Last July, at the start of Lil Wayne's performance at Jones Beach as part of the America's Most Wanted Music Festival tour, I was jogging through the Nikon Theater's deserted food court beside an anxious publicist. Wayne had just gone into a booming rendition of "A Milli," accompanied by onstage fireworks and the collective scream of roughly 15,000 people. "I'm sorry, but we're gonna have to put you in the sound booth," the publicist shouted over the din. The media, apparently, was not allowed near the stage. "Wayne's tour has been a total mystery!" she continued. "I've been doing this for 12 years, and the only act that wouldn't let photographers shoot from the first row was Barry Manilow! Because he's old and didn't... More >>>