Click Track: I-Wayne


Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/13/2012

Lil Wayne prison memoirs on the way; Adele to perform at Brit Awards; Flaming Lips working on collaborative album

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lil Wayne, Flaming Lips, Nick Cave, Adele, Bon Iver

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/30/2011

The most watchable music videos of 2011

10 videos that merited return visits to YouTube.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Jay-Z, Kanye West, Beyonce, Kreayshawn, Friends, King Krule, Robyn, Lil Wayne, Real Estate, Lana Del Rey, Battles

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Lil Wayne, U2 question their futures; Adele wins at Q Awards; It’s John Peel Day

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:04 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lil Wayne, U2, Adele

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Adele leads AMA noms; Who invented the remix?; See banjo great Sammy Shelor for free

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  09:54 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Adele, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, the Band Perry, Lil Wayne, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Sammy Shelor, Steve Martin

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 10/11/2011

Quick spins: Bjork, Ryan Adams, I-Wayne

Reviews of some of this week’s most important releases.

By Allison Stewart, Timothy Bracy and Sarah Godfrey  |  10:15 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Bjork, Ryan Adams, I-Wayne

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/11/2011

Kanye West occupies Wall Street; Lil Wayne uploads “public service announcement”; Hank Williams Jr. snaps at the media in song

Morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Kanye West, Russell Simmons, Lil Wayne, Hank Williams Jr.

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 09/08/2011

Lil Wayne falls just short of 1 million sold, leads BET Hip Hop Award nominees; Mos Def to change name

By David Malitz  |  09:58 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lil Wayne, Mos Def

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Jay-Z, Kanye West, Adele, Lil Wayne, Lady Gaga: Summer’s musical winners and losers

Jay-Z, Kanye West and Adele come out on top, but Lil Wayne and Lady Gaga didn’t fare as well.

By Allison Stewart  |  02:01 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Adele, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, Odd Future, Pistol Annies

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 08/30/2011

Cheer up: Watch these Lil Wayne and Red Hot Chili Peppers documentaries on YouTube

Both acts have new, underwhelming albums. Time to relive their glory days on YouTube.

By Chris Richards  |  12:13 PM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Lil Wayne, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Singles file: Feist, ASAP Rocky, King Cannibal

By Allison Stewart  |  10:55 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Feist, ASAP Rockey, King Cannibal, Michael Kiwanuka, Lil Wayne, Drake, Rick Ross

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Album review: Fountains of Wayne, “Sky Full of Holes”

By Allison Stewart  |  11:45 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Fountains of Wayne

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Adele, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne scheduled for VMAs; Divas take over late night TV

By David Malitz  |  09:57 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Adele, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Stevie Nicks, Soulja Boy, Deleted Scenes

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Queens of the Stone Age bassist in S.W.A.T. team standoff; Lil Wayne gives away new mixtape; Rilo Kiley breaks up

By David Malitz  |  09:49 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Queens of the Stone Age, Kyuss, Lil Wayne, Rilo Kiley, Spotify

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/12/2011

Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter IV” confirmed for August; Black Eyed Peas to take break; Dog bites Moz

By David Malitz  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lil Wayne, Black Eyed Peas, Morrissey

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Week ahead: The year’s best country albums materialize; Weezy at Jiffy; Panda Bear stays up late

The week in pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  06:18 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Ashton Shepherd, Panda Bear, Lil Wayne

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 05/17/2011

Singles file: jj, Pygmy Lush, the Wealthy West

New tracks from jj, Pygmy Lush and DJ Khaled’s latest all-star collaboration.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:41 AM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  jj, Pygmy Lush, the Weather West, DJ Khaled, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Drake, Grinderman

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 05/12/2011

Common performs at The White House without incident; My Morning Jacket and Neko Case visit Merriweather; Lil Wayne gets unplugged

Common performs at The White House without incident; My Morning Jacket and Neko Case visit Merriweather; Lil Wayne gets unplugged

By David Malitz  |  10:29 AM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Common, My Morning Jacket, Lil Wayne

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 04/04/2011

In concert: Lil Wayne at Verizon Center

The resurgent rapper, making his first Washington appearance since serving eight months in prison, was in top form at a sold-out concert.

