Lil Wayne Passes Eminem With Fifth Top 10 Billboard 100 Song Debut

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Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV drops August 28 at midnight (after he performs at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards), but the rapper's already breaking records. 

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His latest single, "She Will" debuted at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, which is a career high for Weezy. It also marks his fifth top 10 Hot 100 debut, moving him ahead of both Eminem and Kanye West for the most top 10 starts by a male artist. 

Wayne is now tied with Mariah Carey for having the second-most top 10 debuts. Taylor Swift holds the title with seven. 

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"She Will," which features chorus collaboration with Young Money protege Drake, is the rapper's fourth single to drop from Tha Carter IV. "6 Foot 7 Foot," featuring Cory Gunz hit number nine in January, "John" with Rick Ross made it to number 22 in April and his "How to Love" ranks at 6-8 after topping out at five. 

 

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