Lil Wayne has been a constant presence in the music scene since the release of his first album, Tha Block is Hot in 1999. His status has be propelled to nothing short of legendary, a massive success in both the rap and mainstream worlds.

Today, Weezy releases his 10th studio album, I Am Not a Human Being II, following the gigantic hit The Carter IV in 2011. Everything in between has been equally significant and we’ve found a way to bring it all together. Starting today, you can listen to the Artist Rewind: Lil Wayne Premium Channel in the Music Unlimited service, featuring over 50 of his biggest hits and cult favorites from all of the albums. Additionally, we’ve thrown in some of his biggest collaborations, including guest appearances on songs by Drake, Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland and more. His golden touch can make or break a song and any album of original material is sure to dominate our top charts for the next several months.

Listen to the channel now in the premium channels section of the Music Unlimited service and check out the newly announced America’s Most Wanted Music Festival tour dates below, kicking off in July and featuring T.I. and Future.

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Presidents, Vice Presidents and Doctors steal the stage in our weekly recap of new releases on the Video Unlimited service.

Lincoln, the critical-darling from director Steven Spielberg, stars Daniel Day-Lewis in his Oscar winning performance as President Abraham Lincoln. This inspiring and revealing drama focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final four months in office as this visionary leader pursues a course of action to end the Civil War, unite the country and abolish slavery. A must-see for all audiences, it’s now available in stunning HD and to rent on the Video Unlimited service.

Graphic and gritty describes the horror indie The Collection. Elena believes she is the only survivor of a grisly massacre by a masked psychopath. But before she can escape she’s transported to an unknown location and trapped in the killer’s lair. Lock your doors and douse the lights to view this scary flick, now available to rent and to own on your favorite Sony devices.


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Featured New Releases:

Lil WayneI Am Not A Human Being II

Lil Wayne returns a little less than two years after the release of The Carter IV, arguably one of Weezy’s most commercially successful albums (by way of hit singles like “How to Love,” and “Mirrors”). As is core to many of his “themed” multi-albums, this one serves as the follow up to 2010’s I Am Not a Human Being, but also features unused material from The Carter III and The Carter IV. With a little more time to concentrate, as opposed to the pre-jail-time production of the last album, Wayne takes his usually rough-around-the-edges lyrical content and turns it up a notch . . . we’ll let you use your imagination on that one.

If You Like: Eminem, T.I., Wiz Khalifa
Recommended Track: “Rich as F**k (ft. 2 Chainz)”

Blake SheltonBased on a True Story…

After whetting the appetites of his fans with a Christmas album last year, (even featuring his Mom on one of the tracks) Blake Shelton brings and album full of new material. Just in time for the season premiere of The Voice, where he serves as a celebrity mentor. Before he became a household name on the wildly popular show, he was well-known in the country world with seven other albums under his belt. His bi-coastal life hasn’t jaded the country boy, as he picked songs proudly declaring the big country truths: beer, denim, dusty roads and family. So much family, in fact, that he features his wife Miranda Lambert’s girl-group Pistol Annies on the first track, “Boys ‘Round Here.”

If You Like: Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Gary Allan
Recommended Track: “Grandaddy’s Gun”

OneRepublic - Native

While OneRepublic certainly hasn’t been the loudest of bands in their genre, they’ve managed to keep a consistent presence the last six years since the release of Dreaming Out Loud (featuring “Apologize”). Giants like “Stop and Stare,” “Secrets,” and “Good Life,” quietly rumbled to major success through tv/film licensing and radio play. The lead single from Native, “Feel Again,” has also gained traction as the band toured and singer Ryan Tedder continued to be a highly in-demand, GRAMMY winning songwriter and producer (at the helm for Adele, Jennifer Lopez and Beyonce, among others). The band will be spending April overseas, wrapping up in Ireland on April 29th.

