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Lil Wayne's DEA Bustnew

The agency comes up empty-handed when searching the rapper.
Miami New Times  |  Kyle Munzenrieder  |  02-28-2011  |  Music

Death Pool Predictions: Which Musicians Will Die in 2010?new

2008 didn't see the admission of anyone from last year's death pool into the Great Afterparty, but 2009 was a moderate success — if you include holdover picks from earlier Death Pools. Sure enough: Michael Jackson and Les Paul both made it past the velvet rope this past year.
Dallas Observer  |  Jesse Hughey  |  01-11-2010  |  Music

2008: The Year South Florida Hip-Hop Went Globalnew

Rappers from the region stepped up their game exponentially, and the entire country responded.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Jonathan Cunningham  |  12-30-2008  |  Music

Grammy Got Run Over ...

Oh my gawd, did you guys see the Grammy nominations show last Wednesday? What a spectacle! So many stars, and so much great music! I'm so excited for the Grammys now! The music industry is saved, I tell ya! But seriously, yuck. What a mess.
Metroland  |  John Brodeur  |  12-18-2008  |  Music

Play-N-Skillz Cements Its Reputation as a Production Team with Lil Wayne's Latest Singlenew

So can Dallas get some respect as a source for hip-hop?
Dallas Observer  |  Pete Freedman  |  07-21-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Lil Wayne: Totally Sane in the Membranenew

Despite drinking enough syrup to kill a small horse, Lil Wayne is actually quite calculated.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Ben Westhoff  |  07-02-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Major Labels Could Learn a Thing or Two About File-Sharing from Lil Waynenew

Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III, which came out June 10 on Universal subsidiary Cash Money, was one of the most anticipated albums of 2008, even though the sheer amount of material Wayne has already released in the past year -- including dozens of web-only tracks and several album-length mix tapes -- threatened to try his fans' patience as well as overload their hard drives.
Chicago Reader  |  Miles Raymer  |  06-24-2008  |  Music

Lil Wayne Proves He Can Make a Cohesive Albumnew

Tha Carter III is pop rap to giggle to and marvel at, from "Phone Home," where Wayne gives his outer-space shtick the full treatment, to "Misunderstood," in which he disses Al Sharpton and imparts that he lives next door to a child molester.
Westword  |  Ben Westhoff  |  06-23-2008  |  Reviews

The Efron Scandalnew

Lil Wayne's new project puts the high in High School Musical.
OC Weekly  |  Ben Westhoff  |  12-18-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Lil Wayne Makes His Case for Greatnessnew

If John Lennon were alive today, he might have made a mix tape like Lil Wayne's latest opus.
Orlando Weekly  |  Justin Strout  |  08-13-2007  |  Reviews

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