2017 mixtape by Lil Wayne

Dedication 6 is a two half mixtape by American rapper Lil Wayne, hosted by DJ Drama. The primary a part of the mixtape was launched on December 25, 2017.[1] A second a part of the mixtape titled Dedication 6: Reloaded was launched on January 26, 2018.[2] It’s the sixth installment of Lil Wayne’s “Dedication” collection, following its predecessors The Dedication, Dedication 2, Dedication 3, Dedication 4 and Dedication 5. It’s the sixth installment of Lil Wayne’s “Gangsta Grillz” chronology.

Background[edit]

On February 2, 2015, DJ Drama posted an image of him, Lil Wayne and Mack Maine on Instagram with the caption, “Sorry For The Wait 2. Carter V. Dedication 6”. Hip-hop publications, like HotNewHipHop, interpreted the publish as an indicator that Dedication 6 can be launched after Tha Carter V.[3] On April 4, 2016, DJ Drama invited Lil Wayne and a couple of Chainz on an episode of his Shade 45 podcast “Streetz is Watchin” to debate the discharge of the album, ColleGrove. The subject of dialog finally turned to Lil Wayne and DJ Drama’s “Dedication” mixtape collection, and particularly the whereabouts of the subsequent installment, Dedication 6.[4]

I began now not wanting Drama to place out solely songs I am doing my very own little remixes to. I began giving him authentic music. I began approaching mixtapes as to truly getting somewhat extra recognition than albums. So begin being attentive to what you are doing and the way you are doing it on there, and nonetheless doing the identical factor. That is why if you ask me what’s my favourite Dedication, I am at all times going to say the final one as a result of I am attempting to get solely higher than the final shit.

Wayne additionally mentioned:[5]

I need it to be one thing you’ll be able to hear to 10 years from now, similar to after I stroll in, I meet folks, and so they be like, ‘Rattling, Dedication 3, I nonetheless hearken to that every single day.

Promotion[edit]

Lil Wayne has teased the mixtape a number of instances all through 2016 and 2017. It was rumored to launch a while earlier than the top of 2017.[6][7] Lil Wayne’s supervisor Cortez Bryant hinted it might launch in November 2017.[8] Lil Wayne introduced on Twitter that the mixtape could be launched on Christmas Day.[9] A couple of days earlier than the mixtape’s launch, Lil Wayne launched the audios of the tracks “Financial institution Account” and “Blackin Out” on his YouTube web page. On December 29, 2017, Wayne introduced on his Twitter a second a part of Dedication 6 titled “Dedication 6: Reloaded” and launched the audio to the monitor “Household Feud”.[10] On January 23, 2018, Wayne launched the audio to the monitor “Huge Dangerous Wolf”.[11] The next day, Wayne launched “Bloody Mary” that includes Juelz Santana.[12]

Monitor itemizing[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Lil Wayne Dedication 6 Mixtape #D6”. DatPiff. Retrieved December 22, 2017.
  2. ^ a b “Lil Wayne’s “D6: Reloaded” Drops Tomorrow, This is The Tracklist”. HotNewHipHop. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  3. ^ Lilah, Rose (February 2, 2015). “DJ Drama Hints That Lil Wayne’s “Dedication 6” Will Drop After “Tha Carter V“. HotNewHipHop. Retrieved April 4, 2016.
  4. ^ Schwartz, Danny (April 4, 2016). “Lil Wayne’s “Dedication 6” Is “Coming“. HotNewHipHop. Retrieved April 4, 2016.
  5. ^ Bodner, Brett (April 4, 2016). “Lil Wayne Teases Launch Of New Mixtape; Rapper Might Drop ‘Dedication 6’ In 2016”. IBTimes. Retrieved April 5, 2016.
  6. ^ Mousdell, Daniel (October 29, 2017). “Cortez Bryant Provides A Little Replace On Lil Wayne’s “Dedication 6″ Mixtape”. LilWayneHQ. Retrieved November 8, 2017.
  7. ^ Penrose, Nerisha (September 25, 2017). “Lil Wayne Teases ‘Dedication 6’ Mixtape”. Billboard. Retrieved November 8, 2017.
  8. ^ Penrose, Nerisha (November 11, 2017). “Lil Wayne’s Supervisor Cortez Bryant Teases ‘Dedication 6’ Might Arrive This Month”. Billboard. Retrieved November 14, 2017.
  9. ^ “It is time! Join updates and music earlier than drop date! To My followers, I do that for y’all! #D6 MERRY CHRISTMAS”. Twitter. Retrieved December 7, 2017.
  10. ^ Lil Wayne (29 December 2017). “Lil Wayne – Household Feud feat. Drake (Official Audio) – Dedication 6” – through YouTube.
  11. ^ Blais-Billie, Braudie (January 24, 2018). “Lil Wayne Shares New Music “Huge Dangerous Wolf”: Hear”. Advanced. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  12. ^ Espinoza, Joshua (January 24, 2018). “Lil Wayne Drops New Monitor “Bloody Mary” f/ Juelz Santana”. Advanced. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  13. ^ “It should be a beautiful Christmas!! #Dedication6 #D6 #YoungMoney”. Twitter. Retrieved December 24, 2017.