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Listen: 10 Fresh Tracks to Heat Up Your February

10 Fresh Songs for Your February Playlist

Originally posted 02/03/2014 12:45PM

To cap off 2013, PEOPLE brought you 20 awesome songs you may have missed – and now with the Grammy Awards out of the way, it's time for an eclectic selection of hot new music to get you through the remaining weeks of winter (thanks, groundhog).

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Lil Wayne Hospitalized for Seizure Again: Report | Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne Hospitalized for Seizure Again: Report

Originally posted 05/01/2013 01:40PM

Lil Wayne's health issues are continuing to plague him.

The Grammy-winning rapper was taken to Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles late Tuesday-night, TMZ reports, after suffering a single seizure. Wayne, 30, was treated and released early Thursday morning, according to the site.

Reps for the rapper did not immediately return PEOPLE's requests for comment, but a source told PEOPLE Wednesday afternoon, "Wayne's great."

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Lil Wayne Makes First Public Appearance After Hospitalization | Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne Makes First Public Appearance After Hospitalization

Originally posted 04/05/2013 06:00AM

It's back to business for Lil Wayne.

On Monday, the Grammy-Award winner made his first public appearance since being hospitalized after suffering a seizure last month.

Lil Wayne visited Miami's Mansion nightclub to celebrate rapper Rocko.

Joined by Cash Money founder Birdman, Lil Wayne, an onlooker tells PEOPLE, "looked healthy and fresh-faced."

The source added, "He sipped on water while holding court at a VIP table on Mansion's stage that overlooked the crowd."

The rapper appeared to be enjoying the music and was later joined by Busta Rhymes, who was recently signed to Young Money.
– Linda Marx

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Lil Wayne on Recent Health Scare: 'I Could've Died' | Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne on Recent Health Scare: 'I Could've Died'

Originally posted 03/29/2013 11:40AM

Despite vehement denials from his friends as to the severity of Lil Wayne's condition after the Grammy winner suffered a seizure two weeks ago, the rapper confirms his condition was very serious.

"I'm an epileptic, so I'm prone to seizures," Wayne, 30, told Los Angeles radio station Power 106 on Thursday. "This isn't my first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh seizure. I've had a bunch of seizures. Y'all just never hear about it."

Wayne neither confirmed nor denied reports that he was in a medically induced coma, but did describe the experience as near-fatal.

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Lil Wayne 'Alive and Well' – Source Confirms Seizure | Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne Hospitalized After Suffering Seizure

Originally posted 03/16/2013 01:00AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne was recovering in the hospital Friday after suffering a seizure, a source says. But a report he was in critical condition in a medically induced coma was vigorously denied.

"Wayne is alive and well," his close friend and business partner Mack Maine Tweeted. "we will be releasing an official statement shortly, but dont believe the nonsense about comas and tubes to breathe...that's false."

A rep for the rapper adds, "Lil' Wayne is doing well. Thanks for your concern."

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Paul McCartney Rocks Out to Lil Wayne & More Super Bowl Party Sightings | Lil Wayne, Paul McCartney

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Paul McCartney Rocks Out to Lil Wayne & More Super Bowl Party Sightings

Originally posted 02/04/2013 10:45AM

For Hollywood, Super Bowl weekend is one big party, and they don't disappoint.

On Saturday night, Lil Wayne performed at a GQ, Lacoste and Mercedes-Benz hosted party at the Elms Mansion in New Orleans. Among the fans on hand was model Kate Upton, who posed for photos in front of her GQ cover and stood on a couch to get a better view of Lil Wayne's show, an onlooker tells PEOPLE.

Even Paul McCartney and wife Nancy Shevell were spotted "rushing through the backstage area to catch the end of his performance," the source adds.

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Diddy, Kanye, Fat Joe Delight Miami Clubgoers with Surprise Concert | Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Scott Disick

Diddy, Kanye, Fat Joe Delight Miami Clubgoers with Surprise Concert

Originally posted 11/28/2012 06:00AM

Sunday night saw one of the most monumental hip-hop concerts in recent history, and no one knew it was coming.

As guests arrived to celebrate DJ Khaled's birthday at LIV Miami at the Fontainebleau, they found themselves in the company of hip-hop icons Diddy, Kanye West, Fat Joe, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes. Also joining the fun: Kourtney Kardashian's longtime love Scott Disick – who was in town filming Kourtney & Kim Take Miami.

While some had heard rumblings of Diddy and company's attendance, no one expected what the night turned into – an impromptu concert!

"It was the craziest thing ever," says a source. "Maybe you've seen one or two of these guys perform, but never singing each other's songs together – it was amazing!"

Kanye, enjoying a boys' night out in a black leather T-shirt, received the most enthusiastic response of all when he hopped on stage with Fat Joe and performed his hit "Jesus Walks." The group wasn't taking the party lightly and ordered around 30 bottles of Ciroc Vodka.

Disick, who may seem the unlikeliest piece of the puzzle, apparently held his own with the rowdy group. "Scott surprisingly fit in really well; he seemed totally natural with the guys … you wouldn't have expected it," says one partygoer.

– Becky Randel

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POLL: Which VMA Performance Was Your Favorite? | Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift, Green Day, Lil Wayne & More: Who Had the Best VMA Performance?

Originally posted 09/07/2012 07:30AM

This year's MTV VMAs were all about the music.

From Rihanna to Taylor Swift, nine very different acts took the audience and viewers at home from pop to rap to rock and back.

During the pre-show, Demi Lovato got things started as she sang "Give Your Heart a Break" on the red carpet, setting the tone for a fun, music-filled night.

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Stars Cheer for the Lakers – and Kobe – in NBA Season Opener | Brian Austin Green, Kanye West, Megan Fox

Stars Come Out to Cheer for Lakers

Originally posted 12/26/2011 12:30PM

It was a courtside Christmas for celebrities in California! Kanye West, Megan Fox and Adam Levine (to name a few) came out to the Staples Center to watch the L.A. Lakers-Chicago Bulls matchup.

Despite battling both a wrist injury and the hype surrounding his impending divorce, Lakers star Kobe Bryant, 33, scored a team-leading 28 points in L.A.'s first game of the NBA season.

But it was also Bryant who had what would have been a game-winning shot blocked in the final seconds, allowing the Bulls to win by a single point.

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Anne Hathaway Embodies Lil Wayne in Anti-Paparazzi Rap

Originally posted 08/17/2011 10:20AM



Who knew Lil Wayne was Anne Hathaway's muse?

The One Day leading lady, 28, perturbed by all the paparazzi attention she's receiving, especially about her upcoming role as Catwoman in the all-star The Dark Knight Rises, wrote a special rap song to get back at the shutterbugs – a little number she performed at Conan O'Brien's request Tuesday night on Conan.

"With all the stuff that's been going on with Batman, The paparazzi attention's been a little intense, so I actually wrote a rap song about it," Hathaway told the TBS host.

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