If You Like: Maroon 5, Jason Mraz, Fun.
Recommended Track: “If I Lose Myself”

Other Albums Available This Week [3/26/13]

The Strokes - Comedown Machine
Depeche ModeDelta Machine
Thompson SquareJust Feels Good
SevendustBlack Out The Sun
Gerardo OrtizSold Out – En Vivo Desde El NOKIA Theatre L.A. Live
Fred HammondThe United Tenors
DidoGirl Who Got Away
WavvesAfraid Of Heights
A Rocket To The MoonWild & Free
The Story So FarWhat You Don’t See
Hundred WatersBoreal Remixes
Suicidal Tendencies13
Senses FailRenacer
Little Green CarsAbsolute Zero
The Milk Carton KidsThe Ash & Clay

New Singles Available this Week [3/26/13]:

The Band Perry“Done.”
Barenaked Ladies“Boomerang”
50 Cent“We Up (ft. Kendrick Lamar)”
Jay Sean“Where You Are”
Wallpaper.“Good 4 It”
Pistol Annies“Hush Hush”

Coming Up Next Week [4/2/13]

Tyler, The CreatorWolf
Eric ChurchGuys Like Me
Killswitch EngageDisarm The Descent
The Band PerryPioneer
Cold War KidsDear Miss Lonelyhearts
Various ArtistsThe Music Is You: A Tribute To John Denver
Gretchen WilsonRight On Time
Face To FaceThree Chords And A Half Truth
Alkaline TrioMy Shame Is True
The Black AngelsIndigo Meadow
Two Door Cinema ClubNext Year – EP
Bring Me The HorizonSempiternal
Dora The ExplorerDora Rocks! Music From The Special & More!
Authority ZeroThe Tipping Point
For TodayPrevailer EP
MogwaiTen Rapid
The Besnard LakeUntil In Excess, Imperceptible UFO
British Sea PowerMachineries of Joy
Banda Los RecoditosEl Free
Mad Season - Above

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How do you get a Doctor Who fan to stay put for a long time? Give them the entire Doctor Who series on sale!

The Video Unlimited service gives you the opportunity to catch up on the Doctors of Doctor Who with a big sale on past seasons of Doctor Who. With episodes starring Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant and Matt Smith – the current Doctor – there’s plenty of options here to revisit some of your favorite adventures or start your education into the world of Daleks, Companions and more.

All these episodes are available now for just $.99 in SD each here. Find an episode or season to watch today and start your own adventures through space and time.

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There’s a plethora of popular artists playing late night TV this week, including a few that are doubling up on appearances. If you don’t get enough of them the first time, with both Imagine Dragons (Leno & Conan) and Kendrick Lamar (Letterman & Kimmel) performing twice this week. Also, don’t miss performances by American Idol runner-up Crystal Bowersox on Leno, indie folk duo The Milk Carton Kids on Conan and country superstar Blake Shelton kicking off his new album on Fallon.

The Late Show with David Letterman: Ed Sheeran, Pegi Young & The Survivors, Wavves, Kendrick Lamar

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Crystal Bowersox, Django Django, Josh Groban, Imagine Dragons

Conan: Langhorne Slim, The Milk Carton Kids, Imagine Dragons

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Wale, Little Green Cars, Dido, Blake Shelton

Late Night with Carson Daly: Royal Teeth, A Silent Film, The Men, Gold Fields

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Dustin Lynch, Divine Fits, Kendrick Lamar

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Macklemore continues his streak at #1, with his impossible-to-miss smash, “Thrift Shop,” alongside pickup for The Heist itself. Other chart stalwarts dig their heels into the top slots, but they better watch out for Lil Wayne, whose Tuesday release of I Am Not a Human Being II is sure to eclipse some of the stuff that has been dominating the first part of the year.

Check out who made it to the top below and listen to more on the Music Unlimited service.

Top 10 Songs

  1. Macklemore“Thrift Shop (ft. Wanz)”
  2. Lil Wayne ft. Drake and Future“Love Me”
  3. Drake“Started From the Bottom”
  4. A$AP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar“F**kin’ Problems”
  5. Kendrick Lamar“Swimming Pools (Drank)”
  6. 2 Chainz“I’m Different”
  7. Lil Wayne ft. Detail“No Worries”
  8. Juicy J ft. Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz“Bandz A Make Her Dance”
  9. Chief Keef“Love Sosa”
  10. Kendrick Lamar“Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe”

Top 10 Artists

  1. Eminem
  2. Drake
  3. Wiz Khalifa
  4. Bruno Mars
  5. T.I.
  6. Kendrick Lamar
  7. Rihanna
  8. Macklemore
  9. Linkin Park
  10. Lil Wayne

Top 10 Channels

  1. Favorites
  2. Rap Top 100
  3. Global Top 100
  4. Hot Songs
  5. Local Top 100
  6. R&B Top 100
  7. Country
  8. Pop Top 100
  9. Rock & Metal Top 100
  10. Rap

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The big-screen adaptation of the stage musical Les Misérables is a hit with both audiences and critics, winning big at the Academy Awards and making moviegoers cry along with the spectacle on display. Now Sony Entertainment Network is bringing it all to you.

