Lil Wayne Announces 'The Free Weezy Album'

Lil Wayne at the BET Awards 2014
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Lil Wayne performs onstage during the BET AWARDS '14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  

With his Tha Carter V album up in the air, Lil Wayne is releasing a free album, The Free Weezy Album.

He announced the news on Twitter early Thursday morning, Feb. 5: "Free album. Free Weezy season. The Free Weezy Album #FWA."

The Free Weezy Album announcement comes weeks after the release of his mixtape, Sorry 4 the Wait (Jan. 20) and ahead of the rumored DJ Drama-hosted mixtape, Dedication 6.

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