Lil Wayne’s 'Tha Carter IV' is 'Totally Done,' Set For August Release

1:46 PM PST 07/11/2011 by THR Staff
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In addition, Weezy’s “Sorry for the Wait” mixtape will debut later this week.

Lil Wayne’s long awaited Tha Carter IV is almost here.

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Tunechi confirms to MTV that the fourth installment in his Tha Carter series is officially completed and will drop in late August.  
 
“The album is done and it’ll be out August 29,” he said. “It’s totally done.”

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Though Tha Carter IV will be here shortly, Wayne is also issuing an apology for the delay by way of a new mixtape, appropriately titled Sorry for the Wait.  The 10-track album will be similar to his 2009 offering, No Ceilings, featuring Wayne’s signature raps over other artist’s beats.

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Tha Carter IV will include Weezy’s slowed down ode to the ladies, “How to Love,” which he admits was inspired by the late Tupac Shakur.
 
“That song is just sweeping the world. It’s touching every woman, that’s what it was for,” Wayne told MTV. “It was like Tupac had ‘Keep Ya Head Up’ and it was a message to women and little girls across the world just to keep your head up even though things are hard.”
 
Keep an eye out for Wayne’s Sorry for the Wait mixtape, which will be released on either July 12 or 13.

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