Lil Wayne Mixtapes, Ranked

For most of the 21st century, you could argue that Lil Wayne was the best rapper on the planet without sounding as insane as he usually did. A Cash Money Records foot soldier in his teens, the New Orleans native slowly morphed from an underground sensation into an unlikely pop superstar best known for 2008’s Tha… » 7/09/15 3:12pm 7/09/15 3:12pm

DJ Drama's Gangsta Grillz Mixtapes, Ranked

DJ Drama is arguably the most prolific and important DJ of the Golden Mixtape Era, which started roughly a decade ago and is still going strong—among rap heavyweights, only DJ Khaled comes close. The Philadelphia native somehow made himself the face of underground Southern hip-hop, proving instrumental in the rise… » 11/12/14 10:23am 11/12/14 10:23am

Lil Wayne Says He Was Kicked Out Of The Lakers-Heat Game, Possibly For Threatening Another Fan

Maybe Lil Wayne should just stop going to live sporting events. First, there was that whole kerfuffle about him not being able to attend a Thunder game, which brought accusations of racism. Then he had a strange meltdown at the DirectTV Celebrity Beach Bowl, and now it appears that he was kicked out of yesterday's… » 2/11/13 11:55am 2/11/13 11:55am

Lil Wayne Sang "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" At Last Night's Cardinals-Giants Game

A lady in a ridiculous hat singing "God Bless America" wasn't the only crazy thing to happen during the seventh inning stretch last night. The San Francisco Giants also welcomed Lil Wayne onto the field, where he led the crowd in a less than rousing rendition of "Take Me Out To The Ballgame." » 10/22/12 12:27pm 10/22/12 12:27pm

Lil Wayne Will Be Courtside At The Thunder Game Tonight

Remember the uproar over Lil Wayne's Thunder seats during the Western Conference Finals? Weezy said he was banned from sitting courtside at Game 3 because he was black. The Thunder said they merely ran out of acceptable tickets. The internet said Wayne was banned, but that James Harden orchestrated it because of a… » 6/12/12 4:40pm 6/12/12 4:40pm

Lil Wayne Accuses Oklahoma City Thunder Of Racism

Not that long ago, we all thought Lil Wayne was denied access to Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals in Oklahoma City because of a convoluted love triangle involving some Thunder players. Turns out it's because Lil Wayne is black, according to Lil Wayne. Various players have since come forward and offered Lil… » 6/02/12 4:30pm 6/02/12 4:30pm

Lil' Wayne Likely First Rapper Ever To Wear A Women's College Basketball Jersey In Public

Weezy's full-blown crush on Notre Dame guard Skylar Diggins swelled to a creepier degree last night, when he performed at Indiana University in a #4 Fighting Irish jersey. We're unable to confirm this, but we reckon that this just may be the first time in our nation's history that a rapper has donned a women's college… » 4/13/11 3:30pm 4/13/11 3:30pm

Lil' Wayne Sheds No Tattooed Teardrops for Pacman Jones

ESPN the Mag's extremely productive blogger, Lil' Wayne — the Bob Dylan of our generation — went off in his usual Weezy fashion this week about all things sports related. One Lil' Wayne opinion of note is the rapper's stance on Cowboys' trouble-making defensive back Pacman Jones. Always unpredictable, Wayne says that… » 11/26/08 2:30pm 11/26/08 2:30pm

Lil' Wayne Is Fast Becoming ESPN's Most Popular Blogger

Rapper Lil' Wayne continues to infiltrate the WWL with his blog posts and ESPN's sports nation seems to be embracing him wholeheartedly. The editors seemed reluctant to let him sully their pristine pages with his nonsensical sports jizzle » 10/02/08 11:30am 10/02/08 11:30am, but now appear to be stuck with him. Wayne unveiled his second blog entry…

Lil' Wayne Brings Much Needed Grizzy Element To ESPN

The rapper personally responsible for rejuvenating hip hop has now cashed in a huge chunk of his street credibility for a chance to blog for ESPN. His first entry was published today ( Title: AARON RODGERS 'HAS BEEN WONDERFUL') and it's surprisingly more coherent than many of Stephen A. Smith's face-typed ramblings.… » 9/25/08 5:30pm 9/25/08 5:30pm