Lil Wayne has made you wait. He's sorry. These are the two most substantial themes running throughout the latest offering from the hip-hop superstar, who spent a good chunk of the last decade churning out gold mixtape after mixtape of smoke-addled absurdity.
Sorry 4 The Wait, a free download that precedes Weezy's highly anticipated Carter 4 album, finds the formerly voracious rapper - who once said, "Feed me rappers or feed me beats" - in a more subdued place. He expresses his prowess and lavish life with the lyrical wit fans have come to expect, handling beats by Kreayshawn, Big Sean and YC with ease. But some of the hunger and electricity he displayed in his pre-prison era seems to have diminished. This is something to tide people over until his next record, not an artistic statement by any means.
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