wiz Khalifa. He has also collaborated with Kanye West, Rihanna, and Paul McCartney on a song for ‘Ye’s album.

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TLC’s fans have spoken. The girl group has raised over $200,000 as part of their Kickstarter campaign.

After launching the fundraiser on Monday, T-Boz and Chilli surpassed their initial goal of $150,000. The funds will go towards the recording of their fifth and final album.

As of Friday, they had amassed over $205,000, and they still have 26 days to go. In return for their donations, fans will receive perks including a TLC digital scrapbook, autographed lyrics, photo shoot, and listening party.

Various celebrities have also supported their campaign including Soulja Boy, Russell Simmons, and Bette Midler. New Kids on the Block pitched in $20,000, and Katy Perry earned herself a slumber party with T-Boz by donating $5,000.

“Our hearts are overflowing with gratitude for our fans for all of their amazing support. We feel so blessed to know that not only do our fans love us, but they believe in us,” the group told PEOPLE. “We have received support from longtime listeners that attended our first concerts, plus new fans who have only just started listening. We were also so humbled by the outpour of support from other artists like Katy Perry, New Kids on the Block, Dev Hynes, Russell Simmons, Soulja Boy, Bette Midler and more!”

The album, which will just consist of T-Boz and Chilli (Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes died in a 2002 car crash), will mark the first new material from the group since 2002’s 3D. “Our final album will stay true to the TLC sound, always confronting the real issues and life experiences that we all must face every single day, everywhere,” they told fans. “Of course, Lisa’s spirit will always be present in our music. That will never change.”

TLC will also join New Kids on the Block and Nelly on “The Main Event” tour this summer.

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It’s official. Chris Brown and Tyga’s joint project, Fan of a Fan: The Album, is coming sooner than you think.

Tyga took to Twitter to reveal the Feb. 24 release date and album artwork. The duo pays homage to Kris Kross on the colorful ’90s-inspired cover art and promo photos.

They recently went in front of the lens in L.A. to shoot a video for the first single, “Ayo,” with director Colin Tilley.

Fan of a Fan: The Album marks the follow-up to their 2010 mixtape, which spawned the hit single “Deuces.”

On Jan. 28, Breezy and Tyga will embark on the “Between the Sheets Tour” with Trey Songz.

Chris Brown and Tyga

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