“Lollipop” is the first single from Lil Wayne’s sixth studio album, Tha Carter III. The track features R&B artist Static Major and is produced by Deezle and Jim Jonsin. It interpolates the theme song from the 2007 film 28 Weeks Later. The song was released digitally on March 13, 2008. The song is Lil Wayne’s & Static Major’s most successful to date, spending 5 non-consecutive weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Static Major died two weeks before the release of the song, making the song the eighth to hit #1 after the death of a credited artist. There are various versions of the song. The single was certified 5x Platinum by the RIAA for selling 5 million units in the United States and was ranked the #1 Hip-Hop song of 2008 by MTV. The song reached #1 on the 2008 issue of Notarized by BET. The song was ranked at #1 on Rolling Stone‍ ’​s list of the 100 Best Songs of 2008. With 9.1 million copies sold as of January 2009, “Lollipop” was named 2008’s best-selling digital single worldwide by IFPI.

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