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Birdman Says Lil’ Wayne Is In Elvis’ League

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. More after the jump.

As was previously reported, 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 Birdman 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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