Lil Wayne’s apology for his Emmett Till lyric wasn’t enough to save his endorsement deal with PepsiCo’s Mountain Dew. The company has officially dropped the rapper.
The father of four teamed with the brand for an extensive
DeWeezy Ad Campaign, announced last year. The split was said to be “amicable.”
PepsiCo said in a statement late Friday that Wayne’s “offensive reference to a revered civil rights icon does not reflect the values of our brand.” It declined to provide any further comment.
A publicist for Lil Wayne, Sarah Cunningham, said in a statement that the split was due to “creative differences” and that it was an amicable parting.
“That’s about all I can tell you at this time,” the statement from Wayne’s publicist said.
The controversy erupted after Wayne made the reference to Till on Future’s song “Karate Chop” earlier this year. He refers to beating Continue reading
Originally meant for The Carter IV here’s a dope lil jawn from Lil Twist featuring Tunechi & Breezy.
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Tagged 2012, breezy, brown, chris, flowerz, lil, Music, new, october, tunechi, twist, verse, wayne, weezy |
After spending the last couple of months challenging Kevin Durant to a game of one-on-one, Lil B is putting his efforts aside, so he can take a shot at balling professionally.
Yesterday, The Based God announced through his Twitter account that he will be trying out for the Golden State Warriors in October. Take a look at the official announcement below.
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Tagged 2012, announcement, b, basketball, golden, lil, nba, october, rapper, september, state, warriors |
The Palmetto Classic was in town (Columbia SC) Saturday & DJ B-Lord held down the airwaves of HOT 103.9 w/ this editon of FLIGHT SCHOOL RADIO…….Listen to it on soundcloud below or hit the jump below the logo to download it to your smartphone, laptop or PC.
DIRECT DOWNLOAD FLIGHT SCHOOL 9/15 HERE
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With one simple tweet, all of Lil Wayne’s questions about the release of his upcoming mixtape,
Dedication 4, have been answered. He initially was supposed to drop the mixtape on August 14th, but pulled back because he didn’t want to interfere with his boy 2 Chainz’s debut album sales. The new release date for his Dedication 4 mixtape will be August 30th, as Wayne tweeted:
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Tagged 2012, announce, august, date, dedication, four, interview, lil, mixtape, new, news, official, release, tweet, wayne, weezy |
LOL….Is it that serious? People can’t have a opinion about places? If Wayne don’t like NY he can’t say it? smh….
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Tagged birdman, cash, city, dislike, diss, hate, lil, minaj, money, new, nicki, rapper, senator, wayne, york, young |
Weezy is seeing massive amounts of $ $ $ $ from this DEWeezy endorsement deal w/ Mountain Dew right now….I’m not mad at him at all. Check the vid.
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