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Nicki Minaj On Signing To Young Money: 'One Thing I Made Sure I Didn’t Do Was Sign A 360 Deal'

Nicki Minaj once revealed that signing with Lil Wayne’s Young Money imprint was more about loyalty than money. However, that doesn’t mean she was quick to jump into just any deal.

Feb 15, 2023

Lil Wayne Gave His First Paycheck Of $6,500 To His Mom, But She Gave It Back — So, The Multi-Millionaire Did This Instead

Owning your first car is a great feeling. From the sense of independence to the flexing you’re able to do on your friends, having reliable transportation can be both a privilege and a necessity. Many people have their first car experience in their teens, and Cash Money legend Lil Wayne was no different. At the start of his career, when he was figuring it all out and adapting to fame, Wayne allegedly took his first check and bought himself a car. But it wasn’t that simple. Born Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., the Louisiana rapper entered the game when he was only 14-years-old. During the initial phase of his rap career, Carter was a part of the popular rap group The Hot Boys. The group — comprised of himself, B.G, Juvenile, and Turk — was officially formed in 1997 and produced songs like “We On Fire” and “I Need A Hot Girl.” Wayne would go on to release his first solo album in 1999, “Tha Block Is Hot.” It would peek on the Billboard 200 at the No. 3 spot and become certified platinum. The...

Oct 5, 2022