Lil Wayne Announces ‘The Free Weezy Album’

Lil Wayne at the BET Awards 2014

Lil Wayne performs onstage during the BET AWARDS ’14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  

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With his Tha Carter V album up in the air, Lil Wayne is releasing a free album, The Free Weezy Album.

He announced the news on Twitter early Thursday morning, Feb. 5: “Free album. Free Weezy season. The Free Weezy Album #FWA.”

The Free Weezy Album announcement comes weeks after the release of his mixtape, Sorry 4 the Wait (Jan. 20) and ahead of the rumored DJ Drama-hosted mixtape, Dedication 6.

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