Birdman is on the cover of June 2011 issue of XXL magazine, not for his rapping credits but for being a successful "mogul". Full magazine will be on newsstands June 7th, but check out an excerpt below.
“Honestly, I gave him the floor,” Baby says of Weezy. “He wanted it. I been with him since he was seven years old, eight years old. I been in his life all of his life, and he was like, “Let me handle, it.” At the time, me as an artist, losing my sister and everything I was going through personally, I was just like, ‘Go ahead, I’ma just support what you gon’ do. You can handle it.’ And I took a step back. Probably was the smartest move I ever made in my life was to let him go ‘head.”