The last entry in Lil Wayne’s heralded Dedication series came out in 2008. Four years later, the long-awaited Dedication 4 is now a reality.

On Sunday (July 22), Lil Wayne confirmed the release of the DJ Drama-hosted project to his fans on Twitter:

In addition, DJ Drama confirmed the project by retweeting Wayne’s message, as well as discussing it with MTV’s RapFix Live. “Me [and] Cortez [Bryant] had been talkin’ back [and] forth for …[a]bout a year that it was almost time for D4” said the mixtape deejay. “He said Tunechi had been mentioning it and was gearing up. During the Vegas stop on ‘Club Paradise’ tour, Tez told me it was a 100% go.”

“I told him thank god, [because] the fans invade my [T]witter daily asking about it! Dram & Wayne is a dangerous combination. Shout out to the Mixtape Weezy. Get ready.”

[July 23]

UPDATE: Young Money President Mack Maine took to Twitter to announce that Lil Wayne and DJ Drama’s Dedication 4 mixtape, originally scheduled to drop today, has been delayed. He did not announce a new release date. HipHopDX will keep you updated as more information comes to light.

[August 15]

UPDATE #2: Lil Wayne has revealed the cover art for his upcoming mixtape Dedication 4.


[August 17]

UPDATE #3: Lil Wayne has announced that his upcoming mixtape Dedication 4 will release on August 30th.

[August 23]

UPDATE #4: Lil Wayne’s mixtape Dedication 4 has been delayed yet again. According to and (via HHNM), the tape will now release on September 3rd.

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