News: UPDATE: Lil Wayne's "Dedication 5" Misses Release, Suffers Setback

Friday, Aug 30, 2013 7:50PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

After releasing a minute-long teaser and cover art for the new Dedication V mixtape, Young Money leader Lil Wayne has decided to hold off on rushing the project out despite a slated 5 PM EST premiere time.

According to reports, Wayne's need to make some last-minute changes forced the project to miss its scheduled release.

You'll have to wait a lil' longer for Lil Wayne's new mixtape. The Young Money chief has postponed the release of Dedication 5. The DJ Drama-hosted project was set to drop at 5 p.m. EST today, but has been delayed to an unspecified time. The announcement was made on YoungMoney.com. "The release of Dedication 5 has been temporarily postponed for a short period while Wayne puts finishing touches on it - including another new song. Stay tuned for an update," read the message. However, Young Money president Mack Maine said the wait would not be too long. "Delayed for a few hours not days and weeks," he tweeted. (Rap-Up)

In anticipation of its drop, Weezy F. Baby's team released a Dedication-themed trailer and announced a 5 PM EST premiere yesterday.

In the video above, you can watch the trailer for Lil Wayne's upcoming Dedication 5 mixtape, which will drop tomorrow at 5PM EST. So far, we know that Weezy F Baby has rapped over the "New Slaves", "F*ckin' Problems", "F*ckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt", "Type Of Way", and "Bugatti" instrumentals for D5. We also know that Boo, Tyga, and Euro are all confirmed to be featured on the project. (Lil Wayne HQ)

Weezy F. Baby announced an August 30 release date and revealed the underground project's cover art last Sunday (August 25).

Here it is!! Lil Wayne's official cover art for his upcoming, highly anticipated, Dedication 5 mixtape hosted by DJ Drama. The artwork was designed by @OllyCarterzGFX and is just too dope! Let us know what you think of it in the comments section! The wait for Dedication 5 is almost over!! It drops August 30th! Stay tuned to find out where to get it first! (Young Money)

Earlier this summer, DJ Drama revealed the latest Dedication release will go back to its origins.

"Me and Wayne working. [The mixtape may be dropping] sooner than people think, so I'm just gonna say be patient," Drama said in an interview. "[Have we started recording?] Yeah, absolutely. Definitely. It's beats, rhymes and life. A Tribe Called Wayne. It's mostly freestyles, you know. That's what Dedication is known for. But we're also going to get the skits back. So we're definitely going to get some of that entertainment value of Wayne talking how he talks, like how he did with Dedication 1, 2 and 3. ... That man is a monster when it comes to work. So he gets it all done." (VIBE)

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