January 19, 2016


Surprise: Lil Wayne and Birdman Are Friends Again

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for BMI
Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for BMI

On Sunday night, a dark part of rap history came to a close. Lil Wayne and Bryan "Birdman" Williams, his Cash Money Records boss since age 13, have squashed the beef. The two appeared onstage together at Miami's LIV nightclub on Sunday, seen in the video below, performing their 10-year-old joint single "Stuntin' Like My Daddy" as well as "A Milli."

At the end of the clip, Birdman, the father figure Lil Wayne sued for $51 million in January 2015, says:

"Family never die. This my motherfuckin' son and I'mma die for him, I'mma live for him, and I'll motherfuckin' kill for him, ya heard me? That ain't gon' never change, n---a. It's YMCMB for life."

Watch it here:

Weezy and Birdman were just seen together in a photo from Drake's New Year's Eve party, although no official explanation followed. Now Birdman's got several pics of himself and Wayne on his Instagram:

Wayne and Birdman's beef blew wide open in December 2014, when Tunechi tweeted that Cash Money was holding Tha Carter V—originally due on May 5, 2014—hostage. "I want off this label and nothing to do with these people but unfortunately it ain't that easy," Wayne wrote. "I am a prisoner and so is my creativity."

In January 2015, Wayne dropped the Sorry 4 the Wait 2 mixtape, which absolutely torched Birdman and Cash Money. In July, Birdman spent two days with Power 105.1 FM's Angie Martinez, discussing the feud in detail. "For that man to open his mouth and say something negative about me, you understand me, that was a lot," he said. "Shit fucked my day up. I love my son. That mean the world to me, he mean the world to me."