Lil Wayne’s Fallout With Birdman: What Really Happened

It’s November 2014 and with everything going so well and Lil Wayne generating so much money for Birdman’s Cash Money records, what happened?

On December 4th, 2014, Lil Wayne took to Twitter and  aired out his grievance at Cash Money for pushing back, again, the release of his album, Tha Carter V. He tweeted: I want off this label and nothing to do with these people but unfortunately it ain’t that easy. I am a prisoner and so is my creativity.

But soon we would find out that the grievances were about more than Lil Wayne’s album getting pushed back and his creativity being imprisoned.

On January 25, 2015, Lil Wayne announced a $51 million lawsuit against Cash Money. The Lawsuit also sought to terminate Lil Wayne’s contract with Cash Money, as well as his roster of Young Money artists.

A few months later on April 2, 2015, Lil Wayne expressed exactly how he felt about Birdman’s Cash Money label, yelling f**k Cash Money on stage (watch video above).



But the most alarming incident was the indictment that claimed that Birdman and Young Thug conspired to kill Lil Wayne.

On July 15, 2015, an indictment was released claiming that Birdman and rapper Young Thug conspired to kill Lil Wayne in the tour bus shooting that occurred earlier that year.

What had happened earlier that year was that on April 26, 2015, shots were fired at Lil Wayne’s tour bus as it pulled off from Compound nightclub in Atlanta.

Many attributed the incident to the beef between Lil Wayne, Birdman and his new protege, Young Thug. Although no one was injured in the shooting, Young Thug affiliate Peewee Roscoe was arrested in connection with the shooting and sentenced to 10 years in prison, followed by 10 years of probation after pleading guilty to six of the 27 counts.

Despite Roscoe’s claims that the shooting was a result of Birdman and Young Thug’s beef with Lil Wayne, the two would not be formally charged with any crime in relation to the shooting.


And for almost 3 years following, things generally just kept spiraling out of control. From numerous lawsuits and counter lawsuits being filed, to run ins and disses on records.

But further down the line after many heated exchanges and altercations, Lil Wayne and Birdman would reunite and squash their differences for good. On March 11, 2018, at Club LIV, the two were seen embracing each other in a brotherly hug and engaging in conversation.

And they would go on to cement their reconciliation, later that month, on March 31, 2018, when Lil Wayne was present at Birdman’s release party for the Before Anything soundtrack.

Birdman was just recently on the Wild Ride podcast show and summarized the fallout with Lil Wayne (watch video above).

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And as always we like to close with a saying, quote or adage and today’s is from Lil Wayne: I’M BLESSED AND I THANK GOD FOR EVERY DAY FOR EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS TO ME.

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