Lil Wayne announced Saturday night during the BET Hip-Hop Awards that he’s having his first son in just a “couple of days.” The rapper, who has an 8-year-old daughter named Reginae from a prior marriage, was onstage accepting the Lyricist of the Year Award when he told the crowd at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center: “I got a son about to be born any day now, so shout-out to him. Pray for me.” It is rumored mother is Nivea.
Jay Rock is out with the video to his new single ‘All My Life’, featuring Lil Wayne & will.i.am, from the Watts, California rapper’s upcoming debut on TopDawg Entertainment/Warner Bros. Watch it via YouTube below.
Mike Jones is out with the video to his new single ‘Cuddy Buddy’, featuring Trey Songz, Lil Wayne and Twista, the second release from the Houston, Texas rapper’s second album ‘Voice of the Streets’, out November 11th via Ice Age Entertainment / Warner Bros. Watch it via YouTube below.
Semtex of 1Xtra caught up with Lil Wayne in Amsterdam at the Coffee Shop, where he talked about loving the BET Awards, Jay-Z and Lil Mama being his favorite remixes of ‘A Milli’, how ‘Dr. Carter’ was originally meant for Jay-Z, keeping in touch with the “common person” after all his success, working with will.i.am, calling out Eminem to work together, how all the guys on Young Money are better than him, and what to expect on ‘Carter IV’. Watch the interview below.
The Game is out with the video to his new single ‘My Life’, featuring Lil Wayne, from the Los Angeles rapper’s third studio album ‘LAX’, out August 26th on his label The Black Wall Street Records. Watch it via YouTube below.
Weezy Blog live from Atlanta features Lil Wayne talking about several subjects, notably working hard. “Today I tell you there’s nothing like hard work,” Weezy said. “Not even pussy. Actually, not even money. Because a lot of motherfu**as get the money without the hard work and they don’t know what to do. And the people that get money with hard work sometimes they don’t even want the money, but hard work is everything. How do I know? Because I work hard.” Watch the message below.
Skee.tv has behind the scenes footage of The Game on the set of his ‘My Life’ music video, which features Lil Wayne. Among those on the set of the Bryan Barber directed video were The Black Wall Street, Young Buck, Baby, Estevan Oriol, Jay Rock, and more. Watch it below.
Lil Wayne is out with the video to his new single ‘Got Money’, featuring T-Pain, the third release from the New Orleans rapper’s sixth studio album ‘Tha Carter III’, out now on Cash Money Records. Watch it via YouTube below.
DJ Vlad caught up with Plies, who talked about how his concerts have been outselling Lil Wayne and what he did to get to that point. “I aint’ one of those cats that ever refrain from what I feel works for me,” he said. “I feel like my life, my pros and my cons, some of the bad things I’ve done in my life is also a blessing. For me, to have people believe in who I am as a person and as an artist, it’s something that I never take likely.” Watch the interview clip below.
Rap acts on television this week include:
The Lordz, who perform on ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ on Monday.
V.I.C., who performs on ‘Total Request Live’ on Monday.
The Game, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Wednesday.
Lil Wayne, who performs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Thursday.