Report: Lil Wayne Expects to Get Nicki Minaj and Drake in Cash Money Divorce

Report: Lil Wayne Expects to Get Nicki Minaj and Drake in Cash Money Divorce

Weezy is planning to take all his Young Money artists with him when he splits from Birdman.

Published January 27, 2015

Lil Wayne is known for introducing hip hop heavyweights Nicki Minaj and Drake to the mainstream music circuit. Now that he and Cash Money boss Birdman have fallen out, word is the “Lollipop” rapper is expecting to take all of his original talent along for the exit.

According to TMZ, in addition to demanding $8 million from Birdman for owed production costs for his latest release, Weezy is planning to take legal action to ensure that all of his original Young Money Entertainment artists remain under his umbrella. In addition to Drizzy and Nicki, Wayne has signed the likes of Christina Milian, Lil Twist, and label president/rapper Mack Maine.

Though Birdman was very instrumental in driving the careers of Drake and Minaj, their contracts remain under Young Money Entertainment, giving Lil Tunechi the upper hand. However, due to Cash Money possessing a distribution deal with all of the Young Money artists, the issue is further complicated, and likely will be settled in court.

None of the Young Money artists, nor Birdman himself, have responded to Wayne’s rumored demand.

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Written by Moriba Cummings

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