Lil Wayne's new LP gets release date
Friday 18 March 2011
Announced March 18, US rapper Lil Wayne's highly anticipated upcoming album,
Tha Carter IV, is set to drop on May 16 in the US. No announcement yet on the exact release date for other countries.
This album will be Lil Wayne's fourth in his Tha Carter series, and his first album release since serving time at New York's Rikers Island prison for gun crime. He was released last November 4.
Guests on the new album include Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Corey Gunz, and T-Pain.
His last and eighth studio effort, I Am Not a Human Being, released digitally last September, peaked at number one on US album charts. Lil Wayne's 2008 album Tha Carter III, which won a Grammy for Best Rap Album, debuted at number one on the US Billboard chart and has sold 3.2 million copies worldwide.
Lil Wayne is now in the midst of a US tour with Nicki Minaj through May 1.
Watch Lil Wayne's clip for the first single, "6 Foot 7 Foot," from the new album: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xhco4e_lil-wayne-ft-corey-gunz-6-foot-7-foot-download_music
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