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Brace Yourselves: Young Thug's 'Barter 6' Is Up On iTunes Now

Hip-hop's biggest troll move. 

It's seemingly become a trend for artists like Kendrick Lamar and Tyler, the Creator to sneak drop their album earlier than expected. And who doesn't love that? Well, Young Thug has just joined the party.

His troll-titled Carter VI project—now named Barter 6 to avoid lawsuits—dropped on New Zealand's iTunes today, one full day earlier than the original April 16 due date. The cover art features Young Thug standing naked, which Wayne clowned him for at a recent concert in Jackson, MI.

Check out the tracklist below and, if the spirit so moves you (and you live in New Zealand), download the mixtape on iTunes. If not, stream it down yonder.

1. Constantly Hating ft. Birdman
2. With That
3. Can't Tell ft.. T.I. and Boosie BadAzz
4. Check
5. Never Had It ft. Young Dolph
6. Dream ft. Yak Gotti
7. Dome ft. Duke
8. Halftime
9. Amazing ft Jacquees
10. Knocked Off ft. Birdman
11. OD
12. Numbers
13. Just Might Be

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