Last weekend, the news of Lil Wayne's health issues gave us at the Weekly quite a shock. As longtime fans of Weezy, we were happy to hear as the conflicting reports subside that it sounds like he's going to pull through. Being that we seemingly came so close to losing him, what better time than now ... More >>
Bow Wow fans have waited a long time to witness the adult career of the former-kid-rapper-all-grown-up. But the rhymeslinging, Atlanta-based heartthrob isn't merely just satisfied with getting older, he's spent most of his career turning lil' dreams into big ones. "I want to be the next Will S ... More >>
A veteran of high-profile labels such as No Limit and Cash Money, Shante Scott Franklin finally just decided to start his own imprint under a deal with Warner Bros. Records, Jet Life Recordings (the name pulled from the mantra he created, "JETS" -- "Just Enjoy This Shit"). Last night, the crowd ... More >>
Here are the top five selling record this week from Second Spin, 1781 Newport Blvd. in Costa Mesa, (949) 650-8870.This week's top seller is Irvine-based post-hardcore band Thrice, who graced the cover of last week's issue.
Here are some solid arguments for and against a clean-living rapper
www.myspace.com/lilwayneLil Wayne is a genius, and not simply because he spends seven days a week in the studio, recording some of the most lyrically intricate, metaphor-laced verses in the history of the rap game off the top of his head, no pen, no pad.
By Ben Westhoff Hip-hop A-listers including Rick Ross, Akon and Plies were caught grossly exaggerating their gangster credentials this year. (Turns out they were painfully law-abiding. The horror!) But even if your favorite rapper wasn't caught in a lie, you can bet he or she put out a hilariously ... More >>