Streetrunner Remembers the Moment Lil Wayne Started 'Tha Carter III'

One of Wayne's go-to producers talked to A Year of Lil Wayne about leaks, the never-released 'I Can't Feel My Face,' and more.


"Prom Queen" and Lil Wayne's Rock Star Angst

With 'Rebirth,' Lil Wayne imagined an alternate past for himself, while we got to imagine him as the only emo band we ever needed.


The Freedom of Rock, or Lil Wayne and His Goddamn Guitar, Part 3

"There's none of those limits on this album," he said about 'Rebirth.' "I say what I want, how I want."


Listen to More Emo Lil Wayne

There's been a lot of discussion of artists like Lil Uzi Vert representing a new emo wave​ in rap, but Lil Wayne paved the way.


Lil Wayne's "Drop the World" Is a Tribute to the Power of Catharsis

There's no way this song would have existed without Linkin Park's Chester Bennington.


A Year of Lil Wayne: Lil Wayne's "Paradice" Is Pioneering Auto-Tune Emo

If your favorite Soundcloud rapper dropped this tomorrow you would tweet about how it’s fire, bro.


[NSFW] 'Saw' Meets 'Slither' Meets 'Species' in This Experimental Short

‘Obliteration of Reality’ uses the symbol of the butterfly—along with plastic wrap and white goo, of course—to explore the idea of rebirth and the small matter of freedom from life’s struggles.


You'll Die (and Be Reborn) Inside the Virtual Reality 'Doom Room'

Nightclubbing meets suicide and Tibetan Buddhism in this restorative VR-guided meditation ceremony.


Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.


Artist Uses 150-Year-Old Photography Technique to Create These Chilling Images

Victorian pictures of corpses and pale nudes mingle with contemporary images made with the photography precursor.


Dance Your Way to a Higher State of Consciousness with J.A.K.A.M.'s New Single

The Japanese producer will release the 'Rebirth' EP on Malka Tuti on April 18.