Watch Les Misérables on the Video Unlimited service and see what everyone is talking about. With an Oscar-winning appearance from Anne Hathaway as well as strong performances from Hugh Jackman and the rest of the ensemble cast you don’t want to miss the French Revolution as told through the lens of these very personal and intimate stories.

You’ll also find the movie’s soundtrack, featuring vocal performances from Hathaway, Jackman, Sacha Baron Cohen and the rest of the cast, on the Music Unlimited service. It’s the perfect way to revisit the music that stirred the emotions of audiences worldwide.

Whether you need something to listen to around the house or watch while you’re out with your favorite Sony mobile device, Sony Entertainment Network always brings you the best of the entertainment world. Enjoy!

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Last week, we had the chance to host Joey Bada$$ during the Music Unlimited Presents showcase at SXSW in Austin, TX. Fans packed into Sony City on the rooftop of Hangar Lounge, celebrating the Brooklyn-based Hip-hop prodigy. This was the start to The Beast Coastal Tour, featuring his collective Pro Era, which kicks-off officially tonight in Portland, OR and winds around North America through April. Read more about Joey Bada$$ in our Sony City Spotlight.

We talked to Joey about the tour, Pro Era and staying in school while launching his career. Check out the video along with The Beast Coastal tour dates below.

The Beast Coastal Tour

3/22 Portland, OR Peter’s Room
3/23 Whistler, BC Garfinkel’s
3/24 Vancouver Vogue Theatre
3/25 Seattle, WA Neumos
3/27 Reno, NV The Alley
3/28 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
3/29 San Diego, CA Porter’s Pub
3/30 Santa Barbara, CA Velvet Jones
3/31 San Bernardino, CA Nos Center
4/3 New Haven, CT Toad’s Place
4/4 Boston, MA Middle East
4/5 Providence, RI PVD Social Club
4/6 Montreal Underworld
4/7 Ottawa Ritual Nightclub
4/8 Hamilton Spasso Event Center
4/10 Pontiac, MI Crofoot
4/11 Oxford, OH Brick Street
4/12 Chicago, IL Reggie’s
4/13 Madison, WI University of Madison
4/14 Bloomington, IL The Castle Theater
4/15 Columbia, MO The Blue Note
4/17 Pittsburgh, PA Altar Bar
4/18 Baltimore, MD Soundstage
4/21 New York, NY Gramercy


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It’s NCAA tourney time! The nation’s attention has turned to brackets, rankings and nail-biting decisions as this year’s college basketball tournament drags on through the end of March.

To get you ready for three weeks of manic March Madness we’ve put together a list of flicks to keep you in a proper hoops state of mind. You can find them all on the Video Unlimited service now, giving you something to watch this weekend – or after your bracket falls apart and you swear never to take part in your office pool again.

  1. He Got Game
  2. Air Bud
  3. More Than A Game
  4. Space Jam
  5. Love & Basketball
  6. Finding Forrester
  7. Coach Carter
  8. White Men Can’t Jump
  9. Blue Chips
  10. Hoosiers

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You’ve enjoyed free movies and TV shows on your Crackle app on the PlayStation3 and now there’s another way to find them. Introducing Crackle in the PlayStation Store!

The PlayStation Store has been your one stop shop for games, movies, TV shows, add-ons, themes and more, and now it brings you amazing free content. Starting today on your PlayStation3 system, you can discover all the amazing content Crackle has to offer right inside the PlayStation Store. With the convenience of Crackle now directly inside the PlayStation Store, you’ll be able to discover more movies, TV shows, and exclusive original series all for free. And while you are enjoying the free content, don’t forget to check out the latest Hollywood blockbusters, often available weeks before DVD and Blu-ray, the latest TV shows, often available the day after they air, and other bonus features and exclusive content inside the store.

Here’s how you’ll find new amazing free movies and TV shows:

  1. Log on to the PlayStation Store on your PlayStation3 device.
  2. Scroll down to the Movies section and/or TV Shows section.
  3. Scroll down to Crackle and enjoy!

Be sure to tell your friends about the newest addition to the PlayStation Store by joining us on Twitter and Facebook.

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