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On Friday (Jan. 31), Lil Wayne surprisingly dropped a new album entitled Funeral. Early Friday morning, Weezy took to Instagram to share a snippet of the album, writing, “12amPST / 3amEST,” as his caption. 

12amPST / 3amEST ????

126.1k Likes, 3,532 Comments - Lil Wayne (@liltunechi) on Instagram: "12amPST / 3amEST ????"

The surprise album dropped at midnight on PST and 3 am on EST. After the album dropped for west coasters, Wayne took to Instagram to tease the new album again for those who weren’t on PST, writing, “2 more hours,” alongside a wilted rose emoji.


2 more hours ????

4,186 Likes, 251 Comments - Lil Wayne (@liltunechi) on Instagram: "2 more hours ????"

The album is the follow up to the New Orleans rapper’s long-awaited 2018 release The Carter V. The 24-track album contains features by artists including Big Sean, Lil Baby, Jay Rock, Adam Levine, 2 Chainz, Takeoff, The Dream, Lil Twist, Satan’s Kid, and XXXTenTacion.


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