Hip-Hop Trinity: The Ups & Downs Of Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, & Birdman

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Another day, another beef? That’s how things operate in the world of hip hop. It appears now that a new beef is brewing up in the form of Rick Ross, Birdman, and Lil Wayne. Instead of us diving in and tell you how things unfolded, take a look at how we got here.

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The Ups & Downs Of Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, & Birdman

Rick Ross Drops “Thug Cry” With Lil Wayne (May. 2014)

Everything was good here with Wayne and Ross as they shot Rozay’s video “Thug Cry” off of his album Mastermind in 2014.

Lil Wayne Calls Out Birdman For Not Dropping Tha Carter V (Dec. 2014)

Lil Wayne and Birdman onstage at the 2013 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on August 22, 2013 in New York City

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Wayne obliterated his home Cash Money and father figure Birdman after numerous delays stalled the release of his highly-anticipated album Tha Carter V. Things got ugly between Birdman and Wayne over the next few months with drinks being thrown, lawsuits popping up, and even a shooting aimed at Weezy’s tourbus that nearly derailed the rapper’s career.