Music Icon Lil Wayne Releases New Single “Kat Food”
Will Perform at the Upcoming MTV VMA’s on September 12th
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1 SEPTEMBER 2023 (TORONTO, ON) — Today, 5x GRAMMY Award-winning music mogul Lil Wayne serves up a brand-new single entitled “Kat Food” via Young Money Records/Republic Records/Universal Music Canada. Listen to “Kat Food” — HERE: https://
The track’s ominous production underlines Wayne’s instantly recognizable delivery. He tears through the beat, dropping one quotable lyric after another, skills that have catapulted him to global stardom.
Next up, Wayne will perform at the 2023 MTV VMA Awards after receiving a nomination in “Best Hip-Hop” for “Kant Nobody” ft. Swizz Beatz and DMX. Wayne will receive the “BMI Icon Award” at the 2023 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards on September 6. Meanwhile, he notably graced the cover of Billboard in honor of Hip-Hop’s 50thanniversary and was inducted into the Billboard Hip-Hop Hall of Fame.
The announcement comes in the midst of Lil Wayne’s critically acclaimed, sold-out Welcome to Tha Carter Tour. Wayne kicked off 2023 by receiving the prestigious Global Impact Award at The Recording Academy’s Black Music Collective Pre-GRAMMY event. He released the hard-hitting track “Kant Nobody” featuring DMX, produced by Swizz Beatz, as well as delivered explosive verses on Swizz’s Hip Hop 50: Vol. 2 with the track “This Sh*t Right Here.”
About Lil Wayne & Young Money Entertainment:
With a discography highlighted by five career spanning #1 debuts beginning with 2008’s 6x platinum, 3x GRAMMY® Award-winning opus Tha Carter III and its 5x platinum, 2011 successor Tha Carter IV, he released the latest version of the series - Tha Carter V - in 2018. Not only did it clinch #1 on the Billboard 200, but it also achieved “the second-largest streaming week for an album in history.” Every song on the tracklist charted on the Billboard Hot 100 as he became “the first artist to debut two songs in the top 5.” His accomplishments bulldozed the way for his thirteenth full-length album, Funeral, a year later. Simultaneously, Wayne owns and operates Young Money Entertainment as C.E.O., the company that ignited the careers of some of the most successful, admired artists of all-time—Tyga, Drake, Nicki Minaj. His business ventures expanded into philanthropy after committing his efforts to the One Family Foundation, a nonprofit aimed towards youth mentorship. He also created Young Money APAA Sports, which provides agency and marketing services to professional athletes worldwide. Wayne is also an owner of Bumbu, an authentic Caribbean rum. In addition, he has permeated the fashion industry through his partnership with Ethika.
His influence is demonstrated through his social media following, garnering over 44 million total, with Instagram being his largest platform, where he has collected 18 million followers. He has an engagement rate of 1.04%, which is 1.3x more than the average rate of other entertainment accounts on the app. With an astonishing 35M monthly listeners, his streaming numbers prove that his impact is timeless. The legendary Lil Wayne has continued to make his mark on the world, infiltrating the music industry through different generations, dominating multiple industries, and adapting to new changes in society along the way.
Source Universal Music Canada
September 1, 2023 1:06pm ET by Pressparty