How to Love

"How to Love"
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Single by Lil Wayne
from the album Tha Carter IV
ReleasedMay 26, 2011 (2011-05-26)
Lil Wayne singles chronology
"I'm on One"
"How to Love"
"She Will"

"How to Love" is a song by American rapper Lil Wayne, released as the third single from his ninth studio album, Tha Carter IV. The song features production from Drum Up (LaMar Seymour, LaNelle Seymour) for Drum Up Digital with Noel "Detail" Fisher and was released as a digital download on June 13, 2011. It was later released to urban contemporary radio stations on June 24, 2011.[4] The song also makes it his first entry on hot adult contemporary stations, as CJFM-FM Montreal began playing it a month later after the single's release. It peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it his third highest peak on the chart as the primary artist. Lil Wayne performed the song at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, and it received a nomination for "Best Video with a Message" at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.

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  2. ^ "Lil Wayne Goes R&B on "How to Love"". 27 May 2011.
  3. ^ Phillips, Joshua Daniel; Griffin, Rachel Alicia (2014). "Black Women and Gender Violence: Lil' Wayne's 'How to Love' as Progressive Hip Hop". In Goldman, Adria Y.; Harris, Alexa A.; Howard, Natasha R.; Ford, VaNatta S. (eds.). Black Women and Popular Culture: The Conversation Continues. Lexington Books. p. 175. ISBN 9780739192290.
  4. ^ "Urban/UAC Future Releases". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on 2011-06-01.

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