I guess you can say he's following in the footsteps of Russel Simmons, cause Lil Wayne is getting into the credit card business.  For those of you who find it difficult to get a card this might be a little something you want to check on.  Plastic is taking over, but not everyone can reach the qualifications for standard credit cards.  So, it's Weezy to the rescue! 

Of course with everything, make read the fine print and be aware of the fees.  Speaking of which, tune into Tha Wire to find out what's up on that.  For more details go to youngmoneycards.com, by the way some of the proceeds from the card will go to charity.

 

 

Funeral services for boxing legend Joe Frazier was held today with a public viewing for fans to pay their respects.  The late rap legend Heavy D will be buried this Thursday.  His service will also include a public viewing.

 

 

 

 

Shockingly enough, we almost lost another rap legend on Saturday.  EPMD member, Erick Sermon!  Make sure you tune into Tha Wire for the details on that.

Finally, Jay-Z is getting all kinds of flack behind his "Occupy All Streets" T-Shirts.  Find out what he meant by the statement the shirts bare and more.  Press play now for Tha Wire and the scoop: