It's been over four years since Lil Wayne and DJ Drama shared Dedication 5, the fifth edition in their mixtape series. On Wednesday, Wayne announced that the long-promised Dedication 6 will be released on December 25, 2017. "To My fans, I do this for y'all," Wayne wrote on Twitter. It's the first definitive announcement relating to the mixtape's release since its production was first revealed in 2016. A dedicated site for the mixtape can be found here.
Dedication 6 will represent a comeback for Wayne, whose musical career has been in limbo due to contract disputes with Birdman and Cash Money Records, his former label. The negotiations have stalled the release of Wayne's fifth solo album Tha Carter V, though Birdman claimed the record would be released this year. That hasn't happened in 2017 yet, though Lil Wayne and T-Pain released their previously shelved collaborative album T-Wayne.
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