Articles Tagged ‘Lil wayne’


Drake Spits Back-to-Back Radio City Shows

Tuesday9.28 and Wednesday 9.29 Drake @ Radio City Music Hall 1260 Sixth Ave. 212-247-4777. $44.25-$95.25. 8 p.m. with Tyga Young Money. If you’re plugged into…

The Conversation: Long Island Railroad

Due to damage from a switching station fire, LIRR commuters have endured significant delays of late, including a four-hour service suspension and cancellations of dozens…

Lil Wayne Begins NYC Lockdown on Tuesday

Lil Wayne may be a self-professed gangsta with the gunshot wound to prove it, but he’s made plenty clear how he feels about doing time behind bars.

“I’d rather be pushin’ flowers,” he raps in 2008′s “A Milli,” ”than to be in the pen sharin’ showers.”

He might have to get used to it. At the apex of a career that has made him one of music’s biggest sellers, the Grammy-winning artist is expected to start a yearlong jail term Tuesday after pleading guilty in a New York City City gun case.

It would make him the latest in a string of rappers to go to jail after rising to fame — and the latest celebrity inmate to test law enforcement officials’ ability to draw the line between providing special treatment and recognizing potential risks to high-profile convicts.