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Lil Wayne Is In

Elvis' League

9/27/2012 12:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Lil Wayne is in the same league as ELVIS PRESLEY -- so says the man who co-founded Young Money Cash Money Billionaires with the rapper.

In case you didn't know, Lil Wayne surpassed the King of Rock and Roll on Billboard's Hot 100 chart today -- a record that's stood uncontested since 1958.

Now Bryan "Birdman" Williams tells TMZ, "This is a true milestone in Lil Wayne's career and the legacy of YMCMB. Surpassing Elvis Presley is a testament to Wayne's creativity and innovation in music over the years."

Elvis originally set the record with 108 songs on the list -- including the legendary "Surrender," "Burning Love," "Stuck on You," and "A Big Hunk o' Love." He shaped modern music.

But with Lil Wayne’s appearance as a featured artist on the Game’s new song “Celebration” ... Weezy now has 109 ... on his 30th birthday no less.

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76.

Fibb    

Seriously, this guy can't even sing without the help of AUTOTUNE, what a disgrace to the music business.

663 days ago
77.

cherie    

people always want to hate lil wayne but a lot of people could never do what he does the man has talent. whether you like him or not you have to respect him.

663 days ago
78.

Truthteller    

Just look at the poll, the numbers speak for themselves.
Elvis is the King. He will reign supreme for all eternity.
My grandson is only 2 and he knows who Elvis is. He could give 2 ****s about Lil Wayne.

Lil Wayne, I don't care how many grammys, records, etc. you amass, you will NEVER be any where near the level Elvis is at, and Elvis had swagger! Elvis didn't need a "grill" in his mouth, foul language and pants hanging off his ass. All Elvis needed was his voice. The man didn't even need an instrument.

Wow. Dude is out to lunch...........

663 days ago
79.

Aussie    

"featured" = not his song, but someone else's song.

663 days ago
80.

Buffy Dibiase    

Elvis was handsome and lil Wayne aka weezy f baby ( weezy fucques baby) looks like a modern day live action gremlin. If Hollywood does a remake of the first gremlins movie, he'll get the starring role as Stripe

663 days ago
81.

joecrabs    

Take away the songs with auto-tune and how many are left?

663 days ago
82.

icantbelieveitsnotbutter    

This headline is NOT entirely true. This worthless rapper only sang solo in 47 of his hot 100. The rest were just because he might of rapped a sentence so it counts.

But it really does not. This man will NEVER be in the same league as Elvis. And I don't even like Elvis. But I despise this worthless hack.

663 days ago
83.

me    

why is this even being reported? the article states not all of Elvis' songs are listed-DUH

663 days ago
84.

david    

now way hes in Elvis's league....Elvis played music....little wayne does what ever that crap is he does but its not music....little wayne looks like a black crip keeper....or a skeleton wrapped in electrical tape

663 days ago
85.

oclaw714    

The world is coming to an end. I see and hear white girls booming monkey noise in Orange County. They drive Saturns and Dodge Neons and formerly lived in trailer parks. I moved and lived here for 25 years to avoid that ghetto garbage. I will end my life now.

663 days ago
86.

Angel Fire    

No one can EVER compare this thug to Elvis!!! He is delusional!!!

663 days ago
87.

just because    

**** lil wayne he ain't dead yet as far as i know 2pac is still elvis....Bury Me a G

663 days ago
88.

Larry The Don    

They are so ugly

663 days ago
89.

just because    

just like elvis pressly is factually known as the king of rock n roll, there is like 20 king of rap titles all still living i choose 2pac over eminem jay z snoop dogg at this point

663 days ago
90.

just because    

no time for biggie since tupac outlived him

663 days ago
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