PETITION: All I Want for Christmas is for Lil Wayne to Sing “All I Want for Christmas is You”

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This should be easy to argue:

A. Weezy is among the most distinctive singers of the last 20 years

I don’t care how much auto-tune is involved. You just can’t deny the sheer emotive magnetism of Lil Wayne’s whirling, madcap vocals. Observe:

B. Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” is among the most distinctive holiday originals of the last 20 years

That bridge alone excuses the glossy faux-motown production. Observe:

C. Combined, the two would yield a blast of such festive perfection that most if not all of North America would be covered with snow by Christmas Day:

Observe this digital rendering for a very modest reflection of the merriment that would ensue:

So now, Wayne, Weezy, @LilTunechi, we turn to you. Please fulfill the Christmas wish of so many: Release your cover of “All I Want for Christmas is You.”

We’ll even make this easy.

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