Cash Money's Number 1 Stunna, Birdman, has briefed fans on 16 new projects the label has lined up ready to drop in the first half of 2012.
Baby gives a full rundown on collaborations between himself and Wayne, studio work from Weezy and Juelz Santana, and the current status of Nicki Minaj's sophomore record in a new interview with Complex.
"Wayne's got an album he’s about to drop real soon. It's called I Am Not a Human Being 2. It's gonna be before the summer for sure," revealed the label boss.
"We haven’t picked the date yet. Whenever he’s ready to drop his album, we’re gonna make it do what it do. He’s definitely got an album done and ready to go. Wayne works a lot. There’s no telling [if Rebirth 2 will happen]. But I know for sure we’ve got I Am Not A Human Being 2 ready to go."
The Birdman also announced the completion of Like Father, Like Son 2, saying: "We got songs we want. When we get ready to drop it, we’ll probably do that in the 4th quarter," although he was less definite on the fate of Tunechi's long-rumoured collaboration with Harlem Diplomat Juelz Santana, I Can't Feel My Face:
"I don’t know. I know Juelz and Wayne talk a lot and do work a lot but that’s on them. Whatever Juelz and Wayne do we’re gonna support that."
Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, currently being previewed around Cash Money studios, got a glowing review. "I just came from listening to her album. She’s grown so much as an artist. She’s so talented that this shit is scary. Like, wow she really is the female Weezy. Hands down she bad as a motherfucker," said an enthusiastic Birdman.
"Her talents, skills, and what she done with her music and the way she is in front of a camera. She's just so talented to be so young. It’s a brand new style. I’m just so glad she's on our team."
Finally the 42-year-old gave details on his own project, Bigga Than Life, a followup to 2009's Priceless. "I could say its one of my best projects. We always say that but I mean you’re supposed to always get better with time/ We got so much growth, experience, and we're surrounded by great, young talent."
"They make it so easy for me to do music and I’m still enjoying it. I don’t love nothing more in life—outside of God and my family—than working with this music and [turning] these youngsters into superstars."