Articles tagged lil wayne

The Month In Pop Entertainment: August 2013

Here are your pop culture options for end-of-summer fun.

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Online Fantasy: Kreayshawn’s Meteoric Rise to Fame

Female rapper Kreayshawn is on her way to becoming 2011's international sensation after her song "Gucci Gucci" ridiculed all "basic bitches" that value designer clothes. So who is this Oakland-based revelation?

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Hip-Hop’s Heartbreak: Kanye West – “See You in My Nightmare”

West consciously kept the guest spots and big-name collaborations at a minimum when constructing his fourth album. That mantra allowed this particular joint effort to stand firmly on its own among some of the best work he has ever been a part of.

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The Hate for Southern Hip-Hop: Why So Serious?

The way some of us disparage Southern rap, you'd think rappers like Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame had recorded a record dissing Kool G. Rap and Big Daddy Kane.

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21 Jun 2010 // 9:00 PM

Eminem: Recovery

Eminem finds his fire and his flow again on Recovery, nearly reinventing himself in the process.

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9 Nov 2009 // 9:44 AM

Adam Bhala Lough’s documentary on Weezy F. Baby made waves at Sundance and is set for a DVD release on November 17th. Lil Wayne

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Rap royalty joined the extremely pregnant M.I.A. for a turn through “Swagga Like Us” last night.

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It's hard to know what to think any more.

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19 Jan 2009 // 3:00 AM

Tha Giggle: On Lil’ Wayne

Why was Lil' Wayne the single biggest musical phenomenon of 2008?

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CMAs and the End of Genre or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Kid Rock

This year's CMA winners point to a future where the only thing necessary to be classified as country is a desire to join in and sing.

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8 Dec 2008 // 8:00 PM

Akon: Freedom

Oft-maligned hitmaker's third album doesn't do much to convince the haters that he's not the hack that they think.

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19 Jun 2008 // 10:00 PM

Lil’ Wayne: Tha Carter III

Taken as conceptually provocative, anti-rational art, this is a monumental album full of powerful, self-defeating statements that obliterate rap's internal logic without offering too much more than indifferent bong logic in return.

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8 Nov 2007 // 9:00 PM

Jay-Z: American Gangster

American Gangster may never be seen as Jay-Z's defining moment, but it marks his comeback far more effectively than Kingdom Come ever even tried to.

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DJ Khaled: Listennn… the Album

Heavyweight Miami DJ gets his hometown the attention it deserves.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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