News: Lil Wayne Reacts To "Dedication V" Downloads, Gives Props To Diehard Fans

Monday, Sep 2, 2013 11:14AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne may be enjoying his Labor Day weekend with family and friends but the Young Money boss is making sure to thank fans for having patience with the delayed release of his new Dedication V mixtape.

Weezy F. Baby hopped onto his Twitter page to show love to his diehard supporters for picking up the latest addition to his Dedication series.

"I appreciate every single 1 of y'all who downloaded that D5 & I appreciate everyone who fux wit it!! Love ya!! I do it for u.," he tweeted September 1 night. (Lil Wayne's Twitter)

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)

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

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 for Friday.

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)

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