June 10 Lil Wayne "The Carter III" The undisputed rapper of the moment his Lollipop has hit No. 1, and Lil Wayne can be heard on Ushers Love in This Club finally drops his much-anticipated The Carter III, an album delayed after an earlier Internet leak. The raspy, theatrical rapper has been on a hot streak of late name a popular hip-hop or R&B star over the past two years, and Lil Waynes name is probably nearby and the performance of early singles off The Carter III show no signs of slowing him down.
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