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Imagine Dragons & Lil Wayne Perform “Believer” Live At Halftime During The College Football Playoff National Championship [Video]

Imagine Dragons & Lil Wayne Perform Believer Live At Halftime During The College Football Playoff National Championship

We’ve heard the audio, and now we can watch Imagine Dragons and Lil Wayne debut their new collaboration live on Monday (January 7th).

Dragons brought out special guest Weezy during their halftime live performance at the College Football Playoff National Championship on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay to perform the “Believer” remix.

You can check out an official video of the Vegas pop/rock band and Tunechi performing live together after the jump below. Tune got absolutely flamed on social media for the choice of outfit he wore!

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Imagine Dragons & Lil Wayne To Perform Live During The Halftime Telecast Of The College Football Playoff National Championship Game

Imagine Dragons & Lil Wayne To Perform Live During The Halftime Telecast Of The College Football Playoff National Championship Game

On Monday, January 7th, multi-Platinum and Grammy Award-winning band Imagine Dragons will be performing live during the halftime telecast of the College Football Playoff National Championship.

Lil Wayne has also been announced as the special guest for the halftime performance, which will be taking place on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay from 5:00PM. There is going to be an estimated 28,000,000 viewers watching from their home.

To attend the College Football National Championship game and watch Dragons plus Wayne perform live (possibly “Sucker For Pain“), you can grab your tickets online for free here. However, there is only a limited supply and they are already nearly sold out. If you miss out on a ticket, ESPN will also be broadcasting the game!

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Game – Red Nation (Feat Lil Wayne) [Music Video]

Here is the official music video for Game‘s “Red Nation” single featuring Lil Wayne, which was directed by Parris. Birdman and Menace make cameos, and Game‘s RED album will drop later this year. You also won’t be seeing this video on TV anytime soon, because MTV and BET have both banned it for being too “gang affiliated”.

You can watch some behind the scenes footage here.


Video: Teena Marie Speaks On Cash Money Records In Last Interview x More

Above, you can watch Teena Marie‘s last interview were she speaks on her relationship with Cash Money Records and also says she is a fan of Lil Wayne and Drake. If you didn’t know, Teena Marie (an R&B singer-songwriter) passed away on Boxing Day 🙁 R.I.P. Lady T.

In other news, Weezy will be appearing in a couple of pre-taped New Year’s Eve Specials that will air on TV this Friday (December 31). One special will be a performance with Nicki Minaj and Cory Gunz on Carson Daly, and the other special will be on BET’s 106 & Park with the whole Young Money fam.

Also, we can be looking out for a Diddy remix to his “Somebody To Love Me” track featuring Wayne and Mary J. Blige, which I hear is coming any day now. Chris Brown will be dropping his single featuring Tunechi and Busta Rhymes called “Look At Me Now” first thing on New Years Day as well.


Lil Wayne’s Ex-Wife Says His Daughter Calls Him Daily

Lil Waynes Ex-Wife Says His Daughter Calls Him Daily

Lil Wayne‘s ex-wife, Toya speaks to HoneyMag about what she has learned from her past-relationship with Wayne, how she and their daughter, Reginae feel about Wayne in prison, and how they keep in touch regularly.

Toya, what have you’ve learned from your relationship with Lil Wayne?
I learned a lot. I watched Wayne go into different phases. Each phase I learned something new. As far as his love for women; he’s not really a one woman man. I had to deal with that. I am kind of happy because he made me stronger. No BS. I learned a lot from being Lil Wayne’s wife. As long as I’ve held grudges I’ve learned to let it go.

Lil Wayne is incarcerated right now. What are your thoughts on that? How are you feeling?
No one wants to see anyone in jail, especially their kids’ father and husband. Wayne and I have a great relationship. That’s just not anywhere that I want to see him. He’s never not been accessible. As long as we’ve been talking or dating I’ve never not been able to pick up the phone and call him no matter what is going on in my life. Now he’s locked up and it’s not like that anymore. As far as my daughter, her and her father have a great relationship. She talks to him every day after school. She can still talk to him but now it’s on a schedule with calls. It’s going to be a change for these 8 months.

Did you call on Tiny to help you deal with your feelings? She went through the same thing with T.I.
Tiny has been very supportive. From watching her situation with Tip and with me being there for her, she just talked to me telling me to write him, go visit him, help him get through this. That’s what they need; letters and pictures and visits to help them make the time go by faster. That makes it easier on the baby, everybody. I had my daughter write her first letter yesterday.

How is Reginae dealing with the whole situation?
She’s saddened by the whole situation but we talk to her about it. Her dad talks to her. When he was going back and forth to court, we were all there: me, his other baby mamas, and the kids. Just being there for him, supporting him. This last time we didn’t go because it was so back and forth. We’d get there and he doesn’t go to jail. So this last time I didn’t let my daughter go because she was just up and down. It was like an emotional roller coaster for her. She was like, ‘I just wish I could have seen my dad.’

Also, season 2 of Tiny‘s and Toya‘s reality TV show will be premiering on April 13th at 10PM on BET. Do you want LilWayneHQ to start posting each episode on here when they air, or not ❓ Leave a comment below letting us know.


Video: What Can Lil Wayne Expect During His Time In Jail?

“Lil Wayne is gonna be OK,” retired NYPD detective and noted “hip-hop cop” Derrick Parker told MTV News. “While he’s in jail, it’s a matter of fact they may not put him with the general population because of who he is and his popularity. They might lock him down and let him come out with a supervisor and stuff like that [when he’s] in the main area — but he’s definitely going to be treated differently.”

According to Parker, the way Wayne will be handled is due to safety concerns for him, of course, but also to ensure as much normalcy as the facility possibly can — it won’t resemble pampered treatment by any means. Parker said despite Wayne’s small physical stature and his propensity to signal a particular gang affiliation in his rhymes, the rapper won’t have much to fear in terms of extortion, bullying or worse.

“Wayne is from the streets, from the Magnolia Houses in New Orleans, so I’m sure those guys have been in jail or locked up at some point,” Parker said. “So being in prison is no big deal to them. Plaxico isn’t built for that — he’s the type of guy that’s never been locked up like that before. He’s gonna need a coach or someone to tell him what to expect, since he’s not used to that.”

But what exactly can Wayne expect? Fortunately, he won’t to cut his trademark tresses.

“The days of doing that are over,” retired corrections officer Charles Reid told MTV News. “They can’t make inmates do that anymore — it’s within their rights to maintain any kind of hairstyle.”

Wayne will have a few comforts of home while he’s away. He will be able to watch network television — not cable, however. And he’ll be able to watch DVD movies. He told Rolling Stone recently he plans to take an iPod in with him assist with writing music, but a source close to the prison facility told MTV News that would not be allowed.

Reid, who worked at Rikers Island for 21 years as an officer and an investigator, said Wayne’s days would continue to be regimented, but in a much different way. He suggested the rapper may have to succumb to some work conditions, whether in sanitation or the mess hall, for example. Reid also noted that different wings of the prison carry different types of criminals, but guessed that Wayne would be housed in a dormitory area and not even be confined to a cell.

“Like a hospital, where there’s maybe 20 to 25 beds in an open ward, or it maybe bunk beds,” Reid said of Wayne’s possible lodgings. “Where he has a nightstand to keep his personal belongings.”

Due to the short nature of Wayne’s sentence — one year, which could mean 10 months, including the possibly of early release after serving 80 percent of good time, possibly putting him back onstage in a little as eight months — the rapper could very well spend his entire term at Rikers Island.

“I think he’s gonna go in there and do his time and do it quietly,” Parker said. “If he does it with good behavior, that will be a plus for him — then he’ll be out and putting out a new album.”

So it looks like Lil Wayne will not have to cut off his dreads, but unfortunately he won’t be able to take in an iPod. Shouts to J-Rod from MTV, and hit the jump to watch Shanell speak on how the Young Money camp will cope while Weezy is away and how his absence will affect Hip Hop. SnL also mentions that he will have some surprises in store for us fans!

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