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Artist of the Week: Lil Wayne

Week 14 of 2013

Lil Wayne

is not going anywhere and definitely not straying from the chart despite his recent health scares that prompted rumor suggesting he nearly died. The prominent rapper is expected to return to the top spot on Billboard Hot 200 with his newly-released studio album "".

Weezy is battling for the top stop on the U.S. album chart against , who also just released new record "". The dreadlocked MC is predicted to easily beat the country music crooner by selling between 190,000 to 210,000 copies in its first week based on one-day estimates.

It's Weezy's first album since 2011's "". He sold a pleasing 964,000 copies in its debut week, posting the biggest sales week for a male solo artist of all time after 's "" (1.10 M), ' "" (1.09M), and another of his monster album "" (1M) before barged in earlier this year with "" (968,000).

In an effort to promote his new album for a better reception from the fans, Weezy is going to visit big cities across North America for a new America's Most Wanted Music Festival. This time around, he will take and on the two-month trek starting July 7 at Birmingham's Oak Mountain Amphitheater.

© AceShowbiz.com


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The newest addition to the many "Lil's" in the hip hop music industry, Lil Wayne, is a force to be reckoned with. His debut album, "Tha Block is Hot" (1999), went double platinum upon its release and even his lowest selling album is still certified as gold upon the album release by Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Despite his success in the music industry, Lil Wayne's childhood experiences, like many other rap and hip hop singers, were far from perfect. » more

 
 
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