Posts tagged "Lil Wayne"

HEAR THIS: Lil Wayne ft. Jr. Reid, Cory Gunz & Capo “Murda”

HEAR THIS: Lil Wayne ft. Jr. Reid, Cory Gunz & Capo "Murda"

Free Weezy Album Cut Says The Youth in New Orleans Have Two Choices

Who cares about a multimillion-dollar-lawsuit? Lil Wayne dropped his Free Weezy album on July 4th just as he promised his fans. Tunechi’s spitting straight fire on this album, especially Track #8. “First degree murda,” Jr. “One Blood” Reid sings on the hook. “Beg them don’t push it further / This ah no beef fe mek burger / The youth them strapped with them burner.” You get the picture. In his verse Weezy suggests that “we’re living in a time when the 10 Commandments are now suggestions.” Audio After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Lee “Scratch” Perry Tells Lil Wayne To Fling Weh The Sizzurp

A Friendly Word of Advice From The Upsetter To Lil Tunechi

Scratch & Wayne

After spending time in the hospital for what was reportedly an overdose of cough syrup, Lil Wayne might be looking for some words of wisdom to guide his steps moving forward. Lucky for him, the mad genius of reggae Scratch Perry has stepped forward to offer this positive message. Hope Weezy doesn’t get upset. Read more »

HEAR THIS: Lil Wayne “Two Shots”

Pass Me The Laser Beam—Certified Boomshot From Tha Carter IV

Everybody’s talking about that Jay-Z diss, or that “How to Love” video—but it’s strictly Boomshots we deal with round here. So we’ll take two shots of whateverRead more »

Reggae Sumfest 2011: International Night 2

Nicki Minaj Falls In Love With Jamaica, Bigs Up Gaza AND Gully

Fresh new faces on the local scene like Denyque and Protoje got things
going on Saturday’s International Night 2 before Turbulence and Gyptian set it off. And then the festival built to a Young Money climax. Read more »

HEAR THIS: Chan Dizzy “Shot A Leggo” (Refix)

You Heard Weezy And Wizzy, Now Check Chan Dizzy

First Wiz Khalifa says “Black and Yellow,” and the Steelers go to the Superbowl. Then Lil Wayne says “Green and Yellow” to back the Packers. That’s Black and Yellow and Green—Jamaican colors. So here comes Chan Dizzy to represent for the yardcore. Read more »

Keri Hilson Busts A Quick Bogle Dance

“No Boys Allowed” Star Takes It Back To ’92 At VIBE Cover Launch

Interscope Records artist Keri Hilson was in NYC this week celebrating her first VIBE magazine cover and preparing for the launch of her sophomore album No Boys Allowed on December 21. The event at HK Lounge—sponsored by AKOO clothing and Smirnoff Masters of the Mix—was packed by the time Keri took the stage to perform her signature songs like “Turning Me On” (featuring Lil Wayne), “Knock You Down” (featuring Kanye West), as well as her new hit single “Pretty Girl Rock.” Keri also took time out to bust a quick Bogle dance… Read more »

Lil Wayne Walks; Buju Still In Bondage

Weezy Freed After Eight Months; Banton Weighing Bail Options

After serving eight months of a one-year gun charge, Lil Wayne was released from Rikers Island this morning, and will soon be on his way to Miami for a massive welcome home party. “FREE AT LAST!!!” tweeted his manager Cortez Bryant at roughly 10am as fans around the world—including President Bill Clinton—celebrated. “I was never scared, worried nor bothered by the situation,” Lil Wayne said Tuesday through his official fan site Read more »

The Post Reggae Era

Remember that LKJ poem “It Noh Funny“?

“People sayin’ dis, people sayin’ dat / bout the youth of today / how dem gone astray / And it noh funny”

Well people have been saying this and that about the decline of reggae music lately. Despite the efforts of dancehall bashers, fossilized old-school devotees, the government, the church, and assorted gay-rights organizations, despite declining record sales, the theft or embezzlement of Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation’s entire record collection, and widespread abuse and exploitation, reggae isn’t dead. No, it’s just been appropriated by R&B and hip hop. Or, put another way, Jamaican music’s influence is so pervasive as to be almost imperceptible. And it no funny. Read more »