Lil Wayne announces details of new album

'The Rebirth' will be out in April

Lil Wayne has announced that he will release a new studio album, ‘The Rebirth’, on April 6.

The rapper will give fans a taster of the album by broadcasting a performance of the as-yet untitled lead single from the record from his forthcoming show at the San Diego Cox Arena.

The performance can be heard at Lil Wayne‘s MySpace page,, at 5:40am (GMT) on January 28. The studio version of the song will be released immediately after the online live premiere.

The album will be the follow-up to last year’s ‘Tha Carter III’.