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Birdman

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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91.

just because    

how the west was won :D

664 days ago
92.

janet    

So farLittle Dwayne is still useful.

664 days ago
93.

JimmydeansausageCo.    

Credits don't mean talent.

No one can do for music what Elvis did, except ruin it, like this little musical weasel Weezy has.

664 days ago
94.

Donnie    

What people fail to realize is back when Elvis was selling records, there was maybe 1/3 of the entire U.S population actually following the Billboard charts compared to today and not to mention in the 1950s who else was really on the charts? We're talking pre-Beatles here people. The real question is will Lil' Wayne be as popular 50 years from now as Elvis STILL is today....F U C K NOOOO!!!

664 days ago
95.

MJ    

Every time I see a picture of this guy, I want to break out the srub brush and a bucket of soap..

664 days ago
96.

missashley    

LIL WAYNE WILL NEVER BEEN AS GOOD AS ELVIS IS.

664 days ago
97.

waka    

then why hasn me granny or me mum herd bout ya?

664 days ago
98.

Ricky Tobias    

Oh please... that little retard couldnt lace up one of the Kings shoes! What a joke. Maybe Birdman needs to sprout his wings and fly back to fairy land!

664 days ago
99.

Savannah    

I call Bull Sh*t! To even compare Lil Wayne to Elvis! Ridiculous! Elvis' hits were all his own, not collaborations. Plus, Elvis started a music revolution. Lil Wayne is cookie cutter. THE END!

664 days ago
100.

mike    

Lil Wayne's name should not even be in the same sentence as Elvis'.

664 days ago
101.

Heather    

Considering nobody wants to admit that Elvis jacked most of his music by black artists (a common thing to do in the era) at least Wayne is writing his own music... even if I'm not a fan of Wayne, he is more creative by not jacking other peoples music.

664 days ago
102.

clarkins    

Elvis has (and still has) world wide appeal across a wide spectrum of society. Lil Dumb Ass has not talent and only has a narrow appeal... to claim this guy is in Elvis League PLEASE.. BirdMan is a Bird Brain.

663 days ago
103.

jam    

Young mulah baby! They have a different genre of music. They not comparing music just how many songs. Elvis wasnt perfect.

663 days ago
104.

Cheri    

WHO is this guy and Who says he is the same league as ELVIS PRESLEY. YUCK what a dog. I don't even know who he is, but I think just about everyone in the world new who the king was.

663 days ago
105.

Garbo    

Fail!

661 days ago
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