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Lil Wayne Is Prepping A New Project Called ‘Velvet’

Lil Wayne Prepping Velvet Project
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Lil Wayne is keeping himself very busy in 2017. After he announced that Tha Carter V, Dedication 6 and Funeral albums are on the way, Young Money president Mack Maine revealed that Weezy has a couple of more projects in the pipeline as well.

“We wanna get that Carter V out,” Maine told Revolt TV. “Wayne also has a dope project called Velvet. We want to get that out.”

In addition to Wayne’s album, the YM leader has also formed a group with Gutta Gutta and his newest YM signee Hoodybaby called L.A.T., which stands for “Loyalty Amongst Thieves.”

As for the rest of the Young Money roster, Drake and Nicki Minaj are set to release their new projects as well. “Drake dropping top of the year. Nicki got some features that – I’ve been in the studio with her lately – that she’s just killing. She also gonna be working on her solo project and she’s dropping,” said Maine.

This news confirms Birdman’s statement that the Carter V will “definitely come out” in 2017. “The situation with me and my son, I’m going to put it all behind us and just let it move forward,” he said. “Wayne is one of the best artists ever to do the game, and I want to see him continue to do what he been doing, and I’m going to support whatever he’s doing.”

Meanwhile, Lil Wayne, in conjunction with Young Money Sports, will be the first featured artist on Hulu’s VR Concert series, OnStage. The virtual reality concert series is being produced by Hulu and Live Nation, and will give fans a 360 degree viewing experience of Weezy F. Baby, himself.

Lil Wayne’s episode will premiere on Jan. 26 on Hulu’s VR app.zzz

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