Lil Wayne - Sorry 4 the Wait

Fans will have to wait a little longer to hear rapper Lil Wayne's new album The Carter V. Wayne is embroiled in a legal battle to get out from under the oppressive thumb of his record label daddy, Birdman.

Wayne threatened to file a $51 million lawsuit against Birdman to terminate his recording contract. In the meanwhile, Weezy released the follow-up to his 2011 mixtape, Sorry 4 the Wait. today. S4TW2 features Weezy covering today's top hip hop hits, including "CoCo", which he infuses with multiple annoying references to making his fans wait. Peep the track list after the break.

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Shawn Tubby Holiday and Tip Harris

Sandrarose.com was the first to break the news that rap mogul T.I. "Tip" Harris signed a new record deal with Columbia Records.

Friend of the blog, Shawn "Tubby" Holiday, Columbia's new SVP of Urban A&R, was instrumental in getting the deal done. Shawn is pictured above with T.I.

Music mogul Pharrell Williams will executive produce T.I.'s fist album on Grand Hustle/Columbia in early 2014. DJ Toomp and Timbaland will also produce the much-anticipated project.

T.I. and his imprint Grand Hustle Records parted ways with Atlantic Records earlier this year. The split was an acrimonious one.

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Rap mogul Jay Z, 44, thought he found the next Raven-Symone when he signed Will Smith's precocious daughter, Willow, to a recording contract. But the kid proved she wasn't ready for the big time and backed out of the deal. That hasn't stopped Jay Z from sucking up to other Hollywood bigwigs through their children.

Roc Nation announced Steven Spielberg's daughter and adopted son have been signed to Jay Z's Sony Music imprint. It doesn't matter whether the kids are talented or not. They have the prestigious Spielberg name, which will open more doors for Jay Z.

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