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Lil Wayne Releases New Song 'Tunechi's Back'

Track is the first off his new mixtape 'Sorry for the Wait'

July 8, 2011 11:05 PM ET
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Here's the first song off Lil Wayne's new mixtape, Sorry for the Wait, which he'll release on Wednesday. Wayne is calling the tape a "thank you" to his fans for attending the first leg of his I Am Still Music tour; the second leg of the tour also kicks off on Wednesday in Hartford. Wayne's next studio album, Tha Carter IV, comes out August 29th.

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