Lil Wayne Keeps Riding

I spent part of yesterday playing “Free Weezy: Sqvad Up”—Lil Wayne’s new skateboarding game app. So far I get 10 to 15 seconds of game play followed by 30 seconds of ads for other games after my generic skateboarder has been knocked off his board by a bird. The only thing that marks the game as a Weezy product is his image in the app icon and his voice (I think), which says, “Welcome to Hollygrove, my town" when the game starts, and "Don’t give up that easy!

Lil Twist Rethinks Twisted

On a number of occasions, rapper Lil Twist has referred to his Young Money Cash Money label as family, and they've raised him well. The 19-year-old has good manners, even calling me "sir." He was in town Friday to perform at the UNO Lakefront Arena with Mindless Behavior and Jacob Latimore. They're on the last leg of a national tour, and his tour manager's Blackberry shows the damage that accompanies working with a teenage star.