Lil Wayne on ESPN’s First Take

Lil Wayne was among the bevy of guests on ESPN’s First Take today — talking NBA as All-Star Weekend starts in his hometown of New Orleans. I caught it this morning and actually found myself agreeing with Wayne’s logic about what teams he’s taking for the rest of the year. He knows his bball and this was an entertaining segment.

Lil Wayne to surprise release Carter V?

A juicy tidbit from publication The Griffin today, as they spoke with Mel Smith, Senior VP of Promotions at Cash Money Records, who had this to say about Wayne‘s elusive upcoming album, Carter V.

We’re very close to dropping the album. It’s going to be a huge surprise to everyone, it’s an incredible album … I can’t release the date because he wants to surprise people, he wants his true fan base to get excited but he’s worked extremely hard on it and you won’t be disappointed.

Hmm… Wayne fans, what do you think? I’m sure the surprise will benefit more people than the Red Octobers at least.

Euro, Birdman, & Lil Wayne “I’m Alright”

I’m workin’ on that Carter V.

– Lil Wayne in “I’m Alright”

Big news from Young Money today as they double the release of the new single above “I’m Alright” with the announcement of a new compilation album, Rise Of An Empire. This is the fast-spitting Weezy that I think many of us appreciate. More heavy-hitting, pump up collabs like this surely to come…