By Chris Richards  |  11:28 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Click Track, In concert, In concert | Tags:  Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/20/2011

Bob Dylan will write 6 more books; Katy Perry coming to Merriweather; Cake scores No. 1 album

Cake: Going the distance, to the top of the charts. - Bob Dylan's autobiographical "Chronicles: Volume One" was so great and covered such a small amount of his storied career that we all hoped he'd pen a sequel. Well, how...

By David Malitz  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Cake, Chris Cornell, Lil Wayne

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/19/2010

Lil Wayne to join Eminem on "SNL"; Wale delivers turkeys; Download "Twisted Fantasy" samples

Lil Wayne and Eminem will perform together on "Saturday Night Live" in December. Drake is in this picture but won't there ... or will he? - The Lil Wayne post-prison victory tour continues, and a future stop will be "Saturday...

By David Malitz  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Eminem, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Wale

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 11/15/2010

On air: Chris Richards discusses "The rap sheet's sad toll" on the Michael Eric Dyson show

Gucci Mane, T.I., Lil Boosie and Lil Wayne have all served time in correctional facilities in 2010. (Photo illustration by Victoria Adams Fogg) Two weeks ago, WaPo pop music critic Chris Richards wrote about the spate of superstar rappers...

By Click Track  |  03:41 PM ET, 11/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  On air | Tags:  Gucci Mane, Lil Boosie, Lil Wayne, T.I., Tupac Shakur

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/15/2010

Arcade Fire performs SNL; Sugarland settles lawsuit with ex-bandmate; Jessica Simpson is engaged

- Arcade Fire played "Saturday Night Live" over the weekend. Get yourself caught up. They also appeared in the Digital Short above. Is Arcade Fire to rock-n-roll what Andy Samberg is to comedy? - Chart-topping pop-country duo Sugarland have...

By Chris Richards  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Jessica Simpson, Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne, Ne-Yo, Sugarland

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/10/2010

Jim Morrison may be pardoned; Taylor Swift expands trophy monopoly; Lil Wayne gets to work

Pardon me. (AP file photo). - The late Doors frontman Jim Morrison may receive a posthumous pardon for exposing himself on a Miami stage in 1969. "It's something that I haven't given a lot of thought to, but it's something...

By Chris Richards  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Jim Morrison, Lil Wayne, Taylor Swift, The Doors

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 11/08/2010

Weezy joins Drake; Pulp reunites for European festivals; Courtney Love still Courtney Love

Lil Wayne arrives to his welcome home party in Miami on Sunday night. (AP Photo/Jeffrey M. Boan) - It didn't take long for Lil Wayne to get back on stage. The newly freed rapper joined protege Drake at his concert...

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 11/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Courtney Love, Drake, Lil Wayne, Pulp

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 11/03/2010

Bill Clinton offers encouraging words to Lil Wayne

But will Wayne give him a shout-out on weezythanxyou.com? By Chris Richards It's been a week of former presidents sending messages to superstar rappers. Earlier today, Click Track had news that in his forthcoming autobiography, George W. Bush cites criticisms...

By Chris Richards  |  02:37 PM ET, 11/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Kanye West, Lil Wayne

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/03/2010

The rap sheet's sad toll -- Today's hip-hop stars can no longer go to jail without missing a beat

Gucci Mane, T.I., Lil Boosie and Lil Wayne have all served time in correctional facilities in 2010. (Photo illustration by Victoria Adams Fogg) By Chris Richards It was approaching noon at Washington's Mandarin Oriental hotel, but T.I. was still...

By Chris Richards  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Bun B, Gucci Mane, John Forte, Lil Boosie, Lil Wayne, T.I.

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 10/05/2010

Lil Wayne's hard time gets harder; Pavement's career in review; NPR streams Belle & Sebastian

Pavement, the best band of the '90s that wasn't Nirvana By Aaron Leitko -Lil Wayne is in trouble at prison after getting caught with headphones and a charger for a digital music player. Now the Grammy-winning rapper will have to...

By Aaron Leitko  |  08:33 AM ET, 10/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Belle & Sebastian, Lil Wayne, Pavement

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/28/2010

Lil Wayne releases album early; Lyfe Jennings set for prison term; Animal Collective and Rick Ross do shoe-related things

Lil Wayne released his new album two weeks early. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano) By David Malitz - Lil Wayne's new album, "I Am Not a Human Being," was released digitally yesterday, two weeks before it officially hit stores. It was a...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Animal Collective, Lil Wayne, Lyfe Jennings, Rick Ross

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 09/16/2010

Gaga tweets with Sen. Reid; South Carolina to build monument to Hootie; Farve prays for Weezy

Lady Gaga: Shaping policy, setting records, wearing dresses made of select deli cuts. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni) By Chris Richards - Just another day for Lady Gaga: When she's not swapping messages on Twitter with the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's campaign...

By Chris Richards  |  09:45 AM ET, 09/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Darius Rucker, Hootie and the Blowfish, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 08/31/2010

Singles file: Kanye West f. Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Bon Iver and Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj is the weak link on Kanye West's new track. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Kanye West featuring Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Bon Iver and Nicki Minaj: "Monster" Yeezy goes "True Blood"...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:15 AM ET, 08/31/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Bon Iver, Bruce Springsteen, Deadmau5, Jay Electronica, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Swizz Beatz, The Game, Wayne and Wax

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/30/2010

Bjork and Ennio Morricone win Polar Music Prize; Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood to host CMAs

Bjork, who is always wearing something awesome, accepted the Sweden's Polar Music Prize, Monday. (Fredric Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images) By Chris Richards - Icelandic singer Bjork and Spaghetti Western film score maestro Ennio Morricone accepted Sweden's Polar Music Prize today. We'd love...

By Chris Richards  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bjork, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Ennio Morricone, Lil Wayne

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/03/2010

Singles file: RAtheMC, Goatsnake, Paleo

RAtheMC's debut will be released shortly. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... RAtheMC: "Intoxicated" The DMV rapper previews the rollicking first single from her upcoming official debut, "Heart of a Champion." Goatsnake: "Knucklebuster"...

By Allison Stewart  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Built to Spill, Electric Anthology Project, Goatsnake Paleo, Hall & Oates, Lil Wayne, RAtheMC

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 06/14/2010

In concert: Jimmy Wayne at Celebrate Fairfax!

Jimmy Wayne was the featured entertainment at the annual Celebrate Fairfax! festival. (All photos by Evy Mages/TWP) By Emily Yahr While Sunday's entertainment at the Celebrate Fairfax! Festival wasn't technically billed as a country music showdown between singers Josh Thompson...

By David Malitz  |  12:30 PM ET, 06/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Jimmy Wayne, Josh Thompson

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/05/2010

Justin Bieber performs at the Easter Egg Roll; Weezy launches website from jail

Justin Bieber is at the White House this morning. Your commute just got more interesting. (Photo Jeff Fusco/Getty Images) - If I hear shrieking on my way into the office this morning, I'll know what it is: Justin Bieber is...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 03/11/2010

Taking sides: Will Lil Wayne write his masterpiece in prison?

T.I., Lil Wayne (both pictured above), Gucci Mane and Lil Boosie are currently crafting rhymes while serving time. (Patrick Hoelck; AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) After delays involving dental surgery and courthouse fires, the fates refused to intervene on Monday when rapper...

By Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 03/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Gucci Mane, Lil Boosie, Lil Wayne, T.I.

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/09/2010

Morning click: Lil Wayne finally heads to jail; Tom Petty tickets on sale now

Weezy is finally headed to jail. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano) By Chris Richards - After strange delays involving root canals and courthouse fires, Lil Wayne was finally sent off to jail on Monday. He's scheduled to serve a year-long sentence for...

By Chris Richards  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lil Wayne, Tom Petty

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 03/03/2010

Morning click: Lady Antebellum leads ACM noms; Lil Wayne sentencing postponed again

Lady Antebellum got seven nods from the Academy of Country Music. (Cheryl Geber/AP Images for Allstate Insurance Company) By Ally Schweitzer - Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown are at the top of this year's Academy...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:27 AM ET, 03/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Lil Wayne, Miranda Lambert, Shakira, Zac Brown Band

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/16/2010

Singles file: Rihanna, Court Yard Hounds, the Dead Weather

Rihanna gets Diplo'd on a new remix. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Rihanna: "Rude Boy" (Diplo Rudeboyz Remix) From the Department of Things Somebody Should Have Thought of Sooner: Diplo mashes Rihanna's...

By David Malitz  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Court Yard Hounds, DJ Food, Diplo, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Rihanna, The Dead Weather

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 02/04/2010

Taking sides: Picking Super Bowl halftime talent

Forget the geriatric rockers - give us Beyonce at halftime. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show -- excuse us, the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show -- will feature a performance by U.K. rock legends the Who. Other...

By David Malitz  |  03:00 PM ET, 02/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Beyonce, Eminem, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Prince, Radiohead, Rick Ross

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/02/2010

Album review: Lil Wayne, "Rebirth"

What did we do to deserve this, Weezy? By Allison Stewart Undaunted by early leaks, bad buzz or any lingering sense of artistic self-preservation, Lil Wayne has at last released "Rebirth," the least anticipated album in recent history. "Rebirth," as...

By David Malitz  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Lil Wayne

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 02/02/2010

Morning click: "We Are the World," take two, Grammy ratings skyrocket

Where's Bieber? There's Bieber! (Kevin Mazur/WireImage) - The day after Sunday's Grammys many of the music industry's biggest stars joined forces to recreate the '80s benefit hit "We Are the World," this time as a Haiti earthquake relief benefit. Our...

By David Malitz  |  08:15 AM ET, 02/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Grammys, Lil Wayne

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 02/01/2010

Week ahead: Magnetic Fields, Lil Wayne's "Rebirth"

Magnetic Fields play at Lisner Auditorium on Thursday. In concert: Grumpy pop genius Stephin Merritt brings the Magnetic Fields to Lisner Auditorium on Thursday. New album "Realism" isn't the band's finest hour (it would probably rank very last if...

By David Malitz  |  06:00 PM ET, 02/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Hot Chip, Lil Wayne, Magnetic Fields

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 02/01/2010

The Grammys: Five Worst Performances

Look, it's T-Pain, Slash and Jamie Foxx. And when we say look, we mean don't listen. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) From Taylor Swift to T-Pain, there was something uniquely awful for everyone at last night's Grammy awards. We count down the...

By Allison Stewart  |  02:20 PM ET, 02/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Carrie Underwood, Drake, Eminem, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, Lil Wayne, Michael Jackson, Slash, Stevie Nicks, T-Pain, Taylor Swift

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/08/2010

Morning click: Billy Corgan and Jim James each launch new labels, Lil Wayne album really coming out, Roots cling to job security

Jim James: label head. - Perhaps emboldened by the fact that album sales dropped 52% since 2000, Smashing-Pumpkin-in-chief Billy Corgan and My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James have each announced plans to launch new record labels. Corgan's yet to...

By Chris Richards  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Billy Corgan, Cortney Tidwell, Jim James, Lil Wayne, My Morning Jacket, Smashing Pumpkins, The Roots

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 12/21/2009

Morning click: Rage takes down Cowell, Radiohead to start work on new album

Rage Against the Machine - England's newest hitmakers. - [Expletive] you, we won't buy your Simon Cowell nonsense? That's what British consumers said this week as a "guerilla Facebook campaign" (not an oxymoron, apparently) kept Joe McElderry, the latest winner...

By David Malitz  |  09:55 AM ET, 12/21/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lil Wayne, Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Simon Cowell

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 12/16/2009

Morning Click: Iggy heads to the Hall, Weezy leaks via snail mail, Mimi comes to Washington

Iggy Pop, shown here at the 2008 Virgin Mobile Festival, finally made it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with his proto-punk band the Stooges. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post) - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...

By Chris Richards  |  06:30 AM ET, 12/16/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  ABBA, Genesis, Jimmy Cliff, Lil Wayne, Mariah Carey, The Hollies, The Stooges