News: Lil Wayne's Bizkit Goes Limp, "I Love It"
Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011 4:35PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne will once again foray into the rock arena by appearing on the upcoming rap-rock group Limp Bizkit's upcoming Gold Cobra album.
Bizkit frontman Fred Durst informed his 1.5 million Twitter followers of the new collaboration.
"Sixteenth song mixed is Ready To Go. Hit hard as h*ll. I love it.," he tweeted March 12th.
"Oh, excuse me, sixteenth song mixed is Ready To Go featuring Lil Wayne! GFY! I love it." (Fred Durst's Twitter)
Weezy won't be the only rap feature, as LB have also recruited Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon for a record.
Wu Tang Clan rapper Raekwon also guests on 'Gold Cobra'. Durst previously confirmed that Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has provided the voiceover for the album's intro. (NME)
The group album is speculated to drop in the summer.
Limp Bizkit have been on a hiatus for several years, while guitarist Wes Borland pursued various other music projects. Front man Durst fired up a career in Hollywood as a film director to minimal success on the indie circuit. Their newest album 'Gold Cobra' was originally scheduled for release last year but was delayed to put finishing touches on the effort. (Daily Blam)
Lil Wayne's rock/rap album, Rebirth, debuted at No. 2 on the Top 200 sales chart last year with 176,000 sold records before later being certified gold.
Cash Money/Universal Motown multi-platinum recording artist Lil Wayne's seventh studio album, Rebirth, has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. The album is picking up considerable momentum, approaching platinum status by the RIAA measurement. Rebirth hit No. 1 on Billboard's Rap Album chart and reached No. 4 on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Album chart. The singles "Drop the World," featuring Eminem, and "Knock Out," featuring Nicki Minaj, are rising on the charts. (Hip Hop Press)
Check out some recent Lil Wayne footage down below: