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Cash Money Records boss Birdman made sure to let fans know nothing will slow down his longtime protégé Lil Wayne's domination in the rap game by visiting the hospitalized music star and providing an update on his condition last weekend.
Along with Birdman, a handful of other notable entertainers like Young Money's Drake and NBA star Chris Paul came through to see Weezy at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Some of hip hops biggest names are converging on Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to check in on Young Money's Lil Wayne, RumorFix reported. Drake and Birdman visited Wayne after he reportedly had multiple seizures. Birdman tweeted on March 15, "My son is feelin Good. Will be home real soon. YMCMB" Weezy also got a visit from LA Clippers guard Chris Paul and his wife. Unconfirmed reports say the famous rapper went on a binge of Sizzurp and doctors had to pump his stomach three times to get the drugs out. (RumorFix)
Lola Monroe and Los
Hip Hop couple Lola Monroe and Los (a/k/a King Los) welcomed their first child March 12th. The Taylor Gang rapper, Lola gave birth to a baby boy. Monroe tweeted, confirming the delivery, though did not disclose her son’s name.
In December of last year, the couple made public their pregnancy. The birth follows less than a month after Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose’s first child, a boy named Sebastian.
Both Lola and Los are said to be working on their studio debut albums for Taylor Gang Records and Bad Boy Worldwide, respectively.
In what is a conflict that has been brewing for several years, Gucci Mane has officially dropped Waka Flocka from his Brick Squad 1017 imprint.
While two have been on the same label for several years, Gucci Tweeted the news earlier today (March 15) calling Waka a “disloyal lil n----.”
Despite what Gucci proclaimed via Twitter, Waka Flocka retorted in Tweets of his own telling Gucci Mane to %$#@&!
At the time of print AHH has word that Waka Flocka was in Austin, TX, at SXSW as his associate Frenchie Tweeted that the two were at the Bat Bar on in Austin, TX.
Last week Gucci Mane performed at PlayHouse, performing several songs from his catalog, as he was in LA for his movie release of “Spring Breakers.”
In addition, Gucci was seen with Keyshia Ka’oir arriving at the Spring Breakers Premiere at Arclight in Hollywood. Gucci also has a mixtape that was released called, “Trapback 2″ hosted by @Djholiday that will also have an accompanying tour.
Will.i.am is currently topping the music charts with his Britney Spears-featured track, ‘Scream & Shout.’ So what does he do to top that? He grabs pop sensation Justin Bieber for ‘#ThatPower.’
The song’s title utilizes the gimmicky social media tactic of the pound sign (#), which people use as a hashtag to tag conversations on Twitter. It might be a cool way to promote a song, but it’s kind of unnecessary.
As for the song, it’s catered strictly for the dance floor with its electro beats, Will’s Auto-Tuned vocals and a sample of Daft Punk’s ‘Harder, Better, Faster Stronger.’
“It’s pronounced “Hashtag That Power,” said Will about the song during his interview with Capital FM. “It’s up-tempo, it’s Friday. I’m proud of the collaboration. Hopefully, the people listening can guess who it is.”
Well, duh, it’s the Biebs.
Will.i.am’s upcoming solo album #willpower — there goes that hashtag again — is scheduled to hit stores in April.
Is Nicki Minaj to blame for American Idol's dropping viewership? Following her much talked about late entrance on Wednesday's show (which was the first live show of the season), a Washington Times writer has suggested that she is the one to blame for millions turning to other stations. Why? Because Minaj is unprofessional, late and talks too much about lady bugs, waffles and syrup, hush puppies and other stuff that has nothing to do with actual singing...
"American Idol’s” ratings are in free fall. It’s no mystery why. Minaj is largely to blame. The Fox network needs to boot her off the show and quick before even more viewers abandon “American Idol” for “The Voice” when it returns on March 25," reports Gayle Falkenthal of the Washington Times. "Minaj is too much of a distraction. She has become expendable. First she shows up late Wednesday, which is incredibly rude and disrespectful of the producers, the crew, the audience, the other judges, Ryan Seacrest, and especially the competitors."