Is Sade the new Lil Wayne?

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Curiouser and curiouser ... Two years ago every rhymer and her father's indie rockstar wannabe mother was spouting vanilla skrilla all over LIl Wayne's "A Milli." And now, no sooner that a month after the leak of Sade's exquisitely amazing new joint (yes, that Sade - and I'm certainly not alone in this opinion, plus just listen) a milli rappers seem to be taking a shine. Not all the flows hold up, of course, and Ghostface's is just plain grafted on. But it's nice to hear some heretofore unknown regional talent like Leech of Gran Rapids or Detroit's righteous flowlogic get in the game. Here's a little rundown so you can be the judge...

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