Found March 19, 2013 on
Rapper Lil Wayne Out Of ICU
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Minutes later after TMZ came out with the story that Lil Wayne was in the hospital in critical condition, T.I. tweeted that Weezy was alive and well, and also took some shots at TMZ in the tweet. But it looks like Tip didn’t stop there, and had some more “feelings” he wanted to express against [...]
These days, rap stars and high profile athletes go hand in hand. Many are good friends outside of their personas on the field or in the studio. Possibly the most recognizable rapper in the world, ‘Lil Wayne, was hospitalized last week after having seizures brought about by a “sizzurp” binge – “sizzurp” is the street name for a drink mixture of cough medicine and prescription...
I wasn’t expecting a video for this track to be made, but I’m glad it was. In April of last year, Mack Maine released his track ‘Celebrate’ with Talib Kweli and Lil Wayne as the featured artists, and the song was a change of pace for all the rappers. With a more upbeat tempo and [...]
Hey look, we like to make fun of celebrities as much as anyone, but the dude’s actually suffering.
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Rapper Lil Wayne’s seizures and hospitalization highlight a double standard in hustler culture. Crack cocaine and heroin users are considered junkies. Meanwhile codeine “sizzurp” and pills are less stigmatized, but not necessarily any more benign.
Read “Much Ado About SizzurpMuch Ado About Sizzurp” on The Atlantic >>