Lil Wayne Drafts Nas, Shyne & Jadakiss for Tha Carter IV Posse Cut
Lil Wayne plans on ending his new album, the fourth installment of his highly successful Tha Carter series, with a bang. XXL has learned that the stream-of -conscious lyricist drafted other wordsmiths, Nas, Shyne and Jadakiss for an all-star posse cut that will close out the LP.
Contributing writer Shaheem Reid, who interviewed Weezy for XXL’s July/August 2011 cover story, had a chance to preview the disc and got a rundown of all of the set’s guest stars. As expected, Wayne has songs with his Young Money crew, along with Busta Rhymes, Bun B, Tech N9ne, Cee Lo, John Legend and will.i.am. Swizz Beatz, Bangladesh, Polow Da Don and Boi-1da all provided beats.
Wayne’s Tha Carter IV is scheduled to hit stores on August 29. As previously reported, the appetizer to the affair: a mixtape entitled Sorry 4 the Wait, will come out this Wednesday, July 13.
XXL’s July/August 2011 issue, featuring Lil Wayne, hits newsstands nationwide tomorrow. Fans can read an excerpt from the story on XXLMag.com later today. —XXL Staff