Lil Wayne Is Finally Freed From Birdman's Cash Money Records, And The Internet Is Losing It

Lil Wayne Is Finally Freed From Birdman's Cash Money Records, And The Internet Is Losing It

You know what that means– Carter V on the way, ladies and gents!

Published June 7th

Weezy fans, throw your lighters up!

After over three years of legal strife with (now former) his Cash Money record label home and longtime mentor and label head Birdman over monetary and contractual disputes, Lil Wayne is reportedly a free man.

As reported by The Blast, Weezy’s 2013 breach of contract suit against Cash Money and Universal Music Group, which included Birdman and his brother Ronald “Slim” Williams, was settled with upwards of $10 million in court. This is according to court documents that reportedly reveal a dismissal notice for the suit filed by Wayne’s attorney, Howard King. The Blast further reports that the New Orleans rap icon is also “done” with Cash Money, presumably a release from his contract.

In perhaps the best news Weezy fans will receive all year (drum roll, please!): the dangerously-anticipated Tha Carter V album will also now be rolled out by Universal. As for that $10 million-plus shelled out by Universal, the label reportedly believes that Young Money heavyweights Drake and Nicki Minaj will rake the coins back in via recoup profits, so it’s no biggie for them.

Wayne nor Baby haven’t confirmed the reports just yet. But, the internet won’t be waiting for that, and they’re rejoicing over the news that they won’t be waiting for Weezy F. Baby’s most long-awaited project much longer either.

See their turn up for the Weezy F. (and the F is for finally free) liberation below.

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photos from left: Ethan Miller/Getty Images, Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for BET)


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