June 5, 2011 14:48

Lil Wayne's new album 'Tha Carter IV' delayed again

LP pushed back to August while 'perfectionist' rapper works on his lyrics

Lil Wayne's new album 'Tha Carter IV' delayed again

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Lil Wayne's new album 'Tha Carter IV' has been delayed for a second time and will now be released in August.

The record was originally scheduled to be released on May 16 and was then supposed to hit the shelves this month.

However the album will now be put out on August 29 to give Wayne more time to work on material, reports MTV News.



Explaining the reasons for the delays, Mack Maine, president at the rapper's label Young Money, said that Wayne's "perfectionist" streak was to blame.

"He's still perfecting a few things, he's a perfectionist... changing a few lines," he commented.

The album is due to feature guest spots from Cash Money Records artists Drake and Nicki Minaj (pictured right).

Earlier this year, co-chief of Cash Money Records and executive producer Bryan 'Birdman' Williams claimed that Wayne's spell in prison over gun charges last year gave him the "energy" he needed to record the album.

Lil Wayne's last album was 2010's 'I Am Not A Human Being'.

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