Baller Alert's Today in Hip-Hop 10th Anniversary of Lil Wayne's Lollipop 09 @balleralert WAYNE THA CARTER Baller Alert’s Today in Hip-Hop 10th Anniversary of Lil Wayne’s “Lollipop”-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Ten years ago today Lil Wayne released his smash single “Lollipop” from his sixth album ‘Tha Carter III’ The song features the late rapper Static Major with production by Deezle and Jim Jonsin ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ With his heavy auto-tuned flow Wayne and Static created a hit that took the world by the storm Literally everywhere you turned the song was live and in effect ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ To no surprise it became of one Lil Wayne's and Static Major's most successful singles spending five non-consecutive weeks in the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Unfortunately Major did not live to the see the song’s success as he died almost two weeks before song’s release However the song does go down in history as the eighth song to hit number one after the death of a credited artist ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The single became certified 5x Platinum by the RIAA with five million units sold in the United States It also went on to receive multiple acknowledgments such as the number one hip-hop song of 2008 by MTV and number five on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2008 Meme


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