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Lil Wayne Plugs In

It's slightly depressing that so much Internet commentary these days seems to be devoted to criticizing and dismissing art work before anyone's had a chance to experience it. Which is why we'd like to express heartfelt gratitude to whoever leaked last night "Prom Queen," the first single from Lil Wayne's upcoming, uh, "rock album," Rebirth β€” now we don't have to wait until tomorrow's previously planned unveiling to responsibly hate on this awful, awful idea! Weezy, evidently influenced by Nashville band Framing Hanley's screamo cover of his "Lollipop," has created a bewildering mess of sludgy guitars and auto-tuned bleating about the titular love interest who's "crying, sitting outside my door." If you can believe it, it's worse than that sounds.


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