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ENTERTAINMENT
January 6, 2012 | By Howard Gensler
FOR SOME, watching naked women slide down a poll is an erotic thrill. For others, it can become tedious. Take Lil Wayne. According to TMZ.com, Wayne has seen so many strippers strip so many times that watching them shed their minimalist clothing no longer provides him the same joie de vivre. So, on Monday he put up $1,000 (winner-take-all) to watch two strippers beat each other up. The event did not take place at the Roman Colosseum with gladiators and lions, but at the King of Diamonds, in Miami.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 23, 2007 | HOWARD GENSLER Daily News wire services contributed to this report
ACCORDING to TMZ.com, rapper Lil' Wayne was the headliner Sunday night at a "Stop the Violence" event in gunshot-plagued Wilmington, N.C. But when only 1,000 concertgoers showed up (tickets were $30-$40 and 3,000 were expected), Wayne, who had been paid only a portion of his fee up front, waited backstage for three hours hoping to see the rest of his cash walk through the gates. Eventually, about 80 sheriffs and police officers in attendance said they'd put up the remainder of Wayne's money themselves, if he could wait until yesterday, to get the rapper to perform.
NEWS
December 5, 2008 | By Dan DeLuca INQUIRER MUSIC CRITIC
Anytime the Grammys get anything right, it's cause for a minor celebration. And at least three good reasons to start a party were revealed when the Recording Academy released its 110-category nomination list Wednesday night, after a first-ever one-hour telecast on CBS called Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! The first commendable headline is that the most nominated artist, with eight, is Lil Wayne. Tha Carter III, the new album from the New Orleans rapper born Dwayne Carter Jr., is the biggest seller of the year, but the deranged and dreadlocked MC's abundant talents are of more of a, shall we say, rambunctious variety than the Grammys are in the habit of rewarding.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 19, 2013 | Inquirer Staff
WHYY has awarded Terry Gross of Fresh Air with its 12th annual Lifelong Earning Award. At the May 2 gala at WHYY, NPR's Scott Simon will chat with Terry. Oz the Great and Powerful led weekend box office again, earning $42.2 mil, outdistancing Halle Berry's The Call, at $17.1 mils. Lil Wayne remains in Cedars-Sinai Hospital in L.A. after multiple seizures last week.     More tax liens for O.J. Simpson. State and local, his bill's now at $580,000.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 29, 2011
TOP SONGS 1. "E.T.," Katy Perry with Kanye West. 2. "Rolling in the Deep," Adele. 3. "Just Can't Get Enough," the Black Eyed Peas. Interscope. 4. "S&M," Rihanna. 5. "Down On Me," Jeremih with 50 Cent. 6. "The Lazy Song," Bruno Mars. 7. "On the Floor," Jennifer Lopez with Pitbull. 8. "Look At Me Now," Chris Brown with Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes. 9. "Blow," Ke$ha. 10. " . . . You (Forget You)," Cee Lo Green. TOP ALBUMS 1. "21," Adele.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 3, 2009 | By John Timpane INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Date for Lil Wayne Some folks should never get on roller skates. Some should never get on a plane. And maybe Lil Wayne should, like, avoid buses. His trial on felony drug and weapons charges is set for March in Yuma, Ariz. In January 2008, the New Orleans hip-hop popster and MC had his bus searched at a Border Patrol checkpoint east of Yuma. Police doggies allegedly sniffed out a lot of nuh-uh like cocaine, ecstasy, marijuana, a pistol, and $22,000 in cash. LW has pleaded not guilty.
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