American rapper Lil Wayne has released singles — including 19 promotional singles. Following a nine-month prison sentence for criminal possession of a weapon, Wayne returned to the music business with the release of the album I Am Not a Human Being in September In he released the single " Believe Me " featuring Drake. The single was met with acclaim many ranking Wayne's verse to be one of the best of that year, the single certified platinum by the RIAA. Tha Carter V was delayed twice because of his problems with Cash Money. In he released his 11th studio album Free Weezy Album which was a Tidal exclusive and was not released for sale. The album was promoted by the single "Glory" and received positive reviews. After many delays, his twelfth album Tha Carter V was released on September 28,
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After a tough decision process, these are the 19 Top Lil Wayne Songs of the past year. With all of the trouble surrounding him and his Cash Money Records problems, fans are holding on to slivers of hope of being able to see significant new music anytime soon. However, with the run of features that Weezy has put out this year, as well as the joint album with 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne has kept many fans just barely appeased. One interesting note as you prepare to pour over this list, is this: How many other artists in put out enough A1 quality features to potentially make an album? Enjoy these 19 best Lil Wayne songs and guest verses of and make sure to leave comments with your version if you disagree.
Lil Wayne , known for his relentless forward progress, is in something of a holding pattern. For the last two years , this rapper, now two decades into a career defined by prodigious output, has been enmeshed in a messy public contract dispute with Cash Money Records, his longtime label, and in a more personal clash with its boss and his onetime father figure, Baby, or Birdman. In a string of emotional late-night tweets last month, Lil Wayne expressed his exhaustion with his career status and threatened to retire. Adding to the anxiety surrounding his career, there have also been a series of health scares , including a spate of seizures in recent years.