The Leak

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The Leak
EP by
ReleasedDecember 25, 2007
GenreSouthern hip hop
LabelCash Money, Universal Motown
Lil Wayne chronology
Da Drought 3
The Leak
Tha Carter III
Singles from The Leak
  1. "Gossip"
    Released: December 18, 2007
  2. "I'm Me"
    Released: December 24, 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
DJBooth3.5/5 stars[3]
Pitchfork Media(7.7/10)[1]

The Leak is the first extended play (EP) by American rapper Lil Wayne. It was released on December 25, 2007, under Cash Money Records and Universal Motown Records.[4] The five songs on the EP were recorded by Lil Wayne during Tha Carter III sessions. The songs were ultimately leaked online by an unknown source, Wayne later compiled the songs and called the project The Leak. Lil Wayne decided to put out The Leak for his fans, so that they could have the CDQ versions of the songs. The EP was later used as a bonus disc for the deluxe edition of Tha Carter III (2008). The EP is estimated to have sold over 250,000 copies and downloads.[5]

Track listing[edit]


1."I'm Me"DJ Nasty & LVM4:55
4."Love Me or Hate Me"GX4:00
5."Talkin' About It"DVLP, Infamous3:31
Total length:19:29


  1. ^ "Lil Wayne: The Leak EP Album Review - Pitchfork". Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b "The Leak". 25 December 2007. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  3. ^ "DJBooth review". Archived from the original on 2 August 2011. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Lil Wayne Beats The Bootleggers: Tha Carter III: The Leak Coming On December 18". Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  5. ^ "The Leak EP". Lil Wayne Fansite - Weezy Blog. Retrieved 15 April 2018.