News: After 24 Hour Delay, Lil Wayne & DJ Drama Unleash "Dedication V"
Sunday, Sep 1, 2013 11:10AM
After some last-minute delays heading into the weekend, Young Money head Lil Wayne and DJ Drama have finally rolled out their Dedication V mixtape.
Packed with 29 tracks, Weezy F. Baby features Southern stars like 2 Chainz and T.I. on his latest underground release.
D-Day has finally arrived. After a slight delay, Lil Wayne serves up the soundtrack to your Labor Day weekend with Dedication 5. The fifth installment in his DJ Drama-hosted series features a whopping 29 tracks including remixes to "New Slaves," "Levels," and "Feds Watching," plus appearances from T.I., 2 Chainz, The Weeknd, Birdman, Future, and more. The follow-up to 2012's Dedication 4 was originally set to drop on Friday, but was postponed so Wayne could make some last-minute additions. (Rap-Up)
Early Saturday, Lil Wayne admitted he needed to make some final adjustments before sending the finalized D5 to Drama.
"I'm turning d5 in to drama when I get off stage. Had a few new entries at the last minute that's too dope to miss da tape gimme a min."
"San Fran(bay area) made a nigg@ feel like a king 2nite! Ain't anudda feelin like it Love y'all! 4real! Bout 2 shower(tmi) eat den get d5 out"
"It's being sent to drama now. It's officially left my possession!! I hope y'all luv dat b!t>h. D5! It's for y'all. As always."
"Sent!," Wayne tweeted Saturday (August 31) morning. (Lil Wayne's Twitter)
According to reports, Wayne's need to make changes forced the project to miss its scheduled Friday 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 on Thursday.
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)
Check out the new mixtape: