Good Charlotte‘s electrifying performance at When We Were Young Fest, featuring hits like “The Anthem,” “Girls & Boys,” “I Don’t Wanna Be In Love,” and a surprise appearance by Lil Wayne, has officially set the internet ablaze. The iconic Maryland natives welcomed Lil Wayne to the stage to perform on “Lifestyles Of The Rich & The Famous,” elevating the track to an entirely new plain of greatness. Additionally, Lil Wayne performed his own track “A Milli,” alongside the band. Starting with Joel Madden‘s distinctive vocals, Lil Wayne seamlessly joined in, infusing the track with a newfound brilliance. These back-to-back performances… Read more »
Lil Wayne fans should listen to the latest episode of First Person, and Lil Wayne not-so-fans should too. Josh is energized by a boatload of Italian coffee and ready to dive into the life, career, and catalogue of Weezy.
After multiple sentencing delays, the rapper turns himself in to begin his jail term.
After being pushed back a few times, production is finally finished on Lil Wayne’s Rebirth album, and it is ready to hit the stores. “Expect great music. That’s all I ever want them to expect from me,” Wayne said after the MTV Movie Awards. He added that this album was an opportunity to showcase the direction he has taken since his last release. “I wanted to grow and show my growth as well,” he said. “It’s a difference from when you go in a room and come out and you’re better and everyone says, ‘How did you do that?’ So… Read more »
He had one of the biggest opening sales weeks of 2008, and now, Lil Wayne is the year’s most-nominated Grammy contender. Wayne and his latest LP, “Tha Carter III,” lead the pack with a total of eight nominations, while one of the year’s other biggest sellers, Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends,” garnered seven nods. Jay-Z, Ne-Yo and Kanye West each earned six nods, while Alison Krauss, John Mayer, Robert Plant, Radiohead and Jazmine Sullivan received five each. Adele is up for four – including Best New Artist – as are Lupe Fiasco and T.I. The… Read more »
At the American Music Awards on Sunday (November 23), Miley Cyrus, celebrating her 16th birthday, broke character a bit, performing a saucy, seductive version of her new single, “Fly on the Wall”; Mariah Carey delivered a riveting rendition of “I Stay in Love”; and a barely lucid Scott Weiland ironically introduced Pink’s performance of “Sober,” calling her “one of the greatest artists of our time.” Later, Pink even joined Sarah McLachlan for a duet on “Angel.” The New Kids on the Block and Christina Aguilera both performed medleys of their most beloved tunes. Justin Timberlake gave us a lesson on… Read more »
Lil Wayne was arrested on three felony drug charges Wednesday after federal agents said they found illegal drugs, including cocaine, on his charter bus at a checkpoint in southwestern Arizona. The rapper, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., spent the day at the Yuma County jail on the state drug charges before being released, Capt. Eben Bratcher said. After posting more than $10,000 bond, the rapper signed autographs for fans outside a bondsman’s office. James Tilson, a local lawyer retained by Carter, said that his client was not formally charged and that his next court date was scheduled… Read more »
Josh is heading back to New York, but is currently getting intimate with the TSA in Los Angeles.
Tonight, we are re-airing a First Person retrospective of the life and time of Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. AKA Lil Wayne. (for real this time… honest.)
Josh is busy trying to get out of NYC snow, and heading to Los Angeles to DJ a New Year’s Eve party at the Supperclub. If you’re in LA, you should join him. Tonight, we are re-airing a First Person retrospective of the life and time of Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. AKA Lil Wayne.
While Lil Wayne has, to the best of my knowledge, spent around 70% of his career so far behind bars, you don’t need to share his level of passion for drugs and weapon possession to end up in an orange jumpsuit. In this week’s Tuesday Ten, we look at some of the other crimes that have landed musicians behind the ever-so-flattering lens of the mugshot